Compact hatchback of the next generation – Ford Ka

February 21, 2014 at 6:19 pm

Ford Motor Company will launch on the European market subcompact hatchback Ka in 2015, according to Automotive News. The car as a global crossover EcoSport, developed by the Brazilian division “Ford” on the platform of the previous generation Fiesta family. Design concept car is as close to a commodity option, and installed inside the car multimedia system SYNC and dock near the instrument panel for connection of mobile devices.

2014 Ford Ka Pic

2014 Ford Ka Pic


According to preliminary information , a new range of engines will triplex Ka 1.0 petrol engine, developing 80 horsepower, 1,4 – or 1,5- liter diesel engines DuraTorq, as well as the unit that can run on ethanol or gasoline. The last of these is expected to be available only in the Brazilian market.

2014 Ford Ka side photo

2014 Ford Ka side photo

The current generation Ford Ka hatchback is built on the Fiat 500 and is only available in three-door body. Previously it was assumed that “Ford” may waive Ka models due to low levels of its sale. According to the agency JATO Dynamics, the first ten months of the Europeans bought 18 percent less than Ka, a year earlier. Over the past year the number of hatchbacks sold fell by 20 percent (to 59,000 cars). During the existence of the model Ka, which appeared in 1996, Ford has sold 1.8 million such cars.

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