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2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid vs. 2014 Ford Mustang Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford C-Max Hybrid than the Ford Mustang. The Ford C-Max Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Ford Mustang.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford C-Max Hybrid as you will with the Ford Mustang, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Ford C-Max Hybrid will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Ford Mustang. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Ford C-Max Hybrid and the Ford Mustang have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Ford C-Max Hybrid is much slimmer than the Ford Mustang, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Ford C-Max Hybrid, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford Mustang.

Drivetrain
The Ford C-Max Hybrid has much less torque than the Ford Mustang, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Ford C-Max Hybrid has a significantly larger turning radius than the Ford Mustang, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford C-Max Hybrid is significantly less powerful than the Ford Mustang. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The Ford C-Max Hybrid offers greater seating capacity than the Ford Mustang, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Ford C-Max Hybrid will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Ford Mustang.

Warranty
The Ford C-Max Hybrid comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Mustang.

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2014 Ford
C-Max Hybrid

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MSRP*: $24,170 - $27,170

2014 Ford
Mustang

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MSRP*: $22,510 - $35,310
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $4,750
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 5.85% As low as 5.85%
City MPG: 42
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
15 - 19
Highway MPG: 37 26 - 29
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $22,539 - $25,337 $21,215 - $32,573

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