Welcome, Guest
  • Page:
  • 1

TOPIC: Mondeo 115 or 130 bhp ?

Mondeo 115 or 130 bhp ? 10 years 2 months ago #47709

I have an opportunity through work to acquire a company vehicle and can choose from a limited Ford range.



I have been looking at a Mondeo 130 bhp that will set me back circa £180mth (Inc Tax) whereas I have been offered a 115 bhp for £100mth. Quite a saving over the years so I wondered what difference the extra 15 bhp will give me.?



From your experiences is this a big issue ? would I be better going for the 130 bhp ?



If so, I will but worth checking beforehand.

Thanks for any advice offered.
The administrator has disabled public write access.

Mondeo 115 or 130 bhp ? 10 years 2 months ago #47710

It would depend on the size of the van towed, but I would want the 130 to tow a van I guess, but do a two car comparison on www.whattowcar.com for the two different sized engines. If the 130 has six speed box remember that it may be towing in 5th a lot of the time if you have a heavy van.
The administrator has disabled public write access.

Mondeo 115 or 130 bhp ? 10 years 2 months ago #47711

80 quid a month is alot of money for 15bhp. i have a 115 tddi mondeo and find its performance more than adequate, so a tdci 115 should be even better. drove a couple of 130 tdcis and they go like ****. tough choice .

good luck
The administrator has disabled public write access.

Mondeo 115 or 130 bhp ? 10 years 2 months ago #47712

  • RichardS1
  • RichardS1's Avatar
  • OFFLINE
  • Platinum Boarder
  • Posts: 590
Paul. It does seem excessive that you will pay
The administrator has disabled public write access.

Mondeo 115 or 130 bhp ? 10 years 2 months ago #47713

I had the choice of a 115bhp c-max or 130bhp c-max. I didnt even think about the 115bhp c-max. I would recommend the 130bhp version of the mondeo. I have the 6 speed box on my c-max (the smaller engined c-max only has the 5 speed box) and its superb running solo. 55mpg at a steady 70mph on the motor way. With the caravan it runs well in 5th (not geared for 6th gear at 55mph nor will the mondeo).



Alan
The administrator has disabled public write access.
  • Page:
  • 1

Most recent caravan reviews

The Practical Caravan Weinsberg CaraOne 400 LK review 1 - Knaus offshoot Weinsberg offers a lot at an affordable level and with a palatable MTPLM of 1100kg (© Phil Russell/Practical Caravan)
Practical Caravan's Swift Conqueror 560 review - 1 - Bang on trend, the four-berth Swift Conqueror 560 has a central washroom and rear island bed (© Bob McDowell/Practical Caravan)
The Practical Caravan Swift Conqueror 580 review 1 - With its 1650kg MTPLM, you'll need a good-sized tow car to pull the new-for-2016 Swift Conqueror 580 (© Practical Caravan)

Xplore 586

£15,894

The Practical Caravan Xplore 586 review – 1 - The family-friendly, single-axle Xplore 586 has a 1350kg MTPLM and rides on an Al-Ko chassis (© Phil Russell/Practical Caravan)

Follow us on