New Mondeo significantly cheaper than Passat

Cologne, August 8, 2014

Actually, the new Ford Mondeo should already come the end of 2013 on the market. The relocation of production from Genk to Valencia but moved mightily and so the fans of the Cologne middle-class ship have to wait until October 2014. Now Ford has but at least all relevant information divulged to the long-awaited VW Passat competitors. The Mondeo 2014 is to have from the start in three body styles ( sedan, hatchback and tournament ) and with six Nitro engines and a hybrid.

Mondeo starts at 27,150 euros

Getting into the new Mondeo World succeeds from 27,150 euros with the 160-hp 1.5 - liter EcoBoost petrol engine and six-speed manual gearbox. The cheapest diesel is the 1.6 - liter TDCi with 115 hp and manual transmission Sechsggang for at least 28,200 euros. By comparison, the new VW Passat costs in the minimum case 30,250 euros ( diesel with 150 hp ) and 30,375 euros ( gasoline engine with 150 hp ). The much more popular Mondeo is available with the same units from 28,150 and 32,200 euros. From the beginning, there will be a hybrid of 2.0 - liter gasoline engine and electric motor. He is exclusively reserved for the four-door sedan, has a performance of 177 hp, a fuel consumption of 4.2 liters and costs from 34,950 Euro.

Three cylinders from 2015

In addition to the base gasoline engine Ford offers two 2.0 - liter turbocharged four-cylinder with 203 and 240 hp for the Mondeo. Completing the engine range of two 2.0 - liter diesels with 150 and 180 hp and the Econetic version of the 115-horsepower diesel engine, which will consume only 3.6 liters. All units are fitted with start-stop. The top two petrol engines come from the factory with six-speed automatic, for all other models ( except the 1.6 TDCi ) is available as an option. Only 2015 Ford pushes the award-winning 1.0 - liter EcoBoost three-cylinder with 125 hp by. He is expected to move the starting price a few thousand Euro down.

Mondeo Vignale offers lush luxury

The debut of the Ford Mondeo 2014 will be available for purchase in the equipment lines Trend and Titanium. Always on board are automatic climate control, a multifunction leather steering wheel, seven airbags and an Emergency Brake Assist. The from 30.150 euro expensive line Titanium comes in addition to the Mulitmediasystem SYNC 2 with eight-inch touch screen, lane assist, high beam assistant, traffic sign recognition, heated sport seats and 17 - inch wheels. New top model is from 2015, the Mondeo Vignale. The whole designed for luxury version wins points with its leather seats, lots of chrome, a revised front apron and a concierge desk and a collection and delivery service along with free car wash for maintenance inspections. Prices for the Ford Mondeo Vignale are not fixed yet . ( sw )