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2013 Ford C-MAX Energi Plug-In Hybrid Can Travel More than 20 Miles in Electric-Only Mode

The 2013 Ford C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid is expected to be able to drive over 20 miles in its electric-only range and a achieve a 550-mile overall range, according to Ford.

2013 Ford C-MAX Plug-In Hybrid
The 2013 Ford C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid is expected to be able to drive over 20 miles in its electric-only range and a achieve a 550-mile overall range, according to . The C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid is also rated at 95 MPGe.

“We are proud C-MAX Energi is the first plug-in hybrid that can deliver a 550-mile overall range and more than 20 miles of electric range as it gives customers great flexibility to commute to work, then take off for a road trip while passing many gas stations along the way,” says Davis. “C-MAX Energi is a great symbol for the leading fuel economy we’re delivering across our lineup to give customers the power of choice to save money at the pump,” stated John Davis, chief nameplate engineer for Ford’s compact cars and utility vehicles.

Ford sees the Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid as one of the biggest competitors to the C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid. Ford claims that the C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid will have an electric-only range that is almost double of the Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid.

2013 Ford C-MAX Plug-In Hybrid

The C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid is powered by a 2.0L four-cylinder engine and an electric motor that puts out a total 188 horsepower. Ford also offers the hybrid version of the C-Max that doesn’t have a plug, the C-MAX hybrid, which starts at $25,995.

2013 Ford C-MAX Plug-In Hybrid