In the first half of the year, the Ford Kuga plug-in hybrid will be by far the best-selling plug-in hybrid in Europe. Ford announced that the best-selling car could be bought with a special "Black Package" that gives the Kuga a unique look.
More than 23,000 new Ford Kuga plug-in hybris were sent to European customers in the year's first half. This is 28% more than the second-best-selling plug-in hybrid. In 2021, the Kuga plug-in hybrid was also the plug-in hybrid that sold the most.
Ford's goal is that by 2035, none of the cars it sells in Europe will emit any pollution. We are in a transitional phase, but rechargeable hybrids are still very useful. It can be driven entirely on electricity for all short trips in daily life, and you don't have to worry about charging options as much if you're going on a long journey, for example. The Ford Kuga plug-in hybrid is still the best choice for many because it is the best-selling plug-in hybrid in Europe.
The Ford Kuga plug-in hybrid has an all-electric range of up to 65 km on the highway and up to 87 km in the city. It is a very roomy and sporty car. This means that a lot of driving can be done with electricity alone. A Ford analysis found that the 14.4–15.9 kWh/100 km WLTP energy use is also lower than that of the most important competitors.
The driver can choose when the car runs on electricity instead of gas. The driving modes "EV Auto," "EV Now," "EV Later," and "EV Charging" are used to do this. With EV Auto, the Kuga plug-in hybrid will always drive in the way that uses the least amount of energy.
Also new is the Ford ST-Line Black Package for the Kuga. This is a styling package that is only available for the ST-Line. It gives the Kuga a unique look, focusing on black details. It has a black roof, black painted details on the side mirrors, a black spoiler, black trim around the fog lights, a black Kuga logo on the tailgate, and 20-inch black Ford Performance aluminum wheels.
Now, everyone who buys a Kuga can also get a new comfort seat approved by "Aktion Gesunder Rücken (AGR)," an independent German group for back health. The 18-way adjustable front seats can be changed to fit how a person sits, so the person doesn't have to change how they sit. For AGR certification, you have to do this.
A group of independent experts from different medical fields gives the AGR certification. They want to help people find things that are good for their backs. Lower back pain is one of the main reasons people can't work worldwide. A study found that 63% of drivers had back pain that made it hard for them to do everyday things.