2019 Ford Mondeo Station Wagon 2.0 TDI Reviews, Prices, Interior
2019 Ford Mondeo Station Wagon 2.0 TDI Reviews – Just like on the sports utilities, even on the station wagon the automatic gearbox and 4×4 traction have become a must. A matter of comfort (the automatic) and versatility (the integral traction), but also of status. It is in the fact that the 2019 Ford Mondeo Station Wagon We wanted to try this, automatic (with the rapid “double clutch” speedshift “) and 4×4. A top of the range that could change your mind to those who are aiming for the “usual” SUV.
2019 Ford Mondeo Station Wagon Redesign and Changes
The tonnage of the 2019 Ford Mondeo Station Wagon is abundant (it is 4.87 meters long) yet well concealed by the sportive gi anti forms. The most incisive part, from the point of view of the look, is its front Aston Martin style, which together with the long and slender headlights from a winking look very well managed. Its strong point, in any case, remains the habitability, while the trunk is in the middle of the segment: 525 liters up to a maximum of 1,630 by breaking the backs of the rear seats.
Enter the cockpit of the 2019 Ford Mondeo Station Wagon Titanium, further enriched by some optional, it is really little fatigue: the car is a few centimeters higher than the average (1.5 meters) and the seat goes back every time you turn off the car and puts you back in position when you start it. On this, well equipped exemplary everything is electrically adjustable, even the steering column, and finding the correct driving position is a matter of a moment.
With a price list approaching the 40,000 euros (in the case of the test car exceeds them), the finishes leave a little to be desired. The cockpit is cozy and the leather seats are soft and comfortable, but the central console shows a few years on the shoulders starting with the little noble plastics, and the controls are quite messy. The highlight is undoubtedly the 8-inch touch screen of the Multimedia Sync 3 system.
2019 Ford Mondeo Station Wagon Test Drive
Under the hood of the 2019 Ford Mondeo Station Wagon 2.0 TDI 180 CV 4×4 Speedshift There is a great engine, quiet and always ready, and the automatic speed shift gives a nice contribution to the comfort of running. By the way, it is sweet and rather quick, although not up to a DSG of the Volkswagen Group when used in a sequential mode with the small (and a bit cheap) paddle at the wheel.
The problem, in fact, is the non-existence of a manual mode, so the change tends to scale when you ask for power and, since there is no “step” of the accelerator at the bottom of the race (the so-called kick down), it often happens that you can not keep the selected gear. Venial sins, because on a familiar like the Mondeo we tend to let the automatic gearbox.
It is in the fact that the family of the Blue Oval is very pleasant in every situation. Even between the curves, despite a weight not exactly feather and a trim that can digest any irregularity of the asphalt like few others. Really a perfectly successful mix, the one between comfort and driving pleasure. The first without compromise, even in terms of sound insulation.
The 4×4 traction makes sure that you never miss the grip in acceleration, and it is appreciated especially when the weather conditions put in trouble the tires. The traction shifts from 100% on the front axle (e.g. when travelling at constant speed in order to reduce consumption) to the rear, transferring the driving torque to the wheels with more grip.
About consumption, those of the 2019 Ford Mondeo Station Wagon 2.0 TDI 180 CV 4×4 speedshift are in line with the segment: The House declares an average journey of 18.9 km/L, while during our test, according to the computer on board, we traveled about 14 km/L.
2019 Ford Mondeo Station Wagon Prices
The 2019 Ford Mondeo Station Wagon 2.0 TDI 180 CV 4×4 Speedshift in the titanium set-up is priced at 39,300 euro, and exceeds the threshold of 40,000 by adding the electrically adjustable leather seats, the sunroof, the electrically adjustable steering wheel and the automatic emergency braking system. Interesting promotions of the sales network.
The Mazda 6 wagon that we have recently tried is a very close competitor for features and price list. More sporty in design and better finished, it has a gearbox with torque converter less rapid than that of the Mondeo. Then there is the most classic (and expensive) Volkswagen Passat with 4motion Traction: traditional in design, with manicured interiors, a huge trunk and the excellent automatic DSG. Available only at front wheel drive the Peugeot 508 SW.
For those looking for a spacious car, 4×4 and automatic but do not want to give up the fashion of SUVs. To the advantage without doubt of the driving pleasure and the price list. Among other things, many manufacturers make interesting discounts, given that the attention is clearly addressed to the “high wheels” in this segment.