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2016
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Ford C-MAX Change Vehicle

The C-Max is an appealing all-around package, combining the fuel efficiency of its standard hybrid powertrain with the practicality of a five-door hatchback design. Based on the Ford Focus, the C-Max packs an impressive amount of room and utility into a small footprint. Its tall stance and low entry height make for easy access, and the cabin is airy and spacious.
Alerts
There is 1 recall on this vehicle. Learn More.

Road Test Results

Performance
Acceleration Acceleration Acceleration tests are conducted on a smooth, flat pavement straightaway at the track. Time, speed, and distance measurements are taken with a precise GPS-based device that’s hooked to a data-logging computer.
0 to 60 mph 0 to 60 mph (sec.) The time in seconds that a vehicle takes to reach 60 mph from a standstill with the engine idling.
Transmission Transmission Transmission performance is determined by shifting smoothness, response, shifter action, and clutch actuation for manual transmissions.
Fuel Economy Fuel Economy We perform our own fuel-economy tests, independent of the government's often-quoted EPA figures and the manufacturers' claims. Using a precise fuel-flow measuring device spliced into the fuel line, we run two separate circuits to represent city and highway consumption.
CR's Overall Mileage CR's Overall Mileage CR's overall mileage is a composite of measured fuel usage on a prescribed city course and highway cruising; and CR's 150-mile test trip of mixed driving, if tested. In recent road tests, we've discontinued the 150-mile trip test.
CR's City Mileage CR's City Mileage Measured fuel usage on a prescribed city course.
CR's Highway Mileage CR's Highway Mileage Measured fuel usage on a prescribed highway cruising.
Annual Fuel Cost Annual Fuel Cost The cost and amount of fuel used in 12,000 miles and is calculated from CR's overall mileage.
Braking Braking The braking rating is a composite of wet and dry stopping distances and pedal feel. Braking distance is from 60 mph, with no wheels locked.
Emergency Handling Emergency Handling Several factors go into the rating, including the avoidance maneuver speed and confidence, as well as how the vehicle behaves when pushed to its limit.
Comfort / Convenience
Ride Ride Our expert judgment of how well the suspension isolates and absorbs road imperfections and how steady it keeps the body on various road surfaces.
Noise Noise Our expert judgment of the vehicle's interior noise level in everyday driving.
Front Seat Comfort Front Seat Comfort Our judgment of how comfortable the front seat is for drivers of various heights.
Rear Seat Comfort Rear Seat Comfort Our judgment of how comfortable the rear seat is for two passengers to sit across.
Interior Fit and Finish Interior Fit and Finish An expert evaluation of the interior quality and craftsmanship.
Trunk/Cargo Area Trunk/Cargo Area Our rating is based on the amount of luggage or cargo space that a vehicle has in the trunk or cargo area.
Emissions
Greenhouse Gas Greenhouse Gas The Greenhouse Gas Rating represents the amount of carbon dioxide the vehicle emits compared to other vehicles of the same model year. This score from the EPA ranges from 1 (worst) to 10 (best).
Smog Rating Smog Rating The Smog Rating represents the amount of health-damaging and smog-forming airborne pollutants the vehicle emits compared to other vehicles of the same model year. This score from the EPA ranges from 1 (worst) to 10 (best).

