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Our Fleet Test Drive: Ford Mondeo - 9th report

Date: 18 August 2015   |   Author:

Relaxed, frugal and roomy long-distance cruiser

I'm getting bored of fighting our Mondeo's parcel shelf. Big and solid it might be, but that means as soon as it encounters any resistance from a full boot, it pops off the clips that are supposed to hold it in place, rather than offering any degree of flexing.

Generally speaking it's kids' pillows at the top of the pile of weekend paraphernalia, and the unclipped parcel shelf then either stops the boot closing properly, or ends up at an angle, so blocking my rearward visibility.

Invariably, I don't notice the problem until I'm sitting in the driver's seat, which then necessitates a trip to the back of the car to re-pack the offending items. I've never encountered a parcel shelf that's been so keen to remove itself from its intended position

Mileage                                                                  6500
P11D price                                                        £22,490
Forecast/actual cost per mile                      48.6p/52.8p
Our average consumption                               47.8mpg
Official combined consumption                           68.9pg


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