This compact MVP was originally launched in 2003. Like almost all multi-purpose vehicles, this one is also most popular in Europe, so it is designed mainly for the drives from this part of the world. However, this model is also available in North America, still, only in hybrid variants. Current model is in its second generation and it is available from 2010. After several years of production, we are finally going to see some changes. Refreshed model was already presented at the Paris Motor Show and it is expected to come in United States this year as 2016 Ford C-max.
2016 Ford C-max specs
The 2016 Ford C-max comes as refreshed model. It will keep to ride on company’s Global C platform, but it will suffer several changes. New model will come with several visual updates. On the front end, you will see new front fascia, which is adapted to company’s new design language. There are already well-known Aston Martin-like grille and more angular headlights. All glass areas are modified, so new model comes with significantly reduced noise.
Rear end also features several changes that completely follow the style of the front. There are new taillights and new, more cleaner tailgate. The 2016 Ford C-max also features new-designed wheels and some additional color options like Red Rush and Caribou. Interior also includes several modifications like redesigned control board, updated infotainment system etc.
2016 Ford C-max engine
As you probably already know, this model is offered in hybrid variants for U.S. market, while European versions are available with petrol and diesel units. The 2016 Ford C-max will keep in the same way. There will be two hybrid models in offer – C-Max Hybrid and C-Max Energy. On the other side, European model includes petrol units like 1.6 liter four-cylinder EcoBoost and new, small 1.0 liter three-cylinder engine. When it is about diesel model, there is well-known 2.0 liter Duratorq, but there will be also new 1.5 liter turbodiesel engine with 120 horsepower. Both automatic and manual transmission is available. Although there is no official announcement, it is expected that European version come in hybrid variant also.
2016 Ford C-max release date and price
It is expected that 2016 Ford C-max will come until the end of year. Price is expected to remain unchanged.