Owner Reports

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Reliability History Reliability History The reliability charts are based on responses on hundreds of thousands of vehicles from our latest Annual Auto Survey. Consumer Reports subscribers reported on any serious problems they had with their vehicles during the past 12 months that they considered serious because of cost, failure, safety, or downtime, in any of the trouble spots included in the table below. The results are presented relative to the average model that year. Extra weight is given to the more serious areas such as major engine or transmission problems. Based on this data and further analysis, we predict reliability for the latest year. N/A indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.
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Engine Major Engine Major Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.
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Engine Minor Engine Minor Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.
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Engine Cooling Engine Cooling Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.
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Transmission Major Transmission Major Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.
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Transmission Minor Transmission Minor Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.
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Drive System Drive System Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.
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Owner Satisfaction Owner Satisfaction To learn about satisfaction, CR has collected survey data from our annual survey on more than half a million vehicles. Our subscribers provide great insights into their satisfaction by answering one simple question: If they had it to do all over again, would they definitely buy or lease the same model? In addition, respondents also rate their cars in six categories: driving experience, comfort, value, styling, audio, and climate systems. N/A indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.
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Driving Experience Driving Experience Includes acceleration and handling
Comfort Comfort Includes seats, climate control, noise, and ride
Value Value Did you get what you wanted relative to the price you paid?
Styling Styling How it looks inside and out
Safety Equipment
ABS and ESC standard. Front side and head protection air bags standard.
Road Test

The C-Max is an appealing all-around package, combining the fuel efficiency of its standard hybrid powertrain with the practicality of a five-door hatchback design. Based on the Ford Focus, the C-Max packs an impressive amount of room and utility into a small footprint. Its tall stance and low entry height make for easy access, and the cabin is airy and spacious.

With the C-Max Hybrid, Ford takes direct aim at the Toyota Prius and its extended family. At 37 mpg overall, the regular C-Max isn't as fuel efficient as the Prius models, nor is it as roomy. But it's much quieter inside, making the C-Max feel solid and substantial. And it's more fun to drive, with precise steering, responsive handling, and a luxurious ride.

Seating
2 front, 3 rear
Drive Wheels
Front
Warranty
Coverage varies among versions of this vehicle

In most cases, automotive warranties are based on the vehicle identification number (VIN), and the warranty will be valid regardless of ownership. The dealership can tell you exactly how much warranty is left.

Read more about extended warranties
Body Styles
wagon
Transmissions Available
  • CVT
Engines Available
  • 2-liter 4 electric (188 hp)
  • 2-liter 4 hybrid (188 hp)

Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2016 Ford C-MAX owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

In-car Electronics

CD or DVD players, radio, speakers, GPS, communication system (e.g., OnStar), display screen freezes or goes blank, phone pairing (e.g. Bluetooth), voice control commands, steering wheel controls, portable music device interface (e.g., iPod/MP3 player), backup or other camera/sensors.

What Owners Say

Android Auto

"While I installed the Android Auto app on my phone and followed the directions provided by Ford, I was unable to ever get the app to show up on the screen in my car. Not sure, but it may be connected to the fact that I also lost contact with my vehicle on the Ford app which is supposed to allow me to see the state of vehicle charge and other information. This happened after a change of the modem in the car as par of a Ford notification and has never been rectified."

Joseph T., OR (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)
Backup or other camera/sensors

"Delayed alarms for backup sensors."

Anonymous, NY (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)
Display screen freezes up

"Display screen stops working"

Anonymous, CA (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)

"the entire head unit will crash mid-route and stop responding."

Chad J., CA (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)

"FORD HAD TO REPALCE THE SYNC MODUAL"

Byron W., CO (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"The cars display froze up, at the same time it would not drive. The electronics seems to have just stopped working. I had to wait a while and restart the car, at which time it just started working."

Anonymous, MI (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)

"About once a week the Sync 3 entertainment/navigation system freezes and restarts. The dealer recently applied a minor update (version 1 to 1.1) and it seems to have reduced the problem, but not eliminated it. I am still waiting for the major 2.0 update that was promised for last summer"

Tim S., VA (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)
Display screen goes blank

"The screen has twice gone blank for just a minute, then it comes back on. Very strange, and not good when relying upon the navigation system!"

Dee O., MD (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid )
External music device interface (e.g., smart phone, MP3 player)

"I cannot have both the phone and a second device connected. I listen to downloaded audiobooks and neither works properly. When I connect only the phone, the connection is erratic, dropping and resuming intermittently. The touchscreen doesn't work reliably, nor do the voice commands. Everything was fine until the CD player failed at 50,000 miles (about 13 months). I didn't want to pay $400 to replace it, so I began trying other options. I now have a second smartphone with my downloaded audiobooks paired by bluetooth with a separate external speaker. My primary smartphone is paired to the car for handsfree phone calls, with mixed results. It is a nightmare! I would get rid of the car if I could be sure the next one would be better."

