Dec 18 2012, 1:45pm CST | by Shane McGlaun
Ford is offering up some insight into exactly how well it's doing with its new C-Max hybrid vehicle. According to Ford, it has sold 8030 units in the last two months since the car debuted in October. That puts the car is significantly faster pace than the Toyota Camry hybrid when it debuted in 2006 with 7300 units sold in its first two months.
Ford says that both the C-Max Hybrid and Energi plug-in hybrid for selling three times faster than the combined launch sales of the Toyota Prius and Honda Insight in 2000. Ford sold 8999 C-Max hybrids through November.
Sales the vehicle in the month of November alone for 4848 units for an increase of 52% month over month. Dealers are seeing an overwhelmingly positive response to C-MAX hybrids and are excited to finally take on Prius, with some offering comparison test drives right on their lots," says C.J. O'Donnell, group marketing manager, Electrification. "Our customers also are excited to have a fresh hybrid option, with leading fuel economy that does not sacrifice driving fun, performance and technology – choices typically not offered with hybrids."
Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.
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