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FORD FALCON Used Car Review

The Ford Falcon was Australia's longest continuously running nameplate up to the cessation of local production in October 2016 - 56 years after it debuted as a US-based model. Ford's large car started to become more Australianised from the 1970s and it would eventually compete against the Holden Commodore in a famously fierce local rivalry. There were luxury models such as the Fairlane and LTD, ute spin-offs, and sportier models such as the XR6 Turbo and V8-powered XR8 of more recent times.

Pros

Cons

  • Roomy and comfortable interiors
  • Wide range of models
  • Excellent, torquey six-cylinder engines
  • Engineered specifically for Australian roads
  • Thirsty LPG engines
  • Taxi stigma
  • No longer in production
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.
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Top2012 Ford Falcon FG Upgrade XR6 (LPi) Blue 6 Speed Automatic Utility

  • 179456 km
  • Ute
  • Auto
  • 6 cyl

2012 FORD FALCON 'XR6" 6 SPEED AUTOMATIC UTE !! $12999.00 FEATURES LOGBOOK SMOOTH 6 SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, CRUISE CONTROL, ABS BRAKES, FULL ELECTRICS,18' FACTORY ALLOY WHEELS WITH NEAR NEW TYRES, CHROME SPORTZ BAR,TONNEAU COVER AND RUNS ON ECONOMICAL LPG !! YOU WON'T BUY BETTER !! ONLY $12999.00 WITH 12 MONTH PART'S AND LABOUR WARRANTY !! WANGARA USED CAR CENTRE 7B PEMBROKE RD, WANGARA 6065.

$12,999
Wangara, WA

Dealer used
Yesterday

Top2010 Ford Falcon XR6 Black Sports Automatic Sedan

  • 152208 km
  • Sedan
  • Auto
  • 6 cyl

6 Speed, Black XR6! With low kms, this immaculately presented car is a pleasure to drive and will make a smart investment for the future. If you're looking for a quality example of an FG XR6 then this is it! Hard to fault. * Low kms * 6 Speed Auto * Central Locking, with remote entry * Bluetooth * Air Conditioning * Cruise Control * Steering Wheel Controls COME DOWN FOR A TEST DRIVE TODAY - TRADES WELCOME. FINANCE AND WARRANTY OPTIONS AVAILABLE. While we have taken care to accurately

$13,990
Wangara, WA

Dealer used
Yesterday

Top2010 Ford Falcon FG Auto / Rwc✔️Rego✔️Warranty✔️

  • 220000 km
  • Sedan
  • Auto
  • 6 cyl

Warranty Options 1 to 5 years Australia Wide/ Trade ins Welcome/ Rego/ RWC/ ✔️✌️✌️Easy Finance. CLICK HERE to apply http://www.southeastfinance.com.au/autobargaincentre ✔️🎁 •• 05/2010 Ford Falcon Auto FG ✔️ Reliable// looks Great// Very Clean// Drives great/ ✅Odometer: 220xxx kms/ Log book/ 2x remote keys/ Serviced already/ ✅ Freezing 🥶 air con/ Central Locking/ clean/ ✅ CD/ Cruise Control/ Alloy Wheels/ ✅RWC Safety Certificate; Yes ✅Registration: yes ✅Mechanically Exellent

$7,500
Archerfield, QLD

Dealer used
13 hours ago

Top2005 FORD FALCON UTE XL BA MK II AUTO SUPER CAB!!!

  • 225714 km
  • Ute
  • Auto

2005 FORD FALCON UTE XL BA MK II AUTO SUPER CAB!!! 🎄🎄🤶🤶***FINANCE AVAILABLE***🎅🎅🎄🎄 READY TO HAVE FUN This 2005 FORD FALCON UTE is great in performance and relishes outdoor activity. It has been serviced on a regular basis. A well-maintained vehicle. The vehicle is mechanical sounds and runs great! ✅ Cruise control ✅ ABS brakes ✅ Power Windows ✅ Automatic ✅ Brake assist &ac

