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Ford Flex (2018)

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Ford Flex (2018) review: 38 facts and highlights

Ford Flex (2018)
Ford Flex (2018)
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Ford Flex (2018)

Why is Ford Flex (2018) better than the average?

  • Shorter
    1.73mvs1.73m
  • Greater cargo volume (seats down)
    ?

    2356lvs2033.43l
  • More airbags
    ?

    7vs6.74
  • Longer wheelbase
    ?

    2.99mvs2.81m
  • More horsepower
    ?

    287hpvs251.71hp
  • More headroom (rear)
    ?

    1.03mvs982.16mm
  • More headroom (front)
    ?

    1.06mvs1.02m
  • Better fuel economy (highway)
    ?

    10.23l/100 kmvs10.33l/100 km

General info

1. longer drivetrain warranty (years)
?

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Mitsubishi Pajero (2017)

10yrs

5yrs

2. smaller turn radius
?

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.

Best

Suzuki Jimny (2014)

9.8m

12.4m

3.Has front-wheel drive
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Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.

Ford Flex (2018)
4. longer basic warranty (years)
?

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Hyundai Nexo (2019)

5yrs

3yrs

5.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
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A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

Ford Flex (2018)
6. longer drivetrain warranty (km)
?

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Hyundai Santa Fe Limited (2014)

160934km

100000km

Dimensions

1.shorter
?

Best

Volvo XC70 (2015)

917mm

1.73m

2. greater cargo volume (seats down)
?

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things. With some vehicles you can put the rear seats down in order to gain more space for cargo.

Best

Chevrolet Suburban LT AWD (2015)

3429l

2356l

3.narrower
?

Best

Suzuki Jimny (2014)

1.6m

1.93m

4. longer wheelbase
?

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

Best

Chevrolet Suburban LT AWD (2015)

3.3m

2.99m

5. greater cargo volume
?

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

Best

Ford Explorer (2017)

2313.5l

566.3l

6. more headroom (rear)
?

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.

Best

Ford Explorer (2017)

1.03m

1.03m

Speed

1. faster acceleration (0-100)
?

The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.

Best

Lamborghini Urus (2019)

3.6s

9s

Engine

1. better fuel economy (city)
?

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 Active (2014)

3l/100 km

14.7l/100 km

2. higher maximum torque
?

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

Lamborghini Urus (2019)

850Nm

345Nm

3. larger fuel tank
?

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.

Best

Chevrolet Suburban LT AWD (2015)

117l

70l

4.Has a turbocharged engine
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A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.

Ford Flex (2018)
5. better fuel economy (combined)
?

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A higher fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 Active (2014)

3.3l/100 km

12.38l/100 km

6. more horsepower
?

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

Best

Faraday Future FF 91

1050hp

287hp

Features

1. more airbags
?

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six but some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.

Best

Ford Edge (2017)

14

7

2.Has a rear-view camera
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A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

Ford Flex (2018)
3.Has in-car system
?

An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.

Ford Flex (2018)
4.Has Bluetooth
?

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

Ford Flex (2018)
5.Has height-adjustable seat belts
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Height-adjustable seat belts permit passengers of different sizes to move the seat belt up or down for improved comfort. They are also especially useful for increasing the safety of children.

Ford Flex (2018)
6. more USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

GMC Yukon SLE (2015)

5

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