Home / New Car Price / 2016 Ford Kuga Ambiente now with sat-nav & reverse camera

2016 Ford Kuga Ambiente now with sat-nav & reverse camera

2016 ford kuga ambiente front quarter




Ford has refreshed its 2016 Ford Kuga Ambiente with more features, including the 8-inch SYNC2 voice-controlled satellite navigation, dual zone climate control and reverse camera now standard.

From April, the Ambiente model receives the following upgrades:

  • SYNC2 – Simple voice commands help make calls, play music, adjust the interior climate and even have text messages read aloud for compatible mobiles. System is accompanied by a high resolution 8-inch colour touchscreen, two USB ports and Bluetooth® connectivity.
  • Embedded satellite navigation with traffic monitoring – Voice-controlled satellite navigation lets drivers say where they want to go, without having to stop and manually enter destinations. Traffic Message Channel delivers real-time traffic and travel information to help plan routes to avoid delays.
  • Updated 4.2” colour multi-function display – Situated in the instrument cluster, this colour screen provides quick access to SYNC™2 and vehicle information. Drivers can view turn-by-turn instructions from the satellite navigation, and scroll through trip and fuel efficiency information using the steering wheel buttons.
  • Rear view camera – Can help drivers more confidently reverse by displaying a live feed from the rear of the vehicle.
  • Dual-zone climate control with rear air vents – Dual-zone climate control allows both driver and passenger to choose their preferred heating and cooling settings while rear air vents help back-seat passengers stay comfortable.

2016 ford kuga ambiente reverse camera

These updates follow other recent upgrades such as Reverse Camera and DAB+ radio introduced to Ambiente in November 2015.

Ford Kuga is available with six-speed manual and six-speed automatic transmissions and a choice of EcoBoost petrol or optional 2.0-litre TDCi diesel powertrains.

Ford’s 1.5-litre EcoBoost petrol engine is available in two states of tune for the front and all-wheel drive Ford Kuga Ambiente. The Kuga Ambiente front-wheel drive develops 110 kW / 240 Nm while the all-wheel drive develops 134 kW / 240 Nm. A higher performance 2.0-litre GTDi petrol engine powers the Trend and Titanium all-wheel drive models, developing 178 kW / 345 Nm.

2016 ford kuga ambiente instruments

Pricing (Excluding on-roads) for the updated Ford Kuga range between April and June 2016 are:

  • Ambiente FWD MT $27,990
  • Ambiente FWD AT $29,490
  • Ambiente AWD AT $31,990
  • Trend EcoBoost $36,890
  • Trend Diesel $38,890
  • Titanium EcoBoost $45,190
  • Titanium Diesel $47,190

From July 1 2016, Ambiente models will have a recommended price increase applied:

  • Ambiente FWD MT $29,250
  • Ambiente FWD AT $30,750
  • Ambiente AWD AT $33,250

With a 40 percent increase in sales in the first quarter of this year, Ford Australia hopes the better-equipped Kuga will continue the momentum.

Read ForceGT’s Ford Kuga Review

Check Also

2018 Ford GT ’67 Heritage Edition honors historic Le Mans Win

It all started in 1966, Ford secured victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, …