My partner and take long road trips over 6 hours every couple of months in the XR6 and couldnt fault it, its a very smooth comfy ride and plenty of space to sleep in the back! Hardly had any issues apart for the left side window sticking sometimes and the broke drivers inner door handle.
Purchased in April 2020 for $10,000.00.
The reviewer stated that an incentive was offered for this review
Mk3 bf wagon..still requires aftermarket oil trans cooler for 4 stars
Awesome powerful engine and comfortable wagon.
479000kms old, ran it o 504000 before it died, it still looked above good condition.
Rusting in the lower rear door seals..coming out on a 4 year old car is unacceptable.
Paint was decent though. Warped rotors still an issue.
Just had to replace the gearbox box and drove 30k only to have the oil cooler
In the trans break and flood my engine with transmission fluid.
09 falcon you would think they would have fixed it, problem is the cooler is behind the engine bay on top of the trans 4 spd. Beware! Sold it for 600 in the end, and the guy replaced the trans again,
FORD OFFERS TOP VALUE FOR AN OLDER VEHICLE
The Ford Falcon XR6 2006-2007 model is generally a reliable model, despite its age. Typically, Ford has given it the powerful 6 cylinder motor and, in this case, a six speed sports automatic gearbox which is designed to suit all types of drivers. This car catches the eye of sporty enthusiasts with its sleek, aerodynamic body lines and bold paintwork. Even at relatively high kilometres on the clock, the XR6 performs well; great response under the pedal, with its traditional gutsy 'gurgle' as it changes through the gears. Generally good on fuel, 9L/100 highway driving; obviously more in suburbia and/or if driven to its full potential!
I have had my 07 bf wagon for a few years . Has 190000km now and has had no major repairs . Servicing and wearing parts only . Only down fall is the paint quality . The top has faded pretty disappointing with the crap paint . But overall top and reliable car
Xt lpg only
This car has been a pleasure to drive and extremely good fuel pricing on lpg making it a good around town vehicle power windows built in bluetooth for hands free phone is also a god sent it also has great freeway fuel economy making it just as good for long drives and with the lumbar support your back never gets saw and electric seats make you very comfortable as adjustments are easy. I would highly recommend for any company to use as a fleet vehicle.
Love my ford xr6
I brought my 2008 ford falcon xr6 about 2 months ago second hand and love it handles great lots of guts great family car I upgraded to this from a mazda tribute, still have lots of room for 2 baby seats and 1 child in the 3rd seat. Boot is huge I have enough room for my double pram and left over room for my shopping. It has great functions that you can set how you like eg. Lights to be automatic, radio to turn off once your door opens, choice to have your boot locked at all times unless pressed with special key button which isn't car door unlock button. It had been great for me and my family. The bf looks great too!
mk2, hard to corner, but grreat
really good car, low on fuel economy, but big boot, big chasis, big everything, heaps of space, mine did 150k, neevr missed a beat, loved it to bits. such a a beautiful car to look at. regular maintenance is enough, and change nattery every so often. would not regret. this beautifully made car.
BF Falcon was supposed to be the model with all the bugs ironed out. IT'S NOT.
Drives nicely in a straight line but the comfort of the front seats has dropped considerably from previous models and the rear seating has stayed as awful and uncomfortable.
Plenty of power as usual for Ford sedans and when on an easy cruise the fuel economy can be surprising.
Very noisy on most of the tar roads.
Bought this Ford at 68,500kmsand at 72,600 the rear suspension bushes had to be replaced - crazy to have multi angle rolling ball bushes on the rear suspension of a large sedan- ( quoted $690 ) and at 58,000kms the starter failed. O...
The running cost of car is perfect it then reliability of it is flexible.
Recently I am troubled with having to start it.
It won't start as normal and I have to adjust the gear lever or accelerators pedal to force start it.
Please advice me in this issue.
Otherwise This car is great!
cheap family motoring !!!
