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2017 Ford C-Max vs. 2017 Toyota Prius: Compare Cars
2017 Ford C-Max vs. 2017 Toyota Prius: Compare Cars

Hybrid hatchbacks are some of the most fuel-efficient cars on the road today—but when it comes down to buying one, should you opt for green credentials or fun-to-drive qualities? In other words, which should you buy: the new Toyota Prius, or the latest Ford C-Max? MORE: Read our 2017 Toyota...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang GT
Ford adds 1.5 million vehicles to door latch recall: Escape, Focus, Mustang, Lincoln MKC, more

One month ago, Ford recalled nearly 830,000 vehicles to fix a problem with their door latches. This morning, the automaker added 1.5 million additional Ford and Lincoln cars, crossovers, and vans to that recall--most of them registered in the U.S. The underlying issue in these new vehicles remains...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang GT
Ford Mustang, Escape, Focus, C-MAX, Transit Connect, Lincoln MKC recalled: 830,000 vehicles affected

Ford is recalling nearly 830,000 vehicles registered in North America to replace their side-door latches. According to the automaker, the recall is currently limited to warmer and/or sunnier states, as reports of latch failures have been higher in those areas. The problem with the door latches is...Read More»

2014 Nissan Leaf
The 16 Plug-In Electric Cars You Can Buy (Or Can't) For 2014

Electric cars may still seem futuristic, but there are actually 16 different plug-in models you can buy today. Availability depends a lot on where you live, though. Several of them are so-called compliance cars, offered only in California and a handful of other locations to meet that state's...Read More»

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid
Ford To Lower 2013 C-Max Hybrid Fuel Economy Ratings, Compensate Drivers

For one of the first times in recent history, lowering the mileage numbers on a new vehicle might have a positive affect on how shoppers and owners feel about a vehicle. In this case, the vehicle we're talking about is the 2013 (and 2014) Ford C-Max Hybrid. Ford Motor Company plans to soon...Read More»

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid Recalled For Roof Safety Issue

Ford is conducting a voluntary compliance recall of certain 2013 model year C-Max Hybrid vehicles because they may not adequately protect occupants’ heads in a crash. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially...Read More»

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Los Angeles, August 2012
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid Video Road Test

Watch out, Toyota Prius--the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid is your first real competition. And in many ways, it's the hybrid hatchback we'd prefer to drive every day. Built in Michigan--not sourced locally from California, or even Japan--the C-Max is a tall hatchback that eventually will come in two...Read More»

2012 Ford C-Max live photos by Joe Nuxoll
Ford C-Max, Chevy Corvette ZR1, DUI Apps: Today's Car News

Ford says its plans to import a seven-seat C-Max minivan have changed--now it's going to let Mazda have an exclusive. [TheCarConnection] It's official: SUVs are safer than cars. Well, mostly. [TheCarConnection] Remember when 15-inch wheels and tires were big? We could be headed that way again--this...Read More»

2012 Ford C-Max live photos by Joe Nuxoll
Ford C-Max Minivan Canceled; U.S C-Max To Be Hybrid-Only

Late last year, Ford said it would bring to market its first minivan since the mid-2000s in the form of the C-Max, a seven-seat van with some running gear in common with the 2012 Mazda 5. That plan is now inoperative, says Ford spokesman Mark Schirmer, who confirms the three-row C-Max has been...Read More»

2012 Ford C-Max
2012 Ford C-Max: First Drive

In the world of the 64-ounce Big Gulp, the sizzling buffet and the Expedition EL, can a size-medium MPV make a big noise? Drive the 2012 Ford C-Max, and you'll hope so. Minivans are a gang of four: the Chrysler twins, the Toyota Sienna and the Honda Odyssey dominate the niche, and for families...Read More»

2012 Ford C-Max
2012 Ford C-Max: Live Photos and Video, Plus a Magic Seat

The 2012 Ford C-Max may still be more than a year from showrooms in America, but the new seven-seat MPV took to the hills of Provence last weekend at the hands of High Gear Media. We're back from driving the C-Max and its European cousin, the C-Max--it's a long story, but the European MPV we get...Read More»

2012 Ford C-Max
Ford Bets on Minivans Getting Small with 2012 C-Max

Can a small minivan make it big in America? That's the question facing Ford as it preps a new seven-seat family car for sale next year. The 2012 Ford C-Max has the flexibility of a larger minivan, but unlike the remaining Big Four minivans--Sienna, Odyssey, Grand Caravan and Town & Country--the...Read More»

2012 Ford C-Max
2012 Ford C-Max: Preview and Photo Gallery

The 2012 Ford C-Max doesn't show up in Ford dealers until late next year, but this week High Gear Media is going for a test drive in the new seven-passenger MPV in France, as a family-friendly follow-up to the 2010 Paris Auto Show. Ford actually builds two vehicles dubbed C-Max in Europe, but only...Read More»

2011 Ford C-MAX
Ford C-MAX Headed To U.S. By Late 2011

The current Ford C-MAX was first launched in Europe back in 2003 and was treated with a mild facelift last year as part of its mid-cycle upgrade. A brand new version, the first model based on Ford’s next-generation ‘global’ Focus platform, has now been unveiled at the 2009 Frankfurt Auto...Read More»

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