2009 Ford Flex Consumer Review: Smart Buy - No regrets
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2009 Ford Flex - Consumer Review

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SE Wagon (3.5L V6 6-speed Automatic)

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Smart Buy - No regrets
By Jason on

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2009 Ford Flex SE 4dr Wagon (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

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We had a loaded Durango, which we loved, but it was totaled in an accident. Planned to buy a used Durango, but Ford's offer was too good. My wife loved the Flex all along, I wasn't thrilled. I felt like I was ditching my "macho" Durango for a boxy station wagon. One year later, I couldn't be happier. I'm 6'4" and we have two young, but tall kids. The Flex has way more passenger room than the Durango and has already payed off in the short and long run. It's also safer and gets way better Hwy and City MPG. At $2.85/gallon, it costs about $44-$45 and drives about 400 miles per tank. That's better than my wife's Mazda6. We might trade it for a second Flex

Best Features

MPG, Great passenger space for tall adults and kids - including the third row. Stylish and practical.

Worst Features

More storage bins through out. We keep a fair amount of "kid stuff" on the rear passenger floor. The 2009 headrests are stiff and the steering wheel doesn't telescope, but I heard they fixed both for 2010.
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