2019 Ford Kuga: Lighter and more Focus like than ever before

The 2019 Ford Kuga rides on the same C2 platform as the Mark IV Focus making it 90kg (198 lb) lighter than the old model.


The Kuga also looks a lot like its hatchback cousin. In Europe the new Kuga will be available with five powertrains:

  • EcoBoost: 1.5L 3-cylinder turbo gasoline engine with either 88kW (188hp) or 110kW (148hp).
  • EcoBlue: 2L 4-cylinder turbo-diesel with 140kW (187hp).
  • Hybrid: 2.5L 4-cylinder hybrid with a total of 148kW (198hp), FWD or AWD, lithium-ion battery.
  • EcoBlue Hybrid: 2L turbo-diesel with 48V mild hybrid and 148kW (198hp).
  • Plug-in Hybrid: 2.5L 4-cylinder with 14.4kWh lithium-ion battery, total of 165kW (222hp), over 50km range (31mi)

Available features include adaptive cruise control, a 12.3″ digital instrumentation cluster, 8″ Sync 3 infotainment touchscreen, traffic sign recognition, 575W 10 speaker B&O sound system, 6″ heads up display, remote unlock, active noise cancelation, lane keeping assistance, lane centering, and adaptive cruise control.

Dimensions (Metric) vs Mark II

Length: 4,613mm (+89mm)
Width: 1,882mm (+44mm)
Height: 1,682mm (-20mm)
Wheelbase: 2,710mm (+20mm)



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Joshua Thompson

Joshua Thompson

News editor — Joshua deals with numbers for a living, but cars are his lifelong passion. He loves all, from his dream Stingray through to his first car, a Mercury Tracer.


2019 Ford Kuga: Lighter and more Focus like than ever before