$6,980
Victoria Park, WA

Dealer used
7 minutes ago

Top2008 Ford Falcon FG XR6 Super Cab Grey 5 Speed Sports Automatic Cab Chassis

  • 148900 km
  • Ute
  • Auto
  • 6 cyl

AR is pleased to be able to offer for sale this 2008 Ford Falcon Ute FG XR6 Cab Chassis Super Cab 2dr Spts Auto 5sp 4.0i [May] - FEATURES AND EXTRAS - GREAT FOR THE TRADIE OR JUST DRIVE A COMFORTABLE UTE - FULL SERVICE HISTORY - BLUETOOTH - CD PLAYER WITH AUX - CLIMATE CONTROL AIR CONDITIONING - TRACTION AND CRUISE CONTROL - SPORTS MULTI FUNCTION STEERING WHEEL AND INFO SCREEN - SPORTS FRONT SEATS WITH ELEC DRIVER'S - SPORT SUSPENSION - SPEED ALERT WARNING - 2480mm X 1830mm ALLOY TRAY - LADD

$21,990Drive Away^
Kedron, QLD

Dealer used
22/01/2022

Top2014 Ford Falcon Xr6t 6 Sp Manual Utility

  • 105000 km
  • Ute
  • Manual
  • 6 cyl

Perfect for a tradesman! $32,900 ono This 2014 Ford Falcon Ute is registered till the 26th April 2022. 105,000 km on the clock. Vehicle is in good mechanical condition. Has a 2300kg rated tow bar. Mature owner and owned since 2016, unfortunately no log book but has been serviced every 10,000km This Black 2014 Ford Ute has brand new break pads as well as just having done a 100,000km service . It has a Exedy heavy duty clutch, 4"dump pipe and exhaust, has a great note, Black 18" CC03 c

$32,900
Redlynch, QLD

19/01/2022

2005 FORD FALCON UTE XL BA MK II AUTO SUPER CAB!!!

  • 225714 km
  • Ute
  • Auto

2005 FORD FALCON UTE XL BA MK II AUTO SUPER CAB!!! 🎄🎄🤶🤶***FINANCE AVAILABLE***🎅🎅🎄🎄 READY TO HAVE FUN This 2005 FORD FALCON UTE is great in performance and relishes outdoor activity. It has been serviced on a regular basis. A well-maintained vehicle. The vehicle is mechanical sounds and runs great! ✅ Cruise control ✅ ABS brakes ✅ Power Windows ✅ Automatic ✅ Brake assist &ac

$6,980
Victoria Park, WA

Dealer used
7 minutes ago

Ford Falcon Ute 1995 XG Custom Restored & Motor rebuilt with 5562km

  • 5562 km
  • Ute
  • Auto
  • 6 cyl

1995 Ford falcon Longreach XG 4L Custom Ute Completely restored Motor rebuilt 2019 its done 5562km since rebuild have log book for running in All repainted in 2019 in Lamborghini synergy green T Bar automatic Mild cam A/C & Power steering Racing rotors slotted New breaks Ed-gt bumper and spoiler kit, Xb custom bonnet, Ed/gt dash which has 194564km on clock New injectors Show wheel streeter rims 17inch Pedders suspension Lsd diff, sunroof Hardlid with lock and key Private plates T

$24,000Negotiable
Rockingham, WA

4 hours ago

1982 XE Ford Falcon 393ci - Fully rebuilt car for rally / race / road.

  • 23000 km
  • Sedan
  • Manual
  • 8 cyl

1982 XE Ford Falcon 393ci matching numbers car, fully rebuilt from top to bottom, inside and out with no expense spared. Built Ford tough this car presents very well looking every bit as good as it goes and runs hard like any well built race car. CAMS approved with logbook and build intended for rally or race but also has current SA rego. Body fully stripped and painted, Neale hot-wire wheels 4x 8.5x15in 2x 10x15in, (also available set of Superlite 2x 8x15in 2x 10x15in if not sold), car fully

$85,000
Port Lincoln, SA

5 hours ago

Ford xg ute

  • 250000 km
  • Ute
  • Manual
  • 6 cyl

Swaps/cash offer 96 model ford xg turbo Ute factory manual body is abit rough, drivers door needs paint since it’s been kind of sanded.. but certain parts of the car need a touch up other than that it’s straight. AU intech 4.0 yet to be tuned. Turbosmart 50mm external gate 35/82 turbo t3 flange 100mm aeroflow intercooler In house fabricated turbo manifold In house fabricated cooler piping 3 inch stainless exhaust system dumped at diff Diff has been welded at some stage so bought another diff in

