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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    4 out of 5 stars

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88 reader reviews for Ford Mondeo Hatchback.
  • 1.6 TDCi 115 Eco Edge S/S 5dr

    Anthony Ogoegbunam , East Sussex . Date: 08/03/2014
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      52

    My car

    This is a fantastic car to drive. I bought a 12 plate, 2nd hand with 10000miles on the clock. I was going to buy the Vauxhall insignia as I felt this was a better looking car but in the end I decided to go for the Mondeo because of the £30/year road tax. As a 6ft 4 person this car is the most comfortable I've driven, although getting in and out are a bit tedious as the car is low. The bluetooth control/ voice controls are impressive. My main reason for buying this car was all about fuel efficiency..... where the car is so great to drive I am happy to cruise at speeds 57-65miles/hr on motorways and using the Shell Nitro diesel I have achieved 780 miles on a tank of diesel which cost about 90£ to fill. The trip computer shows MPG anything btw 30mpg (when winds are strong or going uphill) and 80mpg (official is about 67.5mpg), whilst Overall great and comfortable car

  • 2.0 TDCi 140 Titanium 5dr

    Adam Redfern , derbyshire . Date: 12/02/2014
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Having now covered 75,000 miles over the last 2 1/2 years I can say this is the best car I have owned. Averaging 50mpg and that is self recorded not following the inaccurate on board CPU. Sometimes I've a heavy foot and this barge feels like a speed boat with all the driving fun, other times I cruise, and it is a joy to relax in. Great size, tows anything easily, esp and traction control make it beat some 4x4s for sticking to the road in snow or getting out of a muddy field (obviously driving technique help) Boot size is cavernous, with rear seats down it is warehouse size. 3 kids on long journey have plenty of space, and the rear power point a great help with all their gadgets. Slight issues with cabin noise, but with music or radio on it is masked easily. Water ingress into boot is just annoying, simple design mistake. Slight electrics issue with cruise control, it is a known issue, but I'm not paying stupid prices to get it permanently fixed. Overall, I'll drive her till she dies, then seriously consider getting another.

  • 2.0 145 Zetec 5dr

    James Colvin , Nottinghamshire . Date: 21/10/2013
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      32

    My car

    I bought this car second hand from a local dealer I've used before. The car had one owner and a full main dealer service history. Frankly I am delighted! Spacious, quality interior, coupled to a smooth ride. Better still it drives beautifully, similar to a 5 series in feel. In town it is a large car and as such isn't much fun in a multi-storey car park. Thankfully it great fun on a roads and motorway miles are wafted away effortlessly. The only thing I can criticise is that my mpg isn't wonderful but it is similar to other large 2.0 litre large petrol cars apporx 32 mpg. I would wholeheartedly recommend one of these to anyone, especially as used prices are so much cheaper than equivalent cars, such as Insignias, Passats and so on. And I should know - my last car was a Passat and this is much better. Look beyond the badge and you'll reward yourself with a cracking car. Enjoy.

  • 1.6 160 Ecoboost Zetec 5dr

    Allen Harris , Berkshire . Date: 28/09/2013
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      36

    My car

    Approaching the end of the first year of ownership. Very pleased with the car. At first the size and six speed gearbox took a little bit of getting used to but it's a lovely car to drive. Out of town it glides along very smoothly and despite its size it's quite agile in town. Have done about 1000 miles per month which is why I opted for a petrol engine. So far no signs of any faults and everything has worked properly. Another car where the journalists positive reviews are completely justified. Great value for money.

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