The Ford Flex model from American automaker is a very famous model, but unfortunately, this model isn’t successful as Ford expected. In the past, the characteristic of this model were extremely poor sales, but according to Ford, they will try to change that fact with the most recent 2017 Ford Flex. This model is a multifunctional vehicle, and it is actually some combination of minivan and wagon. Ford says that this new vehicle will be the last model in the current generation and that we can expect some slight redesigns in almost every segment. Those redesigns are expected in the exterior and interior design. Some new systems are also provided. According to Ford, the new Flex will probably set up a new record in sales and that is certainly excellent news. In the next review, you can find out something more about new Flex model.
2017 Ford Flex – Features and Design:
The exterior design of the most recent model will be almost the same as the previous one. Of course, some slight redesigns are provided but nothing too much notable. For example, the headlights of this model will be slightly modified, more precisely; it will be thinner than before. Also, it will use next generation of LED technology. The same case is with the taillights, they are also thinner and LED powered. Furthermore, we can expect some changes in the front grille of the new Flex. It will be made of chrome and above we can notice “Flex” lettering. In general, the design will be the same as before, and this model will have the same boxy appearance.
The front bumper is revised and here we can notice fog lights for safer driving at nights. At the sides, the new 2017 Ford Flex will ride on 17-inch aluminum wheels. The side profile and the rear side of the vehicle will remain exactly the same as in the previous model.
From the inside, the anticipated 2017 Ford Flex is very elegant and here we can expect a lot of quality materials and high-tech features. At the center of the dash, we can see large touchscreen display equipped by a brand new Sync3 infotainment system. Also, the comfort of the cabin is on the high level and passengers will definitely enjoy in seats with leather upholstery. Furthermore, some of the other standard interior features include dual-zone climate control, 12-speaker Sony, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, parking sensors, rearview camera, cruise control, etc. When the cabin of this model is full, you can see seven people inside.
2017 Ford Flex – Power Packed Engine:
Beneath the hood, the resulting 2017 Ford Flex is equipped with a 3.5-liter V6 engine that is capable of delivering 287 hp and 254 lb-ft of torque. The power from this engine is routed to the front wheel’s trough the six-speed automatic transmission system. According to EPA, the fuel consumption is rated at 16/23 mpg in the city/highway and this is a very good improvement compared to the previous Flex. There are some information’s about the Hybrid Flex, but we didn’t get confirmation from Ford yet.
2017 Ford Flex – Reveal and MSRP:
The release date of the redesigned 2017 Ford Flex is scheduled for the beginning of 2017. This model will have a starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price of around $30.000. If you want a model with all optional features, you will need to pay around $38.000.