The all-new 2020 Ford Puma is the company’s newest crossover. Now is official, Puma will be available in Europe only, at least in the first year of the production. Many experts are calling it a “smartly styled crossover”. Blue Oval will offer a very modern and attractive model that will arrive with compact dimensions.
And while the design and styling are very upscale, the focus is on the interior. New 2020 Puma will get an astonishing list of technology features. Ford’s CoPilot 360 and massaging seats are just some of the available amenities. Puma ST version is a possibility as well. But for now, the new crossover will ride on a hybrid drivetrain.
2020 Puma Design
The shape of the new 2020 Ford Puma carries a classic company’s signature. Simply by looking on it, you’ll be able to recognize Ford’s vehicle. Whatsoever, the shape is very similar to the European Ford Fiesta model. Interestingly, both models are sharing the same platform. Even the styling is similar and the side profile is almost the same.
However, Puma comes with rounder approach and it offers different front fascia. Logically, Puma’s ride height is higher but not significantly. The 2020 Puma crossover will get a Titanium trim level for sure. On top of that, ST-Line model is in the works. Puma ST will arrive with a sporty appearance and more upscale features.
Even the interior of the all-new 2020 Ford Puma is similar to the Fiesta model. However, the rear section is totally different. Puma comes with the crossover’s dimensions and it offers more space in the second row. On top of that, the cargo area is more generous. Interestingly, a new crossover comes with the hidden underfloor storage.
It has multiple configurations and it also offers a drain hole for easier cleanup. Puma offers a modern interior with great comfort and solid passenger space. You can find plenty of shiny trims and upper trim levels will logically offer more luxury.
Impressive High-Tech Features
Ford surprised us all with the long list of standard interior features. New 2020 Ford Puma is packed with the technology. This crossover offers numerous driver-assistance features. For the start, that includes lane-keep assist, pedestrian detection, auto emergency braking, and adaptive cruise control. A Ford’s CoPilot360 is available and it provides a rearview camera with 180-degree surroundings. Of course, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are offered as standard.
An 8-inch touchscreen is available as standard too. Instrument cluster offers another 12.3-inch digital display. Puma comes with a 10-speaker stereo sound system. Logically, upper trim levels will get the premium audio system and larger displays. Optionally, Ford is offering a lot of luxury such as massaging seats. Overall, if you like high-tech features, Ford Puma is the crossover you are looking for.
When it arrives, the forthcoming 2020 Ford Puma will use a 1.0-liter EcoBoost three-cylinder engine. This engine is mated to a 48-volt mild hybrid system. This mill comes with a stop-start system and it will produce 123 or 153 horsepower. Newest reports are predicting a diesel option as well. Front-wheel-drive will be standard.
All-wheel-drive system won’t be in the offer at all which is a very interesting fact. Another option will be Puma ST-Line. This sporty and performance-oriented version will arrive after the regular model. It will most likely deploy different powertrain and it will surely deliver over 200 horses.
2020 Ford Puma Price and Release Date
Ford’s newest compact crossover will hit the dealerships in Europe this fall. The 2020 Ford Puma is built in Romania. The price will start at $24,500. Or for Europeans, Puma will cost $22,000 euros or 20,500 pounds.