2013 Ford C-MAX Hybrid

Following the announcement in 2011, Ford began shipping their newest hybrid model at the beginning of 2013 across all regions.

The 2013 Ford C-MAX Hybrid comes equipped with one of the most energy efficient systems, being able to provide better mileage range than of most of its counterparts.
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Specifications

General Info
Vehicle Type: Hybrid Base Price: $28,365
Fuel Tank Capacity: 13.5 gals (51 L) MPG: 47 city / 47 hwy
Dimensions
Length: 173.6 in. (440.9 cm) Wheel Base: 104.3 in. (264.9 cm)
Height: 63.9 in. (162.3 cm) Width: 75.6 in. (192 cm)folded
Curb Weight: 3607 lbs (1636 kg) Ground Clearance: NA
Luggage Capacity: 24.5 cu ft Maximum Seating: 5 people
Performance
Engine: 2.0L Inline Hybrid Compression Ratio: 12.3: 1
Horsepower: 141 HP Max RPM: 6000 RPM
Torque: 129 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm Transmission: e-CVT
Electric Motor: Synchronous AC Permanent Magnet Battery: 1.4 kW Li-Ion
Battery Peak Power: 35 kW* Range: NA
0-60 mph: NA Maximum Speed: 115 mph (185 km/h)

*Sustain Mode

Engine & Performance

Ford uses a four cylinder 2.0 liter engine coupled with an electric motor for the C-MAX. Combined, the car is able to produce 188 horsepower. The transmission is Ford's ECVT (Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable Transmission).

The C-MAX driving experience is similar to the one of a regular family car. The reduced battery weight helps the car maintain an optimal road grip without putting too much pressure on the engine.
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Exterior

The exterior of the C-MAX Hybrid makes it difficult to differentiate it from other models of the same lineup. On the outside, Ford gives the impression of a generous interior due to its height and length.

The front of the car is equipped with a wide grill and an air vent underneath, lending the overall look of a family car. The rear is simple in terms of design with no chrome elements and extended taillights that cross-over to the side of the car.

Interior

The inside of the C-MAX looks like a decently polished car. The central panel and placement of air vents gives it a symmetric look across the driver and front passenger seats.

Chrome elements can be found on the steering wheel and on the dashboard.

Ford's hybrid manages to outlast many other models in terms of mileage per full charge. The 2013 Ford C-MAX Hybrid aims to the choice for drivers who want an eco-friendly family car.
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