2017 Ford Mondeo
It has been a quarter of century since first model of Mondeo arrived. Now, in fifth generation, company is preparing refreshed vehicle. It is coming out as 2017 Ford Mondeo. It success is based on rear-wheel drive system, but recently it is also available as AWD. For new model, both modes will be available, and also new car is getting some design touches all over the cabin and exterior. Under the hood, powertrains will use petrol and diesel fuel, but also Mondeo comes as hybrid.
2017 Ford Mondeo engine
A 2.0-l displacement will be under the hood of the 2017 Ford Mondeo. This 4-cylinder petrol unit will be boosted by two electric motors installed for regenerative charging. Power of first battery is 1.4 kWh and it is li-ion model. Second battery is being used as a powertrain for wheels. This gas engine is not the only option available for 2017 Mondeo. There will be bi-turbo TDCi and diesel variants, with 2.0-l displacement. First one is delivering 150 hp, while other is more powerful with 180 horses. There could be another, 1.6-l drivetrain, economical unit called ECOnetic Technology.
2017 Ford Mondeo redesign
Interior of the sedan is equipped with premium material, especially leather, which will make seats more comfortable. Steering wheel will be also wrapped in it. Safety is improved with many airbags, nine in total. Infotainment system could be controlled from central stash with touch-screen display. As all new Ford vehicles, 2017 Mondeo will also get MyFord entertainment system. Navigation will be installed, but we still don’t know if it is going to be standard or extra feature. An 8-speaker audio system comes with base models, while higher trims get 12-speaker Sony audio.
2017 Ford Mondeo platform
New platform of the 2017 Ford Mondeo is being graded as excellent and it must be if company is going to compete with top models in the class, such as BMW 3-Series. This is some kind of improved version of original Mondeo concept used back in 1992 when the car was presented to the world. Other platforms were radically changed over the year, but this one remained almost the same, with some original shades visible on new vehicles.
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