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2014 Ford C-MAX Hybrid named a Top Safety Pick by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety


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DEARBORN, MI -- August 11, 2014: C-MAX Hybrid earned a rating of “good” in moderate overlap front, side, head restraint and seating tests C-MAX Hybrid safety features include standard multiple airbags, AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™ and antilock brakes The 2014 Ford C-MAX Hybrid has been named a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for the second consecutive year.

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The organization performed multiple crash tests on C-MAX Hybrid, resulting in a “good” rating in side crash, roof strength, restraint and seating evaluations.

“Ford takes the safety of our customers very seriously,” said Steve Kenner, global director, Ford Automotive Safety Office. “We are proud C-MAX Hybrid has achieved a Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.”

Standard C-MAX Hybrid safety equipment includes MyKey®, AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™, driver and passenger airbags, front seat-mounted side-impact airbags, safety canopy system, SOS Post Crash Alert System™ and a tire pressure monitoring system.

Available driver-assist features include a rearview camera, active park assist, forward sensing system, reverse sensing system and rain-sensing wipers.

The 2014 C-MAX has best-in-class passenger volume with 99.7 cubic feet. It also has class-exclusive features such as SmartGauge® with EcoGuide, integrated blind spot mirrors, Active Grille Shutters, dual-zone automatic temperature control and Easy Fuel® capless fuel filler. Available class-exclusive features include leather-trimmed seats and a hands-free liftgate.