$11,111Negotiable
Albury, NSW

6 hours ago

2012 Ford Falcon Xr6 6 Sp Auto Seq Sportshift 4d Sedan

  • 175000 km
  • Sedan
  • Auto
  • 6 cyl

Ford Falcon Xr6 FG MK2 N/A •Just had Major Service • V8 Body Kit • Street Fighter Cold Air Intake • Exhaust • Lip Kit • 20 Inch wheels • Dark Tint • Black roof • Filled with BP 98 petrol ONLY •Car has NOT been thrashed • Always Available to inspections • Very powerful car with lots of speed, definitely a neck breaker • Car is immaculate and you can not find one like this.

$19,000
Auburn, NSW

7 hours ago

2011 Ford Falcon Xr6 6 Sp Auto Seq Sportshift 4d Sedan

  • 131500 km
  • Sedan
  • Auto
  • 6 cyl

2011 FG XR6. Tinted windows. Hussla GT wheels. Low km. New Air-conditioning compressor and condenser. New water pump. New engine mounts. Phone or text .

$13,500
Agnes Water, QLD

7 hours ago

2012 Ford Falcon FG MK2 XR6 (LPi) Blue 6 Speed Automatic Sedan

  • 41409 km
  • Sedan
  • Auto
  • 6 cyl

Absolutely immaculate! You'll be hard pressed to find a 2012 XR6 in better condition with such low kilometres. With features like black interior trims, cruise control, phone connectivity, reverse sensors, electric windows and mirrors, smooth automatic transmission, tough LPG powered 6 cylinder engine, sporty body kit, 17 inch wheels and so much more! Fully workshop approved and complete with full service history and 2 keys, this car won't last long.

$19,981
Bentley, WA

Dealer used
8 hours ago

2006 BF XR6 Falcon 6spd Manual

  • 260000 km
  • Sedan
  • Manual
  • 6 cyl

Location 3875. Wont reply to "Is this available" if the ad is up its still for sale. No swaps unless its a BMW E36 328i/325i Manual Coupe/Sedan. Price is $10,000 FIRM. Dont like it? Find me another the same as this for the same price. Any genuine questions are welcomed. Any trolls or timewasters will be ignored. I am happy to be completely transparent with the car and this sale. What its got: Pacemaker 4490 Extractors 100 Cell High Flow Venom Catalytic Convertor (HAS HAD A HO

$10,000
Bairnsdale, VIC

9 hours ago

2007 Ford Falcon BF MkII XL (LPG) Tradesman White 4 Speed Auto Seq Sportshift Utility

  • 219131 km
  • Ute
  • Auto
  • 6 cyl

FALCON XL (LPG) TRADESMAN BF MKII LPG 4.0L Automatic *** LPG *** LPG *** LOW KMS *** Canopy, 3 seater, 16" alloy wheels, air con, tow bar, cruise control, power steering / mirrors / windows / seat, central locking, driver airbag, CD player, engine immobilizer, multi function steering wheel & much more. Ready for work, test drive today. Open 7 days till late. END OF YEAR SALE!! WE ARE OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK * Australia wide, interstate transport options available * 1-5 years full parts & labo

$6,750
Minto, NSW

Dealer used
10 hours ago

2004 Ford Falcon BA XR8 Purple 4 Speed Auto Seq Sportshift Utility

  • 170855 km
  • Ute
  • Auto
  • 8 cyl

2004 FORD FALCON "XR8" AUTOMATIC UTILITY !! $19999.00 FEATURES LOGBOOK, V8 POWER, SMOOTH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, AIR CON, FULL ELECTRICS, ABS BRAKES, CRUISE CONTROL, LOCKABLE HARD LID, REAR WING, TWIN EXHAUST SYSTEM, ALLOY WHEELS, NEW TYRE'S, TINTED WINDOWS SPORT EXHAUST AND MORE !! YOU WON'T BUY BETTER !! ONLY $19999.00 WITH 12 MONTH PART'S AND LABOUR WARRANTY !! CALL (08) ****2999 TODAY !! WANGARA USED CAR CENTRE 7B PEMBROKE RD, WANGARA 6065.

