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Ford delivers lower emissions for Kuga

The Ford Kuga is now available with a significant range of upgrades that include the smart utility vehicle’s most powerful diesel powertrain to date.

Improvements to the Kuga’s diesel and petrol engine range also deliver lower CO2 emissions. Kuga is offered with more advanced technologies as standard that help reduce fuel consumption and lower emissions, including Auto-Start-Stop and Active Grille Shutter.

“Ford has updated the Kuga range with models that deliver more power and lower emissions,” said Roelant de Waard, vice president, marketing, sales and service, Ford of Europe. 

“Tiger Eye metallic is a bold new colour not previously seen on any Ford vehicle, and SYNC with AppLink will help ensure drivers can be more connected on the move while keeping their eyes on the road and their hands on the wheel.”

Ford’s 2.0-litre TDCi diesel powered 95% of the Kugas sold in the UK during the first nine months of 2014.

Ford has now increased peak power of the engine by 17PS to 180PS and peak torque to 400Nm, up from 340Nm. This engine choice will deliver the most pulling power ever for Kuga, particularly when combined with Ford’s Intelligent All-qheel Drive System that is chosen by most customers.

Ford will offer a 150PS 2.0-litre TDCi option that delivers 122g/km CO2 – an improvement of 12%.

Ford is also introducing its new 1.5-litre EcoBoost petrol engine to Kuga, reducing CO2 emissions to 143g/km from 154g/km – an improvement of more than 7% over the outgoing 1.6-litre EcoBoost engine.

Ford Kuga Engine Upgrades

Engine

Transmission

Power

CO2-combined**

CO2 improvement over previous engine

1.5-litre EcoBoost

FWD Manual

150 PS

143 g/km

7.1 per cent (11 g/km)

1.5-litre EcoBoost

AWD Automatic

182 PS

171 g/km

4.5 per cent (8 g/km)

2.0-litre Duratorq TDCi

FWD Manual

150 PS

122 g/km

12.2 per cent (17 g/km)

2.0-litre Duratorq TDCi

AWD Manual

150 PS

135 g/km

9.4 per cent (14 g/km)

2.0-litre Duratorq TDCi

AWD PowerShift

150 PS

140 g/km

11.9 per cent (19 g/km)

2.0-litre Duratorq TDCi

AWD Manual

180 PS

135 g/km

9.4 per cent (14 g/km)

2.0-litre Duratorq TDCi

AWD PowerShift

180 PS

140 g/km

11.9 per cent (19 g/km)

 

 

 


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