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#41 OFFLINE   FordService

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Posted 30 March 2015 - 04:20 PM

All is well at 9 months and 9k miles! :rockon:

Yeah, we have 9 months but only around 6400 (guess I just don't get out as much, although I'm trying :>).  But all is well so far...

Hello Ford Fam,

 

I’m glad to learn that all is well your way, and thanks for sharing.

 

I’ll be here if you need anything!  :) 

 

Tricia 









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#42 OFFLINE   RockwallRick

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Posted 27 May 2015 - 08:50 AM

All is well at 11 months and 11k miles! :rockon:



#43 OFFLINE   RockwallRick

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Posted 09 July 2015 - 11:54 AM

We just got back from Paris, so the C-Max had a week to rest at the airport. We have had it for over a year now and just reached 12k miles.

My Wife is still loving it and she is so glad I talked her out of buying a Prius!!! :rockon:



#44 OFFLINE   markd

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Posted 09 July 2015 - 04:42 PM

Nine months and ten thousand miles without a problem!

#45 OFFLINE   KashmirSwimsuit

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Posted 09 July 2015 - 10:36 PM

Manufacture date, 3/14, purchase date 5/30/14, no problems in 2100 miles, MPG over 46. SEL, 302 package.



#46 OFFLINE   KashmirSwimsuit

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Posted 09 July 2015 - 10:37 PM

How do you find the or the exact manufacturer date?

#47 OFFLINE   KashmirSwimsuit

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Posted 09 July 2015 - 10:37 PM

I'm thinking about buying one very soon

#48 OFFLINE   KashmirSwimsuit

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Posted 09 July 2015 - 10:38 PM

How do you find the or the exact manufacturer date?

#49 OFFLINE   Taz

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Posted 19 July 2015 - 05:51 PM

@KashmirSwimsuit - You can ask the dealer to look it or I think you can find it by going to www.etis.ford.com. I think I saw it there. Or maybe it was the in service date. It has been a while and honestly I don't remember and I am too slow of an internet connection to browse much to double check. I remeber for sure that at ETIS you can see what updates or recalls were done (if any).

 

We bought a 2014 C-max Energi and really love the car so far. A few minor niggles but no reliability issues. For example the leather should be vented. As it is, the seats are very sweaty in the heat. So we bought sheepskin to cover them. Problem solved. 

 

Take some time to learn how to drive it to get good fuel economy (FE). A few minor changes in driving style can have a huge impact on mileage. My worst tank was 33 and best about 47 mpg. Current tank though is in the mid-50's! While we have an Energi model, so far it is pretty much just operating in hybrid mode. I am working out of town and we have no real options to plug it in. To use the commercial chargers it is more than gas when I factor in the cost per mile.

 

Since the cost was almost the same to buy the Energi as the normal hybrid version, we went with the Energi. It is really impressive how well it runs on just electric.So far the best we've done on purely electric is 29 miles. The real benefit though for us is being able to choose when to run purely electric or use the gas motor.

 

There are times where we were stuck in terrible traffic in LA average about 3-5 mph. By running in purely EV (electric mode) we were using the EV mode where it was most efficient and not kicking on the gas motor at all for about 45 min. In the hybrid mode it would have had to start maybe 10 times or so dropping the fuel economy. 








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