2007 Ford Mondeo XR5 Turbo

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The Mondeo XR5 is not a bad looking car despite the small wheel arches making it look like a shopping trolley which is strange given that the alloys are a decent (18-inch) size. The strongly sculpted front is the feature point of the XR5 and spreads its message all the way around the front fenders and along the side. It is a good-looking front end which won¹t be mistaken of the road.

The waistline is high and it has a small glass area which imbues a sense of security but also a slight sense of claustrophobia.

Inside it is very nice (Ford has really pulled ahead in this area) with a strong feeling of solidity and quality to the interior architecture. The instrument binnacle in particular deserves a mention for the way the screen between the tacho and speedo presents all information in one easy to see place.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Engine: 2.5L Inline 5 Turbo
Weight: 1,506 kg / 3,320 lbs
Power: 162 kW / 217 hp / 220 PS
0-100 kph: 7.5 seconds
Torque: 320 Nm / 236 lb-ft
Top Speed: 245 kph / 152 mph

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