2019 Ford Ka Plus
Ford revealed the new KA+– for the first time also offered as new KA+ Active crossover variation– providing higher comfort and convenience, more motorist support technologies than the present model, and enhanced interior and exterior styling.
Offering generous space for 5 passengers and adequate baggage, the new KA+ and KA+ Active are offered with technologies consisting of Ford’s SYNC 3 interactions and home entertainment system, rain-sensing wipers and automated headlamps.
The new Ford KA+ and KA+ Active for the first time likewise deliver an option of petrol and diesel powertrains, including Ford’s new refined and fuel-efficient 1.2-litre, three-cylinder Ti-VCT (Twin independent Variable Camshaft Timing) petrol engine offering 70 PS or 85 PS, and Ford’s 95 PS 1.5-litre TDCi diesel engine designed to meet the needs of higher-mileage motorists.
The new Ford KA+ Active more enhances the compact five-door model with rugged bodystyling, raised ride-height and unique chassis tuning, unique front grille designs, unique interior surfaces and a high-level standard equipment requirements. The KA+ was presented for customers in Europe as a roomy, well-equipped and value-for-money little car that offers excellent fuel-efficiency and fun-to-drive dynamics at a cost effective price.
The Ford KA+ Active crossover is the second in a new line-up of Active cars to be offered by Ford, following the Fiesta Active that goes on sale later this year. Active models feature SUV-inspired styling, raised ride height and additional cladding, while delivering hatchback practicality and real Ford fun-to-drive qualities.
2019 Ford Ka Plus Styling
Available in Essential and Ultimate specs, in addition to the new Active model, the new KA+ features a high-mounted trapezoidal grille and large, swept-back headlamps, in keeping with Ford’s newest style language. A new mesh grille features a chrome surround, and basic foglamps and daylight running lights are highlighted with an unique C-shaped chrome information, echoed by a C-shaped moulding at each corner of the rear bumper. Changed front and rear bumpers add to the assertive new look.
The Ford KA+ Active features ride height raised by 23 millimetres and exterior styling boosted with extra rocker and wheel-arch cladding, a special black finish for the upper and lower front grilles, and roofing system rails for bring bikes and sports equipment– to support active way of lives. More special specification for the KA+ Active consists of distinct 15-inch alloy wheels and Canyon Ridge bronze metallic exterior paint colour.
2019 Ford Ka Plus Interior
The Ford KA+ interior features a grained surface on the cockpit console and durable trim materials in a stylish dark charcoal palette. Unique chrome accents are applied in locations regularly touched by consumers and highly noticeable locations such as the door release handles, centre console controls and air vents.
The KA+ Active cabin is improved with Active-embossed scuff plates and a special to Active leather steering wheel design including cruise control switches and featuring Sienna Brown sewing. Front and rear seats feature unique fabric styles with Sienna Brown stripes and matching stitching, and all-weather mats for both the cabin and freight location will secure the interior from muddy shoes and boots.
2019 Ford Ka Plus Engine
The new Ford KA+ and KA+ Active for the first time deal clients the power of choice, with available fuel-efficient petrol and diesel motor that satisfy the latest, stringent Euro Stage 6 emissions standards, supported by basic Auto Start-Stop technology.
Ford’s brand new 1.2-litre, three-cylinder Ti-VCT petrol engine shares a core architecture with the 200 PS 1.5-litre EcoBoost engine that powers the all-new Ford Fiesta ST, on sale later this year, to deliver from an anticipated 114 g/km CO2.
Compared to the outgoing 1.2-litre Duratec petrol engine, the new engine provides to 10 percent more torque between 1,000 rpm and 3,000 rpm for optimised responsiveness in everyday driving, while providing an expected average four percent fuel-efficiency improvement across the rev-range for lowered running expenses. A three-cylinder configuration decreases friction and an aluminium block and cylinder head decrease weight, assisting attain enhanced fuel-efficiency.
2019 Ford Ka Plus Price and Sale
The new KA+ and KA+ Active go on sale across Europe in 2018, priced from EUR9.990 in Germany and ₤ 10,550 in the U.K.