Ford reveals all-new Ka+ city car

Ford's all-new five-door Ka+ city car is compact outside but big inside.

Ford's all-new five-door Ka+ city car is compact outside but big inside. - Credit: Ford

Ford has revealed the all-new Ka+ small car which can now be ordered, priced from £8,995, with first deliveries later this year.

The five-door hatchback has space for five people. It is slightly shorter than the Fiesta, but 29mm taller, with class-leading front headroom and best-in-class rear legroom.

Its 270-litre boot is enlarged with 60/40 split-folding rear seats and there are 21 stowage locations in the cabin for small items.

A new 1.2-litre Duratec petrol engine, in 70PS and 85PS outputs and mated to a five-speed manual transmission, has been tuned for smooth, responsive performance with a broad spread of torque. Both achieve CO2 emissions of 114g/km and 56.5mpg combined.

To deliver the desired dynamic performance, a unique chassis specification has specially-developed features including the steering system, springs and dampers, front anti-roll bar, rear torsion beam axle and tyres, along with re-engineered front sub-frame and engine mounts.


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Ka+ Studio uses the 70PS engine while Zetec will be offered with both 70PS and 85PS units.

All models get power front windows and door mirrors, front fog lamps, AM/FM radio with Bluetooth connectivity, remote double locking with alarm, safety system with six airbags, stability control with hill start assist and speed limiter.

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