2011 Ford C-MAX will hit the market in UK in October and it is price at £16 745 for the base version.

The two versions are five-seater and Grand – seven-seater are available in two level trims - Zetec and Titanium. Prices start from £16 745 for the C-MAX Zetec and £18 745 for the C-MAX Grand Zetec.

"When C-MAX was launched in 2003 it preserved all the brand's most important qualities including style, comfort and driving quality, but added more flexibility and space to the Focus package.", comments Mark Simpson, marketing director, Ford of Britain.

"Since then the market has expanded quite considerably with customers expressing a variety of needs. These are met with the family-friendly seven-seater and the sporty-but-spacious five-seater.   The new Ford C-MAX and Grand C-MAX are priced to offer customers best value for money whilst still introducing many exciting new technologies which will feature on the all-new Focus due next year," he added.

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The standard equipment includes alloy wheels, air conditioning, leather steering wheel, Thatcham category one alarm, DAB radio/CD and Bluetooth with USB connectivity and voice control.  Grand C-MAX has powered child-proof locks on the rear dual sliding doors, and rear parking sensors.

The Titanium level adds auto front wipers and headlamps, dual electronic automatic temperature control, auto-dimming rear-view mirror, hill launch assist, keyless start, cruise control with speed limiter, premium Sony audio, and tyre deflation detection system.

The engine options are five – 3 petrol and 2 diesel power units.

The least powerful is 1.6 liter TDCi with 115PS followed by 1.6 liter petrol with 125PS and. Ford C-MAX will be also available with all-new four-cylinder 1.6-litre 150PS Ford EcoBoost engine which comes with a new six-speed manual gearbox. The new transmission will be also available for 1.6 TDCi and 2.0 TDCi powerplants. An automatic dual-clutch six-speed gearbox is available as an option.