Compare 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid vs 2013 Toyota Prius C

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid
2013 Toyota Prius C
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Hybrid 5-Door HB SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Hybrid 5-Door HB SE 42 37 $23,499 $25,200
Hybrid 5-Door HB SEL 42 37 $26,451 $28,365
Energi 5-Door HB SEL N/A N/A $30,726 $32,950
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5-Door HB One (Natl)
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB One 53 46 $18,127 $19,080
5-Door HB Two 53 46 $18,829 $20,030
5-Door HB Three 53 46 $20,261 $21,765
5-Door HB Four 53 46 $21,746 $23,360
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,499
$18,127
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,200
$19,080
Monthly Payment Estimate
$420 / month
$318 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 Toyota Prius C has all the gas-mileage virtues of larger Prius models, but it's smaller, more fun to drive, and--crucially--almost $5,000 cheaper.
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Fuel Economy
City
42 mpg 53 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 46 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Car Compact
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 50.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 52.3
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 37.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 51.7
Front Leg Room (in)
40.4 41.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.8 87.4
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 51.0
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 50.8
Front Head Room (in)
41.0 38.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.5 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.512 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
173.6 157.3
Height, Overall (in)
63.9 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 58.1
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 100.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.0 66.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
24.5 - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
54.3 17.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.944 x 0.984 10.83 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.023 x 0.433 NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.5 9.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.7 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 31.4
Steering Type
Electric Rack and Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.35 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50R17 P175/65R15
Spare Tire Size
NA T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R17 P175/65R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3607 2500
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.396 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- TBD - 82 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99U NA
Displacement
2.0L/122 1.5L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
188 Combined 73 @ 4800
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 46
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
42 53
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
40 50
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Type
1 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Order Code
44J NA
Drivetrain
Front-wheel drive Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.19
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
Continuously Variable Ratio Continuously Variable Ratio
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Ford C-Max Hybrid Toyota Prius c
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
25.5 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.004 0.95
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
22.0 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.866 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.2 3.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA 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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