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Performance and Efficiency

The C-MAX is powered by a line-up of advanced, highly efficient engines. Petrol, diesel? You choose. And with a range of different capacities and power outputs, you’re sure to find the engine that suits your needs exactly.

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Ford 1.0L EcoBoost engine. Big engine power, small engine economy.

Get the most out of your engine

The revolutionary 1.0 litre 3-cylinder Ford EcoBoost petrol engine delivers 100PS and 125PS. That’s the power you’d expect from a conventional 1.6L engine, only with better fuel economy and lower CO2 emissions. Named International Engine of the Year (in the sub 1L category) for six years in succession.

Efficient Diesel options

The 1.5l TDCi engine is available in either 95PS or 120PS. Both power options maximise fuel economy and minimise emissions, too. This engine is currently available with a 6-speed manual gearbox and as a 120PS with automatic transmission.


Diesel engine

Re-charge your battery more efficiently

Unlike traditional systems, Smart Regenerative Charging only charges the battery when it needs it and, whenever possible, avoids doing so when you’re pressing the accelerator. This can help save even more fuel and further reduce emissions.

Battery recharging
ford Advanced six-speed gearbox

Ford PowerShift. Fast and fuel saving

Combining the convenience of an automatic with the control of a manual, this advanced six-speed gearbox pre-selects the next gear for you so you don’t lose power when you change. PowerShift’s lightning fast, seamless gear changes make driving smoother while saving fuel and lowering CO2 emissions compared with a normal automatic.