Ford Kuga: great for residual value

In the survey it was revealed that the Ford Kuga retains up to 71.6 per cent of its value after three years, showing demand for a used Ford Kuga is impressively high.

The specific Ford Kuga model that came second is the 2.0-litre TDCI 2WD Titanium. The 2.0-litre diesel engine is popular as it is the most economical in the range.

In fact, out of the top ten list seven of the models where diesels, which shows an increase in diesel derivative popularity on the used car market.

The Titanium trim level is popular as it includes interior features like a Sony DAB digital radio, climate control, MP3 compatibility and cruise control. The specification level is the best for retaining value, according to Glass’s.

To buy a new Ford Kuga 2.0-litre TDCI 2WD Titanium it will cost you £23,645. However, if you where to sell your Ford Kuga it would retain up to 71.6 per cent of its value, meaning you could potential sell it for about £17,000.

This of course depends on other factors like how many miles are on the clock and the general condition of the car.

Resale values can also be affected by customisations, car colour, any work that has been done to the car itself and even if it has a full MOT.

The Ford Kuga is a smart choice in terms of resale market appeal, as it has a diesel engine, adequately equipped interior and is also praised for its driving abilities.

Ford vehicles are available from Perry’s Aylesbury and High Wycombe dealerships.