Sophisticated entry-level Mondeo Graphite wins praise


The new Graphite edition of the Ford Mondeo has won praise from the leading Auto Express reviews magazine, with the four-star appraisal summing up how impressed the staff were by the affordable model, commenting that 'entry-level doesn't always mean basic'.

Available to read in full here, the review explains how the Mondeo Graphite, which is acting as a go-between before the long-awaited, redesigned version of this popular brand is released at some point next year, has 'an attractive price and a choice of efficient petrol and diesel engines'.

Ford of Britain has enjoyed tremendous success with the Mondeo since it first became available around 20 years ago, and this assessment of the Graphite edition reflects a positive general reaction which should ensure that the model's strong reputation is maintained for many years to come.

Penned by the experienced motoring journalist Iain Reid, the review states that the simple yet effective Mondeo Graphite is 'great fun to drive and has loads of space – without demanding too many compromises on equipment', before going into details about all of the high tech interior equipment that comes as standard, including air-con, a leather gearstick and steering wheel, Bluetooth and wheel-mounted controls.

The review also looks back at the strong reputation that the Mondeo has built since its release, and how elements of the original model are still visible within the newest. As Reid notes, the Graphite 'still feels really sharp to drive...[which is] a testament to its chassis six years after it was introduced'.

Foray Motor Group has a wide range of cars like Ford Focus and Fiestas for sale which continue to prove popular amongst the UK's driving public, and the Mondeo is no exception to the diverse selection of strongly reputed vehicles available from these historic manufacturers.

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