What used Ford Mondeo estate will I get for my budget?
Between £10,000 and £12,000 is the entry point to the Mondeo Estate. This will buy you a 2015 car in good condition with an average mileage for the year and a full history, probably from a trader or an independent dealer.
Up this to between £13,000 and £15,000 and you’ll find good 2016 cars with the same criteria applying, while in excess of £16,000 will net you a good 2016 car from a franchised dealer.
How much does it cost to run a Ford Mondeo estate?
According to official figures, the most efficient model in the Mondeo Estate range is the 74.3mpg 1.5 TDCi Econetic diesel. The most popular model, the 2.0 TDCi 150 diesel, achieves up to 67.3mpg.
If a petrol Mondeo is what you’re after, the 1.0 turbo is rated at a creditable 54.3mpg, while the more potent 1.5 turbo gets 47.1mpg – impressive figures that place them as some of the more efficient petrol cars in the class.
In terms of tax costs, all Mondeo Estates registered after 1 April 2017 will cost £140 a year to tax. Tax costs for Mondeo Estates registered before then will range from £0 per year for the most efficient Econetic versions up to £220 a year for the most powerful petrol models. Reckon on paying £20 a year for the 2.0 TDCi and £30 a year for the 1.0 petrol, while the 1.5 petrol will incur a significant jump in cost up to £150 a year.
Servicing on the Mondeo Estate isn’t too costly, and parts will be cheap to buy if something does go wrong. Cars over three years of age will qualify for Ford’s Motorcraft servicing regime, under which an annual service at a Ford dealer will cost £149. You'll pay even less at an independent Ford specialist.