The Mondeo is the fifth Ford model to gain the award-winning 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine, following on from the Focus, the C-Max, the Fiesta and the all-new B-Max, which goes on sale this month.
On the new Ford Mondeo, the EcoBoost will produce 123bhp, more power than the current Mondeo’s standard petrol option, which is an 118bhp 1.6-litre petrol.
Not only is it more powerful then the engine it effectively replaces, but the EcoBoost will also make the 2013 Mondeo one of the cleanest models in the large family car market. Ford says with the 1.0-litre engine the new Mondeo will emit less than 130g/km in CO2.
Other engine options for the 2013 Ford Mondeo will include a 180bhp 1.6-litre turbodiesel and a 2.0-litre petrol unit with 200bhp.
The news follows Ford’s announcement that the production-ready version of the 2013 Ford Mondeo would be unveiled online earlier this week with further details.
The new family car, which will be sold as both a saloon and estate, will also make its first public appearance at the 2012 Paris Motor Show in a few weeks time.
Ford’s latest challenger to models like the Vauxhall Insignia and the Honda Accord is expected to go on sale during September 2013. Prices for the 2013 Ford Mondeo will reportedly start from just under £19,000.
The current Ford Mondeo range is still available, with prices starting at £18,100 for the saloon specification. The full Ford Mondeo range can be found at Perry’s Ford Dealerships in Aylesbury and High Wycombe.