Anonymous, TX (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"When we purchased the car in April 2016, Ford promised a major upgrade to Sync that would make the system compatible with the Apple Carplay. Originally that was due last summer. It was then moved to "before the end of 2016". Other than stories on Ford-related discussion boards, there is now no word about when, or whether, this upgrade will be available"

Tim S., VA (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)
In-dash navigation system (GPS)

"Seemed to be inhabited by gremlins. Worked fine sometimes then it would show the car following a circular path, tell us to turn off in the completely wrong direction. Oft times the screen would look like an Etch-A-Sketch."

Anonymous, CA (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)

"synch 3 is not up to the level of Waze and google maps. 3 times it seemed to reset itself rendering the system unable to recognize words like home or work"

Bruce P., NJ (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)

"Items like the in-dash system “freeze” and won’t operate, then begin again. Sometimes when the car is turned on, it won’t move. When turned off and restarted, it will then engage in gear. The in-dash system sometimes doesn’t work, including GPS, for a while, then starts again. Electronics are not 100% reliable."

Dee O., IN (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)

"computer updated and re set by service dept"

Anonymous, NC (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)
Phone pairing (e.g., Bluetooth)

"iPhone disconnects for no reason while driving."

Anonymous, CA (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)

"Phone pairing is inconsistent. Sometimes it pairs smoothly, sometimes it takes a while. Sometimes it drops the connection, which it may or may not pick up again. The voice commands and the touchscreen can be sluggish or completely unresponsive. It's incredible frustrating."

Anonymous, TX (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"As with the other electronic items, sometimes the phone doesn’t pair automatically, so doesn’t work, of course."

Dee O., IN (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)

"As I mentioned, SYNC does not work with Apple Siri "Eyes-Free" mode, which is stunning in a 2016 car purchased new in late 2017. Music pairing also is unreliable, as the system sometimes disconnects. And use of the phone sometimes doesn't work as the system is sluggish in reacting to commands to answer a call"

Anthony W., FL (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)
Routine software updates

"The engine image warning light goes on intermittently. Took to dealer, nothing wrong?"

Anonymous, CA (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)
Voice control commands

"I could never get the GPS to respond to an address."

Anonymous, CA (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)

"voice command is a source of anxiety. It needed very specific commands to work even 10% of the time. Otherwise, the system was inoperable"

Bruce P., NJ (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)

Body Integrity

Squeaks, rattles, wind noises, loose or cracked seals and/or weather-stripping, air and water leaks.

What Owners Say

Seals and/or weather-stripping

"The seal in the light on the driver's side rear view mirror broke and it got water inside of it"

Anonymous, MI (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)
Squeaks or rattles

"The seat has come loose and is making lots of noise this started at about 20k miles I've taken it in to be fixed but it always comes back."

Anonymous, CA (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)

"Reoccurring rattle in rear right door that rattles for 1 month and then goes away for two months"

Allen A., CA (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)

"loud noise when hitting a bump. Was fixed by installing a missing rubber pad in the rear hatch"

John C., AZ (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"A squeak from the back of the car that is not constant"

Anonymous, WI (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

Paint/Trim

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling), loose interior and exterior trim or moldings, rust.

What Owners Say

Loose exterior trim or moldings

"The mud guard became loose because I have a steep incline leaving my parking space. I dragged the mud guard some 20 miles before I was able to reach my mechanic, who took it off. By this time it was totally disintegrated. He said it had no use and I did not need to install a new one."

Donna H., MD (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)

"Poor build quality. A chrome trim piece just disappeared after a few days. Ford would not cover it under warranty."

