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2013 Mazda MAZDA5

2013 Ford C-Max

  2013 Mazda Mazda5 2013 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid
MSRP
$19,940
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Invoice $19,073 N/A
MPG
City/Highway
21/28 N/A
Rating
7.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line If you don't mind being seen in a minivan--but don't want to feel like you're driving one--the 2013 Mazda 5 fits the bill, though it's short on some features. Read Full Review The 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid is the first head-to-head challenger for the Toyota Prius since that car grabbed the green mantle a decade ago--and in many ways, the Ford's a better daily driver. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Ride quality
  • Steering's full of feel
  • Handles more like a hatch than a minivan
  • A six-speed manual's standard
  • Seating for six--yes, six

Dislikes:

  • Skimpy front seats
  • Can be noisy
  • Short features list
  • Bluetooth only offered on expensive models

Likes:

  • Finally, a viable Prius competitor
  • Stylish and high-quality interior
  • Very quiet and refined inside
  • Second most fuel-efficient car on sale

Dislikes:

  • Styling neither mainstream nor distinctive
  • Handling not as responsive as other Fords
  • Load floor higher than tailgate opening
  • No all-wheel-drive option
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available No crash data available
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