When deciding the type of aftermarket exhaust you should go with, you need to really sit down and evaluate what type of driving you are going to be doing. Having a 2021-2023 Ford Bronco, you probably intend on heading off the paved streets and enjoying some time off-road to find the beautiful places that this country has hidden out there. Doing this type of driving will require an exhaust that offers more ground clearance than your stock exhaust does. Lucky for you we have tons of options for 2021-2023 Bronco High-Clearance Exhausts in our catalog at Stage 3. Before you dive into one of them blindly, take some time to see what options we have and what makes each one unique. After going through these options to get the ball rolling, you will be able to make a more educated decision and find the exhaust that works best with your current Bronco build.


2021-2023 Bronco EcoBoost Magnaflow Overland Cat-Back

Certain exhausts are destined to be taken off-road and shown a good time. The 2021-2023 Bronco 2.3L MagnaFlow Overland Series Cat-Back and 2021-2023 Bronco 2.7L MagnaFlow Overland Series Cat-Back are both part of that prestigious group. The high-clearance design of these cat-backs allow them to sit closer to your undercarriage keeping them out of reach from damaging obstacles on the ground. You will be able to confidently jump into rock crawling applications and get out of tough situations much easier. Each of these cat-backs is designed to be a direct-fit replacement for your existing factory exhaust. They are 3D scanned and CNC machined to ensure a precise fit to your Bronco. Beyond the design and fit, the sound is nothing to overlook. From the inside the cab, you will get a soothing rumble that will make you feel comfortable, while those listening outside will hear a more confident and aggressive sound. In volume, the outside sound is moderate, so that you do not seem too obnoxious when traveling the public streets. Exhausts with these sounds typically produce a constant and quite annoying drone sound, but these cat-back exhausts have no-drone technology (NDT), which eliminates this entirely.

2021-2023 Bronco EcoBoost Magnaflow Overland Cat-Back Exhaust Features:

  • High-cut, turn-down exhaust tip
  • Deletes stock tip exit locations for more clearance
  • 409 stainless steel construction
  • Drop-in replacement for the factory cat-back

2021-2023 Bronco MBRP Single High Clearance Rear Exit Cat-Back

If you thought the last cat-back was impressive, then you are going to fall head over heels for the 2021-2023 Bronco MBRP AL Series Single High Clearance Rear Exit Cat-Back and 2021-2023 Bronco MBRP Pro Series Single High Clearance Rear Exit Cat-Back. These high-clearance cat-backs both feature a premium construction with a turndown rear exit designed to stay out of the way from potentially damaging obstacles. If you do end up hitting the exhaust on something, the durable construction of these cat-backs will be able to roll with the punches. The Pro Series features a T304 stainless steel construction and the AL Series features an aluminized steel construction, which are both are strong enough to take the off-road abuse. The maximized ground clearance will make this occurrence a rarity. 3" mandrel bent tubing is configured in a high-flow design to optimize exhaust flow, which keeps exhaust temperatures low. Compared to your stock exhaust system, you get 35% more flow with 2.7L engines and 93% more flow with 2.3L engines. Other areas that you can expect to see an increase in performance is with your cold air intake, programmers, modules, and downloaders.

2021-2023 Bronco MBRP Single High Clearance Rear Exit Cat-Back Features:

  • Available in Pro Series (T304 Stainless Steel) or AL Series (Aluminized Steel)
  • 3" mandrel bent tubing
  • 4" OD dual walled angle cut tip included
  • Up to 35% flow increase as tested on 2.7L and 93% flow increase as tested on 2.3L

2021-2023 Bronco AWE 0FG Cat-Back

Like the previous cat-backs, the 2021-2023 Bronco AWE 0FG Cat-Back features the same high-clearance design. What sets it apart in the realm of protection against trail obstacles is the incorporation of the AWE Bashguard. This high-tuck, .125" thick reinforced stainless steel ring comes to the rescue when mother natures bites back. Rather than having the rear axle portion of the cat-back, this bashguard replaces it to offer additional protection. When installing this cat-back, there is no need to remove the bumper because of the included bespoke mounting bracket. The design of this cat-back is a simple, straight-through design that allows for the most efficient exhaust flow to offer small gains in horsepower and torque. To back up these little boosts in performance, you also get a beautiful resonant sound that is produced by the bespoke AWE resonator located in the midpipe.

