Leasing a Ford Kuga
Safe and functional family SUV
Fun behind the wheel
The Ford Kuga is a small SUV that delivers fun while behind the wheel. There is a lot of space on board, plenty of equipment and it is an all-round stylish offering in a competitive market.
Engines and performance for the Ford Kuga
There's a choice of fuel-efficient and powerful engines for the Ford Kuga including EcoBoost petrol units and TDCi diesel engines. The 1.5 litre TDCi unit returns around 65 mpg with emissions of 115g/km which makes it an attractive proposition for families. It's a nice car to drive around town and excellent on long motorway journeys. There's also a six-speed automatic Powershift transmission available with economy of 60 mpg and the gear shifting is smooth, while the 1.5 litre EcoBoost petrol engine producing either 120 PS or 150 PS will return around 46 mpg and offers agile performance. All models feature fuel-saving technology, including smart regenerative charging and auto-start-stop.
Equipment and handling
As a family SUV, there's a lot to recommend the Ford Kuga which is not only fun to drive but it's also a practical and functional car to own. The engines offer strong performance and the standard equipment list includes things like voice-activated apps, collision avoidance systems and hands-free parking. The latest version has been completely redesigned with a fresh exterior and the interior offers a comfortable and well-designed cabin. Along with adaptive front lighting system, so the headlight beams are adjusted to the environment, there's a heated steering wheel and the Sync3 entertainment and communication system is intuitive and delivers everything a driver needs. Ford took into account more than 22,000 customer comments about the predecessor to deliver this impressive small SUV which also features a 'park out' system to help a driver leave a parallel parking space. There's also a cross traffic alert and active city stop collision avoidance system and a new range of alloy wheels. The Kuga is a great place to spend time, the comfort levels are high with the top end versions offering a stylish interior with plush leather and there's room in the rear seats for tall adults. At high speed, the cabin is a relaxing and quiet place to be and the car, despite the height, feels well-planted and there's a good response from the steering. Essentially, the Ford Kuga is a great looking and agile car that stands out from the crowd.