The Ford Flex is a large crossover vehicle designed with a boxy body type to offer enough space for family and long trips. It has second-row chairs that can slide and recline in desired position to increase comfort. It also has a stylish look that stands apart from the common SUV shape vehicles. This vehicle was first manufactured by Ford Motor Company in the year 2009.
It has a standard motor that is a 3.5-liter V6 and is rated at 287 horsepower and 254 pound-feet of torque to the front wheels, as well as an option of all-wheel drive. The two V6 engine choices, both transmit their power through a 6-speed automatic transmission.
The limited model has an option of a turbocharged 3.5 -liter EcoBoost V6 suitable for 365 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. The standard set up of front wheels and all-wheel drive attains 15 mpg city/ 21 mpg hwy/17mpg combined.
The Flex is available in three trim levels namely SE, SEL and limited. The SE comes with 17-inc alloy wheels among other features whereas the SEL has 18-inch alloy wheels and the Limited level steps up to 19-inch wheels.
The interior of the Ford Flex is spacious with rows of seats that can accommodate people with tall feet. The second-row aids easy entry by tumbling forward whenever an automated button is pushed. There is also enough space for cargo which can be increased by folding flat both the back rows.