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2013 BMW 128 vs. 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid Review

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Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford C-Max Hybrid than the BMW 128, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford C-Max Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the BMW 128.

Convenience
With the Ford C-Max Hybrid you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the BMW 128, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW 128 is somewhat more expensive than the Ford C-Max Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the BMW 128 is much higher than that for the Ford C-Max Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the BMW 128 is much slimmer than the Ford C-Max Hybrid, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the BMW 128 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Ford C-Max Hybrid.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW 128 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Ford C-Max Hybrid.

Handling
The BMW 128 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Ford C-Max Hybrid, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 128 has a much more powerful engine than the Ford C-Max Hybrid. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The BMW 128 has less seating than the Ford C-Max Hybrid, making the Ford C-Max Hybrid the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The BMW 128 has significantly less cargo room than the Ford C-Max Hybrid, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW 128 than that of the Ford C-Max Hybrid.

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2013 BMW
128

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MSRP*: $31,500
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2013 Ford
C-Max Hybrid

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MSRP*: $25,200 - $28,365
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Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.99% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.08% As low as 5.63%
City MPG: 19 45
Highway MPG: 28 --
Engine(s): Inline-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $28,980 $23,499 - $26,451

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