The entry-level Falcon XT is $36,490, just $500 more than the equivalent model in the outgoing BF range. The FG features many enhancements and revisions, including improved fuel economy and new front suspension.
The Falcon's main rival, the Holden Commodore Omega, which has just been reprofiled with airconditioning as standard equipment as well as six airbags and alloy wheels, is $36,790.
The new FG Falcon range goes on sale next month. For the FG Falcon, Ford has a new G series as well as the sporty XR series.
The G6, which will have a five-speed (instead of standard four-speed) automatic transmission and other luxury touches, will be $39,990.
The G6E will be $46,990 and gets the ZF six-speed automatic, leather trim seats and rear-view camera. The G6E Turbo, at $54,990, adds the powerful, turbo-charged six-cylinder petrol engine. The sporty XR6, which has a choice of six-speed manual or two automatic transmissions, starts at $39,990. The XR6 Turbo will come in at $45,490, the same price as the V8-engined XR8, with its 290kW powerhouse.
The new Falcon ute range will run from $27,795 for a cab chassis with new six-speed manual transmission to $39,490 for the XR6 Turbo or XR8 sports utes, which have a six-speed automatic as an option.
The BF Falcon wagon continues as a Mk III, and even though it gets stability control on the petrol model, stays at $37,720.
For those looking to save on fuel costs, the E-gas dedicated LPG engine is $1400 more.