The Ford Puma introduced a new chapter in Ford's design identity, with the SUV-inspired compact crossover combining a charismatic and seductive styling, best-in-class load space and a new age of cleaner hybrid electric engines. This car promises to stand up and grab your attention, which it most definitely deserves, with its combination of driver assistance technology and safety features to keep you, your family and other road users safe.
The Ford Puma provides impressive fuel economy and noticeably lower CO2 emissions figures, the new cleaner hybrid electric vehicle, is a combination of Fords world famous EcoBoost petrol engine and a 48-volt lithium ion battery powered electric motor. This electrification means that the mild hybrid engine captures energy usually lost under braking, adding 37lb ft of pulling power, making pulling of, overtaking and pulling away easier, all while improving fuel economy by 9%. As the engine is a mild-hybrid, this means that it doesn't drive in pure electric but makes the most of previously lost energy.
The Ford Puma will be available with a choice of three engines;
1.0L Ford EcoBoost Hybrid (mHEV) with 125PS - Manual and Automatic
1.0L Ford EcoBoost Hybrid (mHEV) with 155PS - Manual and Automatic
1.5L Ford EcoBoost with 200PS - Manual ST only
If you have questions about Ford's Mild Hybrid Engine or any other part of their Electrification strategy visit out Hybrid & Electric page
Ford understand that life is ever changing, if that be a growing family, new and existing hobbies or new jobs and all of these come with a massive demand for convenience. Because of this, Ford have come up with an inventive new design feature, the Megabox and the new Ford Puma delivers best-in-class 456-litre uncompromised rear load space and innovative stowage solutions designed to offer practical solutions to everyday storage problems.
The Megabox is 68L (when combined with the mHEV) of previously unused space, Located underneath the boot floor, which with its synthetic lining and drain plug in the bottom, makes it easy to clean with water. It was developed to meet and exceed customer requirements for practical luggage space, providing a deep, versatile storage space that is capable of comfortably accommodating two golf bags in an upright position and much much more.
The Ford Puma has a range of innovative features designed to improve your driving pleasure, as well as help keep your hands on the steering wheel and eyes on the road. Sophisticated standard features are esigned to help driver and passengers stay connected, with a standard wireless charging pad you aren't required to have your phone plugged into the USB port. Ford SYNC 3 Navigation is also standard, with a 8" FT touchscreen, voice control system, Apple Car Play, Android Auto and Emergency Assistance all included.
Safety is always at the fore front of Fords design philosophy, because of this the Ford Puma comes as standard with multiple driver aids (Expect the Design), Pre-collision assist with Automous Emergency Braking, Pedestrian/Cyclist Detection & Post-Collision Braking. The First Editions also all come with the Drivers Assistance Pack, which includes AEB by Radar/Camera, BLIS with Cross Traffic Alert (CTA) & Adaptive Braking, Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with evasive steering, Active Park Assist, Front Parking Senors and Rear View Camera. All of these contributing to an anticipated 5* NCAP safety rating.
available with an inbuilt FordPass Connect* modem bringing you a growing range of new features that can elevate your ownership experience to the next level. Times are changing and you're right to expect more from your vehicle. Your Ford Puma and your compatible smart phone can now work in harmony. You can lock and unlock your doors, start the engine on a cold morning to prewarm the vehicle. Equipped with 4G LTE your Puma is a Wi-Fi †† hotspot allowing you to connect up to 10 devices at a time.
For more information about the growing number of FordPass Connect features or to download the app visit our FordPass Connect Page here:
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[*]The on-board modem will be connected at the time of vehicle delivery. You may choose to opt in/opt out of certain data sharing. The technology will be made available in selected markets in 2019, with the remaining markets following through 2020. FordPass Connect feature usage is complimentary for the first 2 years thereafter a subscription is payable .
[††]Wi-Fi Hotspot (up to 4G) includes complimentary wireless data trial that begins at time of activation and expires at the end of 3 months or when 3GB of data is used, whichever comes first. Afterwards a subscription to Vodafone is required, refer to their website for detail of their data packages. To take advantage of the built-in Wi-Fi hotspot capability, a 2018 Ford vehicle must come with the appropriate hardware, and a data plan is required. Data coverage and service is not available everywhere and terms of your data plan, including applicable message and data rates, may apply.
The Ford Puma ST introduces acclaimed Ford Performance driving dynamics to the compact SUV segment for the very first time in Europe.
Ford's 200 PS 1.5-litre EcoBoost engine delivers 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) acceleration in 6.7 seconds, and an optimised chassis features bespoke suspension, steering and braking configurations alongside specially-developed Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tyres for the most agile Ford SUV driving experience yet. Performance enhancements and aggressive styling – including an exclusive Mean Green exterior colour and 19-inch alloy wheels – sit side-by side with innovative features including Local Hazard Information connected-car technology and the Ford MegaBox loadspace for everyday practicality.
A Mild Hybrid Vehicle, a vehicle that is powered by both a normal combustion engine and a small electrical motor that helps improve efficiency. The electric motor is merely there to assist the combustion engine, not power the entire vehicle and therefore cannot drive on electric energy alone. The MHEV electric motors can be recharged in one of two ways: through regenerative braking or through the conventional engine.
You do not need to charge a MHEV, the 48V Li-ion battery is automatically recharged by regenerative braking during coasting and braking. There is no requirement to connect the battery to a power source.
As with MHEV, HEV have an internal combustion engine, but they also have a larger battery and more powerful motor. This provides more assistance to the engine and enables the vehicle to drive parts of short journeys at low speeds using the electric motor alone. Thanks to the conventional engine, this can help improve driving range. This is because the vehicle is capable of using both battery and the internal combustion engine.
The New Ford Puma is currently only available in a MHEV, if you would like more information on Ford's future electric vehicle, please send us your question.
For further information or to arrange a test drive please visit D G Weaver Ltd. With showrooms and demonstrators in Llandow, Talbot Green & Rhondda, our friendly staff will be on hand to assist you with any queries you may have. D G Weaver Ltd. serving South Wales since 1956.