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Jun-05-2014

2014 Ford Flex: Excitingly Modified for a Comfortable and Safe Family Ride

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If what you seek a full-size utility ride that is fast, safe, comfortable, smooth and roomy, the 2014 Ford Flex says it all. The Flex is a capable full-size car that can comfortably accommodate seven occupants inside its appealing interior which is fully-integrated with the latest technology. The Ford Flex is delivered in different trims which include SE with the FWD, SEL with the FWD, SEL with the AWD and Limited with the AWD and EcoBoost engine. The 2014 Ford Flex is enhanced to provide great family road trips. This innovative vehicle has a 2-3-2 seating configurations which is standard for seven passengers. Auto journalists said that the Flex offers the versatility of an SUV and roominess of a van. Test drivers called the 2014 Ford Flex as a superb crossover of both into one exciting utility vehicle.

Most notable for the Ford Flex is the revised 3.5-liter V6 powertrain that is equipped on the Flex SE and SEL as the base engine. This V6 delivers 287 horsepower and 254 pound-feet of torque tested at 4000 rpm. The EPA rates the V6 at 18 mpg city and 25 mpg highway. The new V6 has been enhanced with the new Ti-VCT or which Ford calls as the Twin Independent-Variable Camshaft Timing.

Powering the Flex Limited is the dazzling twin-turbo 3.5-L EcoBoost V6 engine that provides 365 horsepower plus 350 pound-feet of torque. The Ecoboost V6 is estimated to acquire an EPA mileage rate of 16/23 mpg.

The 2014 Ford Flex is like a stylish box with a flat roof and long hood. Its windshield is relatively straight, with flat rear/side glass and sharp corners. Its boxy shape suggests that the Ford Flex has ample interior space ready for utilization.


Mar-09-2014

2014 Ford Flex: A Modern Day Station Wagon

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Remember the station wagons of the 60’s and 70’s? They were really reliable people carriers back then. As vehicles gave way to aerodynamics, maximum capacity, and technological features, stations wagons faded away and retired into the sunset. But today, Ford brings you its SUV with a twist of the classic and very lovable station wagon. They give you the 2014 Ford Flex. Looking at the 2014 Ford Flex, you will immediately why the station wagon comes into mind. With a squared-off frame and flat sides, the Flex really looks like a station wagon, albeit a more modern one.

It can accommodate up to seven passengers. And because of the boxy shape, the Flex provides plenty of cargo space. You have a maximum cargo capacity of 83 ft3, even more than that found on other SUVs. You will find it very easy to fold the second and third row seats, whenever you need to increase cargo space.

There are three available trims – SE, SEL, and Limited. The Flex offers interior features like keyless entry, air-conditioning, heated front seats, powered driver seat, cruise control, a tilt-telescoping steering wheel, and electronic features like Ford Sync, a navigation system, and a 6-speaker audio system with auxiliary audio jack.

The standard powertrain of the 2014 Ford Flex is a 3.5L V-6 that produces up to 287 horsepower and 254 lbs. of torque. A second powertrain choice is the EcoBoost turbocharged 3.5L V-6 that produces 365 horsepower and 350 lbs. of torque. The Ford Flex is available either as front-drive or all-wheel drive. It can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 6.6 seconds and can tow loads weighing up to 4,500 pounds.

On the road, the 2014 Ford Flex is a great vehicle to drive, very easy to maneuver and handle. The cabin was pretty quiet, and the Flex easily handled itself even with a full load. If you want ample power and additional speed, we suggest getting the EcoBoost powertrain.


Nov-27-2013

2014 Ford Flex: Be Dazzled by Its Amazing Features

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With all its new features, you will never find the new 2014 Ford Flex boring at all! Although it is not the best seven-seat crossover SUV in the market today, the Ford Flex still has something unique to offer its buyers– it has the capability to function beyond your expectations. The Ford Flex is one of the safest and most affordable crossovers today. With its comfortable interior and unique infotainment systems, every driving experience with it will be a memorable one. The 2014 Ford Flex features a good handling and powerful performance. Its base model has 3.5-liter V6 that makes 287 horsepower. But the most noticeable upgrade that it has is the turbocharged, 365 horsepower EcoBoost Flex that runs off up to 60 mph under just seven seconds. This lightens up the footwork of the Ford Flex, which makes it faster compared to anything in its class.

It has a new electric system for power steering, a steering unit locked into the subframe, and a faster ratio. The steering feel is now more exact, while other improvements has improved the harshness of the ride, keeping the cabin quieter from the noise while on the road.

The 2014 Ford Flex is one of the safest vehicles that you can drive on a rough road. It has a comprehensive safety package that includes anti-lock brakes, anti-roller technology featured in its stability control, and six airbags. It also has parking sensors and a rear view camera that is definitely helpful when you are parking. Aside from that, the 2014 Ford Flex has blind-spot warning system that helps in keeping your car in the right lane when parking backwards. It is coupled with the adaptive control system for greater safety precautions.


Nov-23-2013

2014 Ford Flex: A Car of the Classiest Kind

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The whole point to getting the kind of vehicle that you are going to be happy with is with regards to the kinds of awesome activities that you could then do more willingly as opposed to when you are driving the sort of vehicle that only acts to make you exhausted. As such, you would do well if you are making the vehicle into something that you can really connect with as opposed to the kind of vehicle that you are going to view as nothing more than a hindrance. This will then lead to the results of you getting vehicles like the 2014 Ford Flex if class your thing. If class is indeed your thing, you will probably enjoy the 2014 Ford Flex in that it certainly has that appeal in terms of good looks that oozes class as opposed to simply being made to look good without much substance behind it. This means that even though this vehicle has an amazing exterior that lures the eyes of onlookers, it does not lose its appeal after five seconds have passed as is the case with so many others.

Just to reinforce the idea of the 2014 Ford Flex being a classy vehicle, one can look at the interior and arrive at the conclusion that what the people behind its design wanted to give was a lot of space. And lo and behold, they managed to do so with a great deal of excellence thrown in to the design.

Controlling the 2014 Ford Flex is not going to present any problems what with it being such a classy piece of machinery, but what many might be worried about is with regards to the power. A V6 engine can end such qualms though since there is certainly more to this engine than you could expect.