Ford Puma 1.5 EcoBoost ST [Performance Pack] 5dr Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £29,710What Car? Target Price£28,256
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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The ST comes as standard with 19in alloy wheels, Ford’s Sync 3 infotainment system, wireless charging, a 12.3-inch digital driver’s display, a heated windscreen, heated Recaro sports seats and a flat-bottomed leather steering wheel.

Under the bonnet of the Puma ST lies the same 197bhp 1.5-litre turbo three-cylinder engine as the Fiesta ST, but with torque boosted from 214lb ft to 236lb ft. Ford claims that this extra grunt allows the Puma to match the Fiesta’s 0-62mph time of 6.7sec, and we’ve no reason to doubt it. The engine is pleasingly muscular from low revs and develops power in a nice linear fashion.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH6.7 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

41.5

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

456

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

155

g/km

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