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How Powerful and Efficient is the New Ford Flex Lineup?By Product Expert | Posted in Ford Flex, Fuel Efficiency, Powertrain on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 at 8:00 am
2018 Ford Flex Horsepower, Torque and Gas Mileage Ratings
Thanks to its unequivocal style, spacious and comfortable interior and impressive capability, the Ford Flex has quickly and quietly become a very popular Ford SUV. While it doesn’t necessarily have the name recognition of the 2018 Ford Explorer, 2018 Ford Expedition and 2018 Ford Escape, the 2018 Ford Flex has shown that it’s got what it takes to keep up. And a lot of that has to do with the powerful and efficient engine options offered by the new Ford Flex lineup. To see just how powerful and efficient they are, let’s check out the horsepower, torque and gas mileage ratings of the 2018 Ford Flex engine lineup.
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What Engines are Available for the 2018 Ford Flex?
The 2018 Ford Flex lineup has three trim levels to choose from to go along with two engine options. The new Ford Flex trim levels include the 2018 Flex SE, the 2018 Flex SEL and the 2018 Flex Limited. The standard engine for the new Ford Flex lineup is a 3.5-liter Ti-VCT V6 engine paired with a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission and either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. This powertrain is capable of offering 287 horsepower and 254 pound-feet of torque while getting up to 16 miles per gallon in the city and 23 miles per gallon on the highway with front-wheel drive, and up to 16 miles per gallon in the city and 22 miles per gallon on the highway with all-wheel drive. The available engine for new Ford Flex models is a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine paired with the six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission and all-wheel drive (front-wheel drive is not available with this engine). This powertrain can pump out 365 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque while getting up to 15 miles per gallon in the city and 21 miles per gallon on the highway.
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