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2016 Ford C-Max HybridView 2017 Model Price, Photos, Reviews & Features

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2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid Overview (See Available Styles)

New/Notable:
  • Available SYNC 3 multimedia system
  • New EcoSelect button activates an efficient driving mode
  • 42/37 mpg city/highway
The 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid is built for both families and the environment, combining a passenger-friendly practical shape with an efficient hybrid drivetrain that offers excellent fuel economy.

The C-Max Hybrid exterior remains unchanged 2016 model year. Its styling is similar to other current generation Ford products, especially the Fiesta subcompact. The thin grille is perched atop a large front air intake with thin horizontal bars that gives the front its defining feature. 17-inch alloy wheels and automatic headlights come standard, while a hands-free liftgate and rain-sensing windshield wipers for added convenience are optional.

Under the hood, the C-Max Hybrid features a hybrid system that combines a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder gas engine and an electric motor for a total output of 188-hp. The gas engine is connected to a CVT. Fuel economy ratings are estimated at 42/37 mpg city/highway.

Inside, the C-Max Hybrid offers passenger and cargo room comparable to that of a small SUV. There is 24.5 cubic feet of cargo room behind the 60/40-split folding second row, which expands to 52.6 cubic feet with the seats lowered.  The C-Max Hybrid comes well equipped for its price tag. Standard features include SYNC with voice recognition, dual-zone automatic climate control, USB port, Bluetooth connectivity, and cruise control. The new SYNC 3 which offers new generation voice-activated technology and an easy to use interface is available. Also available are The MyFord Touch system which adds haptic touch-controls to the center console, navigation, leather upholstery, satellite radio, and heated front seats.

Standard safety features include seven airbags (including a driver’s knee airbag), antilock brakes, and electronic stability control. Ford also includes its MyKey system, which allows parents to set various limits for teen drivers including maximum speed and volume control settings.

EPA Fuel Economy

  • City: 42 MPG
  • Highway: 37 MPG

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Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety: ****
  • Frontal Crash: ****
  • Side Crash: *****

Consumer Reviews Summary

Overall Rating:
5/5
Value:
4.8/5
Exterior:
4.8/5
Interior:
4.9/5
Comfort:
4.9/5
Performance:
4.9/5
Reliability:
4.8/5

10 of 10 (100%) consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

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