Ford Flex is a very attractive crossover. But, in tough competition, it is hard to battle, and it seems like this model is losing it. Slip in selling results is creating rumors about discontinuation. Some gossips are reporting about 2020 season as the final one. Contrary, fans believe that some spy photos are showing 2019 Ford Flex. Is it going to be the last run of the SUV, or good market appearance could revive its life in US company? Full-size crossovers are not the most favorite in its segment. However, many buyers decide to buy it over cars in other segments. Also, a lot of things will depend on features offered with new Flex.
2019 Ford Flex engine
Under the hood of the 2019 Ford Flex will be 3.5-l V-6 as a standard option. This is the smooth engine which can deliver nearly 300 hp. With 250 lb-ft of torque, it will be enough for a comfortable ride in 7-seater. Mileage is not going to be impressive, with just 20 mpg combined in all-wheel drive model. FWD version will have better fuel economy. Another drivetrain is a 2.7-l EcoBoost unit. According to rumors, with turbocharger and direct injection system, this powertrain can make 370 horses. Both engines will use a 6-speed automatic transmission as a router.
2019 Ford Flex design
The 2019 Ford Flex can accommodate 7 passengers. It can be used as a minivan, but the main function is SUV. So, comfort is under special treatment. Also, infotainment system should be on the highest level. The MyFord system offers SYNC and Bluetooth connection, among other features. Also, other equipment includes navigation, heating seats, and dual-zone air-conditioning. Outside Flex has unique look. Some could see it as luxurious SUV, with narrow grille and C-shape of headlights. Also, its lines are smooth. Big wheels can go up to 19-inches for top trims. Base units are 17-inches.
2019 Ford Flex price
To stay competitive, Ford is offering this crossover for cheap. If we look at other full-size SUVs, we can see that these are more expensive. For example, Audi Q7 costs $50,000. The price of less luxurious GMC Yukon is $48,000, so $30,000 for 2019 Ford Flex is a bargain.