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Ford C-MAX Energi

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2015 Ford C-MAX Energi What's new for 2015? 
2015 Ford C-MAX Energi

Ford has made no changes to its C-Max Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid for 2015.

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2014 Ford C-MAX Energi What's new for 2014? 
2014 Ford C-MAX Energi

The Ford C-Max sails into 2014 relatively unchanged. New transmission gearing aims to improve fuel economy, while a new approach to fuel-economy labeling results in slightly lower EPA estimates more in line with real-world driving.

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2013 Ford C-MAX Energi What's new for 2013? 
2013 Ford C-MAX Energi

The 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid and Energi plug-in hybrid constitute a new breed of fuel sippers designed to split the difference between the regular Toyota Prius and the mid-size Prius V in terms of size, price and fuel economy.

About Ford C-MAX Energi

Toyota may still hold bragging rights when it comes to best hybrid car fuel economy, but Ford's C-Max for 2015 offers a number of compelling arguments for why second best might be a better choice. When it comes to style, comfort, features and overall driving enjoyment, the C-Max leaves the Prius at the pumps. The 5-door C-Max Hybrid can accommodate four passengers and still have room in back for their gear. Flip down the folding rear seats, and the C-Max's cargo bay rivals some compact SUVs. The C-Max shares its platform with the excellent Ford Focus, which is why we think, when compared to the Prius, the C-Max offers a quieter and more premium-feeling interior, a more engaging driving experience and, frankly, less generic styling.

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Consumer Reviews

over rated

By on Sunday, December 07, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 2,200

10 2.0
overall rating 2 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
2/10
Value
5/10
Reliability
5/10
Quality
2/10
Performance
7/10
Styling
3/10
Comfort
5/10

Pros: "comfortable"

Cons: "electric not worth it -- overrated by FORD"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 2

"This car is not at all what it is advertised to be. The Energi is not worth the money you pay for it. it is advertised to drive 20 miles on electric and after 6 weeks we can only drive 10 miles --- not worth the extra paid to get and energy -- the battery takes up a lot of space in the back of the car and is heavy so the mileage is only about 32-33 when driving with gas only. We do not like the car and we really want something different. My local ford dealer has not delivered the service information we would expect regarding this car so I had to notify the Ford Corporate company to help with the issues we have with the car. If you want to buy an electric car == DON'T BUY THIS CAR"

1 person out of 1 found this review helpful

Wow! What's not to like, easy to handle!

By on Sunday, November 30, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 1,200

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Fun comfotable, a treasure of added toys."

Cons: "I can't think of anything I don't like."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Best car ever! Easy to drive, handle and maneuver. I traded in my 1 ton Diesel as we were making life changes and bought this Gem of a car, the Ford C-Max energy. Heated seats, full view all around, back up visual, new navigation system for us oldsters pretty easy actually if you just start using it daily. Goes on all our short trips on elect. Hubby is 6'1 and can easily have all leg room he needs front or back. Power & handle ability is awesome. It's the only car we've ever "named". We call her, "SPARKY"! Just cannot say enough good about this wonderful auto."

1 person out of 1 found this review helpful

Best Plugin Hybrid; Delivers advertised mpg.

By on Friday, December 28, 2012

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 600

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "awesome gas mileage, fun to drive"

Cons: "It's turned me into a electric car freak. :("

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"The Energi; What a fun car to drive; great commuting car as well as trips. I haven't driven it aggressively yet, but for normal commuting am getting 47mpg at 62mph and 45mpg at 65 mph, and I have a challenging, hilly commute. I do think the gas mileage will go down to, gasp, the 30s with hard driving. It really shines in rush hour traffic. It's very quiet; great visibility. I really like the sync system. However, I loved the idrive in my beemers. I am puzzled by the complaints about the gas mileage. I got over 51mpg the other day in a somewhat flat stretch of freeway in 30 minutes of driving. I really really wanted to like the volt, but I found the low ceiling and rather cramped interior too depressing, and found it boring to drive."

55 people out of 61 found this review helpful