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2017 Ford C-Max Energi
SE FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,980
308 listings nationwide
5 GREAT deals
35 GOOD deals

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2019 Chevrolet Volt
LT FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,785
19 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2017 Ford C-Max Energi
SE FWD
Keith Barry Preview:

The Ford C-Max is a bit of an oddity in the U.S. In the rest of the world, it would be called an MPV (multi-purpose vehicle), which is kind of like a compact minivan or tall wagon. Her...

2019 Chevrolet Volt
LT FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Chevrolet Volt was the original plug-in hybrid, proving that the technology could be adapted to a mass-market family vehicle. Many other plug-in hybrids have hit the market since— ...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2017 Ford C-Max Energi
SE FWD
Viktor T. writes:
Comfortable, peppy, good looking.
Front Seats Ranked 1966 Ford Mustang Coupe RWD worse.
"10way adjustable seats."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 1966 Ford Mustang Coupe RWD better.
"Because of battery in back storage area takes up most of storage area."
40
John_6 writes:
The Ford C-Max SE Energi lacks the push button start and remote start that the upper trim has, which are impor...
Family Car Ranked 2015 Chevrolet Volt FWD worse.
"Storage space, seating, ground clearance, approach angle, gasoline engine performance, standard backup cameras."
Value Ranked 2015 Chevrolet Volt FWD better.
"Electric engine performance, electric battery capacity, remote start, and designed to be a PHEV."
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Guru997SD1 writes:
The perfect little car! Can haul 20 boxes, can drive 1000 miles on a tank of gas. Comfy cozy cute!
Back Seats Ranked 2017 Ford C-Max Energi SE FWD worse.
"Back seats are equal"
Would Buy Ranked 2017 Ford C-Max Energi SE FWD worse.
"SE did not have navigation, back camera and most importantly an auto lift gate. Gate is VERY heavy. Worth it to upgrade"
2019 Chevrolet Volt
LT FWD
GuruKY3Y9 writes:
Extremely pleased with Clarity Plug-in. With incentives purchased for less than $19,000! Full function practic...
Power Ranked 2019 Honda Clarity Hybrid Plug-In FWD worse.
"Size and weight is less w/volt"
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Honda Clarity Hybrid Plug-In FWD better.
"Real people can ride comfortably in rear seats, and a dedicated large trunk. No compromise....a first!"

Specs

2017 Ford C-Max Energi
SE FWD
2019 Chevrolet Volt
LT FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 1-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
41 MPG
43 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
38 MPG
42 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14 gal 8.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12.3:1
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Displacement
2,000 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.27 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 42.1 in
Back Legroom 36.5 in 34.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 19.2 cu ft 10.6 cu ft
Exterior
Length 173.6 in 180.4 in
Width 82.1 in 71.2 in
Height 63.9 in 56.4 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 106.1 in

Available Options

2017 Ford C-Max Energi
SE FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Kona Blue Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Shadow Black
  • White Gold Metallic
  • White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat

Option Packages

  • Voice-Activated Touchscreen Navigation System
  • Equipment Group 401A
  • Equipment Group 402A
  • Panoramic Fixed Glass Roof
2019 Chevrolet Volt
LT FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Cajun Red Tintcoat
  • Green Mist Metallic
  • Iridescent Pearl Tricoat
  • Mosaic Black Metallic
  • Pacific Blue Metallic
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • LPO, Ambient Lighting, Includes Illuminated Footwell and Cup Holders
  • LPO, Charge Cord, Portable, 120-Volt, Additional
  • Audio System Feature, Bose Premium Speakers
  • Charging Module, 7.2 KW High-Voltage
  • LPO, 17" (43.2 CM) Split 5-Spoke Aluminum Wheels, Ultra-Bright Machined Finish With Painted Gloss Black Pockets
  • LPO, Blackout Package
  • LT Driver Confidence Package
  • Power Convenience Package

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