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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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89 reader reviews for Ford Mondeo Hatchback.
  • 2.5T Titanium X 5dr

    martin kirk , manchester . Date: 02/11/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      26

    My car

    I am writing this for j kelly. I have owned a new shape mondeo for 1 year so I know the pit falls of them. I now own a 2008 citroen c5. The mondeo had serious problems when it was first launched in 2007.

    The boot allowed water to run into the boot itself (sorted out on 2008 models).

    The electrics on the 2.0 tdci where poor as it stalled as approaching a roundabout or just slowing down.

    If it's raining on the motorway, the water will run around the window and onto the drivers and passenger side windows which make it extremely difficult for changing lanes.

    The ghia models have awful wood interiors and the titanium cluster looks similar to halfords special silver cheap look.

    Do what I did and many others and go and buy a citroen c5 which is better looking, better built and more reliable. If you don't believe me read the reviews. If you don't like the c5 have a look at the 2008 renault laguna and just see how reliable it is. These cars are french but their much better in every way.

  • 2.5T Titanium X Sport 5dr

    Dimitris Vayenas Date: 19/10/2008
    • 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

    My car

    My Mondeo Titanium Sport (2.5L Turbo) was delivered last Thursday and I am truly excited by the engine and the road handling. I waited more that four months to be delivered and I can say that it was well worth the wait. I opted for the Mondeo since I believed that the handling, ride quality and tempo easily surpassed any of the Mercedes, BMWs and Audi of the similar and even higher price. Yesterday a motor cyclist tapped on the passenger window and asked me where I got that twin exhaust kit for my unassuming Mondeo. I said to him that it is the 2.5T (the badge appears only below the driver side flash indicator) and off he went speechless. It is sad that the FMC doesnot promote this model to the public.

  • 2.0 TDCi 140 Titanium X 5dr

    Arron Cambridge , south yorkshire . Date: 14/10/2008
    • Overall 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
    • Average MPG
      30

    My car

    Have owned the car for nearly a year now and it is time to swap. After going to the Ford from a Nissan Pathfinder, it took some getting used to. I thought it was a little underpowered. Had some electrical problem's as well, it cut's out now and again, and also i get a head light malfunction message, when there is nothing wrong. Just turn the lights on and off and its ok. Boot is a pain in the bum when it rains, also i found it hard to see my mirror's when it was raining as water ran up the side windows. And there is a great deal of difference in fuel comsumption between my Pathfinder and the Mondeo. But that aside i think it is a very good car. My only question is which Mondeo next. The 2.5lt or 2.2tdci sport? Ive seen the reviews on the 2.2, but not the 2.5. Any help would be most welcomed. P.S the fuel cap is brillant.

  • 1.8 TDCi 125 Edge 6spd 5dr

    jeremy couplan , west yorks . Date: 09/10/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      44.8

    My car

    I've just bought this car for Taxi use: Its amazing in many ways - its very spacious, quiet, certainly not underpowered, adequate spec, even in 'edge' model - yes I'm delighted, even my passengers have commented on its pleasant quiet ride and bags of leg room. I test drove a few cars prior to choosing the mondeo and for this price (pre registered 08 deliv mileage @ £13000)you can't go wrong -really; The what car reviews are in my opinion spot on! If you're not a badge snob this car is well on par if not better than any BMW/Merc and its around £15,000 cheaper to buy!!

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