Ford says new crossover minivan beats Prius mileage
August 7, 2012 (CHICAGO) Ford on Tuesday released mileage estimates the EPA certified for its C-Max Hybrid wagon. The automaker claims the C-Max gets 47 miles per gallon both in the city and on the highway. That beat's its biggest rival, the Toyota Prius V, which gets a combined 42 miles per gallon. Ford will also offer plug-in hybrid and electric versions of the C-Max. It goes on sale in the fall.