2016 Ford Flex has good news to tell especially for the fans. It is issued that the car will get some refreshments with more modern touch for the market. As a full-size crossover, this boxy car for the previous model was a hit in the West Coast but for other states, it failed to fulfill the requirement. With the refreshments in 2013 model year, there were no radical changes to offer. So far, it is very possible to come with redesigned design for 2016 Flex especially for the green western states because the three-row full-size box are offered along with new fuel-efficient Flex.
2016 Ford Flex was designed with straight boxy look for the first generation and it will be kept for the second generation and it is the consideration because it will be used as the identity. What makes the design language is a bit different from the current model is the extended fascia and a new dimension for the grille along with the angular tailgate and headlights to remove any contrasting colors.
2016 Ford Flex Interior
Speaking about the cabin, it will be redesigned to offer slight refreshments for the buyers but the changes are sporadic because most of the models will keep the seat upholstery and the top grade has better refinement with the presence of leather-trimmed seats. In addition, 2016 Ford Flex has three-row with roomy cabin because the angular shape. However, it would be hard to reach the back seats. The highest grades have wood accents around the redesigned dashboard but it is limited. The instrument panel is completed by 4.2 inches of touch screen display and the support of Sony is added with more than 12 speakers for Limited series. Some safety features are standard such as six airbags, traction and stability controls and also anti-lock brakes. The optional features are parking sensors and rearview camera. For the top models, you could enjoy adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitors and forward collision alert.
2016 Ford Flex Engine
Likely, the engine is still the same as the current which means the base will go with V6 engine 3.5 liter to produce 287 horsepower and also 254 lb-ft of torque. The EcoBoost engine has 365 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque to carry over. The power will be transmitted by 6-speed auto transmission and it could be changed by new 9-speed gearbox. There is a rumor that the company will develop hybrid engine for 2016 Ford Flex.
The EPA rating is 18/25 mpg city/highway through base engine and FWD. For EcoBoost, it goes 16/23mpg and the hybrid will be refreshed.
2016 Ford Flex Price
2016 Ford Flex will go with the price tag for about $29,000 and $38,000 but for hybrid, it will cost more.