Ford revived the Puma in the form of a crossover

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Ford revived the Puma in the form of a crossover

From 1997 to 2002, under the brand produced a compact coupe based on the Ford Fiesta and 2019, the old name got a brand new compact crossover.

In 22 years since the appearance of the original Ford Puma car market has changed so seriously that now even the Fiesta and Focus got the crossover version. So the new model with the old name immediately revived in the popular format.

In this design the Ford Puma is close to the last generation Ford Fiesta, though very recognizable look – it played a large grille and front bumper of complex shape and characteristic pattern of the led daytime running lamps in the headlamps.

On sporty style and work wheels in the base variant of the crossover is based on 17-inch wheels, but it is charged for the model, you can choose 18 – or even 19-inch wheels with low profile tires.

Ford Puma with a length of 4.19 meters wide 1.8 meters and a height of 1.54 meters in size close to the Ford Fiesta, although the hatchback is about 15 centimeters shorter and fit the driver in his 5 inches below 55 inches above the ground against 61 cm the novelty.

The boot capacity is decent for a model of this class of 456 litres and if you fold the rear seat, then formed a square meter where you can put bulky loads with a maximum height of 40 inches, if you don’t want to obscure the view through the glass.

But under the boot floor, an additional compartment with a capacity of 80 litres with a removable rubber Mat and a drain plug, so there it is safely possible to carry wet items.

If you remove a floor, the total height of the trunk given the compartment under the floor will be approximately 1.15 metres that will allow to carry bags with Golf clubs or any other relatively tall items. This functionality Ford emphasizes for the new crossover.

Mark also notes that Puma will suit families with young children – the stroller is assembled will be placed in the trunk, and the car seat is easy to hide in the alcove under the floor.

The equipment model is decorated in the style of the Ford Fiesta, included media Sync3, with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the system Ford Pass Connect with Wi-Fi-router-for 19 devices, and a proprietary blend of active safety systems Ford CoPilot 360.

The motors will be presented liter Ecoboost turbo engine with 48-volt mild hybrid system Hybrid EcoBoost and Tecnology of lithium-ion battery. The unit will be offered in versions 125 and 155 HP Stated that according to its characteristics, the new engines are not inferior to traditional a 1.5-liter turbo engine.

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Will appear and 125-horsepower gasoline liter turbo EcoBoost and 1.5-liter 120-horsepower turbo diesel EcoBlue. For these machines you will be offered a 6-speed manual gearbox and 7-speed “robot” dual clutch (for diesel).

In the sale of Ford Puma on the European market will be in January 2020, and closer to the date will be disclosed all the details regarding equipment and modifications to the model, and complete specifications of the new crossover.