The Puma, also known as Duratorq in other markets, is a turbodiesel 3.2-liter five-cylinder from Ford Motor used to power midsize cargo vans, pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles, or more commonly known as SUVs. Featuring a dual overhead cam (DOHC) design, in an inline configuration, the Ford 3.2L Puma architecture has been part of the Ford Power Stroke engine family since 2015, but has been part of the Ford Duratorq engine family in Europe and other markets since 2014.
This engine was adapted to meet North American emissions standards so it could power the Ford Transit, marking the first time the engine was sold under the Power Stroke name. In order to save fuel, lower emissions and reduce NVH levels, the Ford 3.2L Power Stroke Puma engine was fitted with a high pressure common rail fuel injection system and piezo injectors that can spray up to five different injections per compression event. It’s also equipped with a water-cooled EGR system to reduce exhaust gas temperature before being recirculated through the intake. A unique feature to the emissions system is that the diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC) and the DPF have been combined into a single unit as opposed to the traditional separate two.
Very much like the 3.0L Lion and the 6.7L Scorpion engines, the Puma features a variable geometry turbo for on-the-fly intake air flow tuning for increased power and improved fuel economy. The engine also features a variable-flow oil pump as well as cast aluminum low friction pistons with oil squirters to improve cooling during heavy-load conditions. The Ford 3.2L Power Stroke Puma engine powers the following vehicles:
- Ford Everest
- Ford Ranger
- Ford Transit
- Ford Troller T4
|Engine family||Power Stroke|
|Configuration & cylinders||Inline configuration, five cylinders|
|Vehicle engine orientation||Longitudinal|
|Valve configuration||Dual-overhead cam (DOHC)|
|Assembly sites||Port Elizabeth, South Africa|
|Max power @ RPM||197 hp @ 3,000 rpm|
|Max torque @ RPM||350 lb-ft @ 2,500 rpm|
|Cylinder block||Cast iron|
|Vehicle||Transmission||Drive Wheels||Horsepower @ RPM||Torque (lb-ft) @ RPM|
|Ford Everest (2015+)||Six-speed manual / Six-speed automatic||RWD / 4WD||197 @ 3,000||350 @ 2,750|
|Ford Ranger T6 (2015 +)||Six-speed manual / Six-speed automatic||RWD / 4WD||197 @ 3,000||350 @ 2,750|
|Ford Transit (North America - 2015 to 2019)||Six-speed automatic||RWD||185 @ 3,000||350 @ 2,500|
|Ford Troller T4 (2015 +)||Six-speed manual||4WD||197 @ 3,000||347 @ 2,750|
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