2017 Ford Flex

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2017 Ford Flex
2017 Ford Flex

Key specs

Base trim shown.


The good:

  • Roomy, comfortable seating
  • Ride quality
  • Automated parking option

The bad:

  • Wide turning circle
  • Mushy braking feel
  • Short cargo area

4 trims

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Notable features

  • Sync 3 multimedia system available
  • Choice of V-6 engines, including a turbo version
  • Seats six or seven in three rows
  • Front- or all-wheel drive
  • Inflatable second-row seat belts available

2017 Ford Flex Review: Our expert's take

What it is: The Flex is one of three Ford SUVs that offer three rows of seats, along with the Explorer and Expedition. The Flex seats six or seven people depending on the configuration, and it competes with the Chevrolet Traverse, Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander.


Front- and all-wheel-drive models are available. A 287-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 is standard, and the all-wheel-drive Limited trim level is available with a 365-hp, twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V-6.

There are no major changes.

Significant Standard Features
  • 287-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 engine
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Heated side mirrors
  • Backup camera
  • Cruise control
  • Power-adjustable driver’s seat
  • Roll stability control
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system
Significant Available Features
  • 365-hp, twin-turbo 3.5-liter V-6 (Limited AWD)
  • All-wheel drive
  • Second-row captain’s chairs
  • Power-folding third-row seat
  • Power liftgate
  • Push-button start
  • Sync 3 multimedia system
  • Navigation system
  • Automated parallel parking system
  • Inflatable seat belts in second row
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Blind spot warning system with rear cross-traffic alert
  • Forward collision warning

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.9
  • Interior design 4.8
  • Performance 4.8
  • Value for the money 4.8
  • Exterior styling 4.8
  • Reliability 4.9

Most recent consumer reviews


Great first car from dealership

Its amazing its smooth running has lots of plus features amazing car its the first car ive had new and off a dealership parking lot


Pleasure to drive

This vehicle has met all of out expectations. It has great legroom, passenger and driver visibility, and hauling capacity. Comfort and hauling capacity are our top most important needs.


Good reliable family wagon

Vehicle provided amazing space. If you don’t want suburban or expedition max but need bigger than Tahoe size, this is your best bet. Amazing vehicle.

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New car and certified pre-owned programs by Ford Blue Advantage Gold
Certified pre-owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Gold Certified: Ford models up to 6 years old with less than 80,000 miles Blue Certified: Fords and many non-Ford vehicles up to 10 years old with less than 120,000 miles Disclaimer: See your dealer for warranty coverage details.
Basic warranty terms
Gold Certified: 12-Month/12,000-Mile (whichever comes first) Comprehensive Limited Warranty Blue Certified: 90-Day/4,000-Mile (whichever comes first) Comprehensive Limited Warranty Disclaimer: See your dealer for warranty coverage details.
Gold Certified: 7-Year/100,000-Mile (whichever comes first) Powertrain Limited Warranty Blue Certified: Available Disclaimer: See your dealer for warranty coverage details.
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Gold Certified 172-point inspection Blue Certified 139-point inspection
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