The Kuga went on sale in the first half of 2008, and was built at Ford's plant in Saarlouis, Germany. In the United Kingdom, emphasising the car's premium market aspirations, only high end Zetec and Titanium specifications are offered. The combined fuel consumption is 44. 1 mpg‑imp (6. 41 L/100 km; 36. 7 mpg‑US) and the CO2 emissions are 169 g/km.