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2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid vs 2015 Toyota Prius

Awards
Performance
Usability
Pricing
2015 Toyota Prius
2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid
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Awards

Ford is committed to safety, and it shows: the 2015 C-Max Hybrid has been named an IIHS Top Safety Pick and it earned a coveted 5-star side impact rating from the NHTSA.1 .



A HYBRID THAT’S FUN AS WELL AS ECONOMICAL

We obviously expect the 2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid to be fuel efficient, but it also provides great driving dynamics.

Hybrid propulsion system – means the 2015 C-Max hybrid is more economical in the city than it is on the highway, perfect for urban commuters

Familiar underpinnings – courtesy of the Focus platform the C-Max is built upon that’s already tried and tested

Upscale cabin – makes the C-Max Hybrid as comfortable as it is economical and practical

Family friendly design – combines easy access and exit with room for five people and all their cargo

 

PRACTICAL AND COMFORTABLE DESIGN

The 2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid proves that a family vehicle can be luxurious and comfortable as well as practical.

Hands-free liftgate – a class exclusive feature that lets you open the liftgate with your foot, not found on the Prius

Under-floor compartments – storage area for small items located conveniently behind the front seats of the C-Max Hybrid, not included in the Prius

Modern display – the driver displays in the C-Max are modern and fresh, compared to the aging Prius dashboard

Quality interior materials ­– give a luxurious feel, while use of cheap plastic gives the Prius a more budget look

 

AN ENTERTAINING AND ECONOMICAL DRIVE

The 2015 C-Max is a rare hybrid that hasn’t sacrificed all the fun of driving in the name of fuel economy.

Extra torque – when the going gets tough, you’ll feel the benefit of the extra 24 lb.-ft. of torque the Ford C-Max Hybrid has over the Toyota Prius

More horsepower – the C-Max Hybrid’s powertrain develops 7 horsepower more than the Prius

 

LOTS OF SPACE

The 2015 Ford C-Max may be built on the Focus’s compact platform, but it’s surprisingly roomy on the inside.

More passenger volume – the 2015 Ford C-Max’s gives passengers an extra 6 cu.-ft. of interior space compared to the 2015 Toyota Prius

Extra headroom – tall passengers can enjoy more headroom throughout in the C-Max Hybrid than they would in the Prius

More legroom – both front and rear-seat passengers get more legroom in the C-Max than they would find in the Prius

Performance

Stopping power is important, too, especially when you're carrying a heavy load. The clear winner in this category is the 2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid2, with 1 more horses in braking power per ton than 2015 Toyota Prius3, giving you confidence on even the steepest of grades. Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid2, boasting 54 more horses and 17 more horses per ton than the 2015 Toyota Prius3. If you're carrying considerable cargo, the 2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid's2 increased torque - 1764 lb.-ft. vs. 1055 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2015 Ford C-Max HybridVS2015 Toyota Prius1034Braking Power Per Ton10251884Horsepower13451044Horsepower Per Ton8751764Torque1055

Usability

Whether you're chauffeuring your kids to ballet, or the Harlem Globetrotters to a game (it could happen), all of your passengers will be more comfortable with the 2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid's2 combined total of 10 inches more head and leg room in the front and rear seats.
2015 Ford C-Max HybridVS2015 Toyota Prius414Front Head Room386414Front Leg Room386394Rear Head Room376394Rear Leg Room376

Pricing

The 2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid offers all of the features, efficiency, performance, and safety you've come to expect, at an MSRP you'd never expect: less than $24,500. In the very unlikely event you'll need it, help is just a phone call away, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the 2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid's2 Roadside Assistance, standard for 3 years longer than 2015 Toyota Prius3.
2015 Ford C-Max HybridVS2015 Toyota Prius54Roadside Assistance27
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1 - Learn more at http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings and http://www.iihs.org/iihs/ratings

2 - 2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid SE

3 - 2015 Toyota Prius Two

4 - 2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid 5dr HB SE

5 - 2015 Toyota Prius 5dr HB Two (Natl)

6 - 2015 Toyota Prius 5dr HB Two (GS)

7 - 2015 Toyota Prius 5dr HB Two (SE)