The American automobile manufacturer Ford presented in 1996 with the Ford Ka cars a subcompact car in a compact format. As one of the first members of this class, the Ford Ka was an absolute hit, so in collaboration with Fiat a successor model has emerged in 2009, in the mini class as Daihatsu Cuore, VW up! and Fiat Panda is located. Technically based city car of the first series on the Ford Fiesta and was offered with two different 1.3-8V Duratec engines with 60 PS and 69 PS. In addition to the Ford SportKa also a convertible called StreetKa was built, which today belong to this second-hand models. The current Ford Ka is available with two engines: The petrol engine is the Ford Ka cars a 1.2-liter Duratec engine of 69 hp.To provide buyers of new cars an inexpensive alternative to Dacia Sandero or Renault Twingo, the base model Ford Ka Concept was formulated in autumn 2010, which is offered as a new car at a price of less than 10,000 euros. In 2014, the Ford Ka was given a renewed facelift. A modified front and the new three-cylinder engines with 1.0 - liter displacement to equip the subcompact model for the second decade. In addition, the Ford Ka is Used for the first time offered as a five-door hatchback.