Ford's C-MAX Energi PHEV claims highest range

Ford C-MAX PHEV Has Highest Range

Ford is keeping the competition on its toes by not letting down its continuous march toward better and better cars. The C-MAX Plug-In Hybrid wins the title of highest range.

The Ford C-MAX Energi is topping all utility and compact vehicles with its new EPA 620 mile range estimate. The Ford C-MAX Energi takes in the highest range of any utility or compact vehicle on a single tank and a single charge. With up to 21 miles in all-electric mode range, it achieves an impressive 108-MPGe EPA city rating. The electric range triples its closest competitor, the Prius Plug-in. But more than that, the C-MAX Energi addresses a growing trend as more and more Americans commute longer distances and face increased congestion. With the help of electric-only operation in stop-and-go traffic, this could potentially save 1.9 billion gallons of gasoline annually.

America’s Most Fuel Efficient Utility Vehicle. A bold title for a company that clawed its way out of the worst recession the country has seen. Ford’s new C-MAX hybrid has already received many accolades and continues to wow many. The soon to be delivered Energi plug-in hybrid has so much range, it could drive from Detroit to New York City, San Francisco to Las Vegas, or even Portland, Ore., to Twin Falls, Idaho, through the combined use of the power stored in the vehicle’s advanced lithium-ion battery and one tank of gasoline.

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