When Ford announced their C-Max Hybrid there were many great and positive critics for this car, mainly because of its really good looks and fuel economy. With fuel economy number of 47 mpg it certainly was close enough to Prius that it would be able to compete it because there were many drivers that were ready to sacrifice few mpg’s for better looking and more fun to drive vehicle.
We have gotten announcements from Ford that 2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid will be provided with couple of upgrades to additionally enhance fuel economy while the numbers are decreased because of the issues that many drivers had with accomplishing those numbers from tests. Even with reduced numbers it is still quite reliable.
The brand-new Ford C-MAX Hybrid includes updated powertrain software application together with beneficial hardware changes. The hardware adjustments include changes in the tailoring, which will make the transmission drive ratio more reliable.
Further changes consist of brand-new hood seal, front and rear tire deflectors, pillar moldings and addition of rear lift gate deflectors, which will boost the aerodynamics of the vehicle. The 2014 C-MAX Hybrid is also equipped with new engine oil, which will assist in minimizing friction.
Ford is also changing the pattern of testing miles-per-gallon label for C-MAX Hybrid. Screening of the Fusion Hybrid would produce fuel efficiency labels for numerous vehicles consisting of C-MAX Hybrid, in accordance with EPA’s General Label policies. However, now Ford will test and label C-MAX Hybrid independently, resulting in a decrease in the miles-per-gallon label for the initial 2013 C-MAX Hybrid.
C-Max Hybrid SEL
The 2013 Ford C-MAX Hybrid will now carry an EPA combined fuel efficiency value of 43 mpg, which is the finest in the class and surpasses Toyota Motor Corporation’s (TM) Prius v, which has a combined label value of 42 mpg. As a result of the change in the miles-per-gallon values, the automaker is making a goodwill payment to existing C-MAX Hybrid owners to compensate for the estimated difference in the average fuel costs of the two labels. Ford will pay $550 to owners and $325 to people who leased the vehicles.
Ford is benefiting from the strong sales of C-MAX Hybrid and C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid. Consumers prefer C-MAX as it is more luxurious with innovative functions.
2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid Release Date
Amazed automobiles sales increased 392 % to 53,014 automobiles in July. Ford’s amazed car market share in the first 7 months of 2013 enhanced 12 points year over year to 15.4 %.