$19,999
Wangara, WA

Dealer used
10 hours ago

2003 Ford Falcon BA XR8 4 Speed Auto Seq Sportshift Sedan

  • 105000 km
  • Sedan
  • Auto
  • 8 cyl

Ford Falcon XR8 Sedan! Inspection By Appointment Please Contact Harry ! Only 105000Km 2 Owners Logbook Service History Always Garaged Immaculate Condition Inside And Out Interior Like New 18 Inch Factory Wheel Option Factory Infotainment DVD System Bilstein Lowered Suspension Upgraded Exhaust Momo Steering Wheel And Gearknob Part Of A Collection Only Selling Due To Lack Of Room. You Won't Find A Better one Drives Excellent!

$27,950
Marcoola, QLD

Dealer used
10 hours ago

2004 Ford Falcon BA Mk II XR8 Blue 4 Speed Sports Automatic Sedan

  • 157441 km
  • Sedan
  • Auto
  • 8 cyl

AR are pleased to be selling this well presented 2004 Ford Falcon BA Mk II XR8 Sedan 4dr Spts Auto 4sp 5.4i [Oct]. Blue Power! Be heard in this desirable XR8 falcon and hold your own piece of Australian motoring history. Great V8 sound and black 20" rims makes this V8 sedan stand out! 20 Inch Alloy Wheels Body Kit Driving Lights Limited Slip Differential Leather Steering Wheel Rear Spoiler Sport Seats Premium Sound System Sports Suspension Traction Control System Dual Front Airbag Package

$20,990Drive Away^
Strathpine, QLD

Dealer used
10 hours ago

FORD FALCON SEDAN

  • 134000 km
  • Sedan
  • Auto
  • 6 cyl

!!!JUST ARRIVED!!! Great example 2010 model Low 134000kms Paint work is near excellent, few small chips on bumper Near brand new Yokohama tyres Towbar Red arc brake controller Rear parking sensors Alloy wheels Front to rear black tinted weather shields Rear spoiler lip X2 keys Tinted windows Sports automatic Drives excellent Very easy on the eye comfortable car to drive INTERESTED IN THIS ITEM?? HAVE QUESTIONS?? FEEL FREE TO CONTACT LUKE >>********/837<< !!@ AUT

$10,990
Exeter, TAS

Dealer used
10 hours ago

2010 Ford Falcon FG XR6 Turbo 50th Anniversary Blue 6 Speed Sports Automatic Sedan

  • 117899 km
  • Sedan
  • Auto
  • 6 cyl

**XR6 TURBO 5OTH ANNIVERSARY **STUNNING NITRO DEUCO **LOGBOOKS/FULL SERVICE HISTORY **4.0L TURBO **6SPD AUTOMATIC ** LEATHER INTERIOR **PIANO BLACK INSERTS **DUEL ZONE CLIMATE CONTROL ** LEATHER STEERING WHEEL **REVERSE SENSORS **BLUETOOTH **POWER WINDOWS **POWER STEERING **TURBOSMART BLOW OFF VALVE **IMMACULATE CONDITION **XR6 TURBO 5OTH ANNIVERSARY **STUNNING NITRO DEUCO **LOGBOOKS/FULL SERVICE HISTORY **4.0L TURBO **6SPD AUTOMATIC ** LEATHER INTERIOR **PIANO BLACK INSERTS **DUEL ZONE CLIMAT

$35,988
Mandurah, WA

Dealer used
10 hours ago

FORD BF XR8 MK II V8 FALCON UTE

  • 244800 km
  • Ute
  • Manual
  • 8 cyl

“WHAT A UTE” 2007 FORD BF FALCON V8 XR8 UTE, has the BIG THUMPING 260 kw V8 POWER power plant with 6 speed AUTO trans, limited slip diff, hard lid with rear spoiler, 19inch SPORTS WHEELS, NEW TYRES, partial leather interior and lots more, for more info call Tom on or inspect at 5 Star Motors, 7 Stone street, Bunbury D/L 13717

