Puma makes a giant leap for Ford

Ford needed a much better compact crossover than the substandard EcoSport. In the Fiesta-based Puma, it finally has one

26th January, 2020
Puma makes a giant leap for Ford
The Ford Puma is a crossover based on the Fiesta model

The Ford Puma, a brand new crossover based on the Fiesta, is designed to compete in a class with some seriously talented, big-selling competition – such as the Nissan Juke, Seat Arona and Peugeot 2008.

It is Ford’s hope that using a nameplate once employed on a small, Europe-only coupé from 1997-2001 will bring the company more success in the highly lucrative compact crossover segment. Since 2013, it has had to battle in this class with...

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