Ford Kuga review

Category: Large SUV

Section: Introduction

Available fuel types:hybrid, diesel, petrol
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RRP £24,615What Car? Target Price from£23,055

Introduction

What Car? says...

On the face of it, the Ford Kuga is bang on trend. Not only is it a fairly large SUV with a hint of sportiness, it's also available in plug-in hybrid (PHEV) form to keep your running bills low and your green credentials high.

The plug-in hybrid version has a relatively long electric only range between charges (more on that later), and will be particularly tempting to company car drivers looking for cheap monthly benefit-in-kind tax bills. However, there's also a range of petrol and diesel engines to suit most lifestyles, no matter whether your adventures top out at popping to the shops or towing a caravan from one end of the country to the other. 

With several trim levels offered in the Kuga line-up, you can balance value for money, luxury equipment and sportiness, too.

Of course, the large SUV class is crowded and competitive. If you're looking for something with a regular petrol or diesel engine, the Mazda CX-5 and Peugeot 5008 might also be on your radar. Or, if you're after something electrified, the Honda CR-V HybridToyota RAV4 Hybrid or Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV are a similar price and price. You might even be considering something slightly smaller with a premium badge, like the Volvo XC40

How does the Ford Kuga stack up against its peers and is it the car for you? Over the next few pages, we'll tell you all we know. And when you're done reading our in-depth review, check out our New Car Buying pages for the latest Ford Kuga deals.

At a glance

Number of trims5 see more
Available fuel typeshybrid, diesel, petrol
MPG range across all versions201.8 - 56.5
Avaliable doors options5
Warranty3 years / No mileage cap

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Ford Kuga 2.5 EcoBoost PHEV Titanium 5dr CVT

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What Car? Target Price: 31,668

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