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$17,950
Bunbury, WA

Dealer used
11 hours ago

2011 Ford Falcon FG MK2 XT Silver 6 Speed Auto Seq Sportshift Sedan

  • 170945 km
  • Sedan
  • Auto
  • 6 cyl

AMAZING DRIVING IN THIS VERY ATTRACTIVE FORD FALCON WITH SERVICE HISTORY AND LOG BOOK. THIS ROOMY SEDAN COMES WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, ABS BRAKES, TRACTION CONTROL, CRUISE CONTROL, TRIP COMPUTER, POWER STEERING, REAR SENSORS, TRIP COMPUTER, AUTO HEADLIGHTS, POWER WINDOWS AND POWER MIRRORS, ELECTRIC SEATS, CENTRAL LOCKING, KEYLESS ENTRY WITH 2 KEYS, AIR CONDITIONING WITH CLIMATE CONTROL, DUAL FRONT AND HEAD AIRBAG SAFETY, ALLOY WHEELS, WINDOW TINT AND CD PLAYER. 1 YEAR AWN WARRANTY IS INCLU

$9,990
Victoria Park, WA

Dealer used
11 hours ago

2011 Ford Falcon FG XR6 White 6 Speed Sports Automatic Sedan

  • 215711 km
  • Sedan
  • Auto
  • 6 cyl

Come and view this 2011 Ford Falcon XR6 Sedan and book at test drive today. Features include: *ALLOY WHEELS *UP MARKET TRIM *ICE COLD AIRCON *FRONT COLOUR SCREEN All our pre-owned vehicles come with a 3 year Extended Warranty*, National Roadside Assist** & a 100 Point Safety Inspection. (*Please ask for a full copy of our terms and conditions upon enquiry of this vehicle.) We have easy finance options available and will pay top dollar for your trade-in. We are one of Perth?

$11,710
Morley, WA

Dealer used
11 hours ago

Turbo xr6turbo 2004

  • 271000 km
  • Sedan
  • Auto
  • 6 cyl

Xr6 turbo 2004 auto. New engine only done90k. Body 271k new power steering pump and new diff bushes have just been fitted. Car runs very good transmission is in good condition no rips in seats or interior.premium icc unit.just body has clear paint peel which is very common and normal for a 20 year old car. Comes with reg no rwc but doesn't need much for rwc. $7500 Not Negotiable do not send me offers I will not respond car is only up for sale till end of week. Wheels not included

$7,500
Calder Park, VIC

11 hours ago

2013 Ford Falcon FG MkII XR6 Orange 6 Speed Sports Automatic Sedan

  • 198138 km
  • Sedan
  • Auto
  • 6 cyl

2013 FORD FALCON XR6...REAR SENSOR, FOG LIGHT, 19 ALLOY WHEELS, CD PLAYER, AND LOG BOOKS. Family owned business , operating and servicing NSW for over 30 years. Any vehicle Inspection welcomed , with two conveniently based locations we have everyone sorted. Revesby NSW Yard - Centrally located 25 minutes from Sydney Airport. Home of all your used car needs for all of Milperra, Condell Park, Bankstown, Panania, Padstow, Picnic Point, Revesby Heights and Padstow Heights. Elderslie NSW

$13,777
Elderslie, NSW

Dealer used
11 hours ago

FORD FALCON XR8 UTE FACTORY SPECIAL ORDER FPV ENGINE FAST FINANCE

  • 204891 km
  • Ute
  • Auto
  • 8 cyl

2 IN STOCK BE QUICK WILL NOT LAST JUST HAD ROADWORTHY AND REGO DRIVES AWESOME READY TO WORK COLD AIRCON FORD FALCON MY04 XR8 MAGNET HAS A FACTORY FITTED FPV ENGINE SPECIAL ORDER AUTO YELLOW DUCO XR8 BLACK INTERIOR BOTH HAVE A SOFT COVER AND CHORME SPORTS BARS HARD LIDS ARE AVALIABLE AT AN EXTRA COST BOTH COME WITH 17 WHEELS HAVE NEW TYRES / 18/ 19/20IN WHEELS ARE AN EXTRA COST PLEASE CALL ME FIRST HAS APPLE CAR PLAY GPS BIG SCREEM UPGRADE WE ARE SITUATED ON THE GOLD COAST VERY

