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Here's how the 2009 Ford Flex and the 2011 Mercury Mariner measure up.
4dr SE FWD
$28,550
Starting MSRP
$23,565
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
6 5 -
Engine

262.0-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

240.0-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

171.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
19 23 -
Size
201.8" length, 68.0" height 175.1" length, 70.0" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

-

Interior color

Interior color

Graphite Grey

Crema / Black

Cacao

Medium stone

Oak

Taupe

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

A/T

6-Speed A/T

A/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
18 x -TBD- in 16 x 7.0 in -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel -
Front Wheel Size
18 x -TBD- in 16 x 7.0 in -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A N/A -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A -

Engine

Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
248 @ 4500 171 @ 4500 -
Displacement
3.5L/213 2.5L/152 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
262 @ 6250 171 @ 6000 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 MPG 28 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
460.80 mi 490.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
326.40 mi 367.50 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG 21 MPG -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
19 MPG 23 MPG -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
N/A Independent -
Suspension Type - Rear
N/A Independent -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
N/A - -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
N/A - -

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
N/A 11.9 x -TBD- in -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
N/A - -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes - -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19.2 gal 17.5 gal -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
41.0 ft 36.7 ft -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17 17.5 -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric assisted steering -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P235/60R18 P235/70R16 -
Front Tire Size
P235/60R18 P235/70R16 -
Spare Tire Size
N/A Compact -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs 3500 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs 350 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs 3500 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs 525 lbs -
Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
4498 lbs 3335 lbs -
Curb Weight - Rear
N/A - -
Curb Weight
N/A - -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs - -
Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A - -
Curb Weight - Front
N/A - -

Dimensions

Wheelbase
117.9 in 103.1 in -
Track Width, Rear
65.4 in 60.2 in -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A N/A -
Trunk Volume
- N/A -
Front Leg Room
40.8 in 41.6 in -
Track Width, Front
65.4 in 60.7 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
58.1 in 55.9 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Front Hip Room
55.4 in 53.4 in -
Second Hip Room
55.0 in 49.1 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
N/A N/A -
Length, Overall
201.8 in 175.1 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A N/A -
Second Head Room
40.5 in 39.2 in -
Height, Overall
68.0 in 67.9 in -
Front Shoulder Room
58.4 in 56.6 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
75.9 in 71.1 in -
Passenger Volume
118.0 ft³ 99.4 ft³ -
Passenger Capacity
7 5 -
Second Leg Room
44.3 in 35.6 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
83.2 ft³ 66.3 ft³ -
Front Head Room
41.8 in 40.4 in -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
43.2 ft³ 29.3 ft³ -
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A N/A -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A N/A -
Third Leg Room
33.3 in - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
N/A - -
Third Hip Room
41.1 in - -
Third Shoulder Room
50.8 in - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
20.0 ft³ - -
Third Head Room
38.7 in - -

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