Ford exposed the new KA+– for the first time likewise used as new KA+ Active crossover variation– delivering higher comfort and benefit, more chauffeur help technologies than the current model, and enhanced exterior and interior styling.
Offering generous area for five travelers and ample baggage, the new KA+ and KA+ Active are readily available with technologies consisting of Ford’s SYNC 3 communications and home entertainment system, rain-sensing wipers and automated headlamps.
The new Ford KA+ and KA+ Active for the very first time also provide a choice 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 engine created to meet the needs of higher-mileage motorists.
The new Ford KA+ Active additional boosts the compact five-door model with rugged bodystyling, raised ride-height and unique chassis tuning, distinct front grille designs, unique interior finishes and a top-level basic devices spec. The KA+ was presented for customers in Europe as a large, well-equipped and value-for-money small car that uses outstanding fuel-efficiency and fun-to-drive characteristics at an economical price.
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 this year. Active models feature SUV-inspired styling, raised trip height and additional cladding, while delivering hatchback usefulness and true Ford fun-to-drive qualities.
2019 Ford Ka Plus Styling
Available in Essential and Ultimate specifications, 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 latest design language. A new mesh grille features a chrome surround, and standard foglamps and daylight running lamps are highlighted with an unique C-shaped chrome detail, 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 improved 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 equipment– to support active way of lives. Additional special spec for the KA+ Active consists of 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 materials in a stylish dark charcoal colour scheme. Distinctive chrome accents are applied in locations routinely touched by consumers and highly visible locations such as the door release manages, centre console controls and air vents.
The KA+ Active cabin is improved with Active-embossed scuff plates and a distinct to Active leather steering wheel design including cruise control switches and featuring Sienna Brown sewing. Front and rear seats feature special material designs 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 very first time deal clients the power of option, with readily available fuel-efficient petrol and diesel motor that meet the latest, stringent Euro Stage 6 emissions standards, 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 all-new Ford Fiesta ST, on sale later on this year, to deliver from an anticipated 114 g/km CO2.
Compared to the outbound 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 delivering a prepared for typical four percent fuel-efficiency improvement throughout the rev-range for decreased running expenses. A three-cylinder configuration reduces friction and an aluminium block and cylinder head minimize weight, helping achieve improved 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.