The Flex offers a choice of two six-cylinder engines: The 3. The recall began on August 4, 2014. The Flex has a smooth and comfortable ride. At 5 inches shorter overall than the 205-inch-long Chevy Traverse with a wheelbase just as long, the Flex is conversely 10 inches longer than the Honda Pilot. Ford's number for this recall is 14S10. Overall last month, Ford Motor Company's sales of 183,947 vehicles represented a 6. The recall began on August 4, 2014.
To see what's new for 2014, click , or check out a of the two model years. If it is not, dealers will replace the linkshaft and also replace the halfshaft if it shows evidence of spline damage, free of charge. The Flex does a great impression of the station wagons of the past, and steers clear of the cliches that drive people away from minivans. This iteration of the Flex also has the frustrating MyFord Touch interface, which adds a layer of complication, although it also supplies full-featured connectivity options. The only Ford mark on the vehicle is a blue-oval badge, on the lower right corner of the hatch. With 83 cubic feet of space behind the front seats, the Flex has marginally less interior room than the Honda Pilot, and 20 cubic feet less than the Traverse.
We have 5yo twins, and a 13yo girl, and travel from North Carolina to Florida and Tennessee a few time each year. Multipurpose vehicle has arrived, and it is great. Ford's number for this recall is 14C10. We are a Ford Dealership in Birmingham Alabama, but we will never use this channel to try and sell you a car. There is a certain premium feel, with the diamond-pattern leather seating, smooth dashboard and the engraved door inserts. The Flex comports itself like a smaller station wagon, with fairly crisp steering feel and a compliant ride that only gets boundy if you hustle the Flex into deep, tight corners, despite its size. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673.
Little of substance has changed with this year's model. When I drive long distances which is very frequently and use the cruise control, to keep my circulation going I tuck one or the other foot under the seat. Additionally, if the parking brake is not applied before exiting the vehicle, the vehicle may roll away despite the transmission being placed in 'Park', increasing the risk of injury to exiting occupants and bystanders. Should I Consider Another Used Flex? For such a large vehicle, the Flex has received plenty of compliments for its smooth ride, so Ford left well enough alone with the suspension systems and shocks. The new four-position design still protects well against whiplash while improving driving comfort.
Ford's number for this recall is 14C10. Still, we'd tick the boxes for the turbo V-6 almost every time. Some of the newest safety technology make the Ford Flex one of the safest family vehicles on the market, but crash test scores are sagging late in its lifespan. EcoBoost models make 365 hp and churn out the torque, with a seamless wave as the six-speed automatic upshifts. Popular rivals like the rate higher in reliability, while the offers superior cargo space. Interior Much like the exterior, inside, the Flex is unquestionably unique. The 2014 Ford Flex is offered with this sharp looking Appearance Package for 2014.
Crossovers like the Traverse and Pilot have better third-row accommodations or overall interior space, the Flex is organized to make the front and middle seats as spacious as possible for everyone, not just the under-13 set. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. There are few cars these days that fulfill my complex family needs without making me feel like a frumpy shadow of my pre-mom self you know, the woman who used to shower every single day, no questions asked. Summary The six- to seven-passenger walks the fine line between crossover and minivan, offering buyers a stylish alternative that has no shortage of options to make people-moving easier and more comfortable. It doesn't mute those corners, it plays them up, running grooves down its flanks to draw attention to its long, glassy greenhouse and angling off its headlamps to call out its rectangular grille.
Ford claims the decline can be attributed… Take a look at Ford's current crossover lineup and you'll see one lower-volume outcast: the Flex. Ford's number for this recall is 16S31. It was surprisingly able on a curvy road before, but with some improvements for 2013, it's now almost in the fun-to-drive category. We use our knowledge of Ford vehicles to show you great videos of the cars and trucks we get to work with! Standard safety and security features for the all 2014 Flex models include canopy system side curtain airbags, frontal and seat-mounted side airbags for the driver and passenger, anti-lock brakes, automatic exterior light control, headlight washers, low tire pressure warning system, illuminated entry, remote keyless entry, panic alarm, SecuriLock ignition disable and a theft deterrent alarm system. A 287-horsepower V6 comes standard in all models, along with a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. This screen- and voice-based interface combines climate, infotainment, and navigation features, as well as other functions. Both of these rivals seat eight.
These turbocharged crossovers get steering-wheel paddle shifters to go with their automatic, and a tap of a paddle gives a more manual control mode--though the gearbox will shift short of redline even without input. The recall began on December 1, 2016. To ensure our reviews remain impartial, we refuse gifts and trips from car companies, and the advertising on our site is handled by an outside team. The Flex can also be had with the twin-turbo 3. The Flex Limited adds leather seats, a navigation system, a rearview camera, blind spot monitoring, a power liftgate, remote start, proximity keyless entry, and rain-sensing wipers.
Parking sensors and a rearview camera are on the options list, and so are a blind-spot alert system and adaptive cruise control. Fit and finish look better than ever, too. Ford's number for this recall is 14S10. The Ford Flex has an average reliability rating of three out of five from J. Both systems miss their mark. Ford's electric power steering system, which was previously only fitted to EcoBoost versions, is now included in all Flex models; it's also hard-mounted to the front subframe and has a quicker steering ratio this year. With either drivetrain, the Flex has ample power for the mission in mind, and its handling almost touches on fun.