Ford has expanded its Puma compact crossover lineup with additional powertrain and equipment options, providing showrooms with an exceptionally diverse offering.
Ford Puma with extended offering
For the first time, buyers can choose between Puma versions powered by a 1.5-liter 120-hp EcoBlue diesel engine, a new seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, or the luxurious Puma ST-Line Vignale. Ford has invested around €200 million to expand Puma's production at its state-of-the-art facility in Craiova, Romania, where Ford's total investment since 2008 has been nearly €1.5 billion. Euro.
Diverse offer of drive systems
New 1.5-liter EcoBlue diesel engine with 120 hp paired with a six-speed manual transmission, it's a great choice for drivers with high mileage – it can achieve CO2 emissions from 99 g/km and fuel consumption from 3.8 l/100. km measured on the NEDC cycle (from 118 g/km and 4.5 l/100 km on the WLTP cycle).
125 hp EcoBoost petrol engine with a seven-speed automatic transmission offers CO2 emissions from 110 g/km and fuel consumption of 4.9 l/100 km according to NEDC (137 g/km and 6.0 l/100 km according to WLTP). More gears and dual-clutch performance improves shifting performance and improves fuel economy, performance and transmission dynamics.
Puma owners were among the first to take advantage of the sophisticated hybrid architecture to reduce fuel consumption at the end of the year. Puma EcoBoost hybrid powertrains are offered in two power options paired with a six-speed manual transmission:
- 125 hp EcoBoost hybrid system with 1.0-litre petrol engine, CO2 emissions from 97 g/km and fuel consumption of 4.3 l/100 km according to NEDC (126 g/km and 5.5 l/100 km according to WLTP),
- 1.0 liter EcoBoost hybrid 155 hp, CO2 emissions from 99 g/km and fuel consumption of 4.4 l/100 km NEDC (126 g/km and 5.5 l/100 km WLTP)
1.0-liter EcoBoost with 125 hp with a six-speed manual transmission emits from 103 g/km CO2 and consumes 4.5 l/100 km NEDC (131 g/km and 5.7 l/100 km WLTP). Meanwhile, the 1.0-liter EcoBoost with 95 hp. with the same transmission it emits CO2 from 102 g/km and consumes 4.5 l/100 km on the NEDC cycle (129 g/km and 5.7 l/100 km on WLTP).
Luxurious Puma ST-Line Vignale
The Puma ST-Line Vignale, based on the sporty version of the ST-Line, adds even more prestige to the range and additional equipment items. Features brushed aluminum upper grille with bezel, ebony lower grille, body color lower rear bumper and large rear spoiler. Standard equipment includes LED headlights, Windsor leather seats, Manacor leather steering wheel, premium B&O audio system and Ford system. Keyless entry without a key.
Subsequent versions of Puma, incl. trend, Titanium, Titan X and ST-line Xcome standard with innovative Ford technologies such as the FordPass Connect* modem traffic alert system and offer owners a functional MegaBox that can accommodate vertically unstable objects up to 115cm high, such as potted plants or golf clubs.
Earlier this month, Ford announced that the Puma ST, a new model created by Ford Performance, will join the lineup later this year.
“Customers have told us that they need new versions of the model that will help them find the right combination of style, extra features, economy and performance. This is what we are committed to offering customers with Puma, plus the new Puma ST will be released this year and it will not be our last word,” said Roland de Waard, vice president of marketing, sales and service, Ford of Europe.
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