The Rundown: 2016 Ford Mondeo

Want to know about the 2016 Ford Mondeo and only have a few minutes? Well, you are in the right place with this quick reference guide.

Ford’s mid-size offering is priced from $33,190 and is available in three specification levels – Ambiente, Trend and Titanium. Body shapes available in the Ford Mondeo range include five-door hatch and wagon, both are available in all three model grades.

While all three model grades and both body types are available with the two engines on offer – 149kW/345Nm 2.0 turbo-petrol and 132kW/400Nm 2.0 litre turbo-diesel. A six-speed auto transmission features as standard in all variants of the 2016 Ford Mondeo.

We asked our road test and review team to provide their best and worst bits of the current-series Ford Mondeo…

Positives:

  • European feel
  • Nice styling
  • Five-star safety
  • Reverse camera and sat-nav as standard
  • Efficient engines, especially diesel
  • Standard features
  • Ford SYNC infotainment
  • Roomy cabin (albeit sunroof takes headroom away)
  • Reasonable pricing

Negatives:

  • Intrusive diesel stop/start system
  • Harsh ride in Titanium grade Mondeo (due to low profile tyres)
  • No height adjustment on passenger seat (Ambiente)

Standard features (2016 Ford Mondeo Ambiente):

  • 16” alloy wheels
  • Digital radio
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Keyless entry (traditional key ignition)
  • Cruise control
  • Sat-Nav
  • Tilt and reach steering adjustment
  • Reverse camera
  • Eight-speaker stereo
  • Bluetooth
  • Central locking
  • Cruise control
  • Power windows
  • Power mirrors
  • Electric park brake
  • Height-adjustable driver’s seat

Check out our most recent, comprehensive Ford Mondeo review.

About Simon Lai 1385 Articles
Simon is a writer and sometime contributor to the podcast. He also takes care of video production and product reviews. He met Joel through radio school and has worked with him on other ventures, reading news, producing and presenting radio content for regional networks.Simon doesn’t profess to be a car nut but enjoys driving first and foremost and has a penchant for hot hatches. He helps to provide the everyday-man perspective.

1 Comment on The Rundown: 2016 Ford Mondeo

  1. Base on the official website, the trend and titanium me del was tune to 177kw, with 6 speed auto gear box, however the Diesel engine model is using the power shift duel clutch gear box

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