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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
5,500 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 012015

C-Max Hybrid

  • miles


The contact owns a 2013 Ford C-max hybrid. The contact received a notification for NHTSA campaign number: 14V597000 (air bags, seat belts); however, the parts needed to do the repair was still not available. The contact felt the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Cincinnatti, OH, USA

problem #1

Apr 092014

C-Max Hybrid 4-cyl

  • 11,000 miles
The wife jumped a curb while parking and the cmax ran into a brick pillar causing damage to the front end, the airbags did not deploy. Wife said her foot was on the brake and the acceleration from a stop was violent.

- Crystal River, FL, USA

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