2015 Ford C-MAX Energi Model Overview
2015 Ford C-MAX Energi Exterior
The 2015 Ford C-MAX Energi’s exterior makes no apologies about its purpose. The entire car is designed to prioritize efficiency, so function triumphs over form at every turn. It is adequately stylish, though, and even distinctive under some angles. The tall roof also allows it to accommodate taller drivers fairly comfortably.
2015 Ford C-MAX Energi Performance
The 2015 Ford C-MAX Energi is powered by a 2.0-liter Atkinson-Cycle four-cylinder engine paired to a 35-kW electric motor. Combined system output adds up to 188 horsepower and 129 pound-feet of torque, all sent to the front wheels via a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT).
2015 Ford C-MAX Energi Efficiency
The 2015 Ford C-MAX Energi gets 40 mpg in the city, 36 mpg on the highway, and 38 mpg combined. It can be fully recharged in just 2.5 hours at a 240-volt charging station or in 5 hours with a 120-volt wall outlet. Thanks to a larger lithium-ion battery pack than the Hybrid version, the C-MAX Energi can travel 19 miles purely on electric power.
2015 Ford C-MAX Energi Interior
The 2015 Ford C-MAX Energi’s interior is filled with attractive, soft-touch surfaces that produce a surprisingly upscale feel for a vehicle in this segment. The controls are laid out in a user-friendly way, headroom is abundant regardless of seating position, and rear legroom is suitable for taller folk. Even the cargo area is relatively generous.
2015 Ford C-MAX Energi Safety
The 2015 Ford C-MAX Energi comes standard with antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control, front side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, and a driver knee airbag. It received four out of five stars for overall protection in government crash tests and was named an IIHS Top Safety Pick.