June 28, 2022

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Comparison of neighbors – Cedric, from one Ford Puma to another

Both are Ford Pumas and both are 125 hp. But it is about the only general character it brings Cut from Cedric 2000 Vintage Urban SUV Of 2022. “However, there is a line reminder in the headlights and side windows” Cedric mentions. He owns the 2000s coupe and invented the current version.

Comparison of neighbors – Cedric, from one Ford Puma to another

His Puma, Cedric is attached to it because he loved the Ford style of the time. Margin design. Because if he drives Puma, his wife will have a Ford Sport Co. The same period. “I found Puma and its style. Thanks to my mother-in-law who owned it, I loved it immediately.” Thanks to his wife’s mother who influenced him one day, he fell in love in 2013 and bought a coupe for 2,000 euros. At that time it was just 100,000 km. Nine years later, despite sailing an additional 80,000 km, the driver had no problems with his engine. Apparently, the body is somewhat affected. “I have to take care of it because it’s a little broken.”

Sober and technical interior for today's Puma.
Sober and technical interior for today’s Puma.
Passenger box with two Recaro seats in the 2000S version.
Passenger box with two Recaro seats in the 2000S version.

But he always sits in the Leather Recaro seat with the same smile “Electrically Adjustable” This S series starts with the 1.7 liter Zetec engine developed by Ford and Yamaha. “The chassis is still impressive”. Small box? Small rear seats? Two things that did not bother Cedric. “My daughter has loved this car since she was a child.” Will she like the new Puma that turned into an urban SUV three years ago? Anyway, even though it’s not completely the same car, his dad sees the benefits for him.

High torque three cylinder

It is heavy, but without too much. It is tall, over 20 cm, but from the beginning, Cedric discovers qualities in this new Puma. “The engine starts with a torque. “ There is no high pitch power you need to get at the top of the rev counter. The slightly hybrid three-cylinder turbo is available from low revs. “In addition, the SUV is slightly more comfortable than the coupe”. In terms of consumption, it is 6.4 l / 100 km, “Almost two liters less than mine”.

A small 240 liter trunk in 2000.
A small 240 liter trunk in 2000.
The size will double in 2022.
The size will double in 2022.

Despite the many compliments, will the new Puma be Cedric’s choice? Not really. He is interested in his 22-year-old coupe, his co-cart that brings a smile at every turn. “It’s fun at a cheap price.” Especially since the price of the Puma coupe is stable according to Cedric. “Between 2,000 and 3,000 euros”. The price of the Puma SUV is still a bit high

Ford Puma 1.7S (2000) Ford Puma 1.0 Ecoboost Hybrid MHEV (2022)
Powerful 125 hp 125 hp
Couple 157 Nm at 4,500 rpm 210 Nm at 1,750 rpm
Mixed consumption 7.4 l / 100 km 5.7 l / 100 km
Length 3.98 m 4.20 m
Stem sizes 240 liters 468 liters
Weight 1038 kg 1205 kg
Comparison of neighbors - Cedric, from one Ford Puma to another
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