The sleek and refined all-new Ford Kuga is the brand's most electrified model to date
The stylish and distinctive all-new Ford Kuga SUV - Ford's most electrified car to date - features a sleek new exterior design with premium proportions for more space and comfort. The sophisticated and stylish all-new Ford Kuga Titanium, the sporty Ford Kuga ST ‑ Line and the luxurious Ford Kuga Vignale are available with a modern range of hybrid engines, providing best-in-class fuel economy with an average range improvement of up to 28% over the previous model.
The full range of Kuga engines includes the Kuga Plug-In Hybrid, Kuga EcoBlue Hybrid and Kuga Hybrid variants, along with the 2.0-liter and 1.5-liter EcoBlue diesel engines and the 1.5-liter Ford's EcoBoost petrol engine and intelligent 8-speed automatic transmission.
The all-new Ford Kuga offers even more intuitive comfort features and driver assistance systems, including the FordPass Connect modem, which helps owners better control the Kuga Plug-In Hybrid with new features for the electrified car's FordPass app. Advanced technologies also include a wireless charging cradle and the Ford SYNC 31's infotainment system with an 8-inch central touch screen. The premium B&O audio system reproduces a high-quality audio experience, and the industry's new, first-time, 12.3-inch free-form, realistic-color LCD instrument cluster is more informative, intuitive and easy to read.
New Stop & Go, Speed Sign Recognition and Mid-Lane Technologies help drivers deal with congestion and highway traffic with more confidence than ever before, and Predic Traffic Lights and Traffic Sign Reading help to see more clearly in low light conditions. The headup display helps drivers follow the road, and Active Parking Assistant 2 allows fully automatic parking at the touch of a button.
Best-in-class rear leg and boot space can be achieved thanks to the second-row sliding seats, which can easily move forward or backward up to 150 mm.
The Kuga is Ford's best-selling SUV in Europe and Ford's third best-selling car in the region after the Fiesta and Focus. Customers bought 161,400 Kuga cars in 2019, an increase of almost 5%, contributing to an increase in sales of Ford SUV models by more than 6% last year.
"The all-new Ford Kuga is our best example to date of Ford's human-focused design approach; The model has been developed in close collaboration with SUV owners to offer distinctive style, an unprecedented range of engines, premium comfort and advanced technologies that make the owner's life easier inside and outside the car, ”said Stuart Rowley, President of Ford of Europe .
Designed by our customers
The all-new Ford Kuga is based on Ford's new global flexible front-wheel drive architecture, which improves aerodynamics for better fuel economy and reduces weight by up to 80 kg compared to previous models when comparing equivalent engines.
Also, the new architecture is designed to improve the car's impact behavior and contributes to the 5-star Euro NCAP2 safety rating; it provides 10% more torsional strength for improved drive dynamics and creates more interior space for Ford's mid-size models, while providing the opportunity for expressive and dynamic design.
The all-new Ford Kuga features a distinctive new exterior design - more sculpted, simplified and with excellent proportions. The aerodynamic silhouette includes a longer base, which creates a larger track and provides better ride and stability; longer front cover; even more sloping rear window; lower roof line. The result is a more energetic and agile look with greater capabilities than ever.
A variety of individual options include different versions for the Kuga Vignale, ST-Line and Titanium versions, each with a unique character that reflects the customer's personality. With its modern and confident style, the Ford Kuga Titanium is indicative of the high quality and specifications that will be offered to customers. Highlights include a sporty front cover and rear diffuser, mirrors, side widenings and door handles in body color, LED daytime running lights and standard 17-inch or optional 19-inch alloy wheels.
The luxurious Ford Kuga Vignale demonstrates exclusive specifications and precise craftsmanship through special Vignale ornaments, including a satin aluminum finish on the roof rails, bumpers and side panel inserts, as well as a unique, sleek front and rear bumper design. The exterior also includes the typical Vignale chrome front grille and dual muffler, as well as standard 18-inch or optional 19- or 20-inch alloy wheels. Windsor upholstered seats with an exclusive Vignale hexagonal design, heated leather steering wheel and suede insoles further enhance the interior.
The bold style of the Ford Kuga ST-Line, inspired by Ford Performance models, includes bumpers and side protectors in body color and front grille, front protective cover, rear diffuser and roof rails in black. A large rear spoiler, standard 18-inch or optional 19-inch alloy wheels3 and a dual sports muffler add to the sporty character. Inside, the dark roof lining, the exclusive design of the ST-Line seats with contrasting red stitching, the aluminum pedals, the flat-bottomed steering wheel, the insoles and the sill moldings with the ST-Line inscription reflect the dynamic character of the car.
"Kuga customers have expressed their readiness for an even more emotional design, and our all-new Ford Kuga is a skillfully sculpted sculpture. Visually more elegant, lower and wider - the car excites you just by looking at it, "said Amco Leenarts, Director of Design, Ford of Europe. "The completely new interior is a monastery for a calm and pleasant everyday life. Harmonious and spacious, it combines premium materials, precise craftsmanship and state-of-the-art technology. ”
The all-new Ford Kuga is available in 12 colors, including the new metallic colors Diffused Silver and Sedona Orange. Blue Panther, a new coating offered exclusively for the Vignale versions, joins the three-layer premium coatings Lucid Red and Star White Pearl.