2017 Toyota Prius vs 2017 Ford C-Max

The Toyota Prius was the vehicle that helped to create the hybrid revolution and has been the gold standard in the segment since its original release back in 1997. Now, almost 20 years later, the Prius continues to completely dominate this competitive segment, which is very impressive. In recent years there has been a shift towards more efficient vehicles that has less of an impact on our wallets and the environment, and a big reason for that is the Prius. Toyota completely remodeled the Prius recently and it is truly better than ever and a class above the rest of the competition.

Although the Toyota Prius reigns supreme, there are still plenty of competitors that are producing popular, fuel efficient, hybrid vehicles to compete against the Prius. One of the vehicles that challenges the market share of the Prius each and every year is Ford’s C-Max model. Therefore, we have decided to match up the new 2017 Toyota Prius vs the 2017 Ford C-Max in order to find out which vehicle is best once and for all, continue reading to find out the results.

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2017 Toyota Prius vs 2017 Ford C-Max
54/50 Fuel Economy 42/37
24.6 cu-ft Cargo Space 24.5 cu-ft
93.1 cu-ft Passenger Volume 99.7 cu-ft
5 Passenger Capacity 5

2017 Toyota Prius: Futuristic Efficiency

When we matched up the new 2017 Toyota Prius vs the 2017 Ford C-Max, the biggest discrepancy was the fuel economy rating of the two vehicles. The new 2017 Toyota Prius is able to achieve an outstanding 54 miles per gallon in the city and 50 miles per gallon on the highway, which is very impressive. In fact, the new 2017 Toyota Prius is the most fuel efficient factory hybrid vehicle that has ever been made. On the other hand, the new 2017 Ford C-Max leaves a lot to be desired in regards to fuel economy. The 2017 Ford C-Max is only able to achieve 42 miles per gallon on the highway and 37 miles per gallon in the city.

Another way that the new 2017 Toyota Prius is superior to the 2017 Ford C-Max is with its bold exterior styling. This vehicle was redesigned last year to look better than ever. Most hybrid vehicles on the market are not considered sporty, however, the new Prius is the exception to that. It has bold lines that flow from bumper-to-bumper and looks absolutely stunning. On the other hand, the 2017 Ford C-Max looks rather dull and plain in comparison and could really use a redesign. Anyone interested in learning more about the new 2017 Toyota Prius should feel free to stop in and see us here at Rochester Toyota to ask questions and set up a test drive. We’re confident that this vehicle will exceed all of your expectations.  

Side View on the 2017 Toyota Prius
Front of the 2017 Toyota Prius
Interior on the 2017 Toyota Prius
Rear of the 2017 Toyota Prius

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