March 16, 2016
After researching vehicles for about a year, I decided to get a C-Max hybrid as it has very few problems.
After reading a few reports that said Ford was adding more sound insulation to the 2016, I waited rather than get a 2015.
I bought a 2016 about 3 weeks ago. It is a loaded SEL in the Tectonic color with black interior.
So far, I like the car, especially the gas mileage. I have about 450 kilometers on it, a lot of that city driving,
and am getting 40-45 mpg, or 6.5 liters per 100 k. That I really like. And the gas motor is on quite a bit to keep me warm!
But....Ford didn't do a very good job of isolating tire/road noise. The Michelin M/S energy saver tires are NOISY!
If you are on new pavement it is quiet, but on older pavement, or seal-coated pavement with the pebbled surface,
it is noisy. So, if you want mileage, it is a good car. If you want a quiet ride, not so much.
As I drive it more, I'll update this from time to time.