Anonymous, MI (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)
Loose interior trim or moldings

"when the hatch opened on the freeway a plastic cover on the hatch fell off"

Paul S., CA (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)
Rust

"Rust on the inside at the bottom of both front doors. Was repaired under warranty, but reappeared within a few months of repair."

Anonymous, MI (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"some rust is forming on the interior bottom of the driver's side door."

Anonymous, MI (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

Electric System

Alternator, starter, hybrid battery and related systems, regular battery, battery cables, engine harness, coil, ignition switch, electronic ignition, distributor or rotor failure, spark plugs and wires failure.

What Owners Say

Alarm or security system (excluding aftermarket systems)

"Alarm would come on by itself after parking. Took Ford over a year to co e up with software fix."

Anonymous, NJ (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)
Exterior lights (other than headlights)

"A front turn signal light stopped working. A small problem except that they had to remove so many parts to get access to replace it that is cost way more than just the price of the bulb."

Linda P., CA (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)
Keyless entry

"Sometimes I am u able to open the car."

Anonymous, NJ (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)
Remote engine starter

"The battery is very weak. It sits idle for a day and it loses the charge. and"

Pramila M., AZ (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

Fuel System

Check engine light, sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor), emission control devices (includes EGR), engine computer, engine computer, fuel cap, fuel gauge/sender, fuel injection system, fuel pump, fuel leaks, stalling or hesitation.

What Owners Say

Fuel cap

"Sometimes check engine light shows -- probably fuel entry cap not closing properly -- sometimes corrects itself -- once came back soon after service check"

Anonymous, NC (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)
Fuel injection system

"one day while at lunch I started the car and got the message to take it to the dealer and I went straight to the dealer and left it there and later that afternoon they called to pick up the car, they had replaced the F.I. control unit. The car drove better."

Thomas V., MI (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)
Sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor)

"Throttle position sensor failed on one trip, causing car to go to limp home road (reduced power and top end speed). It then recovered on worked fine on next trip. This was a known issue and replaced for no cost."

Anonymous, UT (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

Body Hardware

Power or manual windows, locks and latches, tailgate, hatch or trunk, doors or sliding doors, mirrors, seat controls, safety belts, sunroof, convertible top.

What Owners Say

Doors or sliding doors

"The RR door seal fit too tight that it squeeze the door trim to pop out on close then get caught when passenger try to open. 2 trip to dealer can't completely fix it. The plastic trim cracked and it open close fine now there is enough give. I am just going to leave it that way."

Anonymous, ON (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"door latch recall, notified months ago but just notified that parts now available"

Richard K., PA (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid )
Tailgate, hatch or trunk

"sometimes the hatch opens when driving. Has happened twice"

Paul S., CA (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)

Engine Minor

Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.

What Owners Say

Engine computer

"Car lost power dramatically and almost died several times before we got home with it. Car was towed to the dealer and repaired."

Anonymous, VA (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"An electronic engine component was recalled. We missed the recall notice, and the component failed. This caused the car to fail on the freeway. It slowed and could only be driven at very low speed. It was towed to the dealer by Ford and repaired under warranty."

Anonymous, CA (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Our vehicle has been in the dealer's shop for 33 days since 7-15-16. Twice it refused to start and was towed to the dealer. Repair was apparently a problem? The car has functioned OK for the past 2 months. We were told that there was a 12 volt battery problem"

Anonymous, MO (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid )

Climate System

Blower (fan) motor, A/C compressor, condenser, evaporator, heater system, automatic climate control, refrigerant leakage, electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Automatic climate control

"I can drive for a half hour and the air conditioner will quite cooling. We have to pull off the side of the road, turn off the engine and wait for awhile and then restart and drive on"

Anonymous, HI (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid )
Blower (fan) motor

"AFTER ABOUT 4 HOURS ON A ROAD TRIP THE BLOWER STOPPED WORKING."

