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2016 (66) Ford Kuga 1.5 EcoBoost 120 Zetec 5dr 2WD

Edinburgh Seafield Peugeot / SEAT / ŠKODA
Only £16,488
£2473 deposit
£282.17 per month

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

'Ford Power' starter buttonCruise control + speed limiter
EPASSYNC Emergency Assistance
Trip computer 

Entertainment

6 speakersAuxiliary socket for external device
DAB radio/CD and Ford SYNC Bluetooth connection with voice controlRemote audio controls on steering wheel
USB connection 

Exterior Features

'Quickclear' heated windscreen/heated washer jetsBody colour bumpers
Body colour rear spoilerElectric front and rear windows + one touch + global open/closing
Electrically heated door mirrorsFront fog lights
Rear diffuserTailgate wash/wipe
Twin exhaust pipesVariable front intermittent wipers

Interior Features

4 spoke leather steering wheel with silver accents60/40 split/folding rear back and cushion
Auxiliary power socket in luggage areaCentre console with stowage tray/bottle holder/CD stowage/front and rear 12V power point
Driver seat lumbar adjustmentDriver/passenger front seatback pockets
Driver/passenger seats fore/aft adjustmentFootwell courtesy lights front and rear
Front floor matsFront head restraints
Front overhead courtesy lights with theatre style dimming and delayFront/rear reading lights
Isofix system on outer rear seatsManual air conditioning
Manual height adjustable front seatsReach + rake adjustable steering column
Rear head restraintsSports style front seats
Stowage unit in upper instrument panelTie down hooks
Tonneau coverVariable intensity instrument illumination
Vector Cloth Upholstery 

Safety

3 point seatbelts on all 3 rear seatsABS/EBD
Driver and passenger airbagsDriver and passenger side airbags
Electric traction assist systemESP+EBA
Front and rear curtain airbagsHill start assist
Intelligent Protection System (IPS)Tyre pressure monitoring system

Security

ImmobiliserKeyless Start
Locking wheel nutsRemote central locking
Thatcham Cat 1 volume sensing perimeter alarm 

Wheels

Mini steel spare wheel
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions

CO0.055CO2 (g/km)143
HC0.04Noise Level dB(A)72
NOx0.058Particles0.0027
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6 

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1498Compression Ratio10.0:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders4
Cylinders - Bore (mm)79Cylinders - Stroke (mm)76.4
Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSEFuel DeliveryTURBO DIRECT INJECTION
Gears6 SPEEDNumber of Valves16
TransmissionMANUAL 

Fuel Consumption

EC Combined (mpg)45.6EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)53.3EC Urban (mpg)36.2

General

Badge Engine CC1.5Badge Power120
Coin DescriptionEcoBoost 120 2WDCoin SeriesZetec
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0715EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years1NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %94
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %86NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %70NCAP Safety Assist %100
Service Interval Frequency - Months12Service Interval Mileage12500
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3
Timing Belt Interval Frequency - Months120Timing Belt Interval Mileage125000
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)12.5Engine Power - BHP120
Engine Power - KW88Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM6000Engine Torque - LBS.FT177
Engine Torque - MKG24.5Engine Torque - NM240
Engine Torque - RPM1600Top Speed112

Tyres

Alloys?TrueSpace Saver?True
Tyre Size Front235/55 R17Tyre Size Rear235/55 R17
Tyre Size SpareSPACE SAVERWheel Style5 SPOKE
Wheel Type17" ALLOY 

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1689Height (including roof rails)1703
Length4524Wheelbase2690
Width1838Width (including mirrors)2077

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)60Gross Vehicle Weight2100
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1603Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)406
Max. Loading Weight596Max. Roof Load75
Max. Towing Weight - Braked1800Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked750
Minimum Kerbweight1504No. of Seats5
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb11.1
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Ford Kuga

Ford's Kuga has sharpened up its act in this improved second generation guise. Jonathan Crouch checks out the changes.

Ten Second Review

The Ford Kuga has evolved in this improved second generation form into a more desirable proposition that'll be equally attractive to Qashqai-like Crossover and RAV4-style soft roading SUV buyers. The single five-seat bodystyle is properly family-sized and gets some clever technology that segment buyers will like. In other words, if you're shopping in this sector, here's a car you have to consider.

Background

By now, you ought to be pretty familiar with the second generation Ford Kuga. You are, right? It's like the first generation car but bigger, more efficient and smarter inside. There's still no seven seat option, but Ford reckoned that this was something only a small percentage of compact SUV buyers actually wanted. The latest model has come in for a bit of a wash and brush-up, with a restyled front end, extra safety tech and lots of fresh media connectivity inside. Otherwise, it's much as you were. The Kuga established its reputation as being one of the best compact SUVs to drive and this one should be no different. At first glance then, the news seems all good.

