The Truth About Cars » ford c-max http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 19:30:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » ford c-max http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com ‘Actual Mileage May Vary’ Could Travel Far For Troubled Automakers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/actual-mileage-may-vary-travel-far-troubled-automakers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/actual-mileage-may-vary-travel-far-troubled-automakers/#comments Mon, 23 Nov 2015 22:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1226049 A court ruled Nov. 12 that a lawsuit may continue against Ford for misstating its mileage estimates of its C-MAX and Fusion hyrbid cars. Ford attempted to dismiss the lawsuit based on its claim that the mileage estimates provided by the Environmental Protection Agency, were in part, an estimate and that “actual results may vary.” […]

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A court ruled Nov. 12 that a lawsuit may continue against Ford for misstating its mileage estimates of its C-MAX and Fusion hyrbid cars. Ford attempted to dismiss the lawsuit based on its claim that the mileage estimates provided by the Environmental Protection Agency, were in part, an estimate and that “actual results may vary.” […]

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Ford’s Also Readying A Prius Fighter, But Don’t They Already Have One? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/fords-also-readying-prius-fighter-dont-already-one/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/fords-also-readying-prius-fighter-dont-already-one/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:31:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=897482 Our Ford sources have confirmed a Reuters report that claims Ford is readying a new lineup of dedicated hybrids to take on the Toyota Prius. The new range, set to debut in late 2018, will ride on the next-generation C-platform that underpins the current Ford Escape and Focus. Dubbed “C240″, volume has been pegged at 120,000 […]

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Our Ford sources have confirmed a Reuters report that claims Ford is readying a new lineup of dedicated hybrids to take on the Toyota Prius. The new range, set to debut in late 2018, will ride on the next-generation C-platform that underpins the current Ford Escape and Focus. Dubbed “C240″, volume has been pegged at 120,000 […]

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Ford Cuts MPG Figures For Six Models, Offers Rebates For Customers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/ford-cuts-mpg-figures-for-six-models-offers-rebates-for-customers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/ford-cuts-mpg-figures-for-six-models-offers-rebates-for-customers/#comments Fri, 13 Jun 2014 14:56:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=843586 Already stung by a reduction in fuel economy ratings for both the Fusion Hybrid and C-Max Hybrid, Ford is yet again revising figures for various models, including the C-Max, Fiesta, Fusion and MKZ. The breakdown of the changes is listed in the table below. Ford will also offer goodwill payments to lease and purchase customers, […]

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Already stung by a reduction in fuel economy ratings for both the Fusion Hybrid and C-Max Hybrid, Ford is yet again revising figures for various models, including the C-Max, Fiesta, Fusion and MKZ. The breakdown of the changes is listed in the table below. Ford will also offer goodwill payments to lease and purchase customers, […]

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Editorial: Time For Fuel Economy Reform http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/editorial-time-for-fuel-economy-reform/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/editorial-time-for-fuel-economy-reform/#comments Fri, 16 Aug 2013 13:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=499644 The revised fuel economy ratings for the Ford C-Max aren’t the first time that an auto maker has been forced to backtrack on fuel economy claims – nor will it be the last unless meaningful reform is undertaken to ensure that fuel economy figures more accurately reflect the way motorists drive their cars in the […]

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The revised fuel economy ratings for the Ford C-Max aren’t the first time that an auto maker has been forced to backtrack on fuel economy claims – nor will it be the last unless meaningful reform is undertaken to ensure that fuel economy figures more accurately reflect the way motorists drive their cars in the […]

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Introducing Our Long-Term C-Max, Yo http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/introducing-our-long-term-c-max-yo/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/introducing-our-long-term-c-max-yo/#comments Thu, 08 Aug 2013 14:14:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=498585 TTAC’s making the big time now! Sure, the dweebs over at Motor Trend are currently driving a free Kia Optima, Nissan Frontier, Nissan Altima, MINI Cooper Coupe, Chrysler 300S, Acura ILX, VW Passat, Kia Rio, Subaru BRZ, Acura RDX, BMW 328i and a 650i Gran Coupe, but we’ve finally managed to snag a totally free […]

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TTAC’s making the big time now! Sure, the dweebs over at Motor Trend are currently driving a free Kia Optima, Nissan Frontier, Nissan Altima, MINI Cooper Coupe, Chrysler 300S, Acura ILX, VW Passat, Kia Rio, Subaru BRZ, Acura RDX, BMW 328i and a 650i Gran Coupe, but we’ve finally managed to snag a totally free […]

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Review: 2013 Ford C-MAX Energi Plug-In Hybrid (Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/review-2013-ford-c-max-energi-plug-in-hybrid-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/review-2013-ford-c-max-energi-plug-in-hybrid-video/#comments Fri, 25 Jan 2013 13:48:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=474057 In 2005, ABC News Polls claimed the average daily commute in America was 16 miles, a number borne out in our own Facebook poll. If you have a commute like that and want an EV for commuting and a hybrid for road tripping, you’re the target demographic for a plug-in hybrid. Since I’m not a […]

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In 2005, ABC News Polls claimed the average daily commute in America was 16 miles, a number borne out in our own Facebook poll. If you have a commute like that and want an EV for commuting and a hybrid for road tripping, you’re the target demographic for a plug-in hybrid. Since I’m not a […]

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Ford C-Max Outsells Toyota Prius V In First Full Month Of Sales http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/ford-c-max-outsells-toyota-prius-v-in-first-full-month-of-sales/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/ford-c-max-outsells-toyota-prius-v-in-first-full-month-of-sales/#comments Fri, 02 Nov 2012 17:21:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=465748 The Ford C-Max’s first full month on sale was a fruitful one for the Blue Oval – the C-Max managed to beat its arch rival, the Toyota Prius V. Toyota managed to move 2769 Prius V’s in October, compared to 3182 C-Max’s. According to AutoGuide, 25 percent of C-Max sales occurred in California.  

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The Ford C-Max’s first full month on sale was a fruitful one for the Blue Oval – the C-Max managed to beat its arch rival, the Toyota Prius V. Toyota managed to move 2769 Prius V’s in October, compared to 3182 C-Max’s. According to AutoGuide, 25 percent of C-Max sales occurred in California.  

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2013 Ford C-Max Undercuts Toyota Prius V By $555 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/2013-ford-c-max-undercuts-toyota-prius-v-by-555/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/2013-ford-c-max-undercuts-toyota-prius-v-by-555/#comments Thu, 17 May 2012 13:54:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=444808 Ford has priced their C-Max MPV with a base sticker of $25,995, or $555 less than its main rival, the Toyota Prius V. Ford claims that the C-Max has a few more cubic feet of cargo room, as well as a taller roofline than the Prius V for more headroom. Features like MyFordTouch will be […]

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Ford has priced their C-Max MPV with a base sticker of $25,995, or $555 less than its main rival, the Toyota Prius V. Ford claims that the C-Max has a few more cubic feet of cargo room, as well as a taller roofline than the Prius V for more headroom. Features like MyFordTouch will be […]

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