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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 disappointed
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...ransmission 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.
Purchased in November 2020.
Very fuel efficent family car
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...
Purchased in February 2012 for $20,000.00.
Beware of unreliable Powershift transmission!
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...e 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!!
Purchased in May 2019 for $10,000.00.
A total lemon
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!
Purchased in May 2012 for $15,500.00.
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.
Purchased in January 2020 at motorwell for $9,500.00.
Great, Reliable and great safety features packed in a car.
Great economy, power and agility, love it .145,000 from 89000 hasht missed a beat.
2litre Diesel has some surprising grunt in it.
Airbags all round including rear seatbelt bags.
Been through several falcons but love this comfort and no brake wobble after time from overheating brakes.
A joy to drive, hate adding kms to it for work purposes.
Purchased in November 2017 at Action Auto Group for $16,000.00.
Mostly good. Bit of a slow gearbox holds it back.
This car does the job. I have the diesel version and extremely fuel efficient. Only problem is when you accelerate at low speeds there is a massive lag which can be quite frustrating. Trying to pull out into a gap in traffic can be difficult. Other than that it’s a very functional car in all other aspects. Fantastic boot space. Great for bikes and don’t need a roof rack.
Purchased in January 2016 for $13,000.00.
Great car. Fast, reliable, spacious, comfortable, great on fuel.
I got the car brand new. 4 years/75,00km later, all I can say is... what a great family car. It is very spacious, has great boot space, great acceleration even at highway speeds. No major issues of any kind.
- great diesel engine, fantastic gearbox, great acceleration
- excellent fuel economy (6.9 litters)
- feels solid, performs really well through a band/great cornering
- quiet for a diesel car, especially at highway speeds, pure joy to cruise at 110-120km/h
- comfortable, especially the front seats
- heaps of space in the boot
- Mondeo MD (2015-2021)
Started out as great vehicle, but now...
I purchased this car in February 2018. It had 22,000KM on it, and was 14 months old. When I purchased it everything was tight, no noises, no squeals, no complaints! Fast forward 14 months and it's now 2.5 years old and at 93,000, and I hate it.
- Pretty fuel efficient - Diesel
- Decent enough Sound system
- Selectable Driving modes
- Great LED headlights
- Autonomous braking works well
- Radar is good for long drives ...
Purchased in February 2018 at Byrne Ford for $33,000.00.
LOVE this Superstar Car!!!
Love love love our Ford Mondeo! Had this car for over 5 years and it has NOT ONCE let us down. Only been to the mechanic once of twice for minor issues. Great family car too. Massive boot! Highly recommended!!!
Purchased in March 2013 for $10,000.00.
My Mondeo would have to be one of the nicest car's I have driven. It's very smooth powerful and quite loads of room for passengers and in the boot fantastic car to own.
Purchased in February 2019 for $41,000.00.
Brilliant and so smooth and quiet.
Bought the Titanium MY 18.75 model last week and what a fantastic decision it was. This car is so nice to drive, smooth, quiet and powerful. What this car does not include should be on the list. Voice recognition is outstanding and seamlessly connects to my mobile phone within seconds of starting. Safety features are incredible. Can't wait to finish working out all the gadgets and how they function. Very under rated car and should definitely be pushed much harder by Ford. Love it.
Purchased in February 2019.
- Mondeo MB (2009-2010)
Absolutely the best car ever!
I do not know where to start.. this mondeo we bought which is the titanium diesel is incredible so very reliable. Fuel consumption is amazing.. we get 1000 km's per tank around town! Air conditioning. is freezing cold.. transmission is so smooth. We drive our mondeo 3 to 4 times per week. Servicing is done only at ford. The boot is massive .. larger than our ford falcon boot which was our previous car. Engine bay looks great and enough space to to work on the motor if need be. Electric heated seats are a plus and work fantastic. We have never h...ad any issues with our Mondeo. The sun roof works perfectly. No issues with our mondeo which we have had under 1 year . The leather is still immaculate .. it is not the usual cheap leather used in cars in Australia.. probably as it is a European made car. Best car ever for comfort, reliability and quality!
