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Apologies if this topic has been raised previously.

Does anyone know if the the next (last) shape Falcon will carry over to the ute? I'm looking at upgrading this year from my sedan to a ute, but don't want to buy yet if the new shape is about to hit the showrooms.

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Probably not. Why would they change the tub? Or go to the expense for any changes on a low volume substandard product that nobody wants?

The falcon ute is dead.

sad but true

Im hoping they update the utes along with the sedans , hopefully the next work ute will see me through to retirement.Otherwise itll be a poor choice and I may be stuck with another oil burner 4x4

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Chatting to a couple of dealers and feedback has been new shape will be released October but real expectations of deliveries to purchasers would be closer to Feb 2015. I have placed an order for for current model with luxury pack in Vanish colour with a 6-8 week wait. Hanging out for my new ute.

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Yeah my order isn't for the final model, it's for current FGII. Might also ad, dealers saying pricing will be higher for last model than current. Have wanted a ute for ages now. Can't wait.

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Unfortunately had a call from dealership today explaining they cannot supply my order as originally indicated (by June 30) reason given was parts shortage blah blah for builds of complete FG range & Territory. All indications are for an August / Sept delivery 'maybe' . Also withdrew my agreed trade in valuation which I can understand I guess.

I'm pretty black and white on this kind of stuff. I've always been of the opinion that Ford are failing because people don't buy the product. Now thinking, dont or can't. 5 years ago when I placed deposit for the XRT I have now, dealer couldn't supply the vehicle with specs I was after (colour) so gave my deposit back for me to shop elsewhere. How hard is it honestly.

Just scratch my head honestly.

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Essgee, I signed a contract late April for a fg II kinetic with luxury pack. At the time they told me June build and June delivery. Now they tell me July delivery. I though that they were holding it back to miss the 3 years free servicing on cars delivered by 30th June.

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You might want to quizz them a little harder for delivery date. I called around a few other dealers and got same feedback - earliest delivery would be August so no point me starting with new order elsewhere, they all come from same factory. They also saying, while new shape is expected to be last quarter of 2014, realistic deliveries would be March / April 2015.

At this point am happy to sit tight and wait, not that I have a choice if I want new.

I ordered 'Vanish' with luxury pack.

What area did you purchase in Training Wheels? I am Sydney (Hawkesbury)

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I know this is a bit random, but does the fg mkII xr6t ute have a fixing point behind the passenger seat for a child seat. My triton does but didn't check it out on the ford. Worst family car ever right. Ha ha would be handy though. Cheers

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I guess that's better then August. But still feels like a long time to wait. End of July will mean I've been waiting 3 months. I'll be keen to know what "look after me" means. I'm guessing after delivery they won't want to know you. Until 12 months or 15000 Km later . Ha ha they guy I've dealt with didn't even reply to an email. I don't want a new best friend I just want my ute.

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Essgee - retail value of the 3 years servicing is $1235 including roadside assist. So do not take delivery unless they reduce the drive away price by at lease that much. 100% of production is currently dedicated to GT-F and FH mules - and since they wound back production days and staffing that's all they can do. Dealers get all of this communicated to them so they're just trying to get you over the line to sign the paperwork - if you get one of the first FHs through you'll have it before the end of the year, but if you have a random option combo you'll wait till end q1 start q2 2015 as it'll be allocation only for the first run.

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