It's not hard to guess who will.
With Ford prioritizing SUVs, crossovers, and trucks, the Blue Oval automaker no longer sells traditional passenger sedans and hatchbacks in America. Its last surviving sedan in the US was the Ford Fusion, which was killed off for the 2021 model year. In Europe, the Fusion is rebadged as the Mondeo, which is also being retired in 2022 after being in production for nearly 30 years.
In China, however, the Mondeo is getting a new lease of life. Although the new Mondeo hasn't been officially revealed yet, photos posted by China's Ministry of Information and Industry show what it looks like, and it looks great. In terms of styling, the new Mondeo is heavily inspired by the new Ford Evos. But while the Evos takes the form of a wagon, the Mondeo is a traditional sedan.
The front fascia resembles the Evos, incorporating a bold 3D-style grille, and sharp LED headlights connected by a light bar. At the back, the horizontal taillights look similar to the Mustang Mach-E's, connected with a full-width LED light bar. The photos showcase the ST-Line trim, which features a sportier front bumper, a faux diffuser, 19-inch wheels, and a two-tone exterior combining a white body with a black roof.
Measuring 194.2 inches long, the new Mondeo is just over two inches longer than America's discontinued Fusion. Overall, the new Mondeo is a fetching sedan - if a new Fusion could look as good as this, we wish Ford would bring it back to America.
We don't get a look inside the cabin, but there's a good chance it will have a lot in common with the Evos. That means the high-tech cabin will come with a massive display combining a 12.3-inch digital cluster with a 27-inch touchscreen. Measuring 3.6-feet wide, the display stretches almost the entire width of the dashboard. Under the hood, China's reborn Mondeo is powered by a 2.0-liter gasoline engine rated at 235 horsepower.
Coincidentally, leaked images released by also have confirmed the Lincoln Zephyr is making a comeback in China, where there is still a high demand for luxury sedans unlike in America.