Goodbye EcoSport, accost Puma. Ford’s bunched crossover is set for a above advancement after this year back the high-tech Puma touches down.
Ford has accepted its battling to the Nissan Juke, the Puma, is apprenticed for Australia in the additional bisected of 2020.
Revealed in June 2019, the Fiesta-sized crossover is pitched as a exceptional offering. The alone agent accessible was a 1.0-litre three-cylinder EcoBoost Hybrid with 92kW or 114kW at its European launch, about accepted petrol and agent options will additionally be available.
Ford Australia hasn’t accepted which agent options will be available, but we’d advance a non-hybrid petrol EcoBoost agent is the best acceptable advantage at barrage accustomed the cast has ahead focused on the Escape bung in-hybrid as its electrified hero.
Although the European ambit is currently manual-only, a seven-speed dual-clutch automated is in the works – and looms as the best acceptable manual for Australia, accustomed our market’s adulation of two-pedal cars.
Inside, the Puma borrows heavily from the Fiesta and Focus. It has a high-set infotainment awning with Ford’s latest Sync infotainment system, while the disciplinarian is faced with a agenda apparatus cluster.
The cossack has a Qashqai-beating 456L of space, including an 80L waterproof box beneath the cossack floor, complete with a cesspool bung to accomplish charwoman easier.
As we’ve ahead reported, the Puma will be accessible with Co-Pilot 360. That’s the abounding apartment of Ford alive assurance technologies, with adaptive cruise, lane-centring, traffic-sign recognition, alive esplanade assist, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and AEB.
Pricing for the Puma hasn’t been confirmed, nor has its abundant accepted accessories lists. Stay acquainted for added as we access the Puma’s barrage after this year.
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