For European fans of the 2014 Ford Mondeo Hybrid is a game of perseverance. While still in 2007 presented Mittelklässler making the rounds on the old continent, is in the U.S. for a year as the successor to have Ford Fusion. The cause: Until the Mondeo in Genk, Belgium plant is lastly made is tight, the old model developed there.
The new 2014 Ford Mondeo Hybrid will then roll off the line in the 2nd half of 2014 in Valencia, Spain. It is worth looking across the pond: While lots of engines, equipment, framework modifications and processing in between U.S. and distinguish the European versions are to be offered on both continents a drive variation: the currently readily available in the U.S. hybrid with about 198 HP system performance.
2014 Ford Mondeo Hybrid Engine and Performances
Behind the quite well-shaped, a little similar to an Aston Martin front end of the various other Ford models (MX) familiar two -liter petrol engine with 145 hp. In the U.S., the engine has actually changed the formerly utilized in the Fusion Hybrid 2.5 – liter engine. Support him in his efforts, an electrical AC synchronous device. The force is transferred from a continually variable transmission CVT to the front wheels. According to Ford, however the electric motor to the Mondeo can likewise drive alone approximately a top speed of 136 km / h.
In practice, however, one requires an extremely delicate accelerator foot to totally electrically to reach highway speeds. Too effective acceleration, the gas engine mixes always one, leading to connection with the CVT transmission to the so called rubber-band impact: the unsightly roar of the engine performance in delayed development. The guaranteed 198 HP did not understand it at the rather restrained loss in print limousine. At City Tempo is the Ford however it can be a noiseless and splendidly soft step simply electrically. Exactly how far the power of the brand-new lithium -ion battery arrays, Ford discloses not. Overall, the Cologne strive to a consumption of less than 4.5 liters per 100 kilometers and CO2 discharges of less than 100 grams / kilometer.
It can be said that the hybrid is probably not in Germany include the very popular Mondeo now. Frugal EcoBoost petroleum engine with three-and Vierylinder turbos consisting of services 125-240 hp and the cost-effective yet effective turbo diesel with 115 to 200 HP in this country are more followers discover, particularly considering that it is the hybrid does not offer with Hatchback as competition (combined) or however only in the popular in the U.S. notchback variation with smaller sized trunk cover.
2014 Ford Mondeo Hybrid Release Date and Price
The launch date of the brand-new 2014 Ford Mondeo Hybrid is late 2014, Ford officials have actually revealed. The brand-new 2014 Ford Mondeo Hybrid price isn’t most likely to move much from the current Mondeo’s price point, as the brand-new model will target the exact same area of purchasers. As the present model has had a price cut we anticipate the brand-new model to cost a bit more, from about £19,000.
Anticipating the next – generation Mondeo, nevertheless, arouse additional information: user-friendliness enhanced through the big touch display and even more touch-sensitive switch. With the multimedia connectivity system and the many assistance systems offered readily available on request of the middle-class Ford is technically on the height. The handiwork and the materials made use of, made a great impression of us have actually driven in the U.S. version.