2019 Ford Flex

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Ford Flex highlights

Customer rating


  • Formidable V6 engine options
  • Spacious dimensions across all three rows
  • Boxy exterior offers excellent all-round visibility
  • Flexible configurations and flat load floor are great for cargo trips


  • Lacks the interior style touches of other Ford models
  • Seating isn't especially comfortable on longer trips
  • Awkward front stack and steering wheel controls

Mileage (EPA estimate)

15 city, 21 highway, 17 combined

Pricing for current inventory

(no current inventory)

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Style, comfort, and flexibility

Looking for a stylish and spacious SUV-like wagon with incredible utility and comfort? With its eye-catching exterior and roomy cabin with three rows of seating for up to seven passengers, the 2019 Ford Flex deserves a spot on your list. From around-town driving to out-of-town family escapades, this Ford SUV combines practicality with comfort to enjoy life on the road.

All Ford Flex years

What is new for the 2019 Ford Flex?

  • Rear Seat Heaters features are now available as options on select trims.

2019 Ford Flex trims

Curious how Ford Flex trims differ? Use our side-by-side vehicle comparison to see the differences and similarities


  • Includes 17-inch silver-painted aluminum wheels, six-way power driver seat with manual lumbar and recline, four-way manual front-passenger seat, SYNC Voice Recognition Communications and Entertainment System with 4.2-inch LCD screen, manual liftgate, and more.

  • View all Ford Flex SEs in stock


  • Adds 18-inch silver-painted aluminum wheels, SYNC 3 with eight-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, 10-way power driver seat with power lumbar and recline, six-way power front-passenger seat with manual lumbar and recline, heated front seats, and more.

  • View all Ford Flex SELs in stock


  • Adds 19-inch nickel-painted aluminum wheels, driver seat memory feature, power-adjustable pedals with memory, 12-speaker Sony audio system, voice-activated navigation system, power liftgate, and more.

  • View all Ford Flex Limiteds in stock

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5 reasons to buy the 2019 Ford Flex

1. Powerful V6 engines

2019 Ford Flex Review:Engine | CarMax

The 2019 Flex's 287-hp V6 base engine with 254 lb.-ft. of torque has great get-up-and-go for carpooling or running errands around town. It pairs to a six-speed automatic transmission with standard front-wheel drive or you can add an optional all-wheel-drive system for more traction in tough conditions. An available turbocharged 3.5L V6 with 365 hp and 350 lb.-ft. of torque is also offered on the Ford Flex Limited. This engine comes standard with all-wheel drive and delivers strong acceleration, even with many passengers and lots of cargo in the cabin. With either of the 3.6L V6 engines, the 2019 Flex can tow an estimated 4,500 lbs. when properly equipped to pull a small trailer or pair of ATVs.

2. Plenty of room

2019 Ford Flex Review:Back Seats | CarMax

If you need space for passengers and belongings, the 2019 Flex is a great multi-tasker. With the standard second-row bench seat, you'll have room for seven passengers, or you can opt for the available second-row bucket seats (SEL and Limited) to accommodate six passengers. With 33.3 inches of adult-friendly third-row legroom, the 2019 Flex is comfortable no matter where you sit, plus you'll have 20 cubic feet of cargo volume behind the third row for sporting equipment and a stroller. If you frequently transport garage sale finds, the Flex's second and third rows fold into the floor, providing you with a flat-load surface to easily transport bigger items or up to 83.2 cubic feet of cargo.

2019 Ford Flex Review:Third Row | CarMax

3. Comfortable ride

2019 Ford Flex Review:Front Seats | CarMax

The 2019 Ford Flex is the ultimate road-tripper because of its balanced ride and quiet interior. The SUV's ride height provides great visibility from the driver seat and the large windows throughout the cabin let your passengers enjoy the views. If your travels take you into the city, you'll love the 2019 Flex's car-like maneuverability in tight spaces. The SUV's independent front and rear suspension with stabilizer bars also handle well on curvy roads with little body roll.

4. Stylish looks

With its distinctive boxy shape and wide, low-profile stance, the Flex has a personality all its own. Available in nine vibrant exterior colors—including ruby red and deep blue—there are many Ford Flex colors to suit your mood. SEL and Limited trims are also available with an Appearance Package that delivers even more style with a contrasting black roof, black beltline moldings, and large 20-inch high-gloss ebony black-painted machined aluminum wheels. Inside the cabin, the Appearance Package adds gray leather-trimmed seating with perforated inserts and a leather-wrapped steering wheel with black bezels to flex your style in comfort.

5. Connectivity features

2019 Ford Flex Review:Dash | CarMax

Staying connected on the road is easy in the 2019 Ford Flex. The base SYNC infotainment system includes a 4.2-inch LCD with one USB port to keep your devices charged. If you're looking for more smartphone integration, SEL and Limited trims come standard with a SYNC 3 infotainment system with a larger eight-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. The trim-topping Ford Flex Limited also features a standard voice-activated navigation system, which is handy for commuting and road trips. A 12-speaker Sony® audio system is standard in the Limited to enjoy your playlists on your drive.

Similar vehicles

If you're interested in the 2019 Ford Flex, you should also check out these similar vehicles from Previous generation years.

Image of Ford Edge

If you're looking for a stylish SUV with engines and space for everyday life, look no further than the 2017-2019 Ford Edge. This five-passenger two-row SUV has four engines, including a standard turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder that gets an EPA-estimated 21 mpg city and 29 mpg highway.

Need space? At 39.2 cubic feet, there's plenty of room for whatever you're taking along for the ride behind the second-row seats. Finally, a 12-speaker Sony® sound system is in Titanium and higher trims.

Every 2017-2019 Ford Edge starts with:

  • A 4.2-inch touchscreen

  • Air conditioning

  • Push-button start

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

4.6 out of 5

7 customer reviews
Above Average

RepairPal gave the Ford Flex an overall reliability rating of 3 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Ford Flex 9th out of 14 among Minivans.

RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Ford Flex is $589, compared to an average of $572 for Minivans and $591 for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

According to RepairPal, Ford Flex owners bring their vehicles into a repair shop for unscheduled repairs an average of 1.3 times per year, compared to an average of 1.6 times for Minivans and 1.3 times for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

RepairPal reported that the probability of a repair being a severe or major issue is 18% for the Ford Flex, compared to an average of 14% for Minivans and 14% for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

Ford Flex features and specs

Limited 2WD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Fold-Away Third Row
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Hatch/Deck Lid
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Air Conditioning
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Remote Start
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sony Sound System
  • Sync System
  • Third Row Seat
  • Traction Control
  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • A/C Seat(s)
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Automated Parking
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Power Folding Third Row
  • Quad Seats
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Skylight(s)
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Tow Hitch

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

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Leg room

F 40.8"/M 44.3"/R 33.3"

Head room

F 41.8"/M 40.5"/R 38.7"

Front tires


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Max towing capacity

200/2000 lbs.



2019 Ford Flex FAQ

More about the 2019 Ford Flex

Color options

Exterior colors

  • Agate Black

  • Blue

  • Burgundy Velvet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat

  • Ingot Silver

  • Magnetic

  • Oxford White

  • Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat

  • Stone Gray

  • White Platinum Metallic Tri-coat

Interior details

  • Seven-passenger seating with standard second-row bench

  • Six-passenger seating with available second-row bucket seats (SEL and Limited)

  • Standard third-row manual fold-in-floor 50/50 split-bench seat

  • 83.2 cubic feet of total cargo volume

  • SYNC 3 infotainment system with eight-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility (SEL and Limited)

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