2018 Ford C-MAX Hybrid Atlanta GA

gray 2018 Ford C-MAX Hybrid driving down a city street

It took a while for hybrid vehicles to catch on, but thanks to the amazingly impressive hybrid sedan, hatchback and SUV models offered by Ford, hybrids are quickly becoming incredibly popular. Need more proof? Ford is going to be offering a hybrid Ford F-150 in the near future. So, that should tell you all you need to know about the popularity and capability of hybrid powertrain options.

And you can’t talk about Ford hybrids without talking about the 2018 Ford C-MAX Hybrid, which we have right here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA. That’s because the new Ford C-MAX Hybrid is the pinnacle all other hybrid SUVs try in vain to reach. Thanks to its impressively capable and efficient hybrid powertrain, its spacious and comfortable interior, its sleek and sporty exterior and its comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features, the 2018 C-MAX Hybrid is the perfect choice for anyone looking to purchase a new hybrid SUV.

2018 Ford C-MAX Hybrid Powertrain Features and Capabilities

The hybrid powertrain of the 2018 Ford C-MAX Hybrid is the perfect testament to how far hybrid offerings have come. That’s because the 2018 C-MAX Hybrid features a 2.0-liter I-4 Atkinson-cycle hybrid engine that’s teamed up with an electronically-controlled continuously variable transmission, a permanent magnet AC synchronous motor and a 1.4 kWh lithium-ion battery. When it’s all said and done, this impressively capable hybrid powertrain provides you with a best-in-class power rating of 188 combined horsepower – with 141 horsepower and 129 pound-feet of torque coming from the engine alone. You’re also getting a total driving range of 540 miles, a top speed of 85 miles per hour for its electric mode and 42 miles per gallon in the city and 38 miles per gallon on the highway.

The new Ford C-MAX Hybrid also features the SmartGauge with EcoGuide system and a regenerative braking system. The SmartGauge with EcoGuide feature helps you get the most out of your hybrid powertrain by offering you helpful info on how to maximize your efficiency while still getting all the power you need. The regenerative braking feature helps you optimize you electric energy by taking the energy usually lost during braking and coasting and storing it for later use.

To learn more about the 2018 Ford C-MAX Hybrid, please reach out to our friendly and knowledgeable Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, GA.

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