A very early presentation again. This cars will be available as a five-seater C-Max and seven-seater Grand C-Max in Europe not before 2015. There is the new turbocharged 1.5-liter petrol engine with 110 kW (150 hp) or 132 kW (180 HP) and the diesel engine with 99 g/km CO2, particularly economical for this type of car of same size with 70 kW (95 HP) 77 kW (105 HP) or 88 kW (120 HP). The others petrol and diesel engines remain.
Of course, the CO2 emissions decreased again. Certainly the new double clutch transmission helps additionally here. By the way, the by Ford as Multi Activity Vehicle classified C-Max enjoys magnificent popularity. Since 2003, 1.3 million have been sold worldwide.
Keyword design. It is said that the new Ford models now up front resemble the Aston-Martin. After all, the combining of both unequal grille parts of the predecessor into one is to be welcomed. But should we now applaud the movements of the front lights in direction A-pillar and the rear lights in the direction of C-pillar? Peugeot has get this over and done with. The approaches of the first Focus design were more promising.
Inside has been cleaned up (Figure 3). Gone are many buttons and switches. Instead, there is an eight-inch touch screen that can also and particularly operated by voice with the system of Ford Sync 2. With it announcements are now possible in an improved form, without taking your hands off the steering wheel.
One has wondered at the predecessor about the tailgate, to open via touch of a button from the front. This will now be operated by sensors, in order to avoid collisions. Otherwise, there is again a large number of assistants in the options list not necessarily required, of which the most important monitor the blind spot, unpark and the traffic signs. 09/14