Ford C-Max is a compact Multi Purpose Vehicle with seven passengers seating. This model is in production since 2003. In 2006 facelift version of C-Max was launched in Bologna Motor show. Upcoming model faces some tough competition from Mazda5 and KIA Rando, which are another Multi Purpose Vehicles. Base price of 2012 Ford C-Max is between $ 15, 800 to $ 22, 500. Along with 2012 model Ford Motors have launched Hybrid version of C-Max in 2011 Detroit Auto show.
2012 Ford C-Max is likely to be installed with 2.5 L capacity four cylindered engine or 1.6 L capacity ECO Boost turbocharged engine. Normal gasoline powertrain is capable of generating 168 HP of power and ECO Boost power source is capable of generating 180 HP of power. Both these powertrain is likely to be mated with six speed dual clutch gear transmission. Along with this powertrain, Ford C-Max includes advanced Trac with RSC, this advanced system automatically applies brakes and maintains the torque and also avoids skidding. C-Max is likely to be installed with torque vectoring control which monitors torque balance between front wheels. Upcoming model is likely to be installed with Active park Assist which uses ultrasonic sound sensors to assist driver to park vehicle in tight situations.
Interior and Exterior:
2012 Ford C-Max is a advanced vehicle which is likely to be installed with some standard and advanced accessories. This vehicle is installed with two sliding doors which offer greater access room for rear passengers. This model is based on Ford’s C-Max platform. Exterior of this vehicle presents dynamic looks.
- Wheelbase: 109.7 Inch
- Overall Length: 178.0 Inch
- Overall Width: 72.0 Inch
- Overall Height: 64.6 Inch
- Curb Weight: 3644 Inch
- Cargo Volume: 70.2 Cubic Feet
- Fuel Capacity: 15.8 Gallons
- Seating Capacity: 7
- Front Head Room: 40.8 Inch
- Front Leg Room: 42.6 Inch
- Rear Head Room: 54.7 Inch
- Rear Leg Room: 38.0 Inch
Interior of this vehicle is very stylish and houses unique seating arrangement. Dash board of this model is designed with flow through design and houses some advanced features. Seats of this model can be packed with either soft cloth or leather fabrics. This model is likely to be installed with interior ambient lighting. This upcoming model is likely to be installed with capless fuel filler, Sony audio system, Sirius satellite radio, dual zone automatic climate control system, navigation system with touch screen interface and front and rear parking sensors. Some of the adaptations that we can install in this vehicle include ford Flat seats, stowable second row center seats, hands free lift gates, 12 volt power points and flexible 5+2 seating arrangement.
Ford C-max is a Multi Purpose Vehicle, which is likely to be installed with antilock disc brakes with anti skid system, traction control, front seat side airbags and full length side curtain airbags. This vehicle is all set to grab some good ratings from safety institutes.