The purpose of this article is to update you about the brand new 2018 Ford C-Max and provide you with every detail about this astonishing new technology hybrid car. Here we bring you the updated reviews and additional information about the car on the market.
The new 2018 Ford C-Max is available in three different versions Hybrid SE, Hybrid SEL and Energi. 2018 Ford C-Max is an exquisite class of compact MPV, with dynamic style, efficient performance and with more luxury. It is a modern MUV with various developments in the design compared to the previous versions of Ford C-Max. The new look of 2018 Ford C-max is more elegant and exceptional.
It is introduced with the new Atkinson-cycle I-4 gas engine empowered with an electronically controlled continuously variable transmission system and an efficient regenerative braking systems making the car mechanically more efficient.
2018 Ford C-Max Specs
2018 Ford C-Max has a mileage of 42 Mpg in city and 37 Mpg in highway. The tank fuel volume capacity is 13.5 gallons for C-Max Hybrid and 14 gallons for C-Max Energi. The new 2018 Ford C-Max comes with a wheelbase of 104.3inches. Its length and height is 173.6in and 63.9 inches respectively. C-Max Hybrid has base curb weight of 3607 lbs and for C-Max Energi the Base curb weight is slightly higher with 3859 lbs. It has a front track width of 60.5in and back track width of 60.4 inches. 2018 Ford C-Max is a front wheel drive system and having a maximum seating capacity of five. 2018 Ford C-Max is available with standard 17 inch alloy wheels made of Aluminum. It has gas pressurized front and rear shock.
2018 Ford C-Max Top Speed
The 2018 Ford C-Max has a top speed of 115mph for the hybrid model and whereas 102 mph for the plugin hybrid model. Top speed for the electric mode is 85mph
2018 Ford C-Max 0-60
The new 2018 Ford C-Max has acceleration of 0-60 mph within 7.19 sec. It has a superior acceleration in its class when compared to other competitors in the market.
2018 Ford C-Max Engine
The marvelous 2018 Ford C-Max is a combination of the 2.0L Atkinson-Cycle I-4 Hybrid engine coupled with an 88 KW permanent magnet AC Synchronous motor supported with 1.5KWh lithium ion battery. Whereas the C-Max Energi has higher powered 7.6KWh Lithium ion battery. The horse power developed by this combination is engine is 188 HP and an equivalent torque of 247lb-ft. torque. This engine comes with automatic Electronic continuously variable transmission system.
It has a special valve lifter mechanism using Direct acting mechanical Bucket (DAMB) with sequential multiport Electronic fuel injection system. Charging time for the C-Max electric engine is about 7hrs for 120V supply and 2.5hrs for 240V supply. The equivalent miles per gallon for electric engine is 95 MPGe in city limits, 81 MPG in highway. The engine design is modified to decrease the carbon dioxide emission with increase in fuel efficiency.
2018 Ford C-Max: Redesigned Exterior and Interior
The 2018 Ford C-Max is available with two new color varieties for all the models, they are brown-grey Caribou paint and Red-Rush. It has a dynamic exterior design with dimension best suiting for the control of the car at top speeds. It has a spacious interior with a maximum leg room of 43.1in. In the front side and 36.5in. In the rear. Increase in the leg room with new design gives better comfort. Interiors has been made attractive with the introducing the new Voice command system SYNC 2.
It helps the driver to control the interior temperature and provide ease of accessibility to the GPS system. It comes with the standard feature of Dual-Zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Control System, Rear Seat Heat Ducts, Cup holders (2 Front, 2 Second Row) illuminated glove box, next generation Smartgauge with EcoGuide. It has Audio system including AM/FM/CD/MP3 Audio, 6 speakers, Audio input jack, and USB support. The leather trimmed bucket seat provide a great comfort for the driver and the passengers along.
2018 Ford C-Max Safety and Security Features
The 2018 Ford C-Max has AdvanceTrac® with (RSC®) Roll Stability Control™, which is an automated technology of detecting and minimizing the loss of traction or skidding. The standard model comes with airbags to protect the driver and smart front passenger sensing system is provided for detecting if front passenger is present or not.
There is an emergency braking system installed with the standard edition of 2018 Ford C-Max which senses the emergency situation on the basis of speed and pressure applied on the brakes by the driver, as it detects the emergency situations and increases the brake pressure automatically until the Antilock braking system takes in charge and stops the wheel locking up.
2018 Ford C-Max Price and Release date
The 2018 Ford C-Max was released in the United States market with a starting price of a whopping $24,170 for the C-Max Hybrid SE, C-Max Hybrid SEL is available for $27,170 and C-Max Energi is available for $31,770. The 2018-Ford C-Max is already available in the United States market. It was released on the month of January 2018. Surprise your family with this car and make that long upcountry journey you have always dreamt of.