The Ford Ka is a city car and Ford claim it is both cheap to run and kind to the environment. There are two economical low emission engines on offer the most popular is the 1.2 litre 69PS Duratec petrol unit which has cut fuel consumption by 21 percent compared to the previous 1.3 litre Ford Ka. The Ford Ka TDCi turbodiesel has a combined fuel consumption figure of 67.2mpg, both petrol and diesel models are available with sub-120g/km c02 emissions.
The new Ford Ka has experienced some updates; the company’s chassis engineering experts have tuned the suspension, steering, and chassis with their usual meticulous attention to detail. Buyers choose between four different trim levels - Studio, Style, Style + and Zetec, plus there are various option packs to consider. Specify the Bluetooth-enabled Connectivity Kit, and the Ford Ka comes equipped with Bluetooth mobile phone connectivity, a USB port to play music files through the sound system and steering wheel controls. The Ford Ka also offers heated windscreen and heated seats, invaluable for safe and comfortable driving in cold winter conditions. At the heart of the vehicle is a tough bodyshell, which has been developed to provide a strong, stable crash structure to protect passengers in case of an accident. The Ford Ka scored four stars for adult protection in Euro NCAP crash tests.
Prices for the Ford Ka start at £8595 rising to £11,195 and is placed in the tax band C.