Intro: The 2011 Ford Flex combines a car-like ride with big SUV versatility. This 7-passenger crossover boasts spacious interiors, smooth handling, and powerplants that offer both power and fuel efficiency.
Features: The Flex lives up to its name with 60/40-split fold second row seating and a 50/50-split fold third row that when folded, gives way to over 83 cubic feet of cargo space!
Performance: The base engine for the Flex is a 262 horsepower 3.5-liter V6, while an available twin-turbocharged version of that engine puts out 355 horsepower. Power is sent to the front wheels or available all wheel drive through a 6-speed automatic transmission.
Fuel Economy: Here are the highest and lowest EPA estimates for fuel economy:
Pricing/Warranty: Base MSRP for the 2011 Ford Flex is $29,075. An all wheel drive turbocharged Limited starts at $42,690. The Flex is backed by a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty.
Summary: With an available turbocharged powerplant, new age styling and plenty of room for people or cargo, the 2011 Ford Flex puts a whole new spin on the traditional family hauler.