Absolute beautiful carMD (Wagon) Ambiente (2015-2023)
This car is the most comfortable car I have ever owned, it is a freak on fuel we have never come across a car with the fuel economy as this car, it is very stylish and has got the power similar to an XR6, for a diesel car it does not sound like one it is quiet, I will not be selling this car for a very long time.Show details
does everything well !MD (Hatchback) Trend (2015-2023)
in a world of suvs i cant understate the Mondeo , it does everything well, nothing is out standing , its not a race car , but will climb through the revs steadily right up to the 220 built in limiter ,
its not thirsty on gas ( but can be if you dont drive well )
it is set for economy ( clearly by the gearing) and only suffers a little on inclines ( as it doesnt want to drop gears) a little tap of the padels and your gtg ,
tows great with a weight capability that rivals a lot of the so called Utes!
well kitted out interior that you will struggle to find anywhere,
bloody shame they didnt keep making them , sigh , wont find another like it ,
Fantastic allrounder!!!!!!!!!MC (Hatchback) (2010-2014)
I bought the 2011 Mondeo Zetec 2.0 TDCI second hand in 2015 with 80,000km from the previous owner who purchased it new. She's now just covered over 400,000km !!! I use to be a mechanic many years ago, so know a bit about cars. Issues... The biggest issue I had was the gearbox main seal leaking gearbox oil at 300,000km. I had a quote to replace which was Au$3000, so I purchased a seal from ebay for 150 bucks and pulled the gearbox out myself, big job! but still going strong 100,000km on. I use the car to commute to work also tow a boat and a car... Read moreavan. I have had a few engine check lights come on over the years, but just ignore them, and for the past 50,000km no check lights at all, so I would say an over sensitive computer/sensor is the issue there, don't waist money trying to fix it. All up a fantastic used car for the money at $11,000. I will be sad to see her go!!! Great on fuel, torquey engine, massive boot, looks good, pleasure to drive!
So much better than I expected!Mondeo MA (2007-2008)
I bought a 2008 LX Ford Mondeo with 207000 km on it, and it has been amazing ever since. The only thing I replaced on the car was the breaks and tire, and servicing was done every 5000km or 3 months.
I took my Mondeo up to Brisbane and down to Melbourne, and west to Wagga Wagga, never missed a single beat. Planning to take it to snowy mountains this winter.
Built quality is surprisingly good as well. Rear-ended someone at 35kph once due to slipping on wet road with cheap tyre, absolutely no damage cosmetically at all.
Absolutely recommended as a first car, just make sure don't get the once with PowerShift transmission, those are utter pieces of crap, needs replacing every 100k at least and costs 5k for a second hand one.Show details
Ford Mondeo lemonMD (Hatchback) Trend (2015-2023)
Problem with sensors for engine co2 within week of purchase . Second year broken radiator housing twice cost of $3k to fix. 3rd year Now transmission issues of cost $6k to fix. Very disappointed with after sales service support waited weeks to be given a time to bring the car in to be looked at and waited week for reply.Show details
Brilliant car - crap transmissionMC (Hatchback) (2010-2014)
2011 Titanium TDCI hatch. Bought second hand with 230k on the clock. Got it RACV tested before purchase - was all clear. After about 1500km of faultless driving, the gearbox, without warning, would go into neutral, redline revs then clang back into gear. By the end of the diagnosis it was found that a part of the DSG clutch pack disintegrated. Cost $4400 to fix by transmission specialist in Melbourne who does many of these repairs on Mondeos.
Has been faultless since having the repair done.
Is a brilliant car to drive, the diesel is a little... Read morenoisy but less so than a Holden Cruze diesel I drove once. The electronic package is great, easily the best adaptive cruise control I've ever driven. Once drove from Colac to Traralgon without touching the accelerator or brake, in heavy traffic. Excellent on fuel, I get 6L/100km on the highway and around 8L/100km running around town.
Great value for money, modern looks, lots of luxury featuresMD (Hatchback) Trend (2015-2023)
We use this car as a daily driver for the school run, grocery shopping and going to work (20 mins each way). We only paid NZD 19,790 for a 2017 car with 69,000km; it had been a fleet car and done a lot of hot running.
A few small stone chips on the bonnet/hood but nothing noticeable until up close.
We were trading in a 2003 Ford Falcon BA so any shift to a smaller engine was going to improve fuel efficiency. My wife and I decided EVs and hybrids were still too early in the product life cycle for us to adopt. Be warned that it requires pe... Read moretrol with octane rating greater than 95. The Mondeo Trend is great value for money. Lots of features that would normally be expected in a luxury car came in our model, such as NZ GPS navigation, heated seats, proximity sensors, and lane change warnings. All these gadgets can come at a cost. A friend of ours has a 2019 Ford Everest with the proximity sensors in the bumper (similar to the Mondeo). He says he only grazed a bollard and was up for a $5,000 repair as the entire bumper plus sensors needed replacement. Doubtless he has lost his no claims bonus!
A worthy purchaseMondeo MA (2007-2008)
Any Mechanical work would need to be done by a mechanic. Thermostat-Mechanic. Negatives.
