The 2015 Ford Flex will be released soon and though there are those who wish to see an all-new or at least more beautiful version of this vehicle, the true fans of the Flex know that there is nothing that needs to be fixed. The new model will, for them, come as natural; whereas others might complain since the 2015 Flex will represent a carryover in all full sense of that word. The new model will not bring any significant changes for the next year, aside from some cosmetic alterations and new equipment. This may sound as a bad thing, but let us remind you what Flex really is about. The 2015 Ford Flex is a reliable, powerful and spacious vehicle with a unique appearance and excellent specs. The model is like no other with its boxy shape and bold attitude. It is not only looks that set it apart from the competition. The model will offer excellent powertrain, with more than one option to choose from. Each of the possible solutions provide more than enough power to move this brut, while the cargo area, as well as passengers’ commodity are not compromised. This means that there is plenty of room for you to transport basically anything, and there will still be enough space for all eight passengers on either buckets or a bench, depending what you choose. Lastly, the new model will be even better equipped than its predecessor, offering all the gadgets and systems you might find necessary.
Unique Exterior Of This SUV Won’t Be Changed
As for the exterior, the 2015 Ford Flex will keep its unique appearance more or less unchanged. Since this model represents only a carryover, it would be foolish to expect any drastic or big change on its looks. The model is more than unique as it is, since the current automotive trend is fluent body lines that don’t break or form angles. Since the Flex’ appearance is a definition of disobedience for these rules, the model really proudly stands out and defies anyone who dare call it ugly. The new model will keep its distinctive appearance, while there should be some new colors added to the current palette. Also, the SE trim will get heated mirrors as a standard feature.
Interior And Gadgets
As for the interior, the 2015 Ford Flex will have its gadgets list a bit changed. To start with, the new model will offer MyFord Touch infotainment system as a standard for all trims but SE. the system was upgraded last year, so it is said to be very quick and responsive. Also, the new model will offer a MyKey system which connects the volume control to the ongoing speed. This particular gadget is very useful when there is a younger driver using the vehicle as it practically functions as an electronic leash. In addition, the 2015 Ford Flex will have all the essential safety features included. There are six airbags, stability and traction control, rear-view camera, adaptive cruise control, blind-spot warning and monitoring, forward-collision alert and much more.
2015 Ford Flex Engine Options
The 2015 Ford Flex will offer two engine options. The base engine will be a 3.5-liter V6 that generates 287 horsepower and 254 lb-ft of torque. This engine can use either front-wheel drive or an all-wheel drive. It fuel economy is quite satisfactory, so if it uses the FWD mode, its EPA fuel economy figures are 18 mpg/city and 25 mpg/highway, while when paired with an AWD, its figures are slightly worse, returning at 17 mpg/city and 23 mpg/highway. The more powerful option will be a twin-turbo 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 that produces 365 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque. This unit can only be paired with an all-wheel drive and it comes with Limited trim exclusively. Its fuel consumption figures are 16 mpg/city and 23 mpg/highway. As for the transmission, both engines will use a six-speed automatic gearbox.
2015 Ford Flex Price
As for the price, the 2015 Ford Flex should cost more or less the same as the current model does. This means that the new model’s price should be around $30,000.