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The brand Ford Puma has been used to design two different vehicles by automaker Ford. The name was first used in 1997. The first generation was a sport compact coupé. It was only available in Europe and its production stopped in 2001. In 2019, Ford decided to reuse the surname to create the Ford Puma 2 Gen, a SUV or compact crossover (B-segment in Europe).

The new Puma is clearly inspired on the original Sports Puma, but the dissonance between concepts has risen criticism among carlovers about this Ford strategy. Many believe the second generation pollutes the good reputation of the original vehicle, which was due to reach the ‘Classic Car’ status in the next decade. Either way, there are two generations of the Ford Puma to date.

Ford Puma. Timing Belt or Timing Chain?

Down below you will see a list with all Ford Puma models which have been produced so far. They are classified by model identifier, year and type of bodywork. Above each list, we show you a series of pictures so that you can have a visual reference for each model. In some cases, both the original and its updated design are displayed to help you identify them with ease.

In this guide you will find both Ford Puma models: Coupé and SUV.

■ Timing Belt / Cam Belt (Correa / Faja de Distribución)
■ Timing Chain (Cadena de Distribución / Cadena de Tiempo)
■ Gear Driven (Distribución por Engranajes)
100% Electric, No Timing (Sin Distribución)
Unknown / Not Updated (Información desconocida)

If a car model is specified in blue, it means its motor engine has a timing chain; that is, it has no timing belt. The rest of the vehicles marked in grey have a timing belt/cam belt.

Ford Puma Coupé (1997)

Coupé (EC)

Diesel Engines

There were no diesel-engined versions of the Ford Puma Coupé.

Petrol Engines

  • FHF 1.4 16V 90 CV (1997 – 2000)
  • L1W 1.6 16V 103 CV (2000 – 2002)
  • MHA 1.7 16V 125 CV (1997 – 2002)
  • MHA ST 160 160 CV (1999 – 2002)

Ford Puma SUV (2019)


Diesel Engines

There are no diesel-engined versions of the Ford Puma SUV.

Petrol Engines

  • B7JB 1.0 EcoBoost 125 CV (2019)
  • BZJA 1.0 EcoBoost mHEV 155 CV (2019)
  • B7JB 1.0 EcoBoost mHEV 125 CV (2019)

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