2019 Ford Kuga Review, Release Date

The new 2019 Ford Kuga is coming. Kuga offers exceptional quality. While not much information has been provided, Ford Kuga’s design will remain the same. It will use the same architecture as the forthcoming Escape. Now, the Ford must take advantage of that, and with great running equipment and bigger breaks make a huge success in the future.

Thanks to great customization options, the design is changeable. Kuga is a compact and sporty crossover and will compete with Renault Kadjar, Nissan Qashqai and VW Tiguan. The newest version of Ford Kuga will suffer needed changes and get some new updates in order to stay competitive. This crossover might not be sharp as the original model, but it is a lot safer and bigger.

2019 Ford Kuga interior

2019 Ford Kuga Modified Front Fascia

Approaching Ford Kuga will have the same cabin as his sibling, the Escape. Even the same control panel look is expected. The front trapezoidal grille is placed much higher. This grille made of chrome is designed with some new lines and with Ford logo in the middle. Next, to that, a new xenon front lighting system is installed. Furthermore, the entryways fascia is coming with a modified fender with much better airflow. This model is coming with various wheel sizes and designs, so you can choose between a 17-18 and 19-inch wheels. It is also expected that the all-new Kuga will be available in some new colors as well. The palette of exterior colors is salsa red, silver leaf, reflex silver, indium gray, night blue, navara blue, deep black and boal.

2019 Ford Kuga Interior

The interior won’t be too much different than the previous model. Last year Kuga’s interior have suffered some huge changes, and now Ford is building on that. However, every new car in the future is having a much better equipment and infotainment system. Same is with Ford Kuga. The dash is nicely designed and it will feature a modern instrumental panel and central cluster. Latest technology systems and ergonomic seats are providing very comfortable feel inside the cabin. On top of that, there is a Ford’s latest SYNC infotainment system that is coming with an 8-inch touchscreen. It is supported by voice commands, Apple Car Play and Android Auto. ST-Line and Vignale trims are coming with a leather seat and heating option.

Safety Features

In the newest 2019 Ford Kuga the safety and security of all passengers are taken to higher level. There is a long list of safety to provide high levels of protection. The Active City Stop is a system that will help the driver to avoid a collision with slow-moving traffic up to 30mph. There is also a front seat airbag, driver’s knee airbag, curtain airbags and side airbags.

The 2019 Ford Kuga is also designed to keep young children safe and secure with the rear ISOFIX child seats. Furthermore, you can easily fit two child seats on the rear row. For the grip and automatically applies a braking pulse will charge electronic stability control and anti-lock braking system. The system that will monitor the behavior of the 2019 Ford Kuga is the traction control system. Also, the pressure monitoring system is there to warns you about tires that lose pressure during your journey.

This model has been awarded with 5-star rating by Euro NCAP for its ability to protect all passengers in it. We must mention one more system that will be there the trailer sway control. This features will help you to make towing more controlled.

2019 Ford Kuga rear

2019 Ford Kuga EcoBoost and TDCi Under the Hood

Like the previous model, roughly the same engines will be used on 2019 Ford Kuga. The base choice is a 1.5-liter EcoBoost, it can produce 120hp. The second engine is 2.0-liter TDCi that make 148 or 178hp. Both engines are using 6-speed manual and 6-speed PowerShift automatic gearbox. Ford added one more turbodiesel engine as well. It is a 1.5-liter engine with a power of 130hp and can provide low fuel emissions. Only the model with the stronger engine will get four-wheel drive. This will help the vehicle to cope with bad weather on the road.

2019 Ford Kuga Fuel Consumption and Towing Capacity

The Ford Kuga for the upcoming year will use fewer fuel emissions. The system like Auto-Start-Stop will automatically switch off the engine and cut fuel consumption by up to 10%. The transmission PowerShift will also save fuel and lower CO2. The 1.5-liter engine will provide 53.3mpg combined, while 2.0 engine offers 47.9mpg and 154g/km of CO2. The model will max tow 3200lbs.

2019 Ford Kuga

2019 Ford Kuga Release Date and Price

The company failed to provide information about release date, but the first half of 2019 is the most realistic date. Ford is focusing mostly on Europe, especially Switzerland and Germany. Estimated price is $23,000, but with some new technology features and another refreshment, starting price might be a little higher. As we mentioned at the beginning of the text, the 2019 Ford Kuga will compete with Renault Kadjar, Nissan Qashqai and VW Tiguan.

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