2021-2023 Bronco AWE 0FG Cat-Back Features:

  • 3" modular cat-back configuration
  • Bespoke mounting bracket allows for 2.3T installation without bumper removal
  • AWE BashGuard included in every configuration to provide best-in-class clearance on the fly
  • Handcrafted from CNC mandrel-bent, U.S.-sourced .065" wall T304L stainless steel

2021-2023 Bronco Borla Climber Cat-Back

Serious off-road adventurers know that you can get yourself into some gnarly situations when rock crawling out on the more difficult trails. Going up and down ledges over larger rocks and boulders can leave your factory exhaust banged up beyond repair after a rough day of overlanding. When looking for a high-clearance cat-back to do the job, you might think you will have to sacrifice the aggressive sounds. Borla thinks you should not have to with their 2021-2023 Bronco 2.3L Borla Touring Climber Cat-Back, 2021-2023 Bronco 2.7L Borla Touring Climber Cat-Back, 2021-2023 Bronco 2.3L Borla S-Type Climber Cat-Back, and 2021-2023 Bronco 2.7L Borla S-Type Climber Cat-Back. These cat-backs are offered with a Touring or S-type sound level. The Touring version produces a confident, but much more mellow sound than the aggressive S-type version. Although the S-type is stronger in sound, it does not produce an annoying drone that drives the other people on the road crazy. Instead, you get a relaxing, subtle purr that is not over-bearing or obnoxious. When on your Bronco build, these cat-backs sit high and tight to the undercarriage like all of the other high-clearance exhausts. They feature a durable T304 stainless steel construction that is ready to take a beating if necessary.

2021-2023 Bronco Borla Climber Cat-Back Features:

  • Climber High-Clearance System
  • Touring or S-Type Sound Level
  • Brushed T-304 Stainless Steel Turndown Tip
  • Million-Mile Warranty

2021-2023 Bronco 4-Door Corsa 2.75" Sport Turndown Cat-Back

If a high-clearance cat-back with aggressive sounds is what you are looking for, then you need to know more about the 2021-2023 Bronco 4-Door 2.3L Corsa 2.75" Sport Turndown Cat-Back and 2021-2023 Bronco 4-Door 2.7L Corsa 2.75" Sport Turndown Cat-Back. Their deep and aggressive sounds are an instant boost in confidence behind the wheel of your Bronco 4-Door. There is no need to deal with an annoying drone that usually comes with other aftermarket exhausts. Using CORSA's patented, no drone, Reflective Sound Cancellation (RSC) technology, those drone sounds are completely eliminated. These cat-backs feature a strong stainless steel construction with a high-tuck muffler design. The position of the muffler is centered with this design, which offers the greatest amount of clearance and maximized approach angles. To further maximize ground clearance, these cat-backs include a turndown tip that is ideal for off-road use.

2021-2023 Bronco 4-Door Corsa 2.75" Sport Turndown Cat-Back Features:

  • Premium Stainless Steel Construction
  • Patented No-Drone, Reflective Sound Cancellation (RSC) Technology
  • Straight-through Design
  • Mandrel Bent

Last Thoughts:

As you could probably tell reading through, all of these cat-backs are built and ready for off-road use. Overlanders that know they are going to do the most extreme trails and really challenge their Bronco will most likely want to go with the 2021-2023 Bronco AWE 0FG Cat-Back. The AWE Bashguard adds extra room for error that you can really save this high-clearance cat-back from getting seriously damaged even with the improved ground clearance.

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