Ford C-Max
2013 ford c-max

Domestics dominate the truck-of-the-year voting, and Ford dominates the domestics, winning five of the past 19 awards. The hybrid C-Max has already been positioned as Ford's Prius fighter, which makes it a patriotic vote in the battle for better fuel economy (the EPA says up 47 miles per gallon, city/47 mpg, highway). The C-Max also benefits from a new name (borrowed from a European model) and gives jurors a chance to show they are enthusiastic about more than horsepower.

Odds: 3-1

  @FortuneMagazine - Last updated October 08 2012 10:19 AM ET
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