2013 Ford C-Max Energi

When Ford decided several years ago to offer the C-Max and American customers , the audience finds itself in wonder . In this market applies a standard rule that the bigger always better , it seemed that the car on the platform of the Ford Focus , which is at the lower than Ford’s smallest crossover , Escape, does not make sense . It is planned to offer a rich and atmospheric twin – turbocharged  (EcoBoost) petrol engines , but at the end of the day the offer was based only hybrid with a 2.0L engine and 188 hp . After a solid initial success , which has even managed to surpass the popular Toyota Prius V , the American carmaker is the 2013 year to expand its offer with an electric plug-in hybrid, the energy of the label.

2013 Ford C-Max Energi

2013 Ford C-Max Energi – Features

With a starting price of $ 33.745 , 2013 Ford C-Max Energi belonged to the group in which there are two similar cars – $ 32.795 Toyota Prius Plug -In and $ 39.995 Chevrolet Volt. And slightly less expensive 2013 C -Max Hybrid , Energi provides a battery that is located at the point where the majority of the car is a spare tire , but what distinguishes the two models is the fact that Energy can travel up to 32 kilometers on electric motor before it starts gasoline engine.

2013 ford c max energi - rear view

The batteries can be charged in just 2.5 hours with a 240 volt charger or seven hours using a standard 120 volt charger. When we mention the gasoline engine , to say that this is the same engine that powered the previous generation Focus , thanks to the electric motor total power increased from 141 hp to 188 hp . Although at first glance it looks like a typical crossover , the 2013 C- Max is a vehicle that is most impressed journalists. Despite the high weight, which amounts to 1,754 kg (or almost 450 kg more than focus on which is based ) for an electric car 2013 Energy provides solid performance with acceleration to 100 km / h in 7.9 seconds and a top speed limited to 166 km / h .

 2013 ford c max energi  - interior

Besides high comfort and quiet ride , one of the most positive features of this crossover is its interior. In the style of European cars , the 2013 Ford C-Max Energi provides premium interior with rich equipment and high visibility. With the higher price of $ 7.750 , compared with the C -Max hybrid and almost twice the price of the basic four-door Focus , Energy certainly is not a cheap car , and its market is limited . Although the market of electric cars is still limited , there is no doubt that she would go down in history as one of the first successful such vehicles .

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