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2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid vs 2015 Honda Civic Hybrid

Awards
Features
Performance
Safety
Usability
Pricing
2015 Honda Civic Hybrid
2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid
          Smart technology meets performance in the 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid.

Awards

The Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2016 C-Max Hybrid has earned a coveted 5-star side crash rating from the NHTSA1.

Features

The refinement and luxury of leather seating is a standard feature in the 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid2, but it's only available as an add-on option in the 2015 Honda Civic Hybrid.
A match made in heaven: warm in one zone, cool in another, giving each occupant control over their own climatic comfort. On the 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid3, multi-zone climate control comes standard... but not on the 2015 Honda Civic Hybrid.
Move forward, back, up, or down with the touch of a button, using the Power Adjustable Seats that come standard on the 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid2. Power Adjustable Seats aren't standard on the 2015 Honda Civic Hybrid, so be prepared to either pay more, or use that awkward bar under the seat.
An optional state-of-the-art premium sound system designed with audiophiles in mind - enjoy concert-quality sound on the 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid2. Want it on the 2015 Honda Civic Hybrid? You'll have to pay extra, after-market.
No more parallel parking jitters - the Rear Parking Aid, standard on the 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid2, can help guide you into the perfect parking spot, signaling when you're getting too close to the curb, or other cars. Unless you enjoy the parallel parking jitters, in which case, choose the 2015 Honda Civic Hybrid, and don't pay extra for the rear parking aid option.
The 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid's3 optional sunroof lets the light in on even the gloomiest day. Sadly, the 2015 Honda Civic Hybrid doesn't come with a sunroof, no matter how nicely you ask for one.
2016 Ford C-Max HybridVS2015 Honda Civic Hybridstandard2Leather Seatingoptional4standard3Multi-Zone Climate Controlstandard2Power Adjustable Seatoptional2Premium Sound Systemstandard2Rear Parking Aidoptional3Sunroof

Performance

Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid3, boasting 78 more horses and 27 more horses per ton than the 2015 Honda Civic Hybrid5.
The 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid's3 increased torque - 1763 lb.-ft. vs. 1275 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2016 Ford C-Max HybridVS2015 Honda Civic Hybrid1883Horsepower11051043Horsepower Per Ton7751763Torque1275

Safety

The safety and durability of front and rear disc brakes come standard on the 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid3, but not on the 2015 Honda Civic Hybrid.
2016 Ford C-Max HybridVS2015 Honda Civic Hybridhas3Front and Rear Disc Brakes

Usability

Tired of hunching over the steering wheel, or scooting the driver's seat all the way back? No worries. The 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid3 offers 4 more inches of combined front head and leg room than the 2015 Honda Civic Hybrid6, making the awkward hunch-back driving pose a thing of the past.
Offering 4 more inches in combined rear head and rear leg room than the 2015 Honda Civic Hybrid6, the 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid3 is roomy enough for even the tallest of your passengers to travel in comfort. Bye-bye cramped "airplane-legs," hello rear passenger comfort.
2016 Ford C-Max HybridVS2015 Honda Civic Hybrid413Front Head Room396413Front Leg Room396393Rear Head Room376393Rear Leg Room376

Pricing

With an MSRP of $565 less than the 2015 Honda Civic Hybrid5, the 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid3 provides the budget-conscious buyer enough cost savings to fill the 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid's3 gas tank a dozen times, with a little money left over for road-trip snacks7.
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 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid's Roadside Assistance, standard for 2 years longer than 2015 Honda Civic Hybrid5.
2016 Ford C-Max HybridVS2015 Honda Civic Hybrid$24,1703MSRP$24,735553Roadside Assistance35
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1 - Learn more at http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings

2 - 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid 5dr HB SEL

3 - 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid 5dr HB SE

4 - 2015 Honda Civic Hybrid 4dr Sdn L4 CVT w/Leather PZEV

5 - 2015 Honda Civic Hybrid 4dr Sdn L4 CVT PZEV

6 - 2015 Honda Civic Hybrid 4dr Sdn L4 CVT

7 - Based on the price of $40.00 to fill the gas tank.