More than just a new face

Cologne, September 19, 2014

Two competitors in the compact van segment currently provide an embittered Duel: Behind the two bestsellers VW Touran and Mercedes B - Class struggle Opel Zafira and Ford C - Max to third place in the registration statistics. Now Ford has revised its model to finally outdo the Rüsselsheim.

New Brand Grill

The changes you have is tied to the recently facelifted Focus, based on the compact MPV. As before, there is the car as a five-seat C - Max as well as optional seven-seat Grand C - Max with sliding doors. Both rolls beginning in 2015 to the dealers. You get the brand new theme called " One Ford ". This primarily involves a large grill with a characteristic shape. Also, two new exterior colors are added, a red and gray tones.

larger screen

Inside, the C - Max driver now more space for small items ?? For example, on an enlarged compartment between the front seats. Flashy is the revised area in the center of the dashboard. He now has less control knobs. In addition, the Navi screen finally gets contemporary dimensions: In the top-SYNC infotainment system, the five-inch Cinema mice with button operation is replaced by an eight - inch display with touch screen function. A voice control for radio, navigation, air conditioning and mobile phone is part of the system.

Now a Abstandstempomat

A number of other technology - Tools is also introduced. Thus, a tailgate is available that can be opened under the bumper with a foot movement. A heated steering wheel is now also available. In addition, the C - Max a distance cruise control is offered for the first time. For other electronic helpers there are improvements. The Parking Assistant now drives the car also in cross - parking spaces and accepts the unparking from longitudinal gaps. When leaving the gap warns a radar-based Cross Traffic Alert before cross traffic. The city emergency braking system is now working to pace instead of 50 pace only to 30 New C - Max 's Active Braking: This system is dedicated to moving objects and works in the tempo range from eight to 180 km / h. Optional are now adaptive xenon headlights, dynamic curve light available. Another new feature is the MyKey system. Who, for example, has a son, whom he trusts still not much in the market to give him a specially programmed secondary key with which the speed is reduced.

enhanced Soundproofing

The noise levels in the C - Max benefits from thicker side windows, optimized seals and improved sound insulation of the engine compartment. The improved dual mass flywheel also reduces Schütteltendenzen the engine and modified engine mounts absorb vibration.

1.5 instead of 1.6 liters

Even with the engines themselves will change a lot. The Turbobenzinern the 1.5 Ecoboost replaces the 1.6 Ecoboost, the PS levels remain unchanged: 150 and 182 hp. Who needs less power, can still order the 1.0 Ecoboost with three cylinders. 1.6 - liter engines are replaced by 1.5 - liter diesel units on the page also. You can now choose between 95, 105 and 120 hp. The middle stage is the most frugal Econetic version with CO2 emissions of just 99 grams CO2 per kilometer. The mean PS level of the 2.0 TDCi offers now 150 instead of 140 hp and emits up to 20 percent less carbon dioxide. The entire C - Max range complies with the Euro 6 standard. The prices have not been revealed. So far, they started at 17,850 euros . ( sl )