Ford upgrades its Mondeo range

Ford has upgraded its immensely popular Mondeo range of large family cars, featuring improved technology and style.

Scheduled to hit showrooms in September, the revised Mondeo boasts an advanced 240PS derivative of the 2.0-litre Ford EcoBoost turbocharged petrol engine.

It also unveils an upgraded version of the 2.2-litre Ford Duratorq TDCi diesel engine, which is said to be the most powerful Ford Duratorq diesel engine until now.

While adding style points to the latest Mondeo, the American firm followed the 'kinetic design' theme - including larger lower trapezoidal and slimmer upper grilles, together with an improved bonnet profile and new LED day running lights.

Also, the high-end models flaunt a full chrome window surround, along with larger, re-designed LED tail lamps.

The new Mondeo also sports interior enhancements, such as revamped centre console, door trims and flush door release mechanisms. In addition, it features a new central overhead console - boasting LED ambient lighting and a woven headliner.

The price for the basic Mondeo model remains the same (£17,295). However, car buyers will need to pay an extra £200 for high-level Titanium models.

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