Entry Level SUV under R330,000

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2017 Ford Kuga 1.5 Ecoboost Ambiente (A)

1.5-litre 16-valve turbo|6.9-litres/100km|R 297 200.00

Year: 2017

Recommended Retail Price:
R 398 500.00

Price as Tested: R 297 200.00

Maintenance Plan: 6-year/90 000Km

Service Intervals: 15 000Km

Original Value Retained Since Registration: 81.52%

Overview

  • Model: 2017 Ford Kuga 1.5 Ecoboost Ambiente (A)
  • New Vehicle Price: R 398 500.00
  • Pre-Owned Retail Price: R 297 200.00
  • Percentage of value retained after 2 years: 81.52%
  • Warranty: 4-Year/120 000Km
  • Maintenance Plan: 6-year/90 000Km
  • Service Intervals: 15 000Km

The improved Ford Kuga launched in 2017 certainly feels more grown up than its predecessor. Furthermore its more attractive than before, spacious, well-priced and offers good all-round driving comfort. The latest Ecoboost 1.5-litre turbo petrol engines are great too, offering decent performance combined with frugal fuel economy. As a pre-owned entry level SUV this "Ambiente" version certainly makes a lot of sense.

Car Specifications

  • Engine: 1.5-litre 16-valve turbo
  • Power and Torque: 132kW/240Nm
  • 0-100km/h: 10.1-seconds
  • Drivetrain: FWD/6-speed Auto
  • Fuel Consumption (combined): 6.9-litres/100km
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 60-litres
  • Tare Mass: 1 580kg
  • Boot Capacity (seats up): 456-litres
  • Boot Capacity (seats folded down): 1 653-litres
  • Wheels and Tyres: 235/55R17 (Alloys)
  • Spare Wheel: Space Saver

Standard Features

  • Climate control air-conditioning
  • Central Locking
  • Multi-function steering wheel
  • On-Board trip computer
  • Multi-media infotainment system
  • N/A
  • Power steering
  • Cruise Control
  • Bluetooth phone connectivity
  • Voice Control
  • Isofix rear seats
  • USB and Aux ports
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Rear park camera
  • Electric windows
  • CD-Player
  • 12V Connector
  • Front and rear fog lights
  • Day time driving lights

Safety Features

  • ABS Braking: Yes
  • EBD: Yes
  • Brake Assist: Yes
  • Stability Control: Yes
  • Traction Control: Yes
  • Hill Launch Assist: Yes
  • Airbags: Front and side (7)

Pro's & Con's

Pro's

  • Good power and torque ensure effortless driving characteristics
  • Decent fuel economy
  • Well equipped
  • Lots of safety features
  • Good value

Con's

  • Still some negative perceptions around the vehicle's reliability
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