Ford revealed the new KA+– for the very first time also used as new KA+ Active crossover version– providing greater comfort and convenience, more chauffeur support technologies than the existing model, and boosted interior and exterior styling.
Using generous space for 5 travelers and ample baggage, the new KA+ and KA+ Active are offered with technologies including Ford’s SYNC 3 communications 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 fine-tuned 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 fulfill the requirements of higher-mileage drivers.
The new Ford KA+ Active additional boosts the compact five-door model with rugged bodystyling, raised ride-height and distinct chassis tuning, distinct front grille designs, exclusive interior finishes and a high-level standard equipment specification. The KA+ was introduced for consumers in Europe as a spacious, well-equipped and value-for-money small car that offers outstanding fuel-efficiency and fun-to-drive dynamics at an inexpensive rate.
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 flight height and additional cladding, while delivering hatchback usefulness and true 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 newest design language. A new mesh grille features a chrome surround, and standard foglamps and daytime running lamps 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 distinct black finish for the upper and lower front grilles, and roofing rails for bring bikes and sports devices– to support active way of lives. Further unique requirements for the KA+ Active consists of distinct 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 cockpit console and durable trim materials in a trendy dark charcoal palette. Distinct chrome accents are used in locations frequently touched by consumers and highly visible locations such as the door release handles, centre console controls and air vents.
The KA+ Active cabin is enhanced with Active-embossed scuff plates and a special to Active leather steering wheel style integrating cruise control switches and featuring Sienna Brown sewing. Front and rear seats feature special fabric styles with Sienna Brown stripes and matching stitching, and all-weather mats for both the cabin and cargo area will protect the interior from muddy shoes and boots.
2019 Ford Ka Plus Engine
The new Ford KA+ and KA+ Active for the first time deal customers the power of choice, with available fuel-efficient petrol and diesel engines that satisfy the most recent, rigid 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 expected 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 daily driving, while providing a prepared for average four per cent fuel-efficiency enhancement across the rev-range for reduced running costs. A three-cylinder setup lowers friction and an aluminium block and cylinder head decrease weight, helping achieve enhanced 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.