Anonymous, CA (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"The same as before, the cooling will quite and we have to pull off to the side of the road and wait. I've taken it in several times, but they say there is no problem"

Anonymous, HI (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid )

Drive System

Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Differential

"Warning came up on dash to immediately go to dealer and stop driving car. Dealer had to keep the car 3 days to resolve the issue."

Anonymous, CA (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)
Electrical failure

"Had multiple fault codes hwy electrical system message, stop safely message had to switch to battery to get to dealership. Reprogrammed PCM, BECM, & SOBDM-C modules."

Kathy B., CA (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)

Suspension

Shocks or struts, ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, steering linkage (includes rack and pinion), power steering (pumps and hoses, leaks), wheel balance, springs or torsion bars, bushings, electronic or air suspension.

What Owners Say

Power steering pumps and hoses

"Power steering motor failure and combined module! drove to nearest dealer (Mullinax FORD), Charged me for a courtesy car. 2 days later called me and told me that the job would cost approx. $2800.00. I screamed and called ford to open a file on this. Then researched the problem on the internet and found out that this is a COMMON occurrence. Ford then offered to pay 80% of the bill and courtesy car, so I settled as the warranty was over. I was happy with the result."

Anonymous, FL (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)
Steering linkage (includes rack and pinion)

"Steering rack failed - made noise and had strange servo assist action - replacement covered under warranty"

Anonymous, VA (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

Exhaust

Muffler, pipes, catalytic converter, exhaust manifold, leaks.

What Owners Say

Exhaust leaks

"in late winter when starting the car at 10 degrees fahrenheit the car sounded like there was no exhaust connected to the car. It was very loud and as I drove it got quite, I took it to the dealer and they told me that there was nothing wrong with the car. I never had this happen to a car or truck i have driven and there is something wrong with the car and under warranty they will not admit there is a problem."

Thomas V., MI (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)
Other/unsure

"I was not given a chance to address what I like and didn't like in this vehicle. I hate the blind spot mirror within the mirror. It is too small and I do not feel confident in using it- especially at night to see if anyone is in the blind spot. The other big issue - which is a safety issue- is that the lack of a spare tire was not discussed or addressed in the sales of the vehicle. I assumed (I know- my fault) but not even a doughnut tire is available. If you don't have phone service, then this is a problem as you can't get help. The fix a flat and compressor does not have great directions- and the gel squirted out all over and I don't think ever went into the tire. I think having the option to at least purchase a donut tire would make me feel more comfortable when driving this car. My sister has a Fusion hybrid and she did not realize that she does not have a spare tire!"

Anonymous, OH (2016 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

Power Equipment

Cruise control, clock, warning lights, body control module, keyless entry, wiper motor or washer, tire pressure monitor, interior or exterior lights, horn, gauges, 12V power plug, remote engine start, alarm or security system

What Owners Say

Battery (not hybrid or electric)

"Electronics let car battery run down. Had to have it towed to Ford dealer"

Anonymous, VT (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid )
Hybrid/electric battery replacement

"The car has two batteries. The big one does the power for the engine. There is a small one that keeps the electronics running. The small one died early on (you can't start the car when it is dead). It was replaced and the car has worked fine since then"

Gabriela L., VA (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid )

Engine Cooling

Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.

What Owners Say

Overheating

"at outside temperatures above 89, after an hour of highway driving followed by slower stop and go traffic, the engine overheats; once to the point it starts to shutdown. After 10 days at the dealer, no fix could be found."

Anonymous, NH (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SEL 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)

Brakes

Antilock system (ABS), parking brake, master cylinder, calipers, rotors, pulsation or vibration, squeaking, brake failure or wear.

What Owners Say

Premature brake wear

"Poorly constructed original brake parts - no coatings to prevent increased wear from the the regenerative brake system. Excessive costs for maintenance and price gouging for cleaning calipers and grinding rotors."

Anonymous, NY (2016 Ford C-MAX Energi SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl plug-in hybrid)

Transmission Minor

Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

Engine Major

Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.

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