Ford plans several changes in its minivan lineup for the next year as well as 2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL would be the first model of a third generation as well as should continue in its hybrid as well as plug-in forms. When it comes to little agile people movers, Ford’s own C-Max is amongst the most excellent vehicles in the segment.
Exterior and Interior
European model for next year were by now presented at the Paris Auto Show, couple of weeks before and it is merely safe to presume that US version will soon follow the similar routine. Up front, 2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL will lose its upper airdam as well as instead get Ford’s new signature hexagonal strip grille. This will as well lower the nose somewhat and headlights too will be sharpen out. At the back, change won’t be as dramatic, as well as even although front end fascia goes throughout a complete overhaul. C-Max is a good-looking hatch minivan and these minor tweaks would make it even better.
Interior-wise, 2016 Ford C-Max would initially be offered with new set of material and color option. More modern dashboard will be filled with soft plastic as well as some metallic accents. Both cloth in addition to leather seat upholstery would be kept and will be set by the trim levels. SYNC with MyFord touch must become standard crossways the lineup, while smart gauge with eco guide, which sit in all Ford’s hybrids in addition to EV’s will remain as one of the most distinct features.
Engine and Mileage of 2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL
As before, hybrids would be offered two-ways, in SE and SEL grade, while fully upgraded Energi plug-in model must be fine by itself. There’s small difference in their power trains, but fuel efficiency difference are fairly visible. All models, whether hybrid or else plug-in get the similar 2.0L Atkinson cycle I-4 engine which put up 141 hp and 129 lb-ft of torque, alongside 88kW permanent magnet AC synchronous motor.
Release date and Price of 2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL
Prices will move up somewhat and base models would be offered for several $25,000, while Energi plug-in must cost more than $32,000. The 2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL will go on sale sometime in the Fall of 2015.
It might look somewhat different and might be more refined, however besides that and some new electronic features, it would still ride the similar and perform consequently. 2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL will be yet better after a redesign, however don’t anticipate any radical changes.