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2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid Owners Get Cash As Ford Lowers MPG Rating

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid Owners Get Cash As Ford Lowers MPG Rating

For Ford, it's all about "customer satisfaction"--a phrase it's repeated hundreds of times over the past nine months. During that time, it's grappled with the realization that not only did its 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid not achieve anywhere close to its 47-mpg EPA rating, but the shortfall had made... read more

August 16, 2013 by -
 
2013 Ford Focus Electric

After Price Cut, Will More Choose 2014 Focus Electric Over C-Max Energi?

If you've been considering an electric car but have been deterred by pricing, it might be worth another try—or at least another look at the numbers. This past week... read more July 15, 2013 by 23


 
2013 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid in Massachusetts winter [photo: John Mitchell]

Why We Drive A Ford C-Max Energi And A Ford Focus Electric

My wife and I have been very pleased with the results of green initiatives we undertook at our home, including solar panels and geothermal heating. Then we decided to expand... read more May 31, 2013 by 37


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Los Angeles, August 2012

Ford C-Max Does Not Beat Prius V Wagon In Real-World Use

We've written quite a lot about the gas mileage of Ford's two new 2013 hybrid models, the C-Max and Fusion hybrids. That's because a lot of shoppers and buyers have been... read more March 3, 2013 by 39


 
Toyota's web page for its Prius Plug-In hybrid

Plug-In Hybrid Specs: Advice On How To Read 'Em (From A Volt Owner)

We’re going to let you in on a little insider’s secret: when manufacturers are shilling their wares, they tend to favor statistics that illustrate their own... read more February 1, 2013 by 14


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, upstate New York, Dec 2012

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid: Winter Gas Mileage Test Returns 35 MPG

The 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid is a comfortable, quiet, well appointed five-door compact hybrid hatchback that appears to get 35 to 40 mpg in most real-world usage. But it is not... read more January 3, 2013 by 77


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Los Angeles, August 2012

Green Car Reports 2013 Best Car To Buy Nominee: Ford C-Max

The 2013 Ford C-Max is the first car from any U.S. manufacturer to take aim directly at the legendary Toyota Prius hybrid. Derived from a small "people carrier" of the sort... read more December 4, 2012 by 4


 
2013 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid, Marin County, CA, Nov 2012

2013 Ford C-Max Energi Plug-In Hybrid: First Drive

The 2013 Ford C-Max Energi is the first plug-in hybrid from Ford to hit the road, and the company sold 144 of them in October even before letting journalists drive the car... read more November 19, 2012 by 46


 
2013 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid

2013 Ford C-Max Energi: New EV+ Feature 'Learns' Regular Routes

Every driver of a plug-in hybrid electric car eventually wants to drive more on electricity and less on gasoline. So it's frustrating when the battery charge indicator shows... read more November 9, 2012 by 13


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Los Angeles, August 2012

2013 Ford C-Max Energi Plug-In Adds To C-Max Hybrid Sales

The 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid has now reached dealerships throughout the country, selling 3,182 units in October. But Ford had an "October surprise" in store: The company sold... read more November 5, 2012 by 15


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Oct 2012

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid: Is It The Ideal Modern Family Car?

If you’re a parent, the chances are you’ve had to make the painful choice between everyday practicality and gas mileage when looking at new cars. In fact, if your... read more October 26, 2012 by 39


 
2013 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid

2013 Ford C-Max Energi, Fusion Energi Join California HOV Lane

Californians wanting to gain single-occupancy access to the state’s high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes now have twice as many eligible cars to choose from when buying... read more October 24, 2012 by 7


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Oct 2012

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid: Quick Gas-Mileage Test

Gas mileage in hybrid vehicles can be a tricky thing. Depending on how they're designed--and at what speeds their electric motors kick in--their efficiency can vary... read more October 22, 2012 by 23


 
2013 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid

2013 Ford C-Max Energi: 100 MPGe, Beats Volt, Plug-in Prius

It’s official: the 2013 Ford C-Max Energi is the most efficient plug-in hybrid to date, achieving a cool 100 miles per gallon equivalent combined in official EPA fuel... read more October 11, 2012 by 39


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Los Angeles, August 2012

Hybrid Ad Wars: Ford C-Max Vs. Toyota Prius V

For the past decade, Toyota has unquestionably been the champion of the hybrid electric car, thanks to its Prius family of hybrids. But with a tough new ad campaign about to... read more October 4, 2012 by 6


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Los Angeles, August 2012

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid: Can It Compete With Toyota Prius?

Several carmakers now offer hybrid models of existing cars, but the number of dedicated full hybrids on the mass market has been exactly one for a decade: the Toyota Prius... read more September 10, 2012 by 24


 

 
 

 
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