Video - 2013 Ford C-MAX Hybrid Test Drive & Car Video Review

Videa Ford C-Max 2013 Ford C-MAX Hybrid Test Drive & Car Video Review

2013 Ford C-MAX Hybrid Test Drive & Car Video Review The Ford C-MAX has been available in Europe for many years. And now for the 2013 model year this 5-door hatchback is making its way to our shores as a hybrid model. The C-MAX is the first every hybrid only vehicle line from Ford and its fills the gap left behind with the discontinuation of the Escape Hybrid. This Lifestyle vehicle is set to take on the Prius V as a utility vehicle that gets great fuel economy. The base price of the 2013 Ford C-MAX Hybrid is $25200 with EPA Fuel Economy estimates coming in at 47 MPG in the city and 47 MPG on the highway. The Ford C-Max puts out 188 horsepower total with the combination of the 2.0 liter 4-cylinder Atkinson Cycle gas engine and a pair of battery assisted electric motors. The transmission is an electronically controlled continuously variable transmission. More importantly you get 47 MPG combined driving which is very impressive for a vehicle in this class. The C-MAX features regenerative braking in order to fill recharge the batteries. The 2013 Ford C-MAX stands out in terms of the driving dynamics. Thanks to the Focus platform, the C-MAX feels light and nimble in the corners. Acceleration and passing power are decent enough for a hybrid. Weight is kept as low as possible which is important with a hybrid vehicle since the battery packs add so much weight. The C-MAX fits right in between the Toyota Prius and Prius V in terms of pricing and size which is a great spot for this Ford to be. With its European ...



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