2013 Ford Flex Overview
What’s New for the 2013 Ford Flex?
The 2013 Ford Flex gets a facelift, more power, and new technology like parallel-parking assist and adaptive cruise control.
2013 Ford Flex Exterior
The 2013 Ford Flex is probably one of the most elegant boxes ever to grace the road. It combines function and style to deliver a modern and edgy rendition of the classic wagon shape. It has a strong horizontal character, aero-friendly contours around the edges, and lovely attention to detail.
2013 Ford Flex Performance
The 2013 Ford Flex offers a base 3.5-liter V6 that produces 287 horsepower and 254 pound-feet of torque. It uses variable valve timing and offers a choice of either FWD and AWD. The second engine is a 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6 that uses direct-injection to produce an impressive 365 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque.
2013 Ford Flex Efficiency
The 2013 Ford Flex’s base engine gets 20 mpg combined (18 city/25 highway) with FWD and 18 mpg combined (17/23) with AWD. The EcoBoost gets 18 mpg combined (16/23).
2013 Ford Flex Interior
The interior of the 2013 Ford Flex is an extension of its exterior: elegant and functional as well as spacious and high quality. It features an abundance of soft-touch materials, an attractive upscale design, and seven-passenger seating rivaling that of a minivan. The instrument panel is clean and functional, with three screens dedicated to MyFord Touch system. There’s also tons of room in the back with the 2nd and 3rd-row seats folded flat.
2013 Ford Flex Safety
The 2013 Ford Flex comes standard with antilock disc brakes, stability and traction control, front side airbags, side curtain airbags, and rear parking sensors. Blind-spot warning is standard on the Limited trim and optional on the SEL, while collision warning with brake support is optional on the Limited. It was named a 2013 Top Safety Pick by the IIHS for receiving the highest possible score of “Good” in all crash tests.