Beautiful car to drive
I love my car it’s awesome reliable lovely to drive couldn’t be happier leather interior, its a turbo diesel drives smooth and also has a sunroof I could not of asked for a better car i love showing it off it sticks to the road and has awesome performance must have
Hidden gem of a car
My first Modeo wagon was back in 2010 and this is my third one(renew every 3 years) and the best so far. This car has excellent road handling, heaps of torque, all the bells & whistles you need in a car such as
-easy to use touch screen with no fuss sat nav
-huge cargo space
-great sound system
- parking sensors
The list goes on. I also occasionally drive my wife’s Audi and this car comes pretty close for comparison to drive.
I do approx 45,000 kms a year and have had no issues with any of my Mondeo’s.
If your looking to buy a wagon just take it for a drive, you wont be disappointed.
Great vehicle .. early Mondeo tarnished this one for no reason
We had a 2009 petrol Mondeo for 6 years and only problem was manifold swirl flap solinoids went faulty with a code coming up . Cost was $150 to replace. That also increased the performance of the engine too. Please of leg room in the back and a very generous hatch area.
I think it's very good in terms of performance, and it's very quiet
I love the interiors, the only thing that's not enough is the internal space
Clutch joint point is very good grasp, but the various stalls are relatively smooth. Car steering power is just right, but there are auxiliary parking and other intelligent systems, parking in a bit effortless, security greatly improved.
Been an amazing car. No issues at all. Love it and will keep this car for a long time. Drives really well. Comfortable on long trips. Heaps of room. Highly recommend it.Made in Belgium by Ford. Europeans know how to build cars. Nice styling and shape.Cannot believe no issues in 9 years.
Love this beauty.
Well I have always been a Mondeo Man. Used it in UK for more than 5 years, use this beauty down under. No major problems. I drive around in Tasmania so sometime cold starts gives me a knocking sound. But after 15 minutes drive it goes off otherwise its a brilliant vehicle. Good average 6L/100 KM in highways and urban driving gives me around 7.4/100 KM. Love to drive this European/American beauty in Australian roads.
Questions & Answers
where are the mondeo available a s the local ford dealers are not aware of a 2021 mondeo hatch 5 door
diesel being available what dealer has them
Whine type noise for5 to 10 mins, then disappears,not sure where from , car drive so well, has all up to date services.
Gee Ray probably need to be more specific i.e is the whine present when engine is cold or while accelerating or while cruising at constant speed or when accelerating or underload? Could be caused by many different components. Could be the belt that drives the alternator and power steering pump and water pump and aircon compressor worn and slipping when cold. Could be a worn water pump bearing or bearing in aircon compressor on its way out. Could be a worn power steering pump. These components are mounted on drivers side of engine and you could listen with car idling and bonnet raised to pinpoint component. Could be caused by noisy bearings in the idlers and tensioners that guide the cam belt if this service is overdue.
Noise, ( whine only comes in over 20 kms, seems to last longer now the temperature has dropped, once engine is warmed up it disappears,cannot check noise while idling, It's not there,
12/2015 Mondeo titanium hatchback
glass roof blind does not close all the way, it stops about 2 inches short.
anyone got any ideas ?
|Category||Cars and Wagons||Cars and Wagons||Cars and Wagons||Cars and Hatchbacks|
|Drive Type||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)|
|Wheels||17" Alloy||18" Alloy||17" Alloy||16" Alloy|
|ANCAP Safety Rating||5 Stars||5 Stars||5 Stars||5 Stars|
|Fuel Consumption||8.5 L/100km||5.3 L/100km||5.3 L/100km||8.2 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||149kW @ 5400rpm||132kW @ 3500rpm||132kW @ 3500rpm||149kW @ 54000rpm|
|Max Torque||345Nm @ 2700rpm||400Nm @ 2000rpm||400Nm @ 2000rpm||345Nm @ 2700rpm|
|Country of Manufacture||Spain||Spain||Spain||Spain|
|Manufacturer Warranty||5 year(s)||3 year(s)||3 year(s)||3 year(s)|
|Release date||Jan 2015||Jan 2015||Jan 2015||Jan 2015|
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