Looking back: 2001 Ford Mondeo 2.0 Ghia X estate

For your £20,395 you got 130 mph top speed, nought to sixty in under ten seconds and you could eke out 34 mpg from the car’s 2.0 litre four. And there was all that load space in the back.

2001 Ford Mondeo estate: carbaze.com
2001 Ford Mondeo estate: carbaze.com

Unlike Renault who wanted to style their station wagon Laguna as some manner of sports estate or lifestyle tourer, Ford stuck to a straight sales proposition. The Mondeo wagon was a Mondeo saloon with a lot more space. It had an upright tailgate and fairly flat sides so it did what people might expect an estate car to do, namely carry things rather than advertise a lifestyle. The estate was 7 centimetres longer and a bit taller. Shame the seats didn’t Continue reading “Looking back: 2001 Ford Mondeo 2.0 Ghia X estate”