Ford C-Max Hybrid Pricing Announced, Starts at $25,995

Stephen Elmer
by Stephen Elmer
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid: C-MAX Hybrid headlines Ford's transformed lineup, one-third of which will feature a model with 40 mpg or more in 2012, building on the company's commitment to give fuel-efficiency-minded customers the Power of Choice. The new C-MAX Hybrid is targeted to achieve better fuel economy than Toyota Prius v. (12/14/2011)

Ford‘s C-MAX hybrid is now available for order, and will come with a base MSRP of $25,995, undercutting the Prius-V by about $500.

The C-MAX is driven by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine mated to an electric system that the company is projecting will get 42 mpg, which matches the fuel mileage rating of the Prius-V. The C-MAX will only be available in America as a hybrid and plans to take the fight to Toyota’s dominance of the hybrid market. A plug-in hybrid version of the car will also be available, but not until late 2012.

It C-MAX also offers bigger dimensions that the Prius V, with about three more cubic feet of passenger space.

The introduction of the C-MAX hybrid will help Ford bring reduce average fuel economy across the lineup, and meet the companies goal of tripling electrified vehicle production capacity by 2013.

The first C-MAX’s will be delivered to customers this fall.

Stephen Elmer
Stephen Elmer

Stephen covers all of the day-to-day events of the industry as the News Editor at AutoGuide, along with being the AG truck expert. His truck knowledge comes from working long days on the woodlot with pickups and driving straight trucks professionally. When not at his desk, Steve can be found playing his bass or riding his snowmobile or Sea-Doo. Find Stephen on <A title="@Selmer07 on Twitter" href="">Twitter</A> and <A title="Stephen on Google+" href="">Google+</A>

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