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2014 Ford Flex

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Ford Flex highlights

Customer rating

Pros

  • High seating capacity
  • Lots of standard features
  • Ample cargo space

Cons

  • Slow infotainment system
  • No sliding second-row bench
  • Rear doors don't slide open 

Mileage (EPA estimate)

16 city, 23 highway, 18 combined

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Large, practical SUV

If you are looking for a spacious and versatile vehicle with plenty of room for passengers and storage, give the 2014 Ford Flex a chance. It's a large SUV with space for seven, in a well-equipped cabin with comfortable seats and lots of standard features. It's offered with a potent engine lineup that makes for a strong performance and a fulfilling driving experience. It's a fitting choice for large families and groups that need a functional and versatile vehicle.

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What is new for the 2014 Ford Flex?

  • Flex trims have been upgraded with Vinyl Seats as standard equipment this year.
  • Automated Parking and Heated Steering Wheel features are now available as options on select trims.

5 reasons to buy the 2014 Ford Flex

1. Spacious interior 

The first thing you'll notice about the Ford Flex is its size and the interior space that comes with it. It’s a three-row SUV with capacity for seven, making it a great choice for large families or friendship groups. The 2014 Ford Flex has wide, supportive seats in the first and second rows, and even the third-row seats can accommodate adult passengers for shorter trips. Front-row legroom measures 40.8 inches, with 44.3 inches and 33.3 inches for second- and third-row passengers, respectively. The boxy shape of the Flex also makes it easy to get in and out of the third row. 

2. Abundant room for cargo 

On top of the large cabin, the 2014 Ford Flex comes with a huge cargo area. In the trunk, there's 20 cu-ft of space, which is plenty for a couple of suitcases or carry-on bags for a short weekend trip. However, if you need even more space, you can fold the third-row seats and get 43.2 cu-ft, with the total cargo capacity measuring 83 cu-ft behind the first row. 

3. Connectivity features and amenities 

In addition to being spacious, the cabin of the 2014 Ford Flex is also nicely equipped with a few amenities and tech features to further improve the passenger experience. It comes standard with Ford’s Sync® system, which includes voice controls for phone and audio, Bluetooth® connectivity, a USB port, and a six-speaker sound system. You also get air conditioning, a six-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, and a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel as standard. 

4. Strong engine 

To move this large SUV, the 2014 Ford Flex must have a strong engine under the hood. The base model is powered by a 3.5L V6 engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. It generates 287 hp and 254 lb-ft of torque. This is the kind of power that allows the Flex to carry a full crew while still effortlessly merging into the highway. 

5. Towing abilities 

Given the muscular engine, it’s only natural to expect the 2014 Ford Flex to have a commendable towing capacity. When powered by the standard 3.5L V6 engine, it can tow an estimated 4,500 lbs when properly equipped.

This means you can bring your snowmobile or ATV along on your next trip. If that's not your style, how about a couple of motorcycles, a kayak, or a small trailer? 

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

The 2014 Ford Flex is a family car that is spacious and comfortable. Customers like the car's roomy interior, comfortable seats, and smooth ride. The car is also good on gas for a vehicle of its size. The third row seats can be flipped backward so that you can tailgate in comfort. The hatch stays open and you can sit in the comfort of the car seats and tailgate away. The car has a lot of interior space, lots of leg room, kids love the skylights, great gas mileage, rides smooth, and good acceleration.
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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.

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Ford Flex features and specs

Limited 2WD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Fold-Away Third Row
  • 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 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
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Power Folding Third Row
  • Quad Seats
  • Rear Air Conditioning
  • Rear Entertainment System
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Skylight(s)
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Tow Hitch

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size

3.5L

Horsepower

287

Torque (ft-lbs)

254

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

19

Wheelbase

117.9"

Overall length

201.8"

Width

75.9"

Height

68"

Leg room

F 40.8"/M 44.3"/R 33.3"

Head room

F 41.8"/M 40.5"/R 38.7"

Front tires

P235/55HR19

Rear tires

P235/55HR19

Seating capacity

7

Max towing capacity

200/2000 lbs.

Transmission

Automatic

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