2017 Ford Flex Airbags, Safety Features, Safety Score

The 2017 Ford Flex is a super – spacious car with seating for
seven. The seats are arranged in a three row system. Hence, it
may be a called a wagon or an SUV or a minivan for the
commodious configuration it beholds. The car is best suited for
large families that desire decent fuel economy and apt
luxury.

2017 Ford Flex Engine

The 2017 Ford Flex SUV is powered by a 3.5 liter Ti-VCT V6
engine with six speed automatic transmission. This comes paired
with front wheel drive and the all wheel drive system comes
optional. This produces a power of 287 hp and a torque of 254
pound feet. It is speculated to deliver a fuel efficiency of 16
mpg in the city and 23 mpg on highways with front wheel drive
and a fuel efficiency of 16 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on
highways with all wheel drive. The optional engine is 3.5 liter
EcoBoost V6 engine with all wheel drive. This produces a power
of 365 hp and a torque of 350 pound feet. This engine type
delivers a fuel efficiency of 16 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on
highways. The 2017 Ford Flex will be available in 3 models: SE,
SEL and Limited.

2017 Ford Flex Exteriors

The 2017 Ford Flex SUV is large enough to accommodate seven
passengers with ease, with the overall length being 201.8
inches, height being 68 inches and width being 75.9 inches. The
boxy car features halogen lamps with auto – on feature and
wiper activation. The front windshield wipers are speed –
sensitive. The Flex badge is beautifully stationed on the
leading edge of hood. There are power heated mirrors that have
manual folding system with integrated blind spot mirrors. There
are 17 to 20 inch aluminium wheels.

2017 Ford Flex Interiors

The boxy appearance of the car allows for expanded cabin space.
There is ample headroom and legroom for all the three rows. The
cloth seats come standard along with six way power driver’s
seat and four way manual front passenger seat. The higher trim
have leatherette interiors with perforated inserts on the
seats. The second and third row seats are foldable which leads
to enormous cargo space. There are storage pouches and door
bins for every row of seats. There are beverage holders for the
front and rear seats. There is illuminated entry, keyless entry
and ignition, auto – dimming rearview mirror, dual zone
electronic automatic temperature control and telescoping
steering wheel. The infotainment system comprises of SYNC
smartphone integration system, Bluetooth, USB port, Satellite
Radio and two premium audio systems. The Limited model of 2017
Flex has SYNC 3 infotainment system. However, 2017 Ford Flex
doesn’t offer Apple CarPlay or Android Auto connectivity.

2017 Ford Flex Safety Features

The Anti-Lock Brake System, Traction Control, Cruise Control,
Electronic Stability Control, Rear view camera, Child Safety
Rear Door Locks, Safety Cage Construction System, Passive Anti
– theft System and Tire Pressure Monitoring System comes
standard. There is optional Inflatable Second Row Safety Belts
for the base model Flex SE. Other driver assistive features
include Blind Spot Monitoring System, Lane Keeping Assist,
Brake Assist and Lane Departure Warning System.
How many airbags in Ford Flex SUV
2017?

The airbags system comprises of frontal airbags for the driver
and front passenger, side seat mounted airbags and overhead
airbags for 1st, 2nd and 3rd
row.
2017 Ford Flex SUV Crash Test Rating – Safety
Score?

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has awarded a ‘Good’
rating to the 2017 Ford Flex in most of its crash tests except
for a ‘Acceptable’ rating in Small Overlap Front Test Results.

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