$15,888
Arundel, QLD

Dealer used
12 hours ago

2009 Ford Falcon FG XR6 Turbo Grey 6 Speed Sports Automatic Sedan

  • 182746 km
  • Sedan
  • Auto
  • 6

THIS 2009 FORD FALCON FG XR6 TURBO SEDN IS A STRAIGHT 6 TURBO 6 SPEED AUTOMATIC BEAST WITH 576HP AT THE WHEELS WITH 936 NM OF TORQUE FINISHED IN FACTORY GRAY SITTING ON 20 INCH WHEELS, THIS BEAST IS IN TOP CONDITION AND HAS BEEN TUNED TO PERFECTION. IT HAS ACCESORIES AND FEATURES THAT COULD GO FOR DAYS SUCH AS: Arp head studs crow cams valve springs Crow cams retainers 3582 High Flow Turbo Xr6 turbo developments oil pump gears Gibsons 1400hp tailshaft Atomic timing chain kit Atomic flex

$30,950
Campbelltown, NSW

Dealer used
12 hours ago

2009 Ford Falcon XR6T Automatic Sedan

  • 138000 km
  • Sedan
  • Auto
  • 6 cyl

Octane orange New mags/ wheels 3 1/2 inch Xforce exhaust Bigger intercooler/piping Batter relocation kit SCT flashtuner has 2 tunes MAMBA Turbo Tinted windows

$32,000
Wagga Wagga, NSW

12 hours ago

2006 Ford Falcon Xt 4 Sp Auto Seq Sportshift 4d Sedan

  • 206000 km
  • Sedan
  • Auto
  • 6 cyl

Ford falcon, Automatic transmission, 6 months rego, alloy wheels, cold air conditioning, drives well, viewing in maddington Driver side internal panel door needs a handle ( easy fix) $2800ono

$2,800
Gosnells, WA

12 hours ago

2016 Ford Falcon FG X XR6 White 6 Speed Sports Automatic Sedan

  • 50155 km
  • Sedan
  • Auto
  • 6 cyl

AUTO SPORTS SEDAN PIECE OF AUSTRALIAN HISTORY Presented in AWESOME Condition & with GREAT Service History. This Car comes with 6 Months Rego provided by the Dealer Features: Navigation Reverse Camera Sports Alloy Wheels Front & Rear Sensors Fog Lights Led Day Running Lights Enquire NOW for more information! WHY BUY FROM US? We are a LARGE multi-site and multi-franchise New/Used cars dealership operating since 1974. We have more than 40 years of experience selling Quality Used vehic

$33,691Drive Away^
Moorooka, QLD

Dealer used
12 hours ago

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Overview of the Ford Falcon

Overview of the Ford Falcon

The Ford Falcon was Australia's longest continuously running nameplate up to the cessation of local production in October 2016 - 56 years after it debuted as a US-based model.

Ford's large car started to become more Australianised from the 1970s and it would eventually compete against the Holden Commodore in a famously fierce local rivalry.

There were luxury models such as the Fairlane and LTD, ute spin-offs, and sportier models such as the XR6 Turbo and V8-powered XR8 of more recent times.

FORD FALCON GENERATIONS (SINCE 2002)

2002-2008

2008-2016

RUNNING COSTS

Fuel Consumption (not including ute models)

EcoBoost turbo 4-cylinder: 8.0-8.7 litres per 100km

LPG 6-cylinder: 11.7-13.5 litres per 100km

6-cylinder: 9.0 litres per 100km

6-cylinder turbo: 9.5-11.1 litres per 100km

V8: 13.6-13.7 litres per 100km

= Highly economical.

= Good economy.

= Average fuel use.

= Heavy consumption.

Servicing

SIMILAR MODELS TO FORD FALCON

WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR: FORD FALCON (FG, 2008-2016)

Watch out for a used Falcon that has been abused by a previous fleet-operator owner.

Clunks over bumps can mean worn suspension bushes.

A pulsing through the car when you apply the brakes probably means worn and warped front brake rotors. Sometimes these can be repaired, but usually new rotors are the best strategy.

The automatic transmission has an external fluid cooler, but these can fail, allowing coolant into the gearbox where it quickly wrecks both the mechanical and electronic functions of the automatic. Check the transmission fluid for milkiness that suggests the coolant and oil have mixed. If they have mixed, give that car a miss.

Make sure the central locking works perfectly, as this is an early sign of a failing body computer.

Check for low coolant level in the radiator. An O-ring at the back of the water pump is a common cause of coolant loss.