Ford Kuga

New Ford Kuga 

Ford Kuga

The New Ford Kuga is longer, wider and has a bigger wheelbase than the car it replaces, this time around the Kuga leans heavily on the Ford Focus, both in looks and interior build, the same 8 inch touchscreen sits atop the dash and the boot is near class leading at 612 litres. Trim Lines available are ST Line Edition, ST Line X Edition and The ultra plush Vignale.

The 1.5 and 2.0 litre diesel engines have been removed, what remains is a manual gearbox only 1.5 litre petrol Ecoboost offering 148bhp and a claimed economy of 42.8 miles per gallon, a 2.5 litre hybrid (FHEV) paired to a 1.1kWh battery offering a combined power output of 187bhp and a claimed economy of 51.4 miles per gallon and the Plugin Hybrid which offers a 14.4 kWh battery tagged on to the 2.5 litre petrol which offers 222bhp and the ability to travel up to 37 miles on a full electric charge using only battery power. The Hybrids are CVT automatic gearboxes which are not to everyones taste but are improving and becoming more prevalent in these dual powered vehicles. The braked tow weights for the two hybrids are 1500kg for the PHEV and 1600kg for the FHEV.

The 1.5 litre petrol is manual only and the Advance Payment is £3245 across all three trims. A price increase for Q1 2022 of £1350 for the ST line Edition, £1050 for the ST Line X Edition and £600 in Vignale trim.

The 2.5 Hybrid, FHEV, for Q1 2022, is £3695 in ST Line Edition and £3995 in ST Line X Edition (increased £1500) and Vignale (increased  £1100).

The PHEV Kuga has actually dropped by £300 for Q1 2022 to Price reduced from previous quarter price£3895 in ST Line Edition, Price reduced from previous quarter price£4395 in ST Line X Edition and Price reduced from previous quarter price£4995 in Vignale.