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BCA gives new Mondeo its auction debut

The new Mondeo made its auction debut at a special Ford Sale at BCA Nottingham this week.

A total of 10 new Mondeos were offered and sold in a sale for franchised dealers and approved Ford buyers that also saw 200 vehicles entered direct from the manufacturer, including the Ka, Fiesta, Focus, Escort, Cougar, Scorpio, Galaxy and Explorer.

97% of the entry was sold.

The sale featured the 1.8 and 2.0 Mondeo models in Zetec, LX and Ghia variants, the majority December 2000 registered and around 5,000 miles. The Mondeo's achieved an average exceeding 80% against current list price.

Prices achieved included:
00X 1.8 LX 5dr 6,900 miles £11,600.00 (80.47 % of list)
00X 1.8 Zetec 5dr 2,483 miles £12,050 (78.17%)
00X 2.0 Zetec Di 5dr 4,447 £14,000 (82.76%)
00X 2.0 Ghia 5dr 8,688 £13,450 (79.04%)
00X 1.8 Zetec 5dr 4,484 £12,100 (78.49%)
00X 1.8 LX 5dr 2,690 £11,800 (81.85%)
01X 2.0 Zetec 5dr 5,979 £12,300 (77.28%)
00X 2.0 Ghia 5dr 5,901 £13,600 (79.92%)
00X 2.0 Zetec Di 5dr 4,211 £13,950 (82.47%)
00X 2.0 Ghia Di 5dr 4,979 £14,850 (82.43%)
Average 80.28%

Dave Berry, Ford auction manager, said: "This has been an excellent start for the new Mondeo in the used car market and residual performances of 80% for this volume market product have set a notable standard. It underlines that new Mondeo is the car that sets the pace in the competitive upper medium sector – as indeed its predecessors did.”

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