According to some rumors, the new generation 2019 Ford Kuga will arrive in the market in November 2018. It means that we can expect the premiere two months earlier at the Frankfurt auto show.
The manufacturer said that the new model will be far better than the previous model. The second gen small SUV will come with more space and will be dynamic and more economical. We also expect a new line of the engines and good fuel economy in this year model.
2019 Ford Kuga – Safe and Spacious compact SUV
The new Kuga will have a lot of new features and tech, also is safer and roomier than ever. It will come slightly with a more robust note than a dynamic one. The redesign is even more prominent in the large trapezoid mask of the cooler that has got high gloss. Furthermore, the light and taillights, as well as bumpers, have been redesigned. This gives it a new appearance making clear that is a restyled model. The model for 2019 years comes with a sensor-controlled tailgate that will make your life easier when you have no hand free. You can simple foot movement under the rear bumper and it will open or closes the tailgate electrically.
The changes are also visible in the interior. The new patterns and colors are used, and a steering wheel has got the heating function. The center console will get bigger 8” color faster touchscreen screen response and extended voice commands. In one word the central console is designed in Robocop style.
As usual, this manufacturer gives all power to make it safer for all users. It comes with Active City Stop, advanced airbag system, ISOFIX child seat that keeps your little one safe, also there is Electronic Stability Control, Anti-lock braking system (ABS) to ensure that your braking is more controlled, Trailer Sway Control and Tire Pressure Monitoring System. The model Kuga has been also awarded 5-star rating by Euro NCAP.
2019 Ford Kuga – Powertrain Options and Gearbox
The most powerful engine in the offer of the new 2019 Ford Kuga will be given the 2.0-liter diesel engine that will have 180 hp and 400 Nm. Also, the new TDCi diesel will be introduced, with 1.5 liters engine that produces 120 horsepower. It will have a standard 4×4 drive and an 8-speed automatic transmission.
The manufacturer is also announcing that will release Plug-in Hybrid version for the year 2021. This one model will have a combination of 150 hp and an electric motor with 88 kW / 120 hp.
2019 Ford Kuga – Price, Release Date and Rivals
The Company didn’t provide any kind of information regarding release date and price of the 2019 Ford Kuga. The sales will concentrate on Europe, primarily German and Switzerland. From some rumors, the new model will have the base version priced around $22,000. With some optional staff, the car will easily reach $28,600. The rumors also circulate that will see the light at the end of 2018.
When released, the 2019 Ford Kuga will get lots of rivals like Volkswagen Tiguan, Mazda CX-5, Skoda Kodiaq and Audi Q2. Stay tuned for more upcoming information.