With its agile cornering and surprisingly nippy performance, the Ford Puma will put a bigger smile on your face than any other small SUV. But it’s a car you can buy with your sensible hat on, too, thanks to its low CO2 emissions, excellent real-world fuel economy, a clever boot and attractive monthly PCP costs.get the best price
Upgrading to ST-Line trim (over Titanium) brings sportier styling and a swaps the conventional instrument dials behind the steering wheel for a whopping great 12.3in digital display. However, it actually makes do with manual air-conditioning (rather than the climate control that Titanium models have), so simply blows warm or cool air on demand rather than maintains your chosen interior temperature.
Engine: 1.0 EcoBoost
On paper, the entry-level 124bhp mHEV engine has an official 0-62mph time of 9.8sec, and promises better acceleration than rivals such as the Nissan Juke and VW T-Roc 1.0 TSI. That shows in the real world, too; there’s plenty of pep, and while you need to rev it towards 3000rpm to make the most of its power, you’ll have no problem joining motorway sliproads or overtaking a tractor on a meandering B-road.