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If you have a commute under 50 miles and a place to plug the car in, the 2013 Ford C-Max Energi makes an economical and excellent commuter and family vehicle.
Ford's C-Max Energi is a plug-in hybrid that marvels in its fuel efficiency and tech, but good luck hauling stuff in the trunk.
Ford's new plug-in hybrid drives under electric power for up to 21 miles, and reverts to a standard hybrid when its electric range is used up.
Ford will triple production capacity of electrified vehicles in the U.S. by 2013, investing in more C-Max Hybrid and C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid vehicles.
After an EPA loophole granted the hybrid inflated economy estimates, Ford is voluntarily reducing the 2013 C-Max's claimed mpg and offering cash to keep owners happy.
Offering all the fuel economy and practical interior space of a Toyota Prius v, the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid adds significant power and a more engaged driving experience.
Green Car Journal awarded the Ford C-MAX Energi 2012's Green Car Vision Award. The Ford Focus Electric captured the award last year.
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The new plug-in hybrid from Ford offers a comfortable driving experience with practical interior space and potentially fantastic fuel economy, supplemented by power from the grid.
Ford has its sights squarely on Toyota, more specifically the Toyota Prius, as it finally rolls the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid to U.S. shores. CNET's Brian Cooley checks the tech and also puts it head to head against Toyota's flagship hybrid.