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Refresher for Ford Puma

February 7, 2024

Interior Ford Puma 2024

The interior of the updated Ford Puma gets a thorough refresh. The Puma gets a 12.8-inch digital instrument panel and a 12-inch horizontally positioned center display on top of the center console. This display faces the driver to improve readability. Ford also applies ambient lighting. The seats, steering wheel and new sliding armrest are finished in Sensico material with Cool Grey stitching for Titanium models and distinctive red cross-stitching for ST-Line variants. An acoustically laminated windshield provides a quieter interior. Ford provides an optional panoramic glass roof.

SYNC 4 infotainment

The updated Ford Puma also features the SYNC 4 connectivity and infotainment system. The system’s central display includes controls for climate control and seat heating, reducing the number of physical buttons on the center console. Thanks to twice the computing power of the outgoing offering, SYNC 4 is not only faster, but can also use a complex machine learning algorithm to learn from driver input over time. The system can provide more accurate suggestions and faster responses as customers gain access to standard Connected Navigation, entertainment and communication features.

Ford Puma 2024

5G modem

Customers can use natural voice commands to access entertainment, weather and climate functions hands-free. Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto eliminates unnecessary cords in the interior. In addition, there is a dedicated smartphone drop-off area with an induction charger for fast, wireless charging of smartphones on the go. A standard 5G modem provides superfast connectivity on the go. For extra-rich music, Ford provides an optional B&O audio system with ten speakers.


The Ford Puma still has a MegaBox, a handy 80-liter storage space integrated under the luggage floor. This MegaBox allows you to transport items up to about 115 cm high upright in the trunk, such as a houseplant. The MegaBox contributes to a luggage space of no less than 456 liters with the rear seats in the normal position. The MegaBox also accommodates wet or muddy items, as the compartment is easily cleaned with water. Water drains quickly thanks to the built-in drain.

Ford Puma 2024

Driver assistance systems

The Puma has several driving assistance systems, such as Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop & Go. The compact crossover further offers Lane Centering and Predictive Speed Assist that can preemptively adjust vehicle speed in curves, at traffic circles and when entering and exiting highways. Intersection Assist checks the road ahead for possible collisions with oncoming vehicles in parallel lanes. The system also detects pedestrians and cyclists crossing the road on which the driver is turning. In addition, this system can automatically brake to help prevent collisions or mitigate their effects. The system functions even without road markings or street furniture and even at night with activated headlights.

Reverse Brake Assist

Reverse Brake Assist is also new for the Puma. If the vehicle detects a stationary object such as a pedestrian, bicycle, traffic pole or other vehicle, it alerts the driver and the system can brake to avoid or mitigate a collision. Similarly, Rear Cross Traffic Braking can detect moving objects such as pedestrians, cyclists or vehicles and, if necessary, brake the vehicle.

An optional 360-degree surroundview camera system displays on the center screen an image from above the vehicle in bird’s eye view, allowing the driver to see objects and obstacles not otherwise visible from the car. This makes parking easier and maneuvering in tight spaces less demanding.

Ford Puma 2024

Dynamic Matrix LED headlights

The available Dynamic Matrix LED headlights offer better visibility and also help protect other road users. Glare Free High Beam uses a front-facing camera to detect oncoming traffic. The system prevents glare from oncoming traffic thanks to a smart glare-free zone in the light beam. To increase the driver’s field of vision, Predictive Dynamic Bending Light monitors the road ahead to better illuminate curves.

Design Ford Puma

The exterior design of the new Ford Puma features the new Ford emblem, flanked by all-new headlights with a new “claw” light signature to reinforce the Puma’s striking presence on the road. The Titanium variants are inspired by the new Puma’s bigger brother – the new Kuga – with a chrome-free grille for an extra youthful look. ST-Line variants of the Ford Puma have their own sportier-looking front design. The new Puma is available in six eye-catching colors, including the new Puma Cactus Grey.

Two powertrains

Ford has simplified the Puma’s powertrain offerings. In the Netherlands, Ford supplies a 48-volt mild-hybrid gasoline engine rated at 92 kW (125 hp) or 125 kW (170 hp). The latter involves the Ford Puma ST Powershift. This mild-hybrid powertrain delivers a maximum torque of 248 Nm. The Ford-developed Powershift dual-clutch transmission has seven gears.

The 155-hp mild-hybrid version has been dropped, as has the 200-hp Ford Puma ST. There is a choice of Titanium, ST-Line and ST-Line X. Ford will later expand the program with an all-electric Ford Puma Gen-E, the first Puma capable of local emission-free driving. The unveiling will take place later in 2024.

Ford Puma 2024

Ford Puma 2024

Ford Puma 2024

Ford Puma 2024