2017 Ford Flex is in the past introduced as a big comfortable car with 7 passenger seats, which is enough for even larger families. A new model of this car is improved and made with a lot better performances, and sure will have many fans among the customers who like big and spacious vehicles with a lot of accessories and infotainment systems. The first model of this car is shown in 2008, with an improved model in 2013.
The exterior of the 2017 Ford Flex did not suffer a lot changes than the previous models of this vehicle. It is still a big and useful vehicle for all kind of travel. The front grille is not so big and more accents is given on the front bumper which is mostly in the color of the rest of the car. Headlights are big and very strong LED and the fog lights are accommodated on the end of the bumper. On the side, there are big side mirrors and big alloy wheels of 22 inches optional. On the back nothing surprising, little bigger backlights and the trunk door which opens in a single way. There are also a double exhaust pipe and big back door windshield.
We have already mentioned that this is a little bigger family car with three rows of seats.2017 Ford Flex is a little wider and longer than the previous model. Seats are optionally covered with leather and front are adjustable in 6-way.A second and third row of seats is also comfortable for even a bigger family members. There is enough space in the legroom and the headroom even in the back rows. The infotainment system is also improved and has a great SYNC 3 system with a lot of useful information about GPS, navigation, and location of the gas stations and restaurants. This all can be seen on the big 8.0 inch TFT touch screen set on the instrumental panel. The steering wheel is also multifunctional like before, and also covered with leather.
The engine is quite improved than the previous models.2017 Ford Flex is a compound of classic product and new idea in design. The engine is a 3.5-liter twin turbocharged and intercooler DOHC 24-valve V-6 engine, naturally aspirated. It can produce a 365 HP at 5500 rpm, and torque of a 350lb/ft on 3500 rpm. Transmission is 6-speed automatic with manual shifting mode. And with all wheel drive. From 0-60 MPH it goes in 6.2 sec, and top speed is a 121MPH.Braking from 70-0 MPH is an 185 ft, which quite an impressive result for this size of the vehicle. Fuel economy is 15 MPG in the city and the 21 MPG on the open road.
2017 Ford Flex
The basic price is going to start from $30,000 for SE model, up to staring price for Limited $38,230.