Ford has added extra safety features worth £500 across the Mondeo range for an extra £50. The car now comes with emergency brake assistance, automatic re-locking and automatic rear wash wipe which starts if the front wipers are on and reverse gear is engaged.
EBA was previously a £250 option, but the Mondeo with all three features as standard will now start at £14,645. The 2.0TDdi LX model now retails at £15,645, a price cut of £425. (November 9, 2001)