First time Ford Mondeo of the fifth generation (model year 2013th) was shown in January 2012 at the Detroit Motor Show. The new model, as it was expected, took over many of the features of the concept car Ford Evos, presented in 2011 at the Frankfurt Motor Show. This generation of Mondeo model is not offered for sale in Europe, and in the United States it is sold under the name Fusion.
The new car over the previous generation has “grown” in length (+122 mm), wide (+18 mm) and height (+31 mm). Wheelbase size added 28 mm. However, the boot capacity decreased from 467 liters to 453 liters. According to the manufacturer, the body became 10 percent stiffer in torsion. The former front suspension in double wishbone is gave the way to the MacPherson struts, rear multi-link system also has been updated. According to the developers of the model, it is now more consistent with the title driver’s car.
The car is available in three trim levels: S, SE, and Titanium. The model serves to one of five power plants. All available engines are four-cylinder, it has been decided to refuse from the 3.0-liter V6 and 2008 Ford Fusion headlights. The standard engine is a 2.5-liter Duratec cylinder with capacity of 2.5 liters, develops power of 177 hp and a torque of 237 Nm. It is offered in the “pair” with dedicated six-speed automatic transmission.