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Ford C-MAX Body and Trim Problems and Repair Histories

73 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Ford C-MAX. 6 of these members (8.2%) have reported paint, rust, leaks, rattles, and trim repairs for their car. A total of 6 paint, rust, leaks, rattles, and trim repairs to Ford C-MAXs--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Ford C-MAX problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Ford C-MAX problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Ford C-MAX problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Ford C-MAX repairs by problem area

15% of the Ford C-MAX repairs were to the engine, 3% to the brakes, 2% to the suspension, 59% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 10% to the body and trim, and 11% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 61 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten Ford C-MAX Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2013 Ford C-MAX 4dr Hatch

141-horsepower 2.0L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

Ford C-MAX in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2012 2000    
12000 0 Loose trim on handbrake and luggage area cargo tie-downs. 
Ford C-MAX in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2013 3000    
10000 0 SIgnificant body flex causes the doors to creak almost continuously. The dealer claims to have repaired this by lubricating the door seals, but the problem is not resolved. The doors creak as much as before the repair visit. 
17000 331 Metal speaker cover on the top center of the dash rattles constantly because it's loose. Carpet in the cargo area separated from the plastic flaps that fold down when the rear seats are folded flat. The adhesive holding the carpet has separated from the plastic. 
Ford C-MAX in Arizona, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2013 2000    
8000 0 Door seal wasn't put in right when the car was built. 
12500 0 Power liftgate does not close all the way on its own. 

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