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How reliable is the 2005 Ford Mondeo?

Thinking of buying a 2005 petrol Ford Mondeo with 40,000 miles on clock. Are there any outstanding problems or things to look out for or are they generally reliable?



Filed under reliability - Asked by David Lee (Gormanston) - Tue, 20 Jul 2010 23:27

Shane O' Donoghue Answered by: Shane O' Donoghue - Complete Car Adviser - @Shane_O_D


Hi David,

The Mondeo has proven to be very robust and there are no major issues to worry about - so long as the car has been serviced regularly. Ensure that the engine runs smoothly and that there isn't any 'blue' smoke coming from the exhaust. Big expenses include windscreen replacement and changing the rear suspension bushes.

Overall though it's a reliable car.

Hope that helps.

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Thanks for the advice. Discovered it has had 3 previous owners in its 5 years, Does that seem excessive in such a short time?

Posted by David Lee (gormanston) - Wed, 21 Jul 2010 11:44:00

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