Styling changes and cleaner engines for facelifted Mondeo
21 May 2010

The revised Ford Mondeo will be unveiled at the Paris motor show, and is expected to go on sale late this year.

These spy pictures show the car in more detail than ever before, and show the areas of the car where the styling upgrades are focused.

See the Ford Mondeo spy pictures

That means new front and rear bumpers, taking styling cues from the Ford Focus concept unveiled at the Detroit motor show later this year, a more boxy grille, and LED running lights on higher end models. The interior is also expected to be refreshed.

The revised Ford Mondeo will be available with Ecoboost engines when it goes on sale.

It will get the new 200bhp 2.0-litre turbo-charged direct injection Ecoboost with 211lb ft of torque, while a smaller 1.6-litre turbocharged Exoboost unit is also possible.

Other engines will include the best-selling 2.0-litre diesels, available with: 113bhp, 138bhp or 161bhp, and a 2.2-litre diesel, which is expected to be pushed from 173bhp to over 180bhp, but offer improved economy.

Ford’s double-clutch Powershift gearbox will also be available as an option.

The facelifted Mondeo, which is set to be unveiled at September's Paris motor show, is the third and final car sat on Ford's CD platform to get a mid-life facelift, the others being the S-Max and Galaxy.

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20 May 2010

As usual pathetic comment,how many times do you lot need reminding You never pay list price!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! my father inlaw has just ordererd a euro 5 spec mondeo titanuim x 5 door for £22,000....yes he had to shop around(the north of england being best) but there are some good deals out there.

20 May 2010

[quote goodcarlover]

As usual pathetic comment,how many times do you lot need reminding You never pay list price!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! my father inlaw has just ordererd a euro 5 spec mondeo titanuim x 5 door for £22,000....yes he had to shop around(the north of england being best) but there are some good deals out there.

[/quote] The problem is for company car users like my wife, when the value is based on the list price, not the price you pay - absolutely hammered sometimes - currently have Mondeo, its list price was £26000, and we paid in the region of £19000..but the tax paid does not reflect this at all.


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20 May 2010

[quote Ryan Bane]...and have a resale of 20% of that after 3 years...[/quote]

A 3 year old Mondea worth £9,000? i dont think so. 10% might be nearer the mark

20 May 2010

[quote artill]

[quote Ryan Bane]...and have a resale of 20% of that after 3 years...[/quote]

A 3 year old Mondea worth £9,000? i dont think so. 10% might be nearer the mark

[/quote]

The Mondeo 2.0tdci Ghia I had as a company car for a year was seen on a car supermarket forecourt at 13 months old for £11k. That's over a 9K drop in a year. Ouch.

20 May 2010

And that's the problem , anything with a Ford,Vauxhall,etc on it's rear looses value like melting snow,or more telling is when you see one in your color and spec and it's got TAXI written down the side, doesn't feel so special then, does it?, and then you get company car drivers who bemoan their plight like their picked on especially by the government, they get to do thousands of polluting miles on a road tax of say £245 pounds and low mileage drivers(under 10,000miles) have to pay the same!?.I had the previous gen Mondeo and very good car it was too, i thought about a current one but was put off by the above mentioned, so now i'm driving a 5 Series, not fair is it?

Peter Cavellini.

20 May 2010

[quote goodcarlover]As usual pathetic comment,how many times do you lot need reminding You never pay list price!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! my father inlaw has just ordererd a euro 5 spec mondeo titanuim x 5 door for £22,000....yes he had to shop around(the north of england being best) but there are some good deals out there.[/quote]

look, ford-fan-boy, ford have no excuse to rip us off with high list prices, they are evil.

20 May 2010

Regardless of price, and the fact the Mondeo is an excellent car, this facelift still won't make people walk away from a Merc, BMW or Audi dealer simply because of the badge.

20 May 2010

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Proof that facelifting isn't always a good idea. Luckily the Mondeo was a bit of a lardy minger, so there is some scope for improvement.

Anonymous

20 May 2010

[quote Peter Cavellini]and then you get company car drivers who bemoan their plight like their picked on especially by the government, they get to do thousands of polluting miles on a road tax of say £245 pounds and low mileage drivers(under 10,000miles) have to pay the same!?.[/quote]

Road fund licence may be the same price but dont forget us company car drivers, many to whom the car is essential to do our jobs pay more fuel duty than someone who does 10,000 miles per year. Alot more, so the more you drive the more you pay, some people need to remember this.

20 May 2010

I think we're going to have to wait until it's officially unveiled to see if it has made any improvements. Personally I think the current Mondeo looks quite smart in top-spec guise, they just need to make a few tweeks to make it look good in every spec in my opinion. I am a big Ford Mondeo fan though to be honest, I had a 2003 Ghia X with cream leather etc and so long as you get one second hand you get so much car for your money, it is just the crippling depreciation that points people towards the Germans. If only people could see beyond that badge...

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