Seat Altea vs Ford C-MAX

Seat Altea

Ford C-MAX

The full release provide of the Seat Altea and Seat Altea XL 2009 range contains 35 various versions divided into two body styles, nine motor choices - five petrol and four Diesel, four gearboxes (5 and 6-speed manual, and 6 and 7-speed DSG), and three versions - Reference, Style and Sport. The provide is full with a new entry-level version and the Seat Altea Freetrack model, which is available with either two or four-wheel drive and the Sport trim level.

The new Seat Altea 2009 range is available with a broad equipment list as traditional. The entry-level version features the 85 hp 1. 4 and 90 hp 1. 9 TDI engines on the Seat Altea and only the 90 hp 1. 9 TDI on the Seat Altea XL, with components such as ABS and TCS, ESP with EBA, driver and passenger airbag, side airbags, head airbag, back Isofix anchoring points, front performance one-touch anti-trap windows, remote controlled central locking, tinted glass, 15 inch metal rims, 195/65 tyres, double headlights, anti-theft roof aerial, sliding back seatings, cargo compartments on the sides of the front and back seatings, central control panel cargo compartment, cargo hooks on the boot sides and back parcel shelf with cargo compartments, among others.

As with the Seat León, the Seat Altea range continues with the Reference version, which builds on the entry-level version with trip computer, CD radio + MP3 + 6 speakers + Aux in, low tyre pressure warning, climate control, body colour door mirrors and handles, front active headrests (on the Seat Altea XL) and back door folding shades (also on the Seat Altea XL).
Ford revealed two next-generation hybrid cars - including its first production plug-in hybrid electric car - at the 2011 North American International Auto Show, bringing buyers more choice, versatility and style for high-mileage family-friendly cars.

Ford C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid and Ford C-MAX Hybrid are based on the new Ford C-MAX five-passenger multi-activity car, and every will provide high mileage and low emissions as well as distinctive body layout and a customizable dashboard. The plug-in hybrid and third-generation full hybrid leverage Ford's global C-car platform, acclaimed powersplit architecture, next-generation driver data features and advanced lithium-ion battery systems.

C-MAX Energi and Ford C-MAX Hybrid will be ideal for families looking to maximize their hybrid vehicle experience, explained Nancy Gioia, Ford director of Global Electrification. due to the versatile dashboard, these vehicles are going to appeal to environmentally conscious buyers who need space to grow.

Ford C-MAX Hybrid is targeted to deliver better fuel efficiency than the 41 mpg Ford Fusion Hybrid, the most economical sedan in America today. It builds on the success of the critically acclaimed powersplit architecture Ford uses in its current hybrids, enabling it to operate in fuel-saving electric mode beyond 47 mph.