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The 2014 Ford C-Max is a wagon with a hatchback body style that accommodates up to five passengers. While the C-Max doesn’t have much room compared to other wagon offerings offered out there, it does have better cargo space than other hybrid wagons. It has 24.5 ft3, expandable up to 52.6 ft3 when you lower the rear seats. There are two trim levels – SE and SEL. Standard interior features include power accessories, dual-zone climate control, integrated blind-spot mirrors, cruise control, an adjustable driver seat, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. Standard electronic features include Ford Sync, Bluetooth connectivity, and a 6-speaker audio system w/ CD player, an auxiliary audio jack, and USB/iPod interface.
The powertrain of the 2014 Ford C-Max consists of a 2.0L engine connected to an electric motor and a rechargeable lithium ion battery pack. The total output is 188 horsepower. The C-Max comes standard in a front drive train with continuously variable transmission. The Ford C-Max can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 8.1 seconds.
The 2014 Ford C-Max received great scores in safety and crash tests, getting good ratings for its frontal protection and side protection. Standard safety features include front side airbags, side curtain airbags, and a driver knee airbag. It has antilock disc braks, stability control, traction control, 911 Assist for automatic emergency notifications, and Ford MyKey for setting a speed limit and maximum audio level limit. Additional safety features on higher trims include front and rear parking sensors, and a rearview camera.
Out on the road, critics say the 2014 Ford C-Max delivers a nice, composed and comfortable ride. The hybrid powertrain is very quiet, steering and handling were accurate and responsive, and the ride experience is described as refined and polished.
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Ford’s C-Max for has been upgraded with more comfortable and stylish interior plus impressive driving enjoyment with the Energi and Hybrid models. The 2014 Ford C-Max completely dominates the hybrid market with its quiet and refined interior and fuel economy. In shape and size, the C-Max essentially is a tall-wagon version Ford’s subcompact models. The Ford C-Max presents a high-end premium look on the interior built with stylish dashboard and all around comfort. The 2014 Ford C-Max hybrid is equipped with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine plus an electric motor system. This combined powertrain delivers 195 horsepower which is 54-horsepower higher compared to the leading hybrid car in the segment. The Ford C-Max Hybrid gets a combined EPA fuel efficiency rate of 47 mpg city and highway.
The C-Max Energi has a longer mileage range estimated at 21 miles using all-electric power. The all-electric power range of the Energi rest on the 7.6kWh battery which is large than that of the C-Max Hybrid which is only 1.4kWh.
The 2014 Ford C-Max presents a well-designed and very roomy interior with comfortable seats, high-end materials used and straightforward controls that adds to its already exciting appeal. All Ford C-Max models come with standard equipment like a 6-speaker audio system with auxiliary and USB input/jacks, AM/FM radio, CD/MP3 player, 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, keyless entry, illuminated glove box, rear-seat heater vents, auto climate control, SmartGauge digital display with InfoGuide screens and SYNC voice-controlled system. Optional package may include items like heated side mirrors, MyFord Touch, power liftgate and Parking Technology package.
For featured safety, the C-Max includes airbags, knee airbag and front shoulder belts with adjustable anchors. Added electronic safety systems include stability/traction controls as well as emergency brake assist and anti-lock disc brakes.
Many of those who say that power requires a lot of sacrifice on the part of those who would be using such power are right on some level, but when it comes to the costs on the financial side, this does not necessarily have to be the case. As a matter of fact, there are many things out there that provide as much or even more power than what can be found in the market for a price that is surprisingly low and comes with maintenance costs that are too miniscule to believe. This is where the 2014 Ford C-Max can be so surprising and can catch people off guard with the impressive features minus the overwhelming expense.
Clean-cut and very effective in what it does, the 2014 Ford C-Max does not mess around with what it wants people to know and what it wants drivers to understand before getting in. In terms of form, you are left in no doubt that it was meant to accomplish rather than to show off. In terms of stance, it is also clear that it is meant to stabilize instead of complicating situations.
In terms of the interior, the 2014 Ford C-Max was also made to make sure that people do not miss the point to it since the intent behind the amount of space as well as the excellence of the design are pretty apparent. It is meant to accommodate without a fuss and to let drivers handle it without trouble.
Whether you choose the plug-in or the classic hybrid 2014 Ford C-Max, you are assured maximum efficiency with no loss in power. This is pretty convenient for those who want to get the most out of the engine without worrying about the hole it is burning in their wallets.