2017 Ford C-Max

Friday, November 27th 2015. | Ford

2017 Ford C-Max is compact MPV manufactured by Ford Europe. The original model was released in 2003. As the next generation, the concept of this car is better because the automaker plans to decrease of greenhouse gas exhaust through this vehicle. The automaker will offer two engines with high performance that are Atkinson engine and plug-in hybrid variant. In the market later, the 2017 C-Max will face some rivals such as Toyota Prius, Honda Insight, Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Volt, Tesla Model S and BMW i3. The car will be available in early 2017 with the best price. The price tag will go around $32.700.

Ford C-Max Front Angle

Design

The outside will have new design that makes more stylish and has new look. To give comfortable on the terrains, the alloy wheels will be enhanced to be 17 inch. Then, the front area of 2017 Ford C-Max will be more aggressive look. It caused several parts will get new shape and design. Significantly, there is trapezoidal front grille. Meanwhile, the front and back bumpers will have physique tinted. The other amazing feature is the LED technology that will complete the lights. However, the front LED lights will be completed with the halogen projector fronts lights. Besides that, the automaker also redesigns the fog light bulbs. If we look at carefully in around the side of windows, the automaker has installed the chrome frameworks.

We are going to move on the interior side. The cabin will have better materials and features. Besides that, there is available more space for five passengers including the driver. There are also available all natural leather seats, so that we will have a very comfortable sporting activity. The brand new materials and features inside will give comfortable when riding experience. The 2017 Ford C-Max is also completed with entertainment and safety system. An 8 inch touch screen will design the facility console. The screen has superiority is the My Ford Touch infotainment system. To add feel enjoy, we will find two 4.2 inch TFT display on the cockpit console.

Engine

Besides the exterior and interior design, the under the hood will also get new change by new engine specification. The automaker tries to apply a 2.0 liter Atkinson engine for the 2017 Ford C-Max. The engine is capable deliver outputs of 141 horsepower and 129 lb-ft (175 Nm) of torque. Besides that, the report said that the latest Ford C-Max will also come with plug-in hybrid system. It was made via solar batteries. The system established on a location of 1.5 m2 by offering a 21 solar cell. To get more power, there are available a solar concentrator and sun-tracking development in the system. It has ability from 300 to 350 W, so that it has capacity of 7.6 kWh lithium-ion batteries. As the result, the car will reach acceleration from 0-62 mph in 7.8 seconds, fuel economy of108/92/100 MPGe, and full blast of 85 mph/137 km/h. Then, it will be combined with eCVT automatic transmission.