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Will you reconsider the introduction of the Grand C-Max to the North American Market? We need an alternative to the Mazda5.


Fair question, indeed. Right now our plan is to launch hybrid versions of the C-MAX later this year, with an eye on maximum fuel economy in a two-row people mover. As we look down the road, though, we recognize the potential opportunity for a compact three-row vehicle. We can’t do everything at once and have to make tough business decisions. So no plans yet, but I think it’s fair to say that we will continually reassess our product line for North America and, if we can affordably deliver the product in a way that makes business sense, we will.

johnals Please bring the grand c-max here or I will continue to purchase the mazda5.
11 months(s) ago via
Scooter S There is no doubt in my mind that if the GC-Max is available I will be one of the first buyers. A perfect place for the diesels to debut.
1 year(s) ago via
Brad B Hey Ford ! I too like the Grand C-Max, but believe it or not I really don't want the third row seating. I'd rather have the storage space with a nice deck/cover to act as a trunk when needed. Make the third row an option. And Robert, Ford does listen and responds.
2 year(s) ago via
RITA H Will the C-max have sliding rear doors? And is the floor space open as I need to put my manual wheelchair in behind the seats? Will leather be an option?
2 year(s) ago via
Brad B Hey Ford ! Bring it on. I had one as a Rental in France and loved it. Had it for a day trip to Normandy. Maybe a GC-Max with a Country Squire option for us wagon lovers. OK, all joking aside from a road salesmans perspective the GC-Max would be great. There are going to be quite a few holes in the marketplace. Maybe a GC-Max as a hybrid as well, I'd definately go there. Grading it on the curve you'd be dern close to the Prius V with a GC-Max hybrid, I'd be happy with a 45 to 50 mpg wagon/van.
2 year(s) ago via
Dave I love the look of the Grand C-Max, and the practicality of the sliding doors! We were just about to get the Mazda5 when we heard that the Grand C-Max was coming to the US. I'm so disappointed now that Ford has decided against it. You know, bring the US a good looking practical car such as the 7-pass Grand C-Max and it will sell.
2 year(s) ago via
Joel My wife and I have a 2009 Mazda 5, but we hate the new body style that Mazda came out with. We were anxiously awaiting the introduction of the C-Max here in the US, as one of our favorite things about the C-Max and Mazda 5 is the rear sliding doors. We are not interested in getting a minivan, but love the flexibility of the sliding doors. Very disappointed to hear that Ford has suspended the introduction of this vehicle to the US.
2 year(s) ago via
debbie Bring the Grand C-max! I don't need the size of my Honda Odyssey anymore but do need the occasional third row seating. I think there are a lot of families in the same situation who'd really appreciate what the grand c-max has to offer.
2 year(s) ago via
robert they wont i have sent 4 letters 15 emails left about 12 comments on ford social with no real response. almost all the comments say the same thing. no one cares about the hybrids they want the grand c-max . is any one at ford social reading theses.
2 year(s) ago via
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