2008 Ford Kuga 2.0 TDCI FWD

The Kuga 2.0 TDCI FWD is a front wheel drive suv/sports utility vehicle passenger car with a front mounted engine, sold by Ford. Its 2 litre engine is a turbocharged, double overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that develops 134 bhp (136 PS/100 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 320 N·m (236 lb·ft/32.6 kgm) at 2000 rpm. This power is transferred to the wheels through a 6 speed manual gearbox. Stated kerb weight is 1573 kg. The Ford Kuga 2.0 TDCI FWD is said to be able to attain a top speed of 182 km/h (113 mph), officially stated fuel consumption is 8.0/5.3/6.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 165.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2008 Ford Kuga 2.0 TDCI FWD information summary

What body style?
5 door suv/sports utility vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
4443 mm
How heavy?
1573 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1997 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
136 PS / 134 bhp / 100 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
320 Nm / 236 ft.lb / 32.6 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 10.6 s
How fast?
182 km/h, 113 mph
How economical?
8.0/5.3/6.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
165.0 CO2 g/km

Ford Kuga models

Ford Kuga -
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle FF 6M 1596 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 154.0 CO2 1580 kg
Ford Kuga -
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle F4 6A 1596 cm3 182 PS 179.5 bhp 134 kW 179.0 CO2 1682 kg
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle FF 6M 1997 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 139.0 CO2 1605 kg
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle F4 6M 1997 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 154.0 CO2 1692 kg
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle F4 6M 1997 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 154.0 CO2 1692 kg
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle F4 6A 1997 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 162.0 CO2 1707 kg
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle F4 6A 1997 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 162.0 CO2 1707 kg
Ford Kuga 2.5 -
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle FA 5A 2521 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 244.0 CO2 1653 kg
Ford Kuga -
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle FA 6M 1997 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 169.0 CO2 1613 kg

Similar models

5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle FF 6A 1995 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle F4 6A 1995 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 1601 kg
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle F4 6M 1968 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 157.0 CO2 1545 kg
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle F4 6A 1968 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 169.0 CO2 1545 kg
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle F4 5M 2179 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 2040 kg
2008 Ford Kuga 2.0 TDCI FWD data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater suv/sports utility vehicle
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2690 mm 105.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1574 mm 62 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1584 mm 62.4 inches
Length 4443 mm 174.9 inches
Width 1842 mm 72.5 inches
Height 1677 mm 66 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1573 kg 3468 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 58 litres 12.8 UK Gal 15.3 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.379
Frontal area 2.59
CdA 0.98
engine
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1997 cc
(121.864 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 85 × 88 mm
3.35 × 3.46 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.97
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 136 PS (134 bhp) (100 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 67.1 bhp/litre
1.1 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 320 Nm (236 ft·lb) (32.6 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque 160.24 Nm/litre
1.94 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 18.3:1
Fuel system common rail direct diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2013.6 kPa (292.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 10.6 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 182 km/h (113 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 86.37 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
63.52 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
85.19 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.74 kg/kW
26.29 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 8.0/5.3/6.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km8.0/5.3/6.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre12.5/18.9/15.9 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG35.3/53.3/44.8 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG29.4/44.4/37.3 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 165.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 166.95 g/km
VED band (UK) G
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.700
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.ARB.
Wheel size front 7.0J x 17
Wheel size rear 7.0J x 17
Tyres front 235/55 R 17
Tyres rear 235/55 R 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 300 mm
Rear brake diameter 302 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.56
Final drive ratio 3.24
general
Carfolio.com ID176715
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2008 Ford Kuga 2.0 TDCI FWD added 2008-05-04.
Last modified 2013-02-28.