Fifth Generation (2013–)
|Also called||Ford Fusion (United States)|
|Engine||Petrol engines and Flexible Fuel engines:
1.0 L EcoBoost I3
1.6 L EcoBoost I4
2.0 L EcoBoost I4
1.5L TDCi I4
2.0L TDCi I4
|Transmission||6-speed manual (1.6 EcoBoost only)
6-speed 6F35 automatic (all engines)
|Wheelbase||2,850 mm (112.2 in)|
|Length||4,869 mm (191.7 in)|
|Width||1,852 mm (72.9 in)|
|Height||1,476 mm (58.1 in)|
|Curb weight||1,507–1,554 kg (3,322–3,426 lb)|
The fifth generation Mondeo, also known as the 2013 Ford Fusion, was unveiled at the 2012 North American International Auto Show.
With a design team lead by Ford of Europe designer Chris Hamilton based in Detroit for the design and global launch phase, the new model takes many styling cues from the European Ford Evos concept unveiled in 2011 at the Frankfurt Motor Show, and the previous generation Ford Mondeo. Like the newest redesigns of the Focus and Fiesta before it, the new Mondeo is set on a global platform that is shared with the now identical Fusion, which will be sold in the U.S.
The range removes the former V6 3.0 engine, and on launch will have a complete range of Ford EcoBoost engines. From Autumn 2013, there will be added a three-cylinder 123bhp Ecoboost, claimed to produce just 125g/km of CO2 emissions. In 2014/2015 a plug-in hybrid badged as an Energi will be added, and powered by a lithium-ion battery pack and 185bhp Atkinson cycle 2.0-litre petrol engine.
At the 2012 Paris Motor Show, Ford confirmed product details, and delayed launch from early summer to late Autumn 2013 to address quality issues in ramping up production.
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