The Ford Mondeo 2010 model has a fresh, restyled exterior, an enhanced interior, plus high-efficiency Ford EcoBoost petrol and TDCi diesel powertrains.
- Sharp design
- Plenty of space with large boot
- Efficient economical engines
- Top models with extras come out pricey
- Bulky to park outside the supermarket
- Dad's image
Ford's design team have emphasised the kinetic design signatures in each body style, bolder graphics and proportions at the front end, including larger lower trapezoidal and slimmer upper grilles, plus a revised bonnet profile and integral new LED day running lights. The interior of has been comprehensively reworked to give it a higher level of quality through attention to detail and a better quality trim. A wide range of engines with the addition of the 2.0-litre 240PS Ford EcoBoost turbocharged petrol engine achieving CO2 emissions of 179 g/km, joining the existing 203PS version of this engine. The 2.2-litre Ford Duratorq TDCi diesel engine has been re-worked with an increase in power to 200PS. The 2.0-litre Duratorq TDCi diesel available with 115, 140 or 163PS power ratings, all three of which deliver average CO2 emissions of just 139 g/km with a six-speed manual transmission regardless of body style. Existing 1.6 and 2.0-litre Ford Duratec petrol engines have also been retained, offering 120 and 145PS outputs. The 1.6-litre engines from the Ford EcoBoost petrol and Duratorq TDCi diesel engine families extend the wide powertrain choice even further. The latest Ford PowerShift double wet-clutch transmission system fitted as standard equipment with Ford EcoBoost petrol engines and available as an option with 140PS and 163PS versions of the 2.0-litre Duratorq TDCi. Mondeo's wide range of the latest driver assistance technologies includes Lane Departure Warning, Driver Alert and Auto High Beam - all utilising a new high sensitivity camera unit located at the top of the windscreen in front of the rear view mirror.
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