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

2013 Ford C-Max
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5-Door HB SEL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
C-Max Energi 5-Door HB SEL N/A N/A $30,726 $32,950
C-Max Hybrid 5-Door HB SE 42 37 $23,499 $25,200
C-Max Hybrid 5-Door HB SEL 42 37 $26,451 $28,365
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5-Door Wgn Five
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Prius v 5-Door Wgn Five 44 40 $28,202 $30,295
Prius v 5-Door Wgn Three 44 40 $25,520 $27,415
Prius v 5-Door Wgn Two 44 40 $24,809 $26,650
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5-Door HB Five
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Prius 5-Door HB Five 51 48 $27,930 $30,005
Prius 5-Door HB Four 51 48 $26,470 $28,435
Prius 5-Door HB Persona 51 48 $25,256 $27,130
Prius 5-Door HB Three 51 48 $23,985 $25,765
Prius 5-Door HB Two 51 48 $22,748 $24,200
Prius Plug-In 5-Door HB 51 49 $30,720 $32,000
Prius Plug-In 5-Door HB Advanced 51 49 $37,945 $39,525
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,726
$28,202
$27,930
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,950
$30,295
$30,005
Monthly Payment Estimate
$549 / month
$505 / month
$500 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.4
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
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. The 2013 Toyota Prius V is by far the roomiest Prius in the lineup, and its 42-mpg combined mileage is hard to beat. It's far from the fastest or most powerful family wagon, and it faces a new competitor, the Ford C-Max Hybrid--but it's still a capacious, comfortable, and highly fuel-efficient family wagon. The 2013 Toyota Prius is a spacious, practical mid-size hatchback that will hold five people and their gear, while remaining the highest-mileage car sold without a plug.
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Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 44 mpg 51 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 40 mpg 48 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub Compact Midsize Station Wagon Midsize Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
4 - -
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 53.500 52.7
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 35.900 36.0
Front Head Room (in)
41.0 39.600 38.6
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 53.500 51.200
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 55.900 54.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.8 97.200 93.7
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 38.600 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 52.000 53.1
Front Leg Room (in)
40.4 41.300 42.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 109.400 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.0 69.900 68.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.5 60.200 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.512 5.700 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
173.6 181.700 176.4
Height, Overall (in)
63.8 62.000 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 60.400 59.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD - -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
42.8 - 67.3
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
19.2 - 21.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 34.3 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 67.3 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD - -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.811 x 0.984 10.800 x - TBD - 10.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.023 x 0.433 11.500 x - TBD - 10.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr Regenerative Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.0 11.900 11.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.35 - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD - 36.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.7 - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 38.100 - TBD -
Steering Type
Electric Rack and Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R17 P215/50R17 P215/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50R17 P215/50R17 P215/45R17
Spare Tire Size
NA T135/70D17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3859 3274 3042
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0 17 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.454 - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- TBD - 105 @ 4000 105 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99U NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/122 1.8L/110 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
188 Combined 98 @ 5200 98 @ 5200
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
38 42 50
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA 40 48
Battery Range (mi)
19 - -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA 44 51
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
88 - -
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
Continuously Variable Ratio Continuously Variable Ratio Continuously Variable Ratio
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA NA
Trans Type
1 1 1
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA NA
Trans Order Code
44J NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Wagon Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Ford C-Max Energi Toyota Prius v Toyota Prius
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
22.0 - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.866 NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
25.5 - TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.004 - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
NA 4.4 3.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 10 10
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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