2016 Ford Flex SEL
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Engine Type

Regular Unleaded V-6

MPG (City/Highway)

16/22

Safety Ratings

MSRP

$34,360

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Summary

The Ford Flex SEL comes equipped with a powerful 3.5L V-6 287hp engine, paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. Safety features include 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS), side seat mounted airbags, and the Safety Canopy System curtain airbags for all three rows. With an automatic air conditioning system and 18″ aluminum wheels, the Ford Flex SEL combines comfort and style. Additional features include cruise control, ABS and driveline traction control, and the option for all-wheel drive. Enjoy a seamless and safe driving experience with the 2016 Ford Flex SEL.

2016 Ford Flex SEL price

Base MSRP

$34,360

Delivery charges

$895

Invoice price

$32,814

Total price

$35,255

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2016 Ford Flex SEL warranty

Basic (months/miles)

Months: 36

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Miles: 36,000

Corrosion perforation (months/miles)

Months: 60

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Miles: unlimited

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Months: 60

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Miles: 60,000

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Months: 60

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2016 Ford Flex SEL Colors

Interior Colors
Dune w/Perforated Leather-Trimmed Bucket Seats
Charcoal Black w/Perforated Leather-Trimmed Bucket Seats
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Exterior Colors
Shadow Black
Kona Blue Metallic
Magnetic Metallic
Too Good To Be Blue Metallic
Ingot Silver Metallic...
Oxford White
Bronze Fire Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat

Engine

Type Regular Unleaded V-6
Engine Size (l) 3.50
Cylinders Configuration V-6
Displacement (cc) 3,500
Drive Type AWD
Horsepower (rpm) 6,500
Horsepower (hp) 287
Torque (rpm) 4,000
Torque Lb (ft) 254
Engine Location Front
Valves 24
Compression 10.30
Bore (mm) 92.50
Bore (in) 3.64

Fuel

Type Gasoline
Tank Capacity (gal) 18.60
Grade 70.40

Mileage

EPA City Economy 16
EPA Highway Economy 22
EPA Combined Economy 18
Cruising Range City (mi) 297.6
Cruising Range Hwy (mi) 427.8

Transmission

Type Automatic
Number Of Speeds 6
Description 6 Speed Automatic
First Gear Ratio 4.48
Second Gear Ratio 2.87
Third Gear Ratio 1.84
Fourth Gear Ratio 1.41
Fifth Gear Ratio 1
Sixth Gear Ratio 0.74
Reverse Gear Ratio 2.88
Final Drive Axle Ratio 3.39

Powertrain

Doors

Doors 4

Seating

Number Of Seats 7
Max Seating Capacity 7

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact

Exterior dimensions

Overall Length (in) 201.81
Overall Width (in) 75.91
Max Width Without Mirrors (in) 75.90
Overall Height (in) 67.99
Track Width Front (in) 65.40
Track Width Rear (in) 65.40
Wheelbase (in) 117.91

Interior dimensions

Passenger Volume (cu.ft) 155.80
Front Head Room (in) 41.80
Rear Head Room (in) 40.50
Third Row Head Room (in) 38.70
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.40
Rear Shoulder Room (in) 58.10
Third Row Shoulder Room (in) 50.80
Third Row Hip Room (in) 41.10
Front Leg Room (in) 40.80
Rear Leg Room (in) 44.30
Third Row Leg Room (in) 33.30
Cargo Volume (cu.ft) 20
Max Cargo Volume (cu.ft) 83
Cargo Volume To Seat1 (cu.ft) 83.20
Cargo Volume To Seat2 (cu.ft) 43.20
Cargo Volume To Seat3 (cu.ft) 20

Weights

Curb Weight Base (lb) 4,439
Total Option Weight (lb) 0

Steering

Type Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter Curb To Curb (ft) 40.70
Turning Radius Curb To Curb (ft) 20.35

Trailering

Max Capacity (lb) 2,000
Max Tongue Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 200
Max Trailer Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 2,000
Max Tongue Weigth Distributing Hitch (lb) 200
Max Trailer Weigth Distributing Hitch (lb) 2,000

Braking

Type 4-Wheel Disc
Primary Abs System 4-Wheel
Front Disc Yes
Rear Disc Yes
Front Brake Rotor Dia (in) 12.80
Rear Brake Rotor Dia (in) 13

Tires

Front Tire Size P235/60TR17
Rear Tire Size P235/60TR17
Spare Tire Size Compact
Spare Tire Size Compact
Type All-Season

Suspensions

Front Type Strut
Front Type Extended Strut
Rear Type Multi-Link
Rear Type Extended Multi-Link

Emissions

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