Is the Ford Ka a good car?
While it doesn’t have that car’s funky interior and extensive accessories list, the Ka received plenty of Ford know-how when tuning the suspension and steering to make it feel nimble, accurate and composed through corners. The ride is also good; it’s still a little bit firm, but it is more composed than the 500.
Does a Ford Ka have a Fiat engine?
The Ford Ka was available with two engines: a 1.3 TDCi diesel and a 1.2 Duratec petrol, although both were just rebadged Fiat units. The 1.2 petrol is the one to go for, although the 68bhp unit can sound strained at motorway speeds.
What engine does a Ford Ka use?
The Ford Ka is a small car manufactured by Ford Motor Company from 1996 to 2016 as a city car and from 2016 to 2021 as a subcompact car….Second generation (2008)
|Engine||1.2 L Duratec (FIRE) I4 1.3 L Duratorq (MultiJet) I4|
|Wheelbase||2,301 mm (90.6 in)|
What goes wrong with Ford Ka?
There have been issues with the electronics, rust and quite worrying for a town-biased car, gearbox and clutch problems. It is worth bearing in mind that this car shares a lot of its parts with the Fiat 500, so parts availability will be better than most if something does go wrong.
What will replace the Ford Ka?
The Ford Ka+ is an affordable city car that competes with a huge range of superminis, but particularly the Vauxhall Viva and Suzuki Celerio. It replaces the old three-door Ka and sits below the Fiesta in Ford’s lineup.
Is Ford Ka same as Fiat 500?
You see, underneath the skin, the Ka and 500 are essentially the same car. There are mechanical differences (which we will get to later), but both vehicles are built side-by-side at Fiat’s Tychy plant in Poland.
How many miles does a Ford Ka last?
Depends, if it’s been looked after reasonably well it should last at least to 100k, we have a Fiesta with the same engine etc as that KA – which really hasn’t been well looked after over the last few years, and is now well over 100k miles and still going strong.
How many miles can you get out of a Ford Ka?