Buying a 2008 Mondeo petrol - problems?

I am thinking of buying a Ford Mondeo estate 2.0 petrol.

Would you recommend this model, does it have a DMF and are there known reliability issues with the DMF? I am also thinking of getting a Ford Focus zetec estate 1.6 L if there are issues with Mondeo.

Asked on 31 January 2012 by JE71

Answered by Honest John
Frankly yes, because it is shunned in favour of diesels, so is usually cheap and the engine is chain cam. I think it does have a DMF, but I have never heard of any trouble with this.

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