Ford C-MAX Energi Selling Faster Than Toyota Prius Plug-In

C-Max Energi Alpine Loop

Ford C-Max Energi on Alpine Loop Rd

Since the Ford C-MAX Energi was first introduced in the U.S. in October 2012, Toyota sold more of its Prius Plug-in, the Energi’s closest competition, every month through July 2014.  Since August 2014, there’s been a dramatic collapse in Plug-in sales.  Since August 2014, 32% more C-MAX Energi vehicles were sold than the Toyota Prius Plug-in.  More C-MAX Energi vehicles were sold in every one of these months except two.  It only fell behind in those two months by 8 and 12 vehicles.  During the last year, gasoline prices dropped and sales of energy-efficient vehicles struggled.  During the 12 months ending June 2015, Ford C-MAX Energi sales dropped just 6% from the same period ending June 2014.   C-MAX Energi sales have been fairly stable.  Prius Plug-in sales dropped an astounding 60% over the same period.  Ford has sold more C-MAX Energi than Prius Plug-in vehicles nine months during the last year (July 2014 through June 2015).  Over that period, 17% more Energi vehicles were sold than the Prius Plug-in.

For a complete sales record since the C-MAX Hybrid and Energi were introduced, refer to U.S. Ford C-MAX Sales vs. Toyota Prius V & Plug-in Sales.

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