Ford is planning to surprise the buyers in India next year with a host of new age vehicles. Figo Cross is about to come for sure and along with that, another version of Ford Kuga. The earlier models of Ford Kuga had came into the market in 2008 and then again in 2012. In 2017, Ford is coming up with its latest Kuga SUV model.
As an SUV vehicle, it is full of latest designs and features and since the main aim was to increase the speed and performance, you shall get just that now. Ford Kuga becomes larger and it has become quieter making the drive enjoyable.
Ford Kuga Price in India
Ford Kuga is supposed to hit the market in petrol and diesel variants, and be in the range of Rs. 16 to 17 lakhs only. Considering the style and engine variants, the price is actually reasonable.
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Ford Kuga Release Date in India
Ford has already made an entry with Kuga in Barcelona in 2016 and the reviews have travelled faster than light. The Delhi Expo in February 2017 is going to be tentatively where Ford plans to launch this Ford Kuga in India.
Ford Kuga Interior
One big reason for the people to pick an SUV for their big family is for its space. The passengers on the front and rear seat, and the driver shall have ample headroom and legroom. The passengers would not have to sit clustered up, rather, they shall be able to relax as they go for a drive long or short. The leather-covered steering wheels, and the central console with plenty of switches and controls are a few things that are attractive. The seats shall have fabric or leather upholstery as per your choice. The powerful AC is going to keep the entire cabin cool evenly. One thing new about the steering wheel is that it has mounted Climate Control. The interiors have cup holders and pouches for the driver, and the passengers along with 12V Power sockets to ensure that there is never a shortage of power for those on the road for a long time.
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Ford Kuga Colours
Ford Kuga comes in 11 colors – Racing Red, Blazing Blue, Frozen White are some of the base colors that are there, besides the metallic colors like, Deep Impact Blue, Ginger Ale, Tiger Eye Metallic, Panther Black, Moondust Silver, Platinum White, Ruby Red and Magnetic.
Ford Kuga Seating Capacity
The SUV has five spacious seats and still with adjustments, you shall get sufficient comfort in the car even if you are going on a long drive.
Ford Kuga Mileage
The petrol variant of Ford Kuga will offer a mileage of 19.0kmpl on the city roads, and 14.0kmpl on the highway. This is good for the Indian roads.
Ford Kuga Best Speed
The top speed that the vehicle shall go is between 170 and 175kmph, which range just amazing for the busy Indian city roads.
Ford Kuga Features
The US carmaker Ford, knows that the only way they shall be able to please the big vehicle lovers and buyers, is by giving them some of the top class features and powerful engines. This is why the carmaker is leaving nothing on luck and is doing the best for improving the quality of the drive. The highly polished dark grille, on the otherwise smooth front of the car, the comfortable seats with good lumbar support, and the body coloured bumper and silver cladding and side steps for the passenger and the driver to help these are some of the smartest features that the Ford Kuga shall have. Dual tone handles and mirrors, large windscreen, on the exteriors and the spacious interiors are what you shall find in the interiors. The automobile manufacturer has always given special stress on the engines and the style factor and hence, you shall find that along with all the major styles, you shall also get to have brilliant performance.
Ford Kuga Specification
Buyers shall get two engines to choose from – the 2.0-Liter DuratorqueTDCi engine and the 2.7-Liter EcoBoost. The buyers shall also get to choose from variants of 1.5-Liter turbo- power petrol engine, which will be there in the base models, and 2.0-Liter turbo-power diesel engines. The SUV will come with 6-speed automatic gearbox and it shall also come as front wheel drive or all-wheel drive. These would guarantee good speed, and performance that shall help it to match competitor brands and models like Renault Duster and others.
Ford Kuga Models
Kuga comes in two models – the ST line, and the Kuga Vignale line with powertrains in diesel and petrol engines. The Vignale looks grand and comes with a host of luxurious features. The engines have four cylinders and sixteen valves. The 2.0-liter diesel engine, and the 2.7-liter EcoBoost engine, is sure to give the buyers and SUV drivers, a lot of happiness and comfort.
Ford Kuga Dashboard
The infotainment system has an eight-inch touch screen on the smooth dashboard comes with tachometer and speedometer. Ford is bringing in SYNC3 here also without a miss since it has already won brownie points in other models and cars under the flagship. Connect the navigation system, or connect to Wi-Fi, as you drive. In fact, the Sync3 shall come free of cost for the first three years for the buyers. The infotainment system shall support both the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. You shall play music from USB port too. The Adaptive Front Lighting system, the Curve Control, Active City Stop Auto Braking, and other such features are sure to bring in a good performance to the vehicle. The other features that you shall find in this vehicle are Active Park Assist, Cruise Control, Brake Assist, and Forward Collision Control. Besides these, there are controls for powering the rear windows, reverse camera, and the doors remotely.
Ford Kuga Boot Space
The boot space has a capacity of 442 liters and this means all your things go in with ease in the boot area.
Ford Kuga Engine
You shall get petrol and diesel engines and in petrol engine itself, you shall get one for 148hp version and one for 178hp version. However, you shall choose from the 2.0-Liter TDCi diesel engine and the 1.5-Liter TDCi diesel engine for your drive. You shall pick from six-speed automatic or even manual gearbox. There are AWD models or FWD models of the car available for your drive. The 1.5-liter EcoBoost engine brings in great performance and that too along with good fuel economy.
Ford Kuga BHP
The 1.5-liter EcoBoost engine shall give a power of 150BHP for those who are going on a long route. There are two different diesel engines that shall give BHP of 150 and 180bhp.
Ford Kuga Cruise Control
If there is something new in this Ford Kuga 2017, then it has to be the Adaptive Cruise Control feature, which shall help in smooth maneuvering of the vehicle.
Ford Kuga Dimensions
The new Ford Kuga shall come in a length of 4524mm, and height of 1702mm. This means that you shall get good height too just what you might like from any SUV. Ford Kuga shall have a width of 1838mm.
Ford Kuga Ground Clearance
Ford Kuga shall have an impressive ground clearance of 200mm, which shall ensure that even as you drive on rough terrains, the rear seat passengers shall not face the bumpy ride.
Ford Kuga Exterior
One look at the car and you shall find that this facelift on the existing model of Ford Kuga is very impressive. Slight changes in dimensions, the body contours, and trims, the sunroof, the Bi-xenon LED headlights, fog lights, and black claddings are what makes the SUV worth a double take. There are many people who do not believe in just buying a random vehicle. For them, the beauty of the vehicle is a top most priority. One very striking feature is that of the character line, which runs along the sides of the car. The chrome highlights and the Ford emblem on the bonnet give it a macho look. Under the bumper in the front, the lower air intake vents are unmistakable. There is an option for the buyers to choose from 17”, 18” or 19” alloy wheels. The roof rails are also common in a few sturdy looking mean machines on wheels. The vehicle’s exteriors have few other exhaust vents and tailpipes with shiny chrome linings. Besides the exteriors, interiors and the engine shall give the buyers something to look forward while buying Ford Kuga.
Ford Kuga is one of the topmost brands and models that shall hit the market and SUV shall be one of the most-sought-after vehicles in India. The Indian market is always on the lookout for something in the Crossover or in the SUV, the reception is quite warm and welcoming. The brand itself has a big demand in the country, and since the Ford is already a beloved brand, the SUV shall win hearts with ease. This stylishly strong SUV shall wow those who love intelligent vehicles and designs for the busy Indian roads.
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