For the Blue Oval crew in Europe, the Ford Kuga PHEV has been an enormous hit.

The Ford Escape PHEV, which was offered in the United States, overcame an

early public relations disaster involving a recall owing to

batteries catching fire to become the most popular plug-in vehicle on the Old Continent in 2021.

What is the Kuga's official electric mileage rating, though, and how comfortable is it to live with?

After driving an ST-Line X PHEV for nearly 12,000 miles (19,300 km) for the UK's Long Term section of Car Magazine, I've compiled a list of our favorite and least favorite features of Europe's best plug-in hybrid vehicle.