The Mondeo has undergone several revisions since its arrival in the early 90s but its chief purpose has remained the same - to be the ideal family car combining space and comfort. Rival competitors in the family car market includes the Skoda Superb, Mazda 6 and VW Passat.
The latest Mondeo models are packed with advanced technologies designed to make life easier. From Adaptive Cruise Control to Hill Start Assist and Active Park Assist – all designed to provide a stress-free driving experience.
Mondeos come in various options including hatchback or estate. The current models being produced are the Zetec Edition; the Titanium Edition; Titanium Hybrid Electric Vehicle and the ST-Line Edition. The Ford Mondeo has long been considered ideal for long distance drives and family holidays requiring heavy luggage loads.
The Mondeo offers petrol, diesel and Hybrid options to buyers. In terms of fuel consumption, the Ford Mondeo 2.0L EcoBlue TDCi Zetec Edition 150PS comes out best – offering 64 miles to the gallon and 132 CO2 emissions.
The least efficient is the Mondeo 2.0L EcoBlue TDCi ST-Line Edition 190PS AWD Auto which promises 55 miles to the gallon, with CO2 emissions OF 154.
The 2019 Ford Mondeo scores highly in safety tests – receiving five stars overall. It currently sits 14th in the Euro NCAP list of safest family cars – just one place below the Ford Fiesta. The car’s safety score
Insurance premiums for a Ford Mondeo – not just in relation to age and driving history but also to the insurance group rating. The Association of British Insurers and Lloyd’s of London set your car’s insurance group from 1 to 50.
In theory, the higher the insurance group, the greater your insurance premium will be. Insurance groups for the Ford Mondeo go from 15 to 33 dependent on model.
In keeping with Mondeo’s reputation of being a car built for long journeys and also a car with a global presence, its name is derived from Latin mundus, meaning "world".
The Ford Mondeo made its screen debut in EON Productions’ James Bond movie, Casino Royale back in 2006.