Ford C-Max

Price $27,328 – $34,458
Fuel consumption 5.7 – 6.2 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 68%(view ratings)
The five-door compact wagon features two environmentally friendly drivetrains. The first is a 2.0-litre four-cylinder hybrid that produces 188 horsepower and works with a continuously variable automatic transmission. The Energi trim uses the same engine, but it's a plug-in hybrid vehicle that lets you travel in all-electric mode for up to 30 kilometres. The dashboard is European-inspired and the hatch facilitates transporting larger objects.

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First Drives2013 Ford C-Max Energi – A second assault against the Prius
San Francisco, California – Ford is taking Toyota head-on in the hybrid vehicle market, which has been the Japanese manufacturer’s uncontested territory for years. Just three months after launching the C-Max Hybrid to challenge the Prius and Prius V, Ford is releasing the C-Max Energi, a plug-in hybrid that will, …
First Drives2013 Ford C-MAX Hybrid - The Everyday Hybrid Hatchback
The 2013 Ford C-MAX Hybrid is the Dearborn-based automaker’s gambit to unseat the Toyota Prius from its current throne as ruler of the North American hybrid marketplace. More specifically, the Ford C-MAX Hybrid has been imported from Europe in order to steal sales from both the standard Prius hatchback and …


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RecallsThe Great Spring of Recalls: it’s Ford’s Turn!
After GM and Chrysler, it is now Ford’s turn to initiate a couple of recalls for their vehicles. They announced two at the same time, but according to the manufacturer, they are not related. The first one targets about 386,000 Ford Escapes built between 2001 and 2004. These cars were …
RecallsFord Recalls C-Max Hybrid For Faulty Roof
Ford has announced a recall which affects approximately 30,000 C-Max hybrid vehicles built between Jan. 19, 2012, and June 25, 2013. Passengers’ heads are likely not to receive adequate protection in the event of a crash. The problem was discovered during National Highway Safety Administration testing that exceeded the head …
NewsFord Facing Fuel Efficiency Lawsuit
It was bound to happen sooner or later: Ford has been made a target of a group of hybrid owners concerning the lower-than-advertised real world fuel efficiency of its products. A lawsuit, which according to the Automotive News claims to represent 'tens of thousands' of Ford hybrid owners, is seeking …
New ModelsFord Escape and C-Max 2012: New EcoBoost and hybrid engines
Fuel Efficiency Boost: All-New Ford Escape Boasts New EcoBoost Engines; C-MAX Hybrid Mileage 25 Percent Better - Fuel economy leadership remains the bull’s-eye for Ford’s new utility lineup for 2012, addressing the top influencer driving consumers’ vehicle purchase decisions - Three four-cylinder engines in the all-new Ford Escape deliver improved …


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