The sense of pleasure senior Ford folks have for the Puma is evident. Ford has taken an admirably contemporary take a look at the booming compact SUV market and determined that one other scaled-down, old-school SUV will not be the way in which of the longer term.
The Puma has a powerful and polished presence and it has been clearly thought by in superb element. This, maybe, is without doubt one of the advantages of the ‘One Ford’ interval coming to an finish. Somewhat than needing a few years to knock the Ecosport into European form, or having to share a Mondeo with North America and China, the Puma is a really European product.
Ford has wager a lot of its European future on what it calls crossovers – vehicles which might be taller and extra helpful than a standard hatchback however not so tall that passengers have to climb up into them.
However there’s one other sound cause for not constructing blunt-fronted vehicles: the necessity to meet the very onerous future EU gas economic system laws.
With the corporate predicting no let-up within the recognition of SUVs, the Puma seems uncannily like the longer term European mainstream household automobile.
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