Brand new 2017 Ford Flex still belongs to the very first generation of this full size SUV produced because 2009. Under pressure Chevy Traverse and Toyota Highlander sales began to fall. In 2014 Ford Motor Company was sold twenty three, 822 Flex units in American marketplace, while in 2015 sold just 19, 570 units. Instead accelerate the redesign as well as launch of the second generation leaders from the company have decided to lower the price. It seems that the higher the desire to prevent further decline in product sales and perhaps attract a payment less effective buyers.
Changes on new edition consist of major updates for must notice quite cool appearance and highly equipped inside. Under the hood have same 3. 5L V-6 Ti-VCT and EcoBoost motor with 10-15 percent lower fuel usage. Production stay in Oakville Assembly plant canada. American market keep SE, SEL as well as Limited trim models.
The boxy style is built on the Ford D3 platform. 2017 Ford Flex front is defined with a distinctive chrome grille (in the ZE and SEL trim model) with incorporated headlights. The most expensive Limited trim product will have a grille with satin-aluminum complete. Above the grille stands name FLEX imprinted in letters on the bottom of the hood. In the corners of the front bumper is a area for fog lights while between them offers one long hole for air. The trunk end of the vehicle maintains the traditional toned shape with a large power tailgate. This particular permits the entry of bulky freight if required. Restyled rear bumper \ taillights (Limited) and chrome panel with regards to. The SE trim model include seventeen inches aluminum wheels, while SEL cut include 18 inches aluminum wheels because standard. Limited trim have 19 ins alloy wheels as standard and twenty inches as optional. Multi-Panel Vista roofing is option and bringing more sun light into the cabin.
2017 Ford Flex Inside
Seven passengers have at their disposal 155. 8 cubic feet passenger volume. The 2017 Ford Flex trunk has a capacity associated with 20. 0 cubic feet. With folded away third row of seats (50/50) volume level increases to 43. 2 cubic ft. If you need more space, you can lower the second line seats (60/40) and get the total 83. 2 cubic feet cargo volume. Updated four. 2 inches touchscreen provide MyFord infotainment system with SYNC AppLink, hands-free phoning, no extra charge 911 Assist, songs search and control. Upgrade to SYNCHRONIZE 3 add voice recognition, navigation and Siri Seamless Integration. Navigation include SiriusXM Visitors, SiriusXM Travel and 3D mapping.
2017 Ford Flex Engine Performance
Reducing the cost definitely does stay the same engine. Very first engine is naturally aspirated 3. 5 T V-6 Ti-VCT engine mated to automated SelectShift transmission with six speed. Fwd is standard, while all wheel drive come as optionally available. Engine delivers 287 horses at six, 500 rpm and 254 lb-ft associated with torque at 4, 000 rpm. Our factory measurements of fuel consumption for the regular front wheel drive is 18 mpg in town, 25 mpg in highway and twenty one mpg in average drive. Model along with optional all wheel drive consume 16 mpg within city, 23 mpg in highway as well as 19 mpg in average.
Second motor is direct injected 3. 5 T V-6 EcoBoost engine mated to exact same six speed automatic transmission. This SelectShift transmission force power only to all tires. Twin turbocharged engine delivers 365 race horses at 5, 500 rpm and three hundred and fifty lb-ft of torque at 3, five hundred rpm. His fuel consumption is approximated at 16 mpg in city as well as 23 mpg in highway drive or even 19 mpg in average. Brakes with regard to both engine include 4-wheel disc along with electronic brake force distribution, brake support and anti-lock braking system.