Record-breaking Ford Puma: the best-selling hybrid car in Italy in 2020

Ford Puma, car loved for its sinuous lines of exterior design, for the greater load capacity of the category and the innovative EcoBoost Hybrid engine, today boasts an important title: according to the data UNRAE is the best-selling hybrid in the first six months of 2020 in Italy.

From the launch in January to today I am 6,500 EcoBoost Hybrid units sold (out of a total of 8,700), Ford Puma has been highly appreciated by Italian consumers since its debut, both for the design and for the qualities and advantages of the EcoBoost Hybrid, Ford’s first level of electrification. The 3-cylinder EcoBoost 1.0 combined with the electric motor, powered by a 48V lithium-ion battery, has been designed to increase fuel efficiency and offer a rewarding driving experience. This is an advantageous solution in economic terms, which guarantees more conscious mobility and important tax advantages, such as the exemption from paying for parking in the blue stripes.

Together with Kuga, Focus and Fiesta and the Ford Transit and Transit Custom commercial vehicles, today Ford Puma offers Mild-Hybrid technology for greater fuel savings, as part of the commitment that the brand wants to complete: to have a version electrified for every car sold in Europe. The goal is to bring 18 electrified vehicles to the market by the end of 2021.

Source: Ford Press Office

The Puma crossover is also appreciated for its new design, which accentuates the balance in the forms and guarantees style, accessibility and load capacity without compromise. There great news of which we have spoken in recent months is the MegaBox, an additional washable compartment placed in the trunk, developed to meet the most varied needs of customers and able to offer a capacity of another 80 liters and to accommodate objects up to about 115 cm in height in a vertical position.

Customers at the wheel have the opportunity to adapt the driving modes, according to their style or road conditions, with Drive Modes. Ford Puma has been awarded 5 Euro NCAP stars, boasts premium safety, many driver assistance technologies and the new generation FordPass Connect integrated modem. The crossover / SUV offers a wide range of traditional engines: 1.0 125 HP petrol EcoBoost and 120 HP 1.5 EcoBlue diesel, all equipped as standard with Start & Stop technology to reduce operating costs.