New 2018-2019 Ford Mondeo 5-generation model year after the 2018-2019 Ford Focus 3 and crossover 2018-2019 Ford Fuga has become a global model. The novelty in the face of the hero of our review with a unified appearance and the same interior design will be sold in 160 countries. The American counterpart of the European 2018-2019 Ford Mondeo will be offered under the name 2018-2019 Ford Fusion with other engines (familiar to US powerful engines) and other trim.
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In a few words about the car changes during the change of generations. The new global Mondeo is built on a new platform, I got a three-cylinder motor, got a lot of electronic security systems, as well as a hybrid version. About everything in order before you light the technical characteristics and price, we start with the size, appearance and interior.
Body – Dimensions and design
New generation 2018-2019 Ford Mondeo 5 is traditionally produced with three body styles – four-door sedan, five-door hatchback and station wagon.
The car has increased in size, body rigidity has increased by 10% compared to the previous generation.
Dimensions of the new 2018-2019 Ford Mondeo sedan are as follows:
- Dimensions length – 4872 mm, width – 1852 mm (with mirrors 2120 mm), height – 1478 mm, wheelbase – 2850 mm.
- Ground clearance (clearance over the web) – 130 mm.
- Depending on the car can be equipped with rubber: tire size of 205/55 R16, 215/55 R16, 235/45 R17, 235/40 R18, on the railways – size alloy wheels R16, and R17-R18, as an option is possible installation of light-alloy wheels R19.
Review design of the front of the vehicle observes a two-tier grille and stylish falshradiatornoy full LED headlamps, which got the new product from 2018-2019 Ford Evos concept, shown last year in Germany (Frankfurt). Headlights with swiveling LED lamps and dipped beam, LED technology is used for the daytime running lights and turn indicators.
The tail lights are also LED filling. The car body shows bright edges and vyshtampovki, their presence on the bonnet, wings, sides and stern gives a bright and sporty look to the new Mondeo. New looks solid and modern, but somewhat tyazhelovestno, especially front.
Shop – content and quality of materials
The car’s interior has received a new multifunction steering wheel, instrument panel with TFT LCD monitor, updated center console. The front part of the cabin is divided and forms a powerful tunnel two separate cockpit for the driver and passenger. Chairs of the first row – with pronounced lateral support, as an option with the electric drive.
The console is located an 8-inch touchscreen 2018-2019 Ford Touch, combined with the SYNC infotainment system with voice control and multimedia complex telephone (can automatically communicate with rescue service in case of an accident).
The base car interior will be equipped with 8-Mew airbags, climate control, radio CD MP3 AUX USB. For a surcharge, you can install the system watching over lane (Lane Keeping System), monitoring of blind spots (BLIS), Adaptive Cruise Control with braking function (Adaptive cruise control), assistant parallel parking (Active park assist), inflatable seat belts for the passengers of the second series, leather trim, a panoramic sunroof, and more in a long list of options.
The trunk of a sedan is designed to carry 453 liters of cargo, a hybrid version of the battery is located in the underground has only 340 liters. Significantly improved noise and soundproofing interior, quality materials (soft plastic, leather, stylish insert a metal) reached a higher level.
Front and rear suspension 2018-2019 Ford Mondeo 5-generation fully independent, front MacPherson strut, rear mnogoryichazhka, electric power is applied, the brake disc with ABC and brake assist (EBA), ESP stability system (ESP).
The engines will be installed petrol EcoBoost:
- a new one-liter three-cylinder with 125 hp with a start-stop system,
- four-cylinder – the 1.6 liter 160 hp, 2.0-liter with 203 hp or 240 hp
- and diesel “quartet» Duratorq – diesel TDCi 1.6-liter 115 hp, TDCi 2,0 liters for 143 hp and 160 hp, TDCi 2,2 liter 200 hp.
According to preliminary information, all transmissions are six-speed, ranging from manual (6 speed manual) and automatic (machine 6 automatic transmission), ending with a robotic PPC PowerShift dual clutch.
The hybrid propulsion system consisting of a 2-liter engine (Atkinson cycle) and the electric motor a total capacity of 188 hp, the transmission is implemented electronically-controlled continuously variable CVT (ECVT) will be offered as an alternative to petrol and diesel engines. Reserve lithium-ion batteries for the 2018-2019 Ford Hybrid mode will last for 35-40 kilometers, a pure electric car will be able to develop a speed of 100 km / h.
How much will it cost
Sales global 2018-2019 Ford Mondeo will start in the US in early January. The price of US Mondeo – 2018-2019 Ford Fusion starts from US $ 22495, 2018-2019 Ford Fusion Hybrid will cost 27995 US dollars. In Europe, start of sales is scheduled for the beginning of May of , at the same time will know the exact cost of a novelty for 2018-2019 Ford of Europe. The official premiere of the new Mondeo will be held at the Paris Motor Show in October .