Ford is renowned for offering realistic, inexpensive and cool-to-drive small hatchback or compact car at an affordable price. This is the smallest car from the Ford, it is perfect for driving across big cities, with low fuel consumption and decent body line. The American car-maker is offering an all-fresh five-door and five-passenger seats, small car for the 2017 model year, with the name 2017 Ford Ka plus.
The new Ka plus will come with exceptional(considering size) interior space, outstanding fuel competence, and amusing-to-drive dynamics at an affordable cost. With the inspiration of the highest-selling small car, the Fiesta, the new Ka plus would offer buyers who would like to have a well-appointed, elegant and premium hatch at an affordable price point. This is because it has been constructed with nimble driving dynamics and a roomy, comfortable cabin that offers passengers with adequate headroom in the front and legroom at the back.
2017 Ford Ka plus Exterior
Although most of the external styling of the next generation Ford Ka plus has been derived from the Ford Fiesta, it is expected to come with redesigned front and back fascia. With the latest design lingo of Ford, the front part comes equipped with a high-mounted redesigned trapezoidal grille, a set of bigger brushed headlamps and sharp lines on its hood. These changes offer an attractive at the same time an aggressive look to the face. Although the new car is somewhat smaller than the Ford Fiesta, it is 1.16 inches taller than the Fiesta. All models will be offered with a smart, chrome-finished details for its grille, along with the body-colored doorknobs, bumpers and door mirrors.
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The new model has an enhanced performance because it comes equipped with high-quality anti-skid tires and grille openings. It also comes equipped with a unique frame specification with individually developed features, as well as a steering system, coils, and dampers. Also there is new anti-roll bar in the front, torsion beam axle and tires at the back, together with redesigned sub-framework and engine mounts in the front to offer a dynamic performance.
New Ford Ka 2017 Interior
The interior of the all-new 2017 Ford Ka plus features an eye-catching grained finish on its instrument panel and heavy-duty, modern trim materials in a trendy dark charcoal color system. Palpable and highly noticeable areas, like the middle console control knobs, the door release handles, and air vents are provided with unique chrome accents.
The cabin comes with handy luggage areas, such as MyFord Dock in the hub of the instrument panel that allows passengers to keep, mount and charge their cell phones and direction-finding systems. The cabin also comes equipped with 60:40 split-folding back seats, and 21 luggage locations for keeping small things all through the cabin. The bins attached with the front door allow passengers to keep 1.0-liter and 0.6-liter water bottles, and a small umbrella. Adequate convenient measures have been taken to make the cabin free from road noise, wind noise, and engine noise levels.
The new Ford Ka plus 2017 has a luggage space of 270 liters, which is more than sufficient to keep two big suitcases.
Some of the standard equipment features available with the new Ka plus hatchback include:
SYNC voice-stimulated communications and amusement system with AppLink.
MyKey system of Ford to set utmost speed and acoustic volume limits.
All models will be offered with a complete standard specification as well as power door mirrors and front windows, safety system with six airbags, remote central locking, Electronic Stability Control with Speed Limiter, Hill Start Assist, and Ford Easy Fuel.
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The 2017 Ford Ka plus comes equipped with a small Duratec gasoline powertrain that has been tuned to offer two different power outputs. The first tuned level would offer the maximum power of 70 PS, whereas the second tuned level would offer the peak power output of 85 PS. This power unit will be mated to a five-velocity manual gearbox as standard. As this engine is designed with the double-self-governing variable camshaft timing expertise, it offers better performance, fuel competence of 5.0 liters / 47 mpg of fuel for each 100 km / 60 miles and less CO2 emissions of 114 g/km.
Base price and the date of release
The release date of the 2017 Ford Ka plus is expected to be during the concluding part of 2016. The new compact car will be available at a base price of £9,000 ($ 14,000) and it goes up to £12,000 ($ 18,500).
All-new Ford Ka plus 2017 Photos