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 Toyota Prius Plug-in. The Ford C-Max Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Prius Plug-in.
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 Toyota Prius Plug-in, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.
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 Toyota Prius Plug-in. 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 Toyota Prius Plug-in have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Ford C-Max Hybrid is much wider than the Toyota Prius Plug-in, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Ford C-Max Hybrid takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Prius Plug-in.
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Ford C-Max Hybrid transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Toyota Prius Plug-in.
The Ford C-Max Hybrid has a significantly larger turning radius than the Toyota Prius Plug-in, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford C-Max Hybrid has a much more powerful engine than the Toyota Prius Plug-in. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Ford C-Max Hybrid and the Toyota Prius Plug-in.
The Ford C-Max Hybrid comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Prius Plug-in.
Compare the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid and the 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in.
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MSRP*: $25,200 - $28,365
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|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $500||Up to $4,000|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||As low as 0.00%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 5.63%||As low as 0.02%|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$23,499 - $26,451||$28,791 - $33,509|
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