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Ford Puma SUV - Reliability & safety

Euro NCAP has already awarded the Ford Puma a five-star safety rating

Carbuyer Rating

4.2 out of 5

Reliability & safety Rating

4.0 out of 5

Ford scored a disappointing 25th out of 29 in our 2022 driver power survey of manufacturers, remaining in the same position it had held from the year before.

Ford Puma reliability

The Ford Puma made its second appearance in our 2022 Driver Power survey, and although it had slipped down from the year before, it still managed a respectable 21st out of 75 different models. Over a fifth of Ford drivers reported a fault in the first year of ownership, which is slightly higher than average in our survey.

With only Fiat, Dacia, Mitsubishi and MG registering worse performances, Ford and its owners must be hoping the Puma’s result in our 2022 Driver Power survey is a sign of better things to come.

Safety

Before arriving in showrooms, the Ford Puma had already received five stars in Euro NCAP crash tests, with an impressive 94% score for adult occupant protection. It also scored the maximum points in lateral impact tests and for its child restraint system.

Top versions of the Puma are fitted with 12 ultrasonic sensors, three radars and two cameras to help assist with driving, improve safety and aid parking. It features safety technology including autonomous emergency braking, Ford's Intelligent Speed Limiter and lane keeping assist.

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