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Old 02-03-2015, 08:53 PM   #31
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Default Re: Is the new Mondeo the best looking car under $100K?

Whats wrong with the side profile of an XF?

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Old 02-03-2015, 09:44 PM   #32
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Old 02-03-2015, 10:13 PM   #33
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Old 03-03-2015, 12:48 AM   #34
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What is it that you prefer about the mazda 6 interior? Here they both are (lit up) for reference...

I'd say center console wins on the mazda, driver dash wins on the mondeo.

I know which one I spend more time looking at...

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To be fair, the Mazda 6 has a new dash with the just launched facelift, which does make things a bit more even. But better than Mondeo? That's a tough call.

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Sex on wheels. I love it, especially when it has the chrome grille and the 19" twin 5 spoke wheels.
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Old 03-03-2015, 12:58 AM   #35
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ah when cars had real carpet not fury cardboard
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Old 03-03-2015, 12:58 AM   #36
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Coming from one of those said "Bogan RWD nutters" the new Mondeo looks brilliant! I live in Asia where they have had this thing for 2 years or so, and its by far and away the best looking sedan in the luxury to budget categories over here! They are becoming very popular round here, with more and more people buying them. Fords styling team got it right with this one!

Still wont buy one though due to the wrong wheels doing the driving. No matter what anyone says, it's my choice.
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Old 03-03-2015, 08:42 AM   #37
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Its a ripping looking car but its built to price so it wont ever be (in theory) as "good looking" as say something that sneaks in at under $100k. Otherwise you would feel pretty ripped off spending that extra $40k.

There are many many good looking cars at the moment, pretty much every brand has something ok (minus the Koreans).
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Old 03-03-2015, 09:17 AM   #38
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WOW....best looking car under 100k?

The grill looks down right stupid...
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Old 03-03-2015, 11:12 AM   #39
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It's got 4/5 of stuff all to do with what end the drive is at personally I think even the I30 is a better looking car

The Mondeo IMHO is a butt ugly car
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Old 03-03-2015, 01:13 PM   #40
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Looks like an FGX that's been left in the sun to melt
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Old 03-03-2015, 03:38 PM   #41
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Looks great. I think they will really start pushing these as Falcon disappears
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Old 03-03-2015, 03:47 PM   #42
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How did we forget the mustang given the pricing announcement!!!

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Old 03-03-2015, 06:34 PM   #43
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I saw the new Mondeo on the road recently, looks very good. Best looking car under 100k... Nup !

That dash is hideous
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Old 03-03-2015, 10:29 PM   #44
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Doubt many agree but I think the new Citroen c4 Picasso is the best looking car under $100k on the australian market
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Old 03-03-2015, 10:32 PM   #45
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You have to see it in the flesh, I've seen a base model hatch and I reckon the Falcon looks better,

The Mondeo is one of those cars which look quite bloated and the wheels look tiny.
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Old 04-03-2015, 06:13 AM   #46
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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder , so there is no point even starting the discussion on "good looking" cars . Some believe AU is good looking car and some think it is hideous ...
New Mondeo falls into that love it or hate it category .
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Old 04-03-2015, 01:49 PM   #47
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nothing the matter , nice shape with straight lines , looks neat, like a glass house, great visibility all around, good car.
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Old 04-03-2015, 08:16 PM   #48
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Coming from one of those said "Bogan RWD nutters" the new Mondeo looks brilliant! I live in Asia where they have had this thing for 2 years or so, and its by far and away the best looking sedan in the luxury to budget categories over here! They are becoming very popular round here, with more and more people buying them. Fords styling team got it right with this one!
Yeah I was in China in Dec and there were quite a few of them around and it looked brilliant. And that's saying something because there's a lot of very nice cars on Chinese roads (saw my first McLaren P1 on the road). It didn't look out of place parked next to a 760 and S600.
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No. Way.
Dash is awful, so at least the Euro Fords are being consistent. That corporate mouth has blighted both the Fiesta and FG X, which looked better beforehand. Wagon side and rear proportions are good however.

Under 100K?

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Audi A4, esp wagon
XF Jag, XE Jag
Mazda 6
Even the clean lines of the Golf 7
Passat if you want large FWD
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Even VF, much nicer interior too
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Under 100K?

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This is a trick question......right?
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Short answer .. no it is not. It is ok thats about it.

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Dash is awful, so at least the Euro Fords are being consistent.
Lol. I love the dash in my ST.
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Looks better then the previous model. Not the best looking car under 100k.
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The previous gen looked really nice, but yeah, poxy engines for such a car.

Nothing will beat the Mustang for looks and performance. God if the 5.0 is $60k then id imagine if we ever get a chance at the GT350 then even that might make it under $100k?
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Is the new Mondeo the best looking car under $100K?

NO.
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The previous gen looked really nice, but yeah, poxy engines for such a car.
I wouldnt call the 2.5T/2L Ecoboost poxy.
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I wouldnt call the 2.5T/2L Ecoboost poxy.
I didnt...was talking about the Honda
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