Toyota Prius vs Ford C-Max Energi Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Toyota Prius
2020 Edition FWD
MSRP
$29,875
Invoice
$27,811
Average Price Paid
$29,875
6 listings nationwide

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2017 Ford C-Max Energi
SE FWD
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2020 Edition FWD
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SE FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Toyota Prius
2020 Edition FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$31,754
21 listings nationwide

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2017 Ford C-Max Energi
SE FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$16,690
37 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
7 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Toyota Prius
2020 Edition FWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

To many people, cars are appliances made to serve a function. These consumers own a car because they need to get from where they are to where they’re going, and with a minimum of hassl...

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...

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  • Look and Feel 5
  • Performance 5
  • Form & Function 6
  • Technology 4
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Toyota Prius
2020 Edition FWD
No User Reviews
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."
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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"

Specs

2021 Toyota Prius
2020 Edition FWD
2017 Ford C-Max Energi
SE FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
54 MPG
41 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
50 MPG
38 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.3 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Hybrid
Gasoline
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
12.3:1
Displacement
1,800 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.17 in x 3.48 in
3.44 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 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 42.3 in 43.1 in
Back Legroom 33.4 in 36.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 27.4 cu ft 19.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 825 lbs --
Exterior
Length 180 in 173.6 in
Width 69.3 in 82.1 in
Height 57.9 in 63.9 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 104.3 in

Available Options

2021 Toyota Prius
2020 Edition FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Special Color
  • Supersonic Red
  • Wind Chill Pearl

Option Packages

  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XY9000) (Set)
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

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