The 2013 Ford C-Max Energi Plug-In Costs Less Than the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In image

The American 2013 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid costs less than the Japanese 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In.

The final price for the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In after federal tax credit is $30,260 and the model offers standard Entune infotainment with navigation, heated front seats and the optional Advanced trim level adds include adaptive cruise control, leatherette seats and upgraded navigation/infotainment, all at the price of $7525. If you want a premium navigation system, automatic LED headlights, and a heads-up display be prepared to shell out $40,280.

The 2013 C-Max Energi after the federal tax credit reaches $29,995, offering standard leather-trimmed seats, and an optional $1195 301A package to add navigation. If you want to add MyFord Touch with navigation, Sony sound system, rear-view camera, a hands-free liftgate, active park assist, and forward collision warning, the car will cost you $36,240 before tax credits.

Although there is quite a difference between the options available and tax credits for both models, Ford is considering itself the winner as ‘the C-Max is more car with or without the creature comforts.’ Customers will be able to buy the 2013 Ford C-Max Energi beginning this fall.