The Flex Wagon is a mid-size three row crossover in one of the most competitive segments in the industry. It comes in three trim levels: SE, SEL and Limited. It’s also available in front-wheel and all-wheel drive. The Flex sees no major changes for 2014 besides to new pain colors and a small bump in power from the base V6 engine.
The standard engine under the hood of every 2014 Ford Flex is 3.5-liter V6 that produces 287-hp and 254 lb-ft of torque. Front-wheel drive and a six-speed automatic transmission are standard. All-wheel drive is optional on the SEL and Limited. The estimated fuel economy rating is 18 miles per gallon in the city and 25 miles per gallon on the highway with front-wheel drive. If you opt for the all-wheel drive, you’ll drop down to 17 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway. Optional on the Limited trim is a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6. That engine produces 365-hp and 350 lb-ft of torque.
The Flex weighs approximately 4,900 pounds and has a towing capacity rating of 4,500 pounds (properly equipped). The fuel tank is 19 gallons and the recommended fuel type is regular orpremium.
The MSRP range is between $30,995 and $39,395. Ford offers a basic warranty of 3 years/36,000 miles.
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