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Ford Flex:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Ford Flex side view
Ford Flex angular front perspective
Ford Flex angular rear perspective

Overview of the Ford Flex

Learn about the Ford Flex

Ford Flex Summary

The Ford Flex is a mid-size four-door SUV that delivers a smooth ride, smart functionality and up to 287 HP with its V6 engine. As a seven-seater, it's ideal for family outings, and its versatility can even be put to use on moving day. The classic and distinct exterior design has not left since its launch in 2009, while functionality has improved with new technology and safety features. There are three trims available—we recommend test driving different levels to give you a taste of what's out there.

Pros and cons of the Ford Flex

  • Spacious, versatile interior
  • All-wheel drive available
  • Long list of high-tech features
  • Production to cease in 2020
  • Design has not evolved in recent years
  • Some controls not user-friendly
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Ford Flex

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags6

Specifications of the Ford Flex

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats6 - 7
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption12.8 - 14.7 L/100km
  • Highway consumption8.4 - 10.7 L/100km
  • Width1927 - 2256 mm
  • Length5125 mm
  • Trunk space415 - 566 L
  • Cargo space2355 - 2356 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Ford Flex

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Ford Flex 2009 - 2019 is available in 4 trims:

SE trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Ford Flex

Dimensions of the Ford Flex

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20191726 mm1927 mm5125 mm
20181726 mm1927 mm5125 mm
20171726 mm1927 mm5125 mm
20161727 mm1927 mm5125 mm
20151727 mm1927 mm5125 mm
20141727 mm1927 mm5125 mm
20131726 mm1927 mm5125 mm
20121726 mm1927 mm5125 mm
20111726 mm1927 mm5125 mm
20101726 mm1927 mm5125 mm
20091726 mm2256 mm5125 mm

Towing capacity of the Ford Flex

Unbraked is when the trailer being towed does not have its own braking system. Braked is when the trailer being towed has its own braking system.
Braked and unbraked towing capacities
Exact values depend on trim choices.
2019907 kg
2018907 kg
2017907 kg
2016907 kg
2015907 kg
2014907 kg
2013907 kg
2012907 kg
2011907 kg
2010907 kg
2009907 kg