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Are Different Engines Featured on Different New Ford Flex Trim Levels?By Admin | Posted in Ford Flex, Powertrain on Friday, December 22nd, 2017 at 8:00 am
2018 Ford Flex Powertrain Features by Trim Level
When someone mentions the new Ford SUV lineup, people inevitably think about models like the 2018 Ford Expedition, 2018 Ford Explorer, 2018 Ford Edge and 2018 Ford Escape before anything else. But we can’t forget about the 2018 Ford Flex. That’s because the new Ford Flex at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA, is just as powerful, capable, efficient, spacious and fun to drive as its 2018 Ford SUV brethren. In fact, thanks to its two engine choices spread out over three trim levels, the new Ford Flex is rapidly becoming very popular. And that means it’s time for you to learn more about the 2018 Ford Flex, including the powertrain features of each of its trim levels.
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Which Engine Comes with Which 2018 Ford Flex Trim Level at Akins Ford near Atlanta GA?
As we mentioned, the new Ford Flex lineup at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA, features three trim levels. They are the new Ford Flex SE, the new Ford Flex SEL and the new Ford Flex Limited. These three 2018 Ford Flex trim levels share two engines, including a 3.5-liter Ti-VCT V6 engine that is standard for the entire 2018 Flex lineup. This engine is mated with a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission and offers the choice between front- and all-wheel drive. The power ratings for this powertrain are 287 horsepower and 254 pound-feet of torque, and the gas mileage ratings are 16 city MPG and 23 highway MPG with front-wheel drive or 16 city MPG and 22 highway MPG with all-wheel drive. A 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine is also available for all 2018 Ford Flex trim levels. This engine is also mated with a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission, though only all-wheel drive is available for this engine. The power ratings for this engine are 365 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque, and the gas mileage ratings are 15 city MPG and 21 highway MPG.
To learn more about the 2018 Ford Flex and all of our other new Ford cars, trucks and SUVs, please reach out to our knowledgeable Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, GA.