2017 Ford C Max: updated family hybrid car


It offers comfort and excellent fuel economy at a reasonable price! If you want a comfortable ride and a large space for the luggage then the best choice may be a family car 2017 Ford C-Max. Innovative Hybrid Ford engine has earned the title of Eco.

For better grip and increased torque at the drive wheels, there is a system Torgue Vectoring Control. For drivers who prefer active driving, the best solution would be the Ford C Max. He was disguised as an athlete, and an expensive and tuned to the high precision cornering rear suspension corresponds to the spirit of sport. Ford C-Max is equipped with a package that includes an automatic parking and power mirrors.

2017 Ford C-Max release date

The release date of a new Ford minivan will be on the last quarter of 2016.

Release date: late 2016

2017 Ford C-Max price

The price of C-Max will remain the same – starting at $ 24,500 approximately and up to $ 32,000 for plug-in hybrid version.

2017 Ford C-Max exterior

In front the new Ford C Max greatly resembles the Ford Fiesta and the latest generation Ford Focus. It is worth noting two-level grille, wide wheel arches and an abundance of chrome parts.

Door handles are recessed slightly into the doors, exterior mirrors have the blinkers.

In the rear the car is very similar to the previous generation model, but the vertical taillights were replaced by horizontal, almost the same size and design as that in the Focus sedan.

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2017 Ford C Max interior

The interior has the same design and stylistic solutions, the rest of the available models of the brand. High center console, a multimedia display system, center tunnel with gear lever located higher and slightly rises as compared to the standard arrangement.

The car is wider and longer than the Focus, so the back row of seats easily and comfortably fit 3 people. Both rows of seats easily folded, moved and removed – so virtually any goods can be transported.

Dashboard has new grapics and animated eco-meter firstly debuted on 2017 Fusion. As an option, the new minivan can be equipped with a panoramic sunroof.

After removing the rear seats can increase the volume of the luggage compartment from 471 to 1723 liters.

2017 Ford C Max equipment

Titanium version is equipped also with folding tables. There is a basic voice control for the entertainment system and air conditioning. For an additional fee, you can set the 5-stage heated seats. In the options of the new Ford C-Max also include airbags and climate-control.

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2017 Ford C-Max video

2017 Ford C-Max specs

Engine is 4-cylinder turbocharged. Located transverse. 4 valves per cylinder with twincam. Displacement – 1596 cc, 150 hp and 177 ft lbs at 1600 rpm. The maximum speed of 126 mph.

In North American market C-Max is available only with hybrid powertrains. Just like the previous model, it is naturally-aspirated 2.0-liter engine working on Atkinson cycle (like most hybrid cars), producing just 141 HP and 129 ft lbs of torque.

As for electric part, C-Max is equipped with 35 kW electric motor and 1.4kWh Li-ion batteries. In plug-in hybrid version called C-Max Energi the battery capacity has increased to 7.6kWh, and it has estimated EV-only range of 19 miles.

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2017 Ford C Max images

2017 Ford C-Max Energi
Engine type DOHC 16V I4, direct fuel injection, hybrid
Displacement 2.0L
Power/torque 188 hp; 129 lb-ft
Transmission CVT automatic
Wheelbase 104.3 in.
Length 173.6 in.
Height 63.8 in.
Passenger volume 118.9 cu.ft.
Cargo volume 19ю2-42.8 cu.ft.
0-60 7.9 sec
Top speed 104 mph
PRICE RANGE: $26,000-$33,000 (est)
Competitors: Toyota Prius V, Chevrolet Volt

Editor's rating
4.6 overall
  • Safety4.6
  • Performance4.4
  • Design4.5
  • Features4.5
  • Fuel economy4.9

2017 Ford C-Max looks a bit old-fashioned in comparison with another Ford models, however it is still a good option for practical family car.

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