Why was C-Max discontinued?
Ford is dropping the C-Max and Grand C-Max because of a sharp drop in demand as customers switch to SUVs and crossovers. Sales of the C-Max and Grand C-Max fell 21 percent to 53,080 in Europe last year, according to JATO Dynamics. Focus sales dropped 8 percent to 194,097.
What kind of car is a C-Max?
The Ford C-Max (stylized as Ford C-MAX and previously called the Ford Focus C-Max) is a compact multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) produced by the Ford Motor Company from 2003 to 2019.
Is the Ford C-Max safe?
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave the 2018 C-Max four stars (out of five) overall, with four stars for the frontal crash and for roof strength, but five stars for side-impact protection.
Is a Ford C-Max an SUV?
Yes, the C-Max is a tall hatchback with a big liftgate, but don’t expect overwhelming flexibility in the cargo hold. Because of those hybrid batteries, the C-Max offers only 19 cubic feet of cargo capacity behind the rear seats, 23 percent less than the Toyota Prius offers.
Who makes the C-Max car?
Remarkably efficient, the design of the Ford C-Max hybrid packs an impressive amount of room and utility into a small footprint. Outward visibility is great, though the driving position could be a bit more spacious. While the rear seat is a bit flat and low, it’s roomy enough to seat three.
Do they still make Ford C-Max?
Ford has confirmed that it will end production of the B-Max and C-Max MPVs as part of its wide-reaching strategy to return to profitability in Europe.
Is the Citroen C-Max a good car?
In corners, the C-Max excels, with good front-end grip and well-weighted steering, so you can enjoy flinging it through a series of challenging bends. Ride comfort is good, too – it only really gets caught out on the roughest of our roads.
Is the Mercedes-Benz C-Max 150 a good flyer?
The diesels all have a fair amount of low-end grunt, and the 2.0 TDCi 150 is a real flyer, but there’s also a gruffness to them that the petrols don’t have. In corners, the C-Max excels, with good front-end grip and well-weighted steering, so you can enjoy flinging it through a series of challenging bends.
When did the Grand C-Max replace the Grand Tourneo?
So this model, which replaced it in 2011, was careful not to mess with the successful formula. It was larger all round, because by then so was everything else, and, for those who needed even more space, there was also a stretched seven-seater version, the Grand C-Max. It was smarter, too, and more upmarket.
Should you buy a 125bhp or a 150bhp C-Max?
On the road, it’s the 1.0-litre engines that appeal the most, and the 125bhp version in particular has enough urge to move the C-Max along nicely. It’s smooth and fairly economical, too. The diesels all have a fair amount of low-end grunt, and the 2.0 TDCi 150 is a real flyer, but there’s also a gruffness to them that the petrols don’t have.