Ford Ka

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Ford Ka Kool
Exterior dimensions
Brazilian Ford KA 2008
European Ford KA 2009

The Ford Ka is a very small car made by the Ford Motor Company in Spain, Poland and Brazil. It has three doors and was first made in 1996. The Ka is very popular in Europe, about 1.5 million cars have been sold. A new model has been released in Brazil in 2008, in Europe a new model has been introduced in 2009.

Engine data[change | edit source]

4 cylinders in line; SOHC; 8 valves; electronic multipoint fuel injection

  • 1.0l Duratec (Brazil)

48 kW (65 HP) at 6.000 rpm 87 Nm at 3.250 rpm

  • 1.3l Duratec (1297 cc-Europe)

44 kW (60 HP) at 5500 rpm 99 Nm at 2500 rpm

  • 1.3l Duratec (1297 cc-Europe)

51 kW (70 HP) at 5500 rpm 106 Nm at 3000 rpm

  • 1.6l Duratec (1597 cc-Europe and Brazil)

70 kW (95 HP) at 5500 rpm 135 Nm at 4250 rpm

Second Generation[change | edit source]

The second generation of the Ka was released in the beginning of 2009. The car is build in cooperation with Fiat, the technic is the same as used in the Fiat 500.

For the first time, a Diesel engine is available for the Ford Ka.

Engine data[change | edit source]

4 cylinders in line; SOHC; 8 valves

  • 1.2l Duratec (1242 cc)

51 kW (69 HP) 102 Nm at 3.000 rpm

  • 1.3l Duratorq (1248 cc)

55 kW (75 HP) 145 Nm at 1500 rpm