Compare 2014 Chevrolet Volt vs 2014 Ford C-Max Energi

2014 Chevrolet Volt
2014 Ford C-Max Energi
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5-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB 35 40 $32,817 $34,185
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Energi 5-Door HB SEL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Hybrid 5-Door HB SE 42 37 $22,539 $24,170
Hybrid 5-Door HB SEL 42 37 $25,337 $27,170
Energi 5-Door HB SEL 40 36 $29,499 $31,635
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,817
$29,499
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,185
$31,635
Monthly Payment Estimate
$570 / month
$527 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Chevrolet Volt is one of the best plug-in vehicles on the market, and it costs $5,000 less than it did last year.
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Fuel Economy
City
35 mpg 40 mpg
Highway
40 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.73 54.3
Second Leg Room (in)
34.10 36.5
Front Head Room (in)
37.80 41
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Hip Room (in)
51.21 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.52 55.9
Second Head Room (in)
36.02 39.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.90 55.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.05 43.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.0 99.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.10 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
105.70 104.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.40 72
Track Width, Front (in)
61.20 60.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
177.10 173.6
Height, Overall (in)
56.64 63.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.6 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 19.2
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 42.8
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.80 x - TBD - 11.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.50 x - TBD - 11
Brake Type
Regenerative -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
9.3 14
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.80 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.4 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.00 38.4
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55R17 P225/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
5GN TDH
Front Tire Size
P215/55R17 P225/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
5GN TDH
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3786 3859
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 390
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
273 129 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LUU 99U
Displacement
1.4L/85 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
149 188 @ 6000
Mileage
Battery Range (mi)
38 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
37 38
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
101 (2013) -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
40 36
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
98 88
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
35 40
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
93 (2013) -
Transmission
Trans Order Code
MKA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
NA 2.57
Drivetrain
Front wheel drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Type
1 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Volt Ford C-Max Energi
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Rear
Compound Crank Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
10 -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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