We've had it for a few months and really enjoy driving it. We purchased it as a replacement for a minivan and even though the dimensions claim to be very similar, the Flex seems a lot bigger than our extended Venture. The Flex also has the fold flat seats for all 3 rows (except driver seat, of course) which really comes in handy if you need to bring a stack of 2x4's home to build a tree fort (or something)
Size, Comfort, Usability
Although the interior is very nice, it could be less drab.
We bought our flex as a demo with 11 000 km on it and so far it is a great family hauler. The big leather seats are very comfortable, lots of interior room especially width wise.Nav and DVD are very good and the ecoboost is well worth the extra money, mileage is 13- 14 liters/100 km.After looking at big suvs and mini vans we are very pleased with the flex.
2010 Ford Flex SEL 4dr Wagon AWD w/EcoBoost (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
Very nice vehicle. Econobost is strong and coupled with the 20 inch wheels, drives like it's on tracks. Gives driver a complete feeling of confidence and in-control.
Econbost engine and smooth 6 speed, Extremely comfortable ride plus comfortable seats.
Reading small dash buttons with faint print during the daylight is difficult. At night they light up brightly with no problem. Memory seat buttons in a place you cannot see and have to use them strictly by feel. Fuel tank filler is on passenger side. Needs to have daytime driving lights.
After purchasing what we thought was the perfect family vehicle for us, we have had numerous issues with no support from the dealership. After bringing the vehicle 6 times for font brake issues, we are finally made aware of a"service procedure(which is really a recall), but we are still waiting for the parts to arrive. We are now having transmission issue and are only being told by the dealer that is a "chip issue", but they are not willing to replace the chip. We also have issues with the rear folding seat not raising when activated and were told by the dealer to basically "live with it". Bottom line is that we are sad that Ford is not standing behind the product sold like other competitors
love the design, space and performance and only wish we could drive it without other issues happening
the vehicle needs to be repaired or we are selling and will never buy a Ford again
We like the ride and handling and quietness relative to our Explorer. Don't like the range due to mileage and an 18.5 gas tank rather than 22.5 in the Explorer. Digital readout is a vast improvement over Explorer. Great radio satellite and navigation system.