2018 Ford C-MAX Hybrid performance

2018 Ford C-Max Hybrid driving around a curve by a over pass

What engine is available in the 2018 Ford C-MAX Hybrid? 

Most drivers who are considering a hybrid vehicle think that they are condemning themselves to driving a vehicle without any power. While many hybrid vehicles suffer when it comes to performance, you aren’t completely without options if you want an efficient vehicle is also fairly powerful. The best way to enjoy a mix of power and efficiency is to get behind the wheel of the 2018 Ford C-MAX hybrid.  

While enthusiasts may see driving a hybrid vehicle as comparable to taking a spoonful of medicine, the 2018 Ford C-MAX Hybrid has an engine that might change some people’s tunes. The 2.0L iVCT Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder engine has the best horsepower rating in the small hybrid vehicle class. With 141 horsepower and 129 pound-feet of torque, you won’t be able to pull a trailer or go from zero to sixty in milliseconds, but you will have an easy-to-drive vehicle that is able to perform in the city and on the highway without sacrificing fuel economy.  

[Related: What is the Most Fuel Efficient 2017 Ford Car?]

Finger selecting Eco Select in the 2018 Ford C-MAX Hybrid

2018 Ford C-MAX Hybrid Fuel Efficiency 

In addition to the excellent performance, the 2018 Ford C-MAX is of course, fuel efficient. Combined, the estimated fuel economy of the 2018 C-MAX Hybrid is 40 mpg, with 38 mpg on the highway. In the city, drivers enjoy an impressive 42 mpg, thanks to the regenerative braking system. To help maximize the energy released when you use your brakes, and thus maximize efficiency, there is a brake coaching system that provides information on how you can improve energy recovery. Regardless of how you use your brakes, the 2018 Ford C-MAX Hybrid does its part to reduce emissions.  

If you’ve been holding off on getting the fuel-efficient vehicle of your dreams due to the lower performance ratings, then you should stop by Sanders Ford to test out the 2018 Ford C-MAX Hybrid. Drivers can also find more information on the fuel efficiency of other Ford models when they take a look at the Sanders Ford blog, which has details on all of your favorite Ford vehicles.

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