Video: Volkswagen Passat vs Vauxhall Insignia vs Ford Mondeo

Video: Volkswagen Passat vs Vauxhall Insignia vs Ford Mondeo

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How does the 7th generation Volkswagen Passat compare against two of its main rivals, the Vauxhall Insignia and the Ford Mondeo? Well AutoExpress has taken all three of them for a ride in order to find out just that.

Besides the new design, the 2011 Volkswagen Passat features more interior gadgets than before, a wide range of turbocharged engines, featuring stop start technology for the diesels in order to maximize fuel economy, and improvements in terms of ride quality and interior noise.

Ford Mondeo ECOnetic

Ford Mondeo ECOnetic

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30 Sep 2010
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The new Ford Mondeo ECOnetic is being presented at the Motor Show in Paris these days, along with the Ford Ka TDCi, both vehicles offering impressively low CO2 emissions and fuel consumption.

The Ford Mondeo ECOnetic will feature Auto Start Stop as standard plus the 1.6-litre Ford Duratorq TDCi engine developing 115 PS (85 kW) which uses a six-speed manual gearbox, will also be equipped with diesel particulate filter.

The new Ford Mondeo ECOnetic promises CO2 emissions of 115g/Km, while consumption figures are yet to be announced.

2011 Ford Mondeo details

2011 Ford Mondeo details

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26 Aug 2010
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A set of new photos along with in depth details regarding the 2011 Ford Mondeo have been released yesterday.

As you probably noticed the 2011 Ford Mondeo adopts a smarter exterior and interior design, that puts accent of new technology and quality, and some of those new technologies include the Lane Departure Warning system, Auto High Beam, Driver Alert, Active Grille Shutter and Smart Regenerative Charging.

2011 Ford Mondeo

2011 Ford Mondeo

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25 Jun 2010
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These are the first official images with the facelift version 2011 Ford Mondeo that will debut at this year’s Moscow Motor Show in August. There are no major changes as the 2011 Ford Mondeo facelift features pretty much the same treatment that was applied on the S-MAX and Galaxy models, meaning a slightly redesigned front, LED daytime runinng lights and LED taillights and a new spoiler.

The facelift version 2011 Ford Mondeo will be offered as a 4- or 5-door hatchback or as an estate, and powering options will include the new EcoBoost units, meaning the 2.2-litre TDCi with 200 bhp and the 2.0-litre petrol delivering 240 bhp which comes with the PowerShift transmission and enables CO2 emissions of 179 grams per Km.

2010 Ford Mondeo, S-MAX and Galaxy Price

2010 Ford Mondeo, S-MAX and Galaxy Price

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26 Mar 2010
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Pricing for the 2010 Ford Mondeo, S-MAX and Galaxy models has just been announced.

The 2010 Ford Mondeo price starts at 18,445 GBP, which is 2.391 GBP less the the outgoing variant.

The 2010 Ford S-MAX has been priced at 20,645 GBP, meaning 2,022 GBP cheaper than the model it replaces.

As for the 2010 Ford Galaxy, pricing starts at 22,945 GBP, and this means a reduction of 3,410 GBP when compared to the previous version.