2009 Ford Flex Long Term Road Test


2009 Ford Flex: Going Nowhere

December 28, 2009

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There's nothing wrong with our 2009 Ford Flex Limited, nothing at all. Got plenty of fuel, too. It's just that we're here on the Oregon Coast and the weather is great ... for the time being.

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This is the view I have if I turn my head slightly to the left as I sit in the chair in front of Dad's TV. That's highway 101 down there.

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Here's the entire 180-degree panorama, as seen from the balcony.

Yeah, there's no reason to go anywhere else at this particular point in time. And tonight we're having fresh Dungeness crab for dinner. And by fresh I mean hauled out of the ocean below this very morning.

The Ford Flex will simply have to sit in the driveway and wait until we're good and ready to move again. But that's not to say it didn't figure in the day's activities. The kids got these nerf dart guns, you see, and the Flex has an invitingly flat backside, and ...

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We'll be back on the road in a couple of days, and we're headed towards some snow. I just might have to break out those snow chains, after all.

Happy Holidays.

Dan Edmunds, Director of Vehicle Testing @ 43,075 miles

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