2nd Generation (2013—2017) C-Max Energi Problems

This generations ranks 45th out of 102 Ford generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the electrical (57%), transmission (11%), and the engine (5%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Transmission Failure 3 complaints at an average of 103,417 miles in the 2013 Ford C-Max Energi.
  2. Dead Battery 16 complaints at an average of 28,680 miles in the 2013 Ford C-Max Energi.
  3. Power Windows Operating Unintentionally 2 complaints at an average of 4,100 miles in the 2015 Ford C-Max Energi.

What C-Max Energi Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Ford model years.

Watch out for the 2013 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2017 1 0 3 0.84
2016 6 0 7 1.66
2015 8 0 7 6.27
2014 8 0 13 2.62
2013 31 1 39 7.75

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