New Ford Kuga 2020

Here are the main features, and prices, of this third generation Ford Kuga. Which will offer no less than three hybrid versions.

Failing to have been able to take the wheel of this brand new, and third generation Ford Kuga, due to containment, here are the main characteristics.

Here are the main features, and prices, of this third generation Ford Kuga. Which will offer no less than three hybrid versions.

Failing to have been able to take the wheel of this brand new, and third generation Ford Kuga, due to containment, here are the main characteristics.

The family SUV market is constantly evolving and should continue to rise for several more years. A segment largely dominated on the French market by the national bestsellers that are the Peugeot 3008 and Citroën C5 Aircross. Mostly bought by men – 80% on average – they are most often the main family vehicle, usually accompanied by a second vehicle.

This third generation Kuga (since 2008) is the second electrified Ford model, out of a total of 14 expected. It is positioned in the middle of a range of SUVs made up of EcoSport, Puma, Mustang Mach-E and Explorer.

Made in Valencia, Spain, this brand new generation, which shares its platform with the Focus, is longer (4.62 m), wider and lower than the previous one. Above all, its line is clearly less cubic, less “4 × 4”, with a front face to which we find false airs of Porsche SUV…

And since family SUVs have supplanted the minivans of yesteryear in recent years, Ford strives to offer the same qualities of interior space, modularity and functionality. With its sliding seat, this new Kuga offers rear legroom and boot space (645 liters), announced as a record by Ford.

No less than three hybrid versions…
In terms of engines, this new Kuga will be available at launch in a rechargeable hybrid version, combining a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder Atkinson cycle of 164 hp and 200 Nm, associated with a synchronous electric motor of 61 hp and 230 Nm (14.4 kWh battery ), enough to give it a cumulative power of 225 hp. Its transmission being of the CVT type, controlled. Its WLTP emissions are announced at 32 g and its autonomy in all-electric at 56 km (68 km in urban cycle).

A micro-hybrid version is also available, combining a 2.0 liter Diesel EcoBlue of 150 hp with an 11.5 kW electric motor, displaying 132 g. And at the end of the year will appear a “full” PHEV hybrid version of 200 hp (2.5 liter Atkinson + 88 kW electric motor), classic, non-rechargeable, which will offer the choice between 4 × 2 and 4 × 4 transmissions. Hybrid engines that offer the choice between 4 driving modes: auto, forced electric, electric “later” and forced load.

Charging requires between 5 and 6 hours on a standard sector prose and 3 hours on a wall-box or a public terminal. Knowing that the optimal charge for the proper functioning of the batteries must be between 50 and 75%.
Alongside these three hybrid versions, the new Kuga remains faithful to thermal engines with a 3-cylinder petrol 1.5 Ecoboost of 120 or 150 hp, and two Ecoblue diesel, 1.5 liter of 120 hp and 2.0 liters of 190 hp.

Given the excellent platform of this new Kuga, its reduced weight of 80 kg, its lower center of gravity (10 mm) and its aluminum undercarriages, we are not worried about its dynamic qualities . We therefore give you an appointment for a first test, after confinement.

2020 Ford Kuga: finishes and equipment
Finishes :

Trend
Titanium
ST-Line
ST-Line Business
ST-Line X
Vignale
In series: Lane keeping aid with side aisle detection

Intelligent cruise control
Collision prevention with pedestrian and cyclist detection
Among the options:

Blind spot alert
Reading panels
Smart headlights
Full-LED headlights
Vigilance alert
Front & rear camera
2020 Ford Kuga: prices
Essence:

1.5 EcoBoost 120: € 26,600 (Trend) & € 29,300 (Titanium)
1.5 EcoBoost 150: from € 30,500 (Titanium) to € 37,900 (Vignale)
Diesel :

1.5 EcoBlue 120: from € 28,100 (Trend) to € 38,200 (Vignale)
& bva: from € 32,800 (Titanium) to € 40,200 (Vignale)
Hybrids:

2.0 EcoBlue 150 mHEV: from € 32,400 (Titanium) to € 39,800 (Vignale)
2.5 Duratec PHEV 225: from € 38,600 (Titanium) to € 46,000 (Vignale)
2.0 EcoBlue 190 AWD: from € 37,600 (Titanium) to € 45,000 (Vignale)
2020 Ford Kuga: Competitors
Citroën C5 Aircross: from € 24,700
Peugeot 3008: from € 27,650
Renault Kadjar: from € 28,000
Hyundai Tucson: from € 29,850
Kia Sportage: from € 26,490
Mazda CX-5: from € 32,100
Nissan Quashqai: from 24,950 €
Opel Grandland X: from € 27,300
Seat Ateca: from € 22,900
Toyota Rav-4: from € 34,600
Toyota CH-R: from € 29,800
Volkswagen Tiguan: from € 33,165
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