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2010 Ford Flex
2010 Ford Flex
Available Price Range $7,559-$18,031 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 19-20 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2010 Ford Flex

Our Take

The Flex is the latest entry in the growing three-row crossover SUV segment, which includes models like the Mazda CX-9 and Hyundai Veracruz. The Flex comes standard with a 3.5-liter V-6 engine and can have either front- or all-wheel drive. It can seat up to seven people. The Flex offers an option... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Maximum cargo room
  • Inconsistent quality of cabin materials
  • Third row sits too low to the floor
  • Mushy brakes
  • Wide turning circle

Notable Features

  • Room for up to seven
  • New 355-hp EcoBoost V-6
  • Optional onboard refrigerator
  • White or silver roof available
  • Available AWD


Our Expert Reviews

I'm just gonna come out and say it: The Ford Flex is one of my most favorite cars on the road. I love that it looks completely different from everything else out there. I love that it drives smoothly and quietly and now, with the EcoBoost engine, powerfully. I love how comfy it is and how well it accommodates my life. I love the Sync system that listens to me better than my kids ever have.... Read full review for the 2010 Ford Flex

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Consumer Reviews


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Ford Flex is rolling.

by Ron from Fontana CA on November 30, 2009

We purchased our 2009 Flex brand new in Nov 2008. The ride is really good. The second row of seats is very large. The excelleration for a wagon is good. My wife loves it. We would buy another one in a... Read Full Review


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There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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Warranties Explained


Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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