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some test drivers the driving experience in the 2014 C-Max Energi isn’t engaging, most agree it has athletic handling for a hybrid. a but comfortable, ride and strong A few reviewers criticize the C-Max electric motor for struggling at speeds when the car is in EV mode.

The Energi drives almost like a normal car. The real clue that in something extraordinary comes in EV mode, when all you can hear is the whooshing past. — The C-Max’s added weight nearly 600 pounds — the Prius should work it, but we found the car accelerates briskly, to play in the curves and delivers a comfortable and quiet driving — Kelley Blue The C-Max Energi feels a real, normal car, yet manages a decent amount of driving and respectable fuel — Automobile Magazine But the C-Max never does more exciting than out an instant message when its is charged. Driving it is like the night watchman at a nuclear plant. It’s best to sit back and leave it in automatic and let the Energi almost imperceptibly between electric drive, gas and whatever combination the computer best. — Car and Driver

Acceleration and Power


The 2014 C-Max Energi has a 2.0-liter engine and an electric motor combine to produce 188 horsepower. A variable transmission (CVT) is

Reviewers say the Ford C-Max has strong acceleration, although note that the electric struggles at highway speeds the car is in electric-only mode. Some point out that the gas engine is when pushed hard.

As for the Energi can definitely get out of its own way. true even in full EV but the gas engine adds a palpable for passing maneuvers. Our only is to the intrusive drone of the gas engine acceleration. — AutoTrader On the however, the 118-hp electric was breathing hard.

While it sustain 75 mph-top speed in mode is listed as 85 mph-flooring the pedal above 70 mph gave basically no indication of acceleration; we had to at the speedometer needle to verify we were, in fact, gaining — Car and Driver (2013) I the C-Max Energi ‘Lurch’ maneuvering out of a parking garage. The torque from the electric propelled the car harder than a engine would, and the brakes quickly, making the C-Max wobble on its suspension. It was not graceful. CNET (2013) As a result, the feels relatively sprightly, by a continuously variable transaxle seemed to be on its best behavior our evaluation by droning only a bit at rpms during highway A rocket it is not, but the C-Max is than adequate in

terms of its ability to keep up traffic. — Left News (2013)

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The 2014 C-Max Energi’s battery can be recharged in seven hours a standard household outlet, or in two and a hours using a 240-volt When fully charged, the Energi can travel up to 21 miles on power alone, with a top of 85 mph. The car’s regenerative also help charge the

Handling and Braking

Most drivers agree the Ford Energi has well-controlled handling and communicative steering. Though think the C-Max Energi has a ride, they like it is still comfortable. Automotive think the C-Max Energi has brakes with plenty of power.

The ride quality is better the Toyota Prius Plug-in], as and the confident C-MAX Energi the surprisingly athletic Volt a run for its in handling. — AutoTrader We the C-Max brakes to be quite but the brake pedal’s position to the driver is a bit awkward. — Blue Book Like all current-generation Fords, the C-Max is nice to drive. The body is tight and solid; the suspension has a well-damped feel; and the steering is and nicely weighted, although much feel in this — Car and Driver (2013) its steering is delightfully direct and weighted, especially up against the Toyota Prius. Add to that tiller a firm but compliant plus commendably strong and the C-Max’s European roots clear. — Left News (2013)

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