Ford Kuga in Rushden Northamptonshire
Family adventures are all about fun, but we all know getting to our destination can be a slog. The All-New Ford Kuga breaks the mould with its dynamic drive and class-leading technologies. A powerful plug-in hybrid or self-charging hybrid are available, or alternatively, you can have an EcoBoost petrol or EcoBlue diesel engine. Whichever you choose, the Kuga is designed to move with selectable drive modes and a suite of assistance systems that make life that little bit easier. Choose from five trim levels - Zetec, Titanium, ST-Line, ST-Line X and Vignale - to make your Kuga as sporty or luxurious as you like. Lane-Keeping System with Blind Spot Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop & Go, Speed Sign Recognition and Lane-Centring are available for the first time in the Kuga. The infotainment is next level too, with a stunning 8-inch touchscreen with SYNC 3 and a 12.3-inch LCD instrument cluster.
The plug-in hybrid seamlessly combines a 2.5-litre petrol engine, electric motor and 14.4 kWh lithium-ion battery to produce 225PS (221bhp). It will return up to 235mpg combined (WLTP) with an electric range of around 30-miles.
The Kuga is also available as a diesel EcoBlue diesel hybrid or as an EcoBoost petrol hybrid. The former is a mild hybrid for enhanced efficiency; the latter is a full hybrid, enabling pure-electric driving for a short time. Available 2020.
The Kuga is available with a suite of systems, including Lane-Keeping System with Blind Spot Assist, Cross Traffic Alert, Pre-Collision Assist Intersection, Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop & Go, Speed Sign Recognition, Lane-Centring and more.
Living with it
The 8-inch SYNC 3 touchscreen infotainment system is standard across the range, boasting complete smartphone connectivity with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. A 10-speaker B&O Sound System is also available for music lovers.