2016 Ford Fusion Hybrid SE vs. 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid SEL

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Looking for just the right eco-friendly family vehicle for use in the Arlington Heights and Schaumburg area? You might be trying to decide between the 2016 Ford C-Max SEL hybrid hatchback or the 2016 Ford Fusion SE hybrid, available in hatch or sedan. See which one is right for you with Arlington Heights Ford.

 
 

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Power

Fusion Hybrid lithium-ion batteryThe 2016 Ford C-Max hybrid pairs a 2.0L Atkinson-cycle 4-cylinder engine to an AC permanent magnet synchronous motor. It uses a 7.6 kWh Li-ion battery and sequential multi-point electronic fuel injection to produce an impressive 141 hp and 129 lb-ft of torque. With the electronic continuously variable transmission, it gets up to 42 mpg city when using both engines or up to 95 mpge city when using the electric engine alone. The catalytic converter and single chrome-tipped exhaust give it an efficiency that classifies it as an ultra-low emission vehicle. It's able to drive in electric mode only for up to 19 miles.

The 2016 Ford Fusion hybrid comes with a 2.0L engine that's paired with an 88 kW permanent magnet AC synchronous motor. It's fitted with a 1.4 kWh Li-ion battery that produces up to 35 kW, and in electric mode it can reach speeds of up to 85 mph. It produces 141 hp and 129 lb-ft of torque, using sequential multi-point electric fuel injection. It gets up to 44 mpg city.

 

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Exterior

C-MAX HybridThe 2016 Ford C-Max hybrid uses a simple body shape that helps you get the perfect performance from your hybrid engine. The chassis is made from fully galvanized steel for a body that's strong, rigid, and easy to handle. The rear lip spoiler helps reduce turbulence for a ride that's steady and smooth. You'll love the hands-free lift gate that opens up with just a wave of your foot under the bumper, making it easy to load up all your gear even when your hands are full. The panoramic skylights let natural light into the cabin, while the standard rain sensing windshield wipers give you great visibility even in lousy water. Finally, the LED brake lights give you a clear, bright light that can be easily seen by cars behind you.

The 2016 Ford Fusion hybrid was designed with a smooth shape for maximum aerodynamic performance. It reduces wind resistance for a speedy, smooth ride that makes it easy to handle, while the composite steel chassis has a light body with the strength you need to keep you safe. The chrome grille adds a touch of sophistication to the fascia. You'll love the auto-dimming side view mirrors that make it easy to see what's behind you even when the sun is bright, as well as the tilting and sliding first row sunroof that lets in natural air and light. As a final touch, a choice of three different types of wheels let you express what your Fusion means to you.

 

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Interior

Fusion Hybrid InteriorInside, the 2016 C-Max shines with the SmartGauge. This next-generation gauging technology provides all the information you need, showing you how much energy you're using and generating. You'll get tips and graphs that help you find new ways to drive with more fuel efficiency, as well as LCD tutorials on how to drive and brake while saving energy. Two screens of personalized information about your car's energy usage and Statistics via the MyView system also help you save money and electricity.

The 2016 Fusion includes safety features like adaptive cruise control. This feature uses radar beams to tell when the car ahead of you is starting to slow, putting the brakes on automatically without switching out of cruise control mode. The blind spot sensors makes sure you're able to avoid collisions from other vehicles that may not be easy for you to see, while the available lane departure warning lets you know when you might be drifting and helps you get back on track. You'll also get comfort features like heated and cooled seats, which include 8-way power adjustment for your comfort in both the driver and passenger seats. Finally, the 12-speaker audio system with an amplifier gives you the kind of sound you'll love.

 

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Get Your Ford Hybrid Vehicle Today

Whether you choose the C-Max or the Fusion, you'll make a great choice for you and your family when you buy your next family car from Arlington Heights Ford! Call us today at (847) 870-1300 or come see us at 801 W Dundee Rd, Arlington Heights.

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