The newest 2020 Ford Flex has already been announced for the late 2019, and this time it should get some minor but noticeable upgrades. This means that it should receive some new colors for the exterior and interior, more tech features, and perhaps some new wheels. And the engine choice will remain the same.
Engine and performance of the 2020 Ford Flex
Regarding the engine, the new 2020 Ford Flex will return with two engine options like the current model. And the base is a 3.5-liter V-6 engine which is able to deliver 287 horses and 254 pound-feet of torque. The engine will be mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission and the front-wheel drive system will be the default setup. However, the carmaker will also offer the all-wheel drive layout. The front-wheel drive model will get 16 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway. The all-wheel drive variant will be rated at 16 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on the highway.
The next is a 3.5-liter V-6 twin-turbocharged engine. This unit is capable of making 365 hp and the torque of 350 pound-feet. It will also be mated to a 6-speed automatic gearbox and the all-wheel drive system will be standard. As for the fuel economy, it is estimated to be 15 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on the highway.
The exterior and interior design of the 2020 Ford Flex
Design-wise, the 2020 Ford Flex will feature the same two-box shape with square curves and bold design. The front end will get the familiar wide, USB port-like grille and square headlights. The entry and exit are easy since its ride height is between an SUV and a standard sedan. Furthermore, the Flex will ride on 17-inch alloy wheels. As well, the powered tailgate will be optional on the SEL model while standard on the Limited model.
The three-row seating configuration will be standard for the 2020 Ford Flex. So, it will be able to welcome up to seven passengers while with the optional second-row captain’s chairs, it reduces to six occupants. Behind the second row, it will have the cargo space of 43.2 cubic feet. However, with the second and third row folded down, it will reduce to 83.2 cubes.
The equipment of the 2020 Ford Flex
The 2020 Ford Flex will be offered in SE, SEL, and Limited trim levels. The base model will come standard with cloth seats, keyless entry, 17-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, Bluetooth, USB port, an AM/FM/CD player, and Ford’s voice-controlled tech hub. The SEL model will add 18-inch wheels, universal garage opener, power adjustable driver’s seat, push-button start, two USB ports, Apple CarPlay
Release date and price of the 2020 Ford Flex
There is still no official information when precisely the 2020 Ford Flex will hit the market, but it is expected to arrive