Ford Kuga SUV expected late 2018 but recently ford announced its launch date to be late July 2020. Ford Motor Company and Mahindra Group entered a strategic partnership for product development. Under this partnership Ford will expand its business in India via its sourcing and distribution experience. Under this alliance both companies developing new C-segment SUV – Ford Kuga.
|Engine||1.5 L EcoBoost Turbo Petrol||2.0 L TDCI Turbo Diesel|
|Max. Power||181 BHP||147 BHP|
|Peak Torque||250 Nm||370 Nm|
|Transmission||6-Speed Manual, 6-Speed Auto||6-Speed Manual, 6-Speed Auto|
Ford Kuga India a compete of top-end Hyundai Creta and base Tucson. Ford Kuga is a premium SUV, and price range between Min 12 and Maximum 18 lakh.
Ford Kuga Specifications
Kuga in India would be of two engine options – 1.5 L Turbocharged Petrol and a 2.0 L Turbocharged Diesel. Both these engines will come mated to a 6-speed Manual and 6-Speed Automatic Transmissions. The Petrol engine has a max. power-torque of 181 BHP-250 Nm. The Diesel engine outputs 147 BHP-370 Nm. Chances are India will get both FWD and AWD variants. Gives mileage between 12 to 13 KMPL Petrol, and 17 to 18 KMPL Diesel.
Ford Kuga Key Features:
- Hexagonal chrome grille
- Sweptback headlamps
- Pronounced bumper with a wider mesh air-dam
- Large alloy wheels
- Shorter rear glass
- All-black interior theme
- Large touchscreen with SYNC3 infotainment system
- Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, GPS navigation
- Dual zone climate control
- Multi-functional steering wheel
- Rear Park Assist with Camera & Sensors
- Seven Airbags
Ford Kuga Interior Design
Theme of Ford Kuga quite premium and sporty as well. Dashboard layout symbolize the Ford’s kinetic design language and it has multi-functional steering wheel has mounted with air-conditioning and other controls and automatic version of features paddle-shift controls on the steering wheel. It has center console with features like 8 inch touchscreen and smartphone integration of Apple CarPlay/Android Auto along with GPS navigation and also include dual-zone climate control, push-button start, rear AC vents, rear parking camera & sensors, etc.
Ford Kuga Exterior Design
Ford Kuga exterior design derived from the EcoSport compact SUV and new Edge large SUV. Features Ford’s grille design flanked by sweptback headlamps with LED daytime running lights. Front bumper comes with a wider mesh air-dam and fog lamps on either side with mesh surrounds and also house the turn indicators. It comes with new range of alloy wheels with multiple finishes along with Luster Nickle. Coming to the back, the SUV sports revised taillamps, shorter rear glass and muscular bumper.
Ford Kuga has advanced technology including torque vectoring control, curve control, all-wheel-drive system and adaptive front lighting system. For safety of commuters, the Ford Kuga comes with seven airbags, with anti-lock braking system along with electric brake-force distribution, and brake assist.