2017 Ford Kuga Release Date

In the first half of 2016, in showrooms around Europe arrives 2017 Ford Kuga. This Ford’s SUV sold under the name Escape on the US market. American customers were able to become familiar with the new model during the Motor Show in Los Angeles in late November 2015. 2017 Kuga comes with a restyled exterior, improved interior, while the powertrain units remained the same.

2017 Ford Kuga Facelift and Changes

The new model has experienced facelift, which is mostly caught the front of the vehicle. The revised design of the front of the vehicle is modeled on the Ford Edge SUV. Restyled 2017 Ford Kuga has a new grille, restyled headlights, new alloy wheels and a new front bumper. The new lights have integrated LED lights. Also, the rear end was restyled, and there are new alloy wheels. The rear end of the vehicle is characterized by a modified LED lights. Finally, on offer will be new exterior colors.

New Ford Kuga 2017 restyled Escape

2017 Ford Kuga SUV gets a modified interior. Stand out higher-quality materials, a new steering wheel, new armrests, as well as the electronic parking brake. System for helping drivers and entertainment while driving is a new 3 SYNC infotainment system. The list of standard equipment also includes adaptive cruise control, active park assist upgraded, blind spot system, cross-traffic alert, lane-keeping, as well as hill-start assist. The model for the US market, 2017 Ford Escape has been through the same treatment. This model will offer Appearance Package for versions with SE and Titanium trim levels.

2017 Ford Kuga Specs

Compared to the current model, there will be no changes in the supply of propulsion units. However, customers on the US market will get a new engine on offer. Instead of the previous 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine will be offered 1.5-liter EcoBoost engine with 180 horsepower and 250 Nm of torque. In addition to this engine, 2017 Escape offers a revised 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine with 245 horsepower and 374 Nm, as well as atmospheric four-cylinder 2.5-liter engine with 168 horsepower and 230 Nm of torque.

Price of Ford Kuga 2017

Although the new model is undergoing a process of a face lift, the price will not change, compared to the price of the current model. The company has big plans for the new 2017 Ford Focus and its American twin brother 2017 Ford Escape. Recall that in the US market, this model sold over 3 million copies since 2000.

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