Ford Puma 1.0 EcoBoost Hybrid mHEV ST-Line X 5dr DCT Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP£25,885
Review

With its nippy acceleration and agile handling, the Ford Puma will put a bigger smile on your face than any other small SUV. But it’s a car you can buy with your sensible hat on, too, thanks to its low CO2 emissions, excellent real-world fuel economy, cleverly designed boot and attractive monthly PCP costs.

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As well as everything you get on regular ST-Line trim, ST-Line X brings climate control, bigger 18in alloys for an even sportier look, tinted windows, part-leather seats and a great-sounding B&O stereo.

With 124bhp the Ecoboost mHEV 125 can accelerate from 0-60mph in 9.5sec – far quicker than the Nissan Juke or the Volkswagen T-Roc 1.0 TSI. It comes as standard with a super-slick, six-speed manual gearbox, and if you want the alternative smooth, seven-speed automatic gearbox, that comes minus the mild hybrid tech. Regardless of the gearbox, this engine pulls reasonably well from low revs, although the more powerful 1.0 Ecoboost mHEV 155 version is much faster.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.6 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

49.6

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

456

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

130

g/km

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