Ford revealed the new KA+– for the first time likewise provided as new KA+ Active crossover variation– delivering higher comfort and convenience, more chauffeur help technologies than the current model, and boosted exterior and interior styling.
Offering generous area for 5 passengers and adequate travel luggage, the new KA+ and KA+ Active are offered with technologies including Ford’s SYNC 3 interactions and entertainment system, rain-sensing wipers and automatic headlamps.
The new Ford KA+ and KA+ Active for the very first time also provide an option of petrol and diesel powertrains, consisting of 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 motor designed to meet the needs of higher-mileage motorists.
The new Ford KA+ Active additional enhances the compact five-door model with rugged bodystyling, raised ride-height and unique chassis tuning, special front grille styles, unique interior finishes and a high-level standard equipment requirements.
The KA+ was introduced for clients in Europe as a large, fully equipped and value-for-money small car that uses exceptional fuel-efficiency and fun-to-drive dynamics at an affordable cost. The Ford KA+ Active crossover is the second in a new line-up of Active cars to be used by Ford, following the Fiesta Active that goes on sale later on this year. Active models feature SUV-inspired styling, raised ride height and extra cladding, while delivering hatchback practicality and real Ford fun-to-drive characteristics.
2019 Ford Ka Plus Styling
Readily available in Essential and Ultimate specs, in addition to the new Active model, the new KA+ features a high-mounted trapezoidal grille and big, swept-back headlamps, in keeping with Ford’s most current style language. A new mesh grille features a chrome surround, and basic foglamps and daytime running lamps are highlighted with a distinct C-shaped chrome information, echoed by a C-shaped moulding at each corner of the rear bumper. Changed front and rear bumpers contribute to the assertive new appearance.
The Ford KA+ Active features ride height raised by 23 millimetres and exterior styling boosted with extra rocker and wheel-arch cladding, a distinct black surface for the upper and lower front grilles, and roofing rails for carrying bikes and sports devices– to support active lifestyles. Additional unique specification for the KA+ Active includes unique 15-inch alloy wheels and Canyon Ridge bronze metal exterior paint colour.
2019 Ford Ka Plus Interior
The Ford KA+ interior features a grained finish on the instrument panel and durable trim products in a stylish dark charcoal palette. Unique chrome accents are applied in areas regularly touched by consumers and highly noticeable locations such as the door release deals with, centre console controls and air vents.
The KA+ Active cabin is boosted with Active-embossed scuff plates and a distinct to Active leather steering wheel style incorporating cruise control switches and featuring Sienna Brown stitching. Front and rear seats feature unique material styles with Sienna Brown stripes and matching stitching, and all-weather mats for both the cabin and cargo 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 offer clients the power of option, with offered fuel-efficient petrol and diesel motor that meet the current, stringent Euro Stage 6 emissions requirements, supported by basic Auto Start-Stop technology.
Ford’s all-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 brand new Ford Fiesta ST, on sale later on this year, to provide from an awaited 114 g/km CO2.
Compared with the outgoing 1.2-litre Duratec petrol engine, the new engine provides to 10 per cent more torque between 1,000 rpm and 3,000 rpm for optimised responsiveness in everyday driving, while delivering an expected typical four per cent fuel-efficiency enhancement across the rev-range for decreased running costs. A three-cylinder setup decreases friction and an aluminium block and cylinder head lower weight, helping attain improved fuel-efficiency.
2019 Ford Ka Plus Price and Sale
The new KA+ and KA+ Active go on sale throughout Europe in 2018, priced from EUR9.990 in Germany and ₤ 10,550 in the U.K.