Ford introduced the much-anticipated facelift for the Puma, which doesn’t look as different as we would expect. Still, while exterior updates are quite limited, the small SUV gains an overhauled digital cockpit, alongside improved equipment. The bad news is the demise of the most powerful ICE-only 1.5-liter engine with the manual gearbox, leaving the mild-hybrid 1.0-liter automatic as the only remaining option for the performance-focused Puma ST.

Starting with the interior which represents the most important upgrade, the free-standing infotainment display of the outgoing model is replaced by a much larger 12-inch touchscreen taking up most of the center console. This is joined by a new 12.8-inch digital instrument cluster, and the omission of physical climate controls.

From the outside, the 2024 Ford Puma looks quite familiar, as designers limited their input on the fresh LED graphics for the headlights, and the relocation of the Ford emblem inside the grille, which also benefits from a revised pattern. This makes the Puma look more like the discontinued Fiesta, while retaining its sporty stance thanks to the now-standard ST Line bodykit.

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