2012 Ford Kuga 1.6 EcoBoost EU

This car has a 5 door suv/sports utility vehicle type body with a front mounted engine driving through the front wheels. The power is produced by a turbocharged engine of 1.6 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It develops 148 bhp (150 PS/110 kW) of power at 5700 rpm, and maximum torque of 240 N·m (177 lb·ft/24.5 kgm) at 1600-4000 rpm. A 6 speed manual transmission supplies the power to the wheels. Its stated weight at the kerb is 1580 kg. Top claimed speed is 195 km/h, which equates to 121 mph, officially stated fuel consumption figures are 8.3/5.6/6.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 154.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2012 Ford Kuga 1.6 EcoBoost EU information summary

What body style?
5 door suv/sports utility vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
4524 mm
How heavy?
1580 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1596 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
150 PS / 148 bhp / 110 kW @ 5700 rpm
How much torque?
240 Nm / 177 ft.lb / 24.5 kgm @ 1600-4000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 9.7 s
How fast?
195 km/h, 121 mph
How economical?
8.3/5.6/6.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
154.0 CO2 g/km

Ford Kuga models

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 F4 6M 1997 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 154.0 CO2 1692 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 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
Ford Kuga -
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle FF 6M 1997 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 165.0 CO2 1573 kg

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2012 Ford Kuga 1.6 EcoBoost data
Applicable to the European domestic market(s).
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) 1563 mm 61.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1565 mm 61.6 inches
Length 4524 mm 178.1 inches
Width 1838 mm 72.4 inches
Height 1702 mm 67 inches
Ground clearance 197 mm 7.8 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1580 kg 3483 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60 litres 13.2 UK Gal 15.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.336
Frontal area 2.61
CdA 0.88
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1596 cc
(97.394 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 79 × 81.4 mm
3.11 × 3.2 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.97
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 150 PS (148 bhp) (110 kW)
at 5700 rpm
Specific output 92.7 bhp/litre
1.52 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 240 Nm (177 ft·lb) (24.5 kgm)
at 1600-4000 rpm
Specific torque 150.38 Nm/litre
1.82 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1889.7 kPa (274.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 399 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 9.7 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 195 km/h (121 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 94.97 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
69.85 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
93.67 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.32 kg/kW
23.91 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 8.3/5.6/6.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km8.3/5.6/6.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre12.0/17.9/15.2 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG34.0/50.4/42.8 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG28.3/42.0/35.6 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 154.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 153.12 g/km
VED band (UK) G
CO2 Effizienz (DE) C
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 2.000
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.ARB.
Wheel size front 7½J x 17
Wheel size rear 7½J 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 280 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.94
Final drive ratio 2.96
general
Carfolio.com ID299365
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 Ford Kuga 1.6 EcoBoost added 2012-12-17.
Last modified 2013-10-21.