Remarkably efficient, the design of the Ford C-Max hybrid packs an impressive amount of room and utility into a small footprint.
Outward visibility is great, though the driving position could be a bit more spacious.
While the rear seat is a bit flat and low, it's roomy enough to seat three.
On the tech front, Ford's optional Sync 3 infotainment touchscreen is highly intuitive and readily accessible.
Ford's MyKey system allows parents to program their teenaged driver's key to limit top speed and radio volume, as well as inform them if the car ventures outside of a specific geographic area.
However, a backup camera is part of an expensive options package and cargo space is somewhat compromised by the large battery pack.