This is the second generation of Ford Kuga compact SUV, known as Ford Escape in the USA. The car featured here has a very low mileage, with less than 5,000 km on the clock. This second generation of Ford Kuga is 81 mm longer, 4 mm slimmer, and 8 mm less tall than the previous model. The wheelbase remained the same (2,690 mm) and the boot size increased by 46 liters. The car presented here is a diesel version with manual transmission and All-Wheel Drive (AWD).


Details

Make: Ford

Model: Ford Kuga / Ford Kuga Titanium 2.0 TDCi 180

Production: 2013-

Body type: SUV, 5 seats

VIN: WFOAXXWPMAFS08881

Price without VAT: 26,483 Euros

Engine: 2.0-litre (1,997 cc) in-line 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine, DOHC with 4 valves per cylinder, multipoint direct injection (common rail), turbocharger with variable nozzle. The maximum output is 132 kW / 180 PS/hp at 3,500 rpm and peak torque is 400 Nm (or 295 lb-ft), available between 2,000 and 2,500 rpm.

Transmission: 6-speed manual transmission and All-Wheel Drive (AWD)

Tyres: Michelin Pilot Alpin 235/50 R18

Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 9.2 seconds

Top speed: 202 km/h

Declared average fuel consumption: 5.2 liters of diesel per 100 km

Emissions: EU6, 135 g CO2/km

Fuel tank (l): 60

Dimensions (mm): L 4,524 / w 1,838 / h 1,703 (1,685 without roof rails)

Luggage compartment capacity: 400-1,568 liters with small spare wheel / 456-1,653 liters with tyres repair kit

Wheelbase (mm): 2,690

Weight (DIN/EU): 1,627 kg/1,702 kg

Cd: 0.34

Front suspension: Independent McPherson, coil springs, sway bar.

Rear suspension: Independent multi-link, coil springs, sway bar.


Main standard equipment

Airbags for driver and front passenger, side airbags for driver and front passenger, curtain airbags for front and rear seats, knee airbag; ABS; ESP; HLA; fog lights; Active Grille Shutter; rain sensor; light sensor; traffic sign recognition system; SYNC gen 1 with 3.5 inch display, Bluetooth, voice control, radio-CD, USB; board computer; cruise control; dual-zone automatic air conditioning; Easy Fuel; height and depth adjustable steering column; leather steering wheel; four electricaly powered windows; front central armrest; rear central armrest; chromed element around side windows; Lane Keepings Warning & Assist; EPAS powersteering; multifunction leather steering wheel.


Main optional equipment (price in Euros, without VAT)

Metallic Paint (458); Winter Pack (292) consisting front heated seats, heated windscreen, and heated windshield washer nozzles; LED ambient light (83); blind spot monitoring system and electrically foldable side mirrors with electrical adjustments and heating (417); 18-inch alloy wheels (483).


Comments

+ roomy
+ very good ride quality
+ good road performance
+ good soundproofing
+ nice design and color for instrument cluster

– small infotainment screen (SYNC gen. 1)


Driven by Adrian M. for 564 km, 7.7 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 4,470 km total mileage of the car.


Filmed at AFI Palace Cotroceni


Ford Kuga 2.0 TDCi photos

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