2019 Ford Kuga Reviews; All Around SUV! – It is one of the protagonists in the SUV segment. he stormed onto the market in 2008 and since then have followed two generations, the last recently updated in the direction of the dynamism of shapes and the presence on the road. Fits in the C segment of the sport utility vehicle, because the over 4 meters in length are generous measures which do not intrude in the upper band, manned by the ‘ full size ‘ Ford Edge.
2019 Ford Kuga Redesign
The design is marked by new trapezoidal grille front, front focal element, along with the redesigned headlights, like the rear ones. Style aside, among the strengths of the 2019 Ford Kuga is a very complete and varied range of engines. Italian market is granted to imagine the SUV with a diesel engine, and in this sense the Kuga offers three different alternatives of TDCi, combined with two or four-wheel drive, but there are also two versions of EcoBoost petrol, ideal for those who do not cover many kilometers.
BETWEEN ECOBOOST AND TDCI, SPOILED FOR CHOICE
The offer starts from 1.5 EcoBoost petrol, 2 wheel drive, available in two steps, from 120 and 150 horsepower. The performance is adequate, particularly with the proposal more peppery, capable of a 9 “7 under acceleration and adequate torque of 240 Nm, common to both turbo 1.5 liters. Of course no consumption off the values of the range 6.3 litres/100 km diesel, declared by Ford in the combined cycle.
Turbo diesel engines, for the typical use of an SUV as Kuga, are to be privileged. Who pays particular attention to consumption will have a 120 horsepower and 270 Nm, 1.5 from TDCi two-wheel drive, which is content to just 4.4 litres/100 km in combined; those who want a product with outstanding gifts of road racers, will focus on two alternative TDCi 2.0, 150 and 180 horses, interesting also for offering all-wheel drive as an alternative to two-wheel drive.
THE INTELLIGENT, ONLY WHEN NEEDED
Apart from use in off-road that can be done by Ford Kuga, AWD provides extra traction and vehicle safety further in winter, mainly characterized by low funds, optimizing the driving dynamics with torque distribution on the two axes. Kuga 2.0 TDCI 150 horses can be equipped by four wheel drive version, which emphasizes the high torque of 370 Nm and generally content consumption, 5.2 liters/100 km. Superior performance from 180 horsepower, 2.0 TDCI disconnecting 400 Nm of maximum torque and is offered in combination with the exclusive all-wheel drive, 6-speed manual transmission is available with that with automatic Powershift.
How does Intelligent All Wheel Drive 2019 Ford Kuga? Does not in any way affect consumption in standard driving conditions, because it is an on-demand all-wheel drive. That is, through the electronic recording of loss of grip of the front axle – combined with the reading of parameters such as the speed of the car, pressing on the accelerator and the direction of the steering wheel – within a few thousandths of a second will activate the clutch that transfers torque to the drive shaft to the rear axle, up to 50%. Normally Kuga integral behaves like a two-wheel drive, the front wheels, just in case detected by the system instantly, transfer the amount of torque to the rear wheels, to ensure mobility in the case of spinning the front wheels and to balance the cornering, useful to ensure greater safety and balance of the vehicle.
2019 Ford Kuga Prices
The front-wheel-drive 2019 Ford Kuga range was provided from 23,250 price of 120 euro, 1.5 EcoBoost horsepower under construction Plus all-wheel-drive, while the range was provided from 32,250 euros, market price of Titanium 2.0 TDCi 150 horses under construction. Top of the line Intelligent All Wheel Drive is represented, instead, by automatic Powershift, 180-horsepower ECOBOOST Vignale whose list price starts from 42,250 euros.