The 2019 Ford Ka plus is a 3rd generation five-door urban hatchback that delivers more comfort and size than its predecessors. This car was revealed by Ford as a KA plus Active small SUV’s version with an improved body and cabin. It is more spacious, has a rugged look, and uses some of the latest technologies in its build.
2019 Ford Ka plus Exterior
The exterior of this car has an SUV-inspired styling which includes a high-mounted grille and enlarged headlamps. The new grille includes some new elements like foglamps, chrome edges, and running daylight. These features are accentuated by a distinct C-shaped molding and chrome detail at the corners of the rear bumper. The front and the rear bumpers have been restyled to give this car a new bold look. The height has been lifted by about 23 mm.
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An additional rocker and body side moldings have been included. The wheel-arch cladding complements the 15-inch alloy wheels. The front grilles have a black finish for both the upper and lower end. In order to support the modern active lifestyles, a roof rail has been included to enable carrying of sports equipment including bikes. The exterior body has been painted using the Canyon Ridge bronze metallic color.
Ford Ka plus 2019 Interior
The interior design of this car includes a grained finish on the dashboard, a stylish color scheme of dark charcoal, and long-lasting trim materials. The visible areas like the mid console, air vents, and door handles have exclusive chrome parts. The cabin has been amplified using Active-embossed scuff plates.
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There is a unique steering design for this car that integrates cruise control switches. Both the front and rear seats use Sienna Brown stitching, a special fabric design that matches the stitching and the stripes. The interior areas of the car are protected from mud using the all-weather mats. New features like the driver assistance technology will give you feeling of the safe ride and easy steering experience. A Sync 3 entertainment system has been included to give the driver more control over the audio and other connected devices.
The display for this car is a 6.5-inch touchscreen and it is compatible with Android Auto as well as Apple CarPlay. Other interesting technologies included in this car include automatic headlamps, rain-sensitive wipers, Quickclear heated windscreen, automatic temperature controls, heated front seats, and rear parking sensors.
– Hill Start Assist,
– Speed Limiter,
– Electronic Stability Control,
– Electronic Power Assisted Steering.
remote central locking, Hill Start Assist, Speed Limiter, and Ford Easy Fuel. The engine now starts with the push of a button, and in response to customer feedback, the bootspace is easier to access with a tailgate-mounted switch for easy opening, in addition to the convenient interior release accessible from the driver’s seat.
The 2019 Ford Ka+ offers you two engine choices. The first is the fuel efficient 1.2-liter Ti-VCT three-cylinder petrol engine, with the Incredibles 197 ponies. The second option is the 1.5-liter EcoBoost diesel engine. The new engine offers 10 percent more torque capabilities than its predecessor. It also delivers an improvement of 4-percent in fuel efficiency. The three-cylinder configuration helps in reducing friction to achieve a better fuel efficiency.
The further technologies that come with this car include integrated exhaust manifold, twin independent camshaft timing, and two-stage oil displacement pump. The camshaft timing enables exhaust and intake valve timing to give you improved torque, enhanced fuel economy, and faster response. The exhaust manifold reduces emissions and optimizes system warmup. The two stages of the pump are diamond-like coating and the belt-in-oil drive belt. An innovative off-set crankshaft has been included to give improved refinements and quieter operation of this car.
Price and release date
This car has been designed with a unique chassis to meet the requirements of the European market. It is expected to reach the European market towards the end of 2018. It is expected to cost an average of $15,000 in the UK market and $12,300 in the German market.
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