2016 Ford Kuga Engine, Performance, Specs

The new Kuga is Ford’s admission as a medium size crossover and in the best opinion, one of better entries in the segment principally because it does not follow the guidelines by offering dully designed Ford. In its place, Ford is looking for an outstanding car which does not manages to keep up with market competition but it will also do well in the style.

2016 Ford Kuga Front


Exteriorly the 2016 Ford Kuga will have so many change compared to the existing generation. The motor vehicle is expected to be designed heavily just as the US Edge as well as the Fusion this will help to offer the most updated design that Ford will to launch. Ford has mainly made several upgrades to its look and produces a cougar feeling. The new 2016 Ford Kuga model will incorporate a full panoramic roof that will be exceptional for the weekend summer trips. The car wheel are 19inch full spoke alloy and a redesigned grill which will make it probably one of the best-looking medium SUV’s on the marketplace upon release.


Moving to the interior of the vehicle, at first peep not much will be changed but ford has gone out to ensure the new 2016 Kuga is jam packed and has full technological luxuries that will become fundamentals for any today’s motorists. Starting with driver’s seat there is adjustability at ten different points which ensures that any driver of this car is comfortable. Motorists shall enjoy the active park assist feature when they’re parking their Kuga amongst the dense urban terrain. They manufacturers have also included SAT NAV and Sony’s information system as standard.

2016 Ford Kuga Interior


The European versions of this car shall get a 1.6 liters EcoBoost inline 4 engine as the base engine. The engine is able to offer 180 hp and 190 lb-ft of torque. While this does not seem like much power, it is enough for this Kuga to have a similar performance as that of a hatchback. The current 2 liters engine is also likely to be replaced by a 2.3 liters EcoBoost engine in other models. The engine shall offer similar amounts of power at 230 hp but with more torque of about 300 lb-ft of torque. This should improve greatly its driving characteristics. The transmissions will also change into 9-speed automatic transmissions which have been in development for some time already.

2016 Ford Kuga Rear


The 2016 Ford Kuga will be released in the last quarter of 2015. However, the sales will not begin till early 2016. As for the price, the Kuga will cost around $37,000 for the base model.

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