I have the 2.3l Petrol superb Power for a 4 cylinder as good as my Holden V6 was. interiors well laid out and even has a sunglasses holder over your head, hmm 1 thing, Bonnet latch is on passengers side. Reliable has never let me down even on the coldest mornings. Good leg room, Steering controls. I have the station wagon good stuff space. 6 speed auto is excellent and you can flip the lever right for tiptronic/taptronic plus it gives you sports mode when e
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No SUV for me. A luxury sedan for me.MD (Hatchback) Titanium (2015-2023)
This petrol engine Ford Mondeo ticks all of the boxes for me. Comfort with style and economy if driven sensibly. (Total average economy of 8.3 litres per 100 km since purchase over 1 year ago.) AEB, radar cruise, cross traffic alert & auto dipping headlamps are just some of the luxuries that are standard in this vehicle. It's a shame that Ford no longer import this vehicle.Show details
Flawed gearboxMC (Wagon) (2010-2014)
If it wasn't for the gearbox I would be happy with this car, over 1100km range from 70l tank of diesel.
2014 mc tdi lx wagon with 85000 on the clock, still looks like new in engine compartment but just had major gearbox failure.
Spent over $6000 getting dual clutch repaired at 70000km.
I would strongly advise to not even consider buying a Ford with a dual clutch sports shift transmission as they are flawed, extremely complex and expensive to repair. The mechanic currently with the car has a Ford Kuga with 40000km also with a failed transmission.
Now most likely scrap the car as I'm reluctant to waste more money and just accept the loss of probably over $12000
I think I'm off Fords for life after this experience.
A little disappointedMD (Hatchback) Titanium (2015-2023)
Purchased 2nd hand with 32000kM, first Diesel. Issues with passenger window only going up and down in small stages (7 movements to open or close window) and internal rear view mirror always too dark and dimming doesn’t change. Suspect electronics not reset after battery change. Web based window resets don’t work.
It is difficult to know exactly what functions are actually supported, as functional info provided on sites can be contradictive.
Car looks nice, drives well and shows signs of good economy.
Dec 20, drove to Brisbane half way back t... Read moreransmission goes into limited function. EGR valve identified faulty but no spares in country. Took 2 weeks to organise and fit one from wrecker to get car home and new EGR valve still to be fitted once they arrive in country mid Feb. Window function and now drivers seat still not functioning correctly. Window randomly works correctly.
Very fuel efficent family carMC (Hatchback) (2010-2014)
I haved owned my 2010 mc mondeo diesel for 8.5yrs. Luckily powershift clutches were replaced under the remaining new car warranty by Ford at 50000kms 6mths after I bought the car.
150000klms now and no issues. Owners must keep in mind that gearbox is actually an automated manual so that bad driving habits that will kill a manuals clutch will kill the powershift i.e edging forward in traffic or using throttle instead of brakes to hold the car on a hill for example.
Also it is important that fluid and filter are changed every 60000klms in the g
Beware of unreliable Powershift transmission!MC (Wagon) (2010-2014)
I bought my 2014 TDCi Mondeo wagon last year and shortly after purchasing it the car made clunking and grinding noises when travelling up hills. Turns out my Mondeo had a damaged gearbox and upon further research (many hours online and phoning transmission specialists) I discovered that the dual clutch Mondeo gearbox is well know for being very fragile and are often known to fail after 100,000kms.
I was quoted $4500 by a local trans specialist to get it repaired. All the transmission specialists that I spoke to told be that these gearboxes ar... Read moree very complicated and failed often. The turbo diesel Mondeos are excellent cars to drive when they are working well. However in my opinion the risk of getting one with a gearbox that will fail far outweighs the benefits. Buyer beware!!
A total lemonMC (Wagon) (2010-2014)
I bought my Mondeo because it was European made and fuel efficient, but it’s turned out to be a total lemon. The first major repair was a blown transmission - a $7,000 repair. Since then it’s been one issue after another. Avoid at all costs!Show details
ExcellentMondeo MB (2009-2010)
The Mondeo is a daily driver but has done long trips as well. The 2 litre turbo diesel is relaxed and comfortable. Handling good. Massive room in hatchback. good long distance tourer, economical . Return trip to NSW half the cost in fuel compared to a Falcon ...or a BMW 325 which it replaced.Show details
Questions & Answers
Having to replace front left-hand cv joint does any one know how many spline does this model take, 28 or 31 ,2010 mondeo titanium diesel
Cv joints, how many splines in front wheel drive
Hi all. How are these models going now (MD 2015>)? There seem to be plenty of people saying that they are great 7 years ago when they were new. I am wondering what people think of the 2015 or newer Mondeo. Are they still plagued with transmission issues ? Thanks
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|Category||Cars and Hatchbacks||Cars and Hatchbacks||Cars and Wagons||Cars and Wagons|
|Transmission||Dual-Clutch (DCT)||Dual-Clutch (DCT)||Automatic||Dual-Clutch (DCT)|
|Drive Type||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)|
|Wheels||18" Alloy||18" Alloy||17" Alloy||18" Alloy|
|ANCAP Safety Rating||5 Stars||5 Stars||5 Stars||5 Stars|
|Fuel Consumption||5.1 L/100km||5.1 L/100km||8.5 L/100km||5.3 L/100km|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||62 L||62 L||62 L||62 L|
|Engine||4 Cylinder 2L||4 Cylinder 2L||4 Cylinder 2L||4 Cylinder 2L|
|Max Power||132kW @ 3500rpm||132 kW @ 3500rpm||149kW @ 5400rpm||132kW @ 3500rpm|
|Max Torque||400Nm @ 2000rpm||400Nm @ 2000rpm||345Nm @ 2700rpm||400Nm @ 2000rpm|
|Country of Manufacture||Spain||Spain||Spain||Spain|
|Manufacturer Warranty||3 year(s)||3 year(s)||5 year(s)||3 year(s)|
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