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the best-selling Plug-In Hybrid in Europe

Over the past three months, the Ford Kuga Plug-In Hybrid has been the best-selling plug-in hybrid model in Europe across all segments.

Sales of electrified vehicles are in good shape on the Old Continent: during the second quarter of 2021, plug-in hybrid models represented 8.4% of the new car market share, i.e. more than 255% increase compared to the same period of 2020.

During the months of April, May and June 2021, the American manufacturer sold nearly 16,000 copies Ford Kuga plug-in hybrid, with a record in June (at 6,300 units), making it the best-selling plug-in hybrid car in Europe, all segments combined. A new prize list that comes on top of that of the Mustang, the world’s best-selling sports car.

Ford Kuga (2021): nearly 50% of journeys made 100% electric

In France, in the first half of 2021, 4,529 copies of the Kuga found buyers, including 1,694 PHEV models (or 37% of the total). The opportunity for Ford to communicate some usage statistics on its new electrified SUV.

The anonymous data collected by Ford reveals that 49% of trips of Kuga PHEV owners carried out in 100% electric mode. In fact, more than two out of three trips are short trips, of less than 50 km, which makes it possible to optimize the vehicle as much as possible.100% electric autonomy of the model, approved at 56 km according to the WLTP protocol.

Ford recently announced that by mid-2026, 100% of its passenger cars in Europe will offer electrified versions (zero emissions, 100% electric or PHEV), before switch to 100% electric by 2030.

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