Driving Experience

Under the bonnet, things are much as before, which means that the petrol range is based around a 1.5-litre EcoBoost engine, though this unit is now available in three guises. The 120 and 150PS versions of this unit are familiar, allied exclusively to front wheel drive. New though, is the 182PS variant of this unit, which can only be ordered with a 6-speed automatic gearbox and AWD. Most Kuga buyers though, are going to want a diesel. Possibly the 120PS 1.5-litre TDCi unit that only comes with front wheel drive. But more probably the 2.0 TDCi engine that in 150PS form, offers the choice of either front or four wheel drive, manual or Powershift automatic transmission. If you want more power, there's a 2.0 TDCi 180PS variant at the top of the range that only comes with AWD. We've yet to drive this improved model but the prospects look good. This, after all, has always been one of the very best family-sized Crossovers to choose if you like your driving. There's a torque vectoring control system to reduce the sort of understeer you'd expect in a car of this type and the Kuga has always performed well in terms of ride quality and refinement.

Design and Build

This improved Kuga features Ford's latest design language for a bolder, sportier look that's shared with the company's EcoSport compact SUV and Edge large SUV models. A large upper trapezoidal grille and a smaller lower grille are flanked by sleeker headlamps incorporating LED daytime running lights. Restyled taillights complete the changes, along with revised alloy wheels, available in 17, 18 or 19-inch rims. Inside, the updates are subtle, but quite effective. So the steering wheel and air-conditioning controls are more intuitive and feature fewer and more easily distinguishable buttons and switches, making the controls easier to recognise and navigate. The steering wheel is offered with optional heating to improve comfort in cold weather, while all automatic Kuga models now feature paddle-shift controls that enable drivers to manually select gears while keeping their hands on the wheel. Extra convenience features include an electronic parking brake that frees up room for improved storage in a centre console that now also features a storage area capable of accommodating a variety of bottles and cups. There's also a new USB connection point for integrating and charging mobile devices. Otherwise, things are much as before. Which means that inside, there's decent headroom all round and reasonable rear legroom too. Out back, there's a 438-litre boot.

Market and Model

Prices are much as before, which means a starting point of just over £20,000, rising up to around £35,000. You get a lot more technology for that though, in this revised model. Take the new 'SYNC 3' connectivity system. It delivers faster performance, simplified commands and supports the 'Apple CarPlay' and 'Android Auto' smartphone connectivity systems, so you can use your favourite apps on the dashboard's 8-inch colour touchcreen. The new Kuga also features Ford's Perpendicular Parking technology that helps drivers park handsfree in spaces alongside other cars. Plus there's an enhanced version of the 'Active City Stop' collision avoidance system. And Ford's 'Adaptive Front Lighting System' for optimised visibility in low light. Further advanced technologies include a 'Hands-Free Liftgate' powered rear hatch that you can activate by waving your foot beneath the bumper. The latest generation 'FordMyKey'technology allows Kuga owners to programme a key for younger drivers that can inhibit incoming phone calls, restrict top speed, prevent deactivation of driver assistance and safety features, reduce audio system maximum volume and disable the audio system altogether if occupants are not using safety belts. The enhanced MyKey system also offers a greater number of choices in both the speed limiter and speed minder settings. It's all very reassuring.

Cost of Ownership

Ford has pulled out all the stops to make the latest Kuga more economical than before. For example, an Active Grille Shutter is fitted to all versions. This closes the front grille, reducing aerodynamic drag when the radiator isn't in need of additional cooling and then reopens it upon demand. Auto-Start-Stop is also standard across the range. Features like an Eco Mode and a Gear Shift Indicator help keep your right boot out of the carpet. All this effort has paid off in terms of efficiency. The 1.5-litre EcoBoost petrol variant manages 44.8mg on the combined cycle and 145g/km of CO2 in both 120 and 150PS guises. Go for the 1.5 EcoBoost 182PS variant and those figures fall only marginally to 37.7mpg and 173g/km. As for the diesels, well the 1.5 TDCi powerplant manages 58.8mpg and 124g/km. And the front-driven 2.0 TDCi 150PS model manages 60.1mpg and 122g/km - or 54.3mpg and 135g/km if you order it with AWD, figures duplicated by the top 2.0 TDCi 180PS AWD derivative.

Summary

Ford has finally got serious about the SUV market and its three offerings now effectively cover his growing market. This Kuga certainly needs to appeal to a lot of different countries if it's to earn its corn and while some have grumbled that it doesn't feel particularly tailored to UK buyers, that's something we're going to have to get used to. Sales haven't been bad, so Ford's clearly doing something right. The latest model becomes more sophisticated and gets a bit more kit but otherwise, the script doesn't change radically. If you want to make a style statement, you'll still keep saving for a Discovery Sport. Otherwise, the Kuga is still one of the very best compact SUVs for those who love to drive.

Performance
50%
Handling
80%
Comfort
70%
Space
60%
Styling
70%
Build
70%
Value
70%
Equipment
60%
Economy
70%
Depreciation
60%
Insurance
70%

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Representative finance example
Monthly payment£282.17
Deposit£2473
Term (months)60
Cash price£16,488
Credit amount£14,015
Completion fee£1
Total amount payable£19,404.20
Fixed interest rate4.1%
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