Ford Kuga: Stylish and Sporty

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This car Ford Kuga is from Ford productions since 2008. It follows C1 platform including Ford C-MAX and Ford Focus. There is four wheel and front wheel drive offered by Ford.

Several news about Ford Kuga

There were reports that revealed that there were chances of selling in North America in 2007 but later the idea was dropped because the car would not be able to sell in competitive prices or neither there were any chances of profit in US because of the present exchange rates of dollar- euro. In July there was news about Ford bringing back Ford Kuga again. In October, news leaked about Ford building Kuga at Louisville Plant mostly during Ford Escape in 2012.

In the month of June, 2010, Ford declared the production end on Escape and in 2011 hoping the North America’s Kuga to launch as Escape of next generation. Currently the availability of Ford Kuga is in Argentina from 2010, in South Africa, Japan, and New Zealand and Australia since 2012.

Kuga was redesigned and is expected to form a basis for Ford Escape, 2013 sold in US. As per the announcement from Ford in 2010, it would construct unspecified hybrids in Spain. If this hybrid is build then Kuga Hybrid will be one of the first Ford’s hybrids which would be sold in the country Europe, though 100,000 Hybrids as well as Mercury Mariner have been sold since 2004.

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Technical Characteristics of Ford Kuga

Technical Characteristics of 2008 Ford Kuga 2.0 TDCI produced by Ford (UK).

Body Type Sport-utility vehicle 5 doors / 4 seats
Weight 1613 Kg
Length 4443 mm
Height 1677 mm
Wheelbase 2690 mm
Front Track 1574 mm
Rear Track 1584 mm
Ground Clearance n/a
Fuel Capacity 58 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment transverse
Drive Wheels All wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System common rail direct diesel injection
Max Power 135HP (99 kW) @ 4000 rpm
Max Torque 320Nm @ 2000 rpm
CO2 Emissions 169 g/Km
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 1997 cc
Bore 85 mm
Stroke 88 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders 4 INLINE
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 16
Compression Ratio 18.3:1
Aspiration Turbo D.
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes Di-S-ABS
Standard Wheels 7.0J x 17 / 7.0J x 17
Standard Tyres 235/55 R 17 / 235/55 R 17
Suspension Front I.MS.CS.ARB.
Suspension Rear I.MultiLi.ARB.
Transmission manual
Number of gears 6
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h 10.7 seconds
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 8.1 l/100km
Road 5.4 l/100km
Mixt 6.4 l/100km