Ford Otosan kicks off the production of the new Courier model in Craiova


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Ford Otosan will officially start the production of Courier models in Craiova on Tuesday, being the first new models produced since the plant was taken over in the summer of 2022 by Koc Holding from Turkey. Prime Minister Ciolacu will also participate in the event.

Next year, Ford will start production of electric versions of Puma and Courier in Craiova. Ford produces the Puma SUV in Craiova, one of the brand’s best-selling models in Europe. The company announced last year that from 2024, a 100% electric version of the Puma compact SUV will be manufactured at the Craiova plant. From the second part of 2024 and models whose production officially starts now will have electric versions: E-Transit Courier and E-Tourneo Courier.

The new Ford Transit Courier and Ford Tourneo Courier models, which are manufactured only in Craiova and start from under 20,000 euros, have now been added to Puma, which has been produced since 2019.

Transit Courier is for cargo and Tourneo Courier for passengers. Transit Courier can be available in 1.0 EcoBoost engine variants (100 HP MT6 and 125 HP MT6 or AT7) and with diesel engine – 1.5 EcoBlue (100 HP MT6). The Tourneo passenger variant can only be equipped with a petrol engine – 1.0 EcoBoost 125 HP with MT6 or AT7.

The cheapest Transit version starts at 15,500 euros, and the most expensive versions, and with maximum features, approach 30,000 euros.

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