2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid
Availability: September 2012
The outlook: Ford hedging its hybrid bet with a tall wagon that takes on the Prius and the Prius v at the same time. With more passenger volume than standard Prius and better power and economy than the larger v. Will it be an odd compromise or will it be just right?
- Overall score: 8.1 (4.0 stars)
CNET Editors' Rating
Average User Review
out of 7 user reviews
Starting at: $25,200.00
The good: The 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid's gasoline-electric power train delivers excellent fuel economy and decent power. The suspension leads to a comfortable, engaged driving experience. Voice command works wonders with music selection and phone calls, while automatic parking is the icing on the cake.
The bad: The navigation system's maps refresh slowly, and destination entry can be exceedingly frustrating.
The bottom line: Offering all the fuel economy and practical interior space of a Toyota Prius, the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid adds significant power and a more engaged driving experience.
September 10, 2012 9:31 AM PDT
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