Kindred Ford Fiesta and Ford Pumaequipped with a hybrid system 1.0 EcoBoost Hybrid received a new gearbox. Until now, they were offered with a six-speed “mechanics”, but now they can also be selected with a seven-speed “robot” with two clutches. The combination of the mild 48-volt hybrid system with the new powertrain brought convenience and fuel economy as well as better dynamics than the EcoBoost 1.0 plus “robot” combination without a hybrid superstructure.
For both Fieste and Pume, the new power plant is available in a 125 hp version. and 210 N • m, and the Cougar is also modified for 155 hp. and 240 N • m. The integrated starter-generator BISG can operate in torque boost mode (up to 20 N • m during acceleration) or, for the sake of fuel economy, in torque replacement mode (up to 24 N • m, which replace part of the torque from the internal combustion engine). The hybrid boost means a 4% improvement in acceleration within one gear. By the way, the Puma has a sport mode in which the box keeps low gears on acceleration longer. And with normal movement and pressing the pedal to the floor, the “robot” can go down three gears.
In addition, in the Puma ST-Line X and ST-Line Vignale trim levels, the gears can be manually changed with paddle shifters. So fuel economy isn’t the only plus of choosing a new transmission. Well, here, as usual, energy recovery during braking is responsible for saving: the generator at this moment charges the lithium-ion battery. A bonus to replacing “mechanics” with “robot” in a hybrid was the ability to use adaptive cruise control with Stop & Go function on such a car, as well as remote start of the internal combustion engine via the FordPass app.
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