I two BF falcon sedans, these cars are value for money. Common problem I had is the front control arm bushes fail . So after spending $250 for control arms +$265 new front shocks the car drives like new. I have a young family with two kids and everyone can fit in there without any problems. And if anyone spill anything in the car NO Problem its just a falcon. Any one who planning to buy one my advice is to check if the front control arm bushes and rear diff bushes have been done by the previous owner. Fixing those two issues will cost about $1000 on top of the car purchase price. I had a big suv and I downgraded to a falcon, now when I come home I am more relaxed I don’t have the feeling that I have to go and see a chiropractor.
Purchased a second hand G6 with standard 4.0l six. Great car to drive with instant grunt, enormous torque and does everything well and surprising economy, used 7.4l/100km on 600km round trip to Busselton. Surprisingly potent sound system and sufficiently quiet to enjoy it.
Only has the 5 speed auto but this still the best auto i have ever had.
Ours is navy blue- very sexy machine.
love this car
I purchased my new BF Mk 11 eurosport in 2007, it is the best falcon so far, (this is now the 6th falcon , XY,XB,XC,XF,XD,AU), build quality is quite good no squeaks or rattles, only replaced tyres, brakes, and a couple of minor things. Great on fuel averages less than 10 ltrs per hundred ks around town, on a recent rush trip into the wheatbelt of WA, she averaged 8.2ltrs per 100ks, sitting on the limit with cruise, and 1200kms straight through, the mighty 4 litre six just loping along happily.
I find the falcon very comfortable, quite and ...
Love my falcons I have a Ba gtp a Ba Turbo and have had our Bf XR6 for 8 years. Had 11000 on it when I bought it its now done 225000. Great car only issues starter motor died, alternator died warped rotors and did the pump seal in the tranny. Overall this has been a great car suspension wise she is starting to get a few squeaks but it still drives awesome the B series was a beautiful shape just thinking of trading this in for a 50th anniversary FG
BF XR6, ZF Trans. Much better than I could have imagined.
After owning Subaru's for years I finally got one that everyone warns about, so I replaced it with an XR6 because they are reasonably cheap second hand and I just wanted an appliance to clock up lots of open road KM,
My expectations were pretty low, but I can honestly say this is the best car I have owned.
Purchased in 2011 with 140,000km on the clock, now has 240,000km and still going well.
The ZF transmission makes the car what it is really, very intelligent smooth transmission. The suspension holds the road better than my old 2005 GT legacy.
Get around 8.5-10 km/l open road - although I do have a heavy foot. Around 11km/l around town.
Typically get around 620KM tank. ...
My brother bought one of these ford xr6 after that he leased the same car.and I was usually stuck in the passenger seat and noticed with a smooth transition ride and boy it used to go quick when it was warm even though the motor was noisy and it used to go up bulli pass quite easy / most of the times it's usually better to buy a new car as someone can run the motor in to their own preference / the car was struck by a truck and was totalled so basically it was written off by the insurance company after that the have him a new car / as my brother was not hurt I totally recommend the ford falcon cars
Questions & Answers
I started the car up the other morning.2007 ford xr6 bf mk2.
Driving out of the garage .turned left and heard and felt a grinding noise.noise came from the left hand side.checked bearings.ok
Replaced calliper.but it is still happening.
When I jacked car up and checked every thing all seemed ok.but as soon as car is on ground and I start to drive.turning left it feels like it is grabbing and I can hear the grinding.
Any helpful tips in trouble shooting would be appreciated
How do you check the oil level on a Ford Falcon G6 limited edition
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|Category||Cars, Wagons and Sedans|
|Transmission||Automatic and Manual|
|Drive Type||Rear Wheel Drive (RWD)|
|ANCAP Safety Rating||4 Stars|
|Fuel Consumption||12.9 L/100km|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||68 L|
|Engine||6 Cylinder 4L|
|Max Power||245kW @ 5250rpm|
|Max Torque||480Nm @ 2000-4500rpm|
|Country of Manufacture||Australia|
|Manufacturer Warranty||3 year(s)|
|Release date||Jan 2005|
|Discontinuation date||Dec 2010|
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