Ford's new C-Max Energi is based on the company's European C-Max model, but can only be had in the U.S. as a hybrid or plug-in hybrid. Read full review
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Energi is Ford's name for its plug-in hybrid vehicles. Along with the C-Max, Ford is also producing a Fusion Energi. Read full review
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The C-Max Energi's body style is very practical, with room for five passengers and cargo. The high roof line means plenty of headroom. Read full review
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Along with a gasoline filler on the rear right fender, the C-Max Energi also includes a plug-in port on the left front fender. It will charge off of 110 volts in about 7 hours, or from a 240-volt source in 2.5 hours. Read full review
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The hybrid power plant combines a 141-horsepower 2-liter engine with a 118-horsepower electric motor. Total system output is rated at 188 horsepower. Read full review
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The C-Max Energi weighs 259 pounds more than the C-Max Hybrid. The suspension has a somewhat stiff feel, resulting in decent handling. Read full review
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Power-adjustable heated seats are available, adding some comfort to this plug-in hybrid. Read full review
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The rear seat backs fold down, but the battery pack in the cargo area makes it so there is no flat load floor. Read full review
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The C-Max Energi uses an electric power-steering system, which has a good feel at speed. The turning radius is rather wide. Read full review
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The home screen for the MyFord Touch interface shows phone, navigation, audio, and climate quadrants. Read full review
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The navigation system renders buildings in 3D for urban centers. Read full review
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Sirius Travel Link adds data for gasoline prices, weather, traffic, movie times, and sport scores. Read full review
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Bluetooth streaming audio is about as advanced as it gets, showing track data and including skip and pause controls. Read full review
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The backup camera includes trajectory lines, and the C-Max Energi can also be had with automatic parallel parking. Read full review
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