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Ford Flex, i'm thinking about looking at them. Opinions please. by johnt671
Started on: 01-07-2019 06:32 PM
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As in the title, I'm thinking about one of these. It would be a used one price 10 to 15 thousand or so. I'd like your feedback. on them, particularly, front seat comfort and how easy it is for us old people to get in and out of. I like the old school look of them. Thanks.

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They are super comfortable any way you look at it. Very nice to sit in, totally decent to drive. There is some discussion to be had about reliability long-term, especially with the transmission on certain models. If I didn't need the towing capability I have with the Suburban, I'd be shopping a Flex instead. I have a couple friends with them, and generally think Ford did a good job on them.

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I owned a 2015 for awhile. I liked most things about it, the fuel economy wasn't that great though, but I doubt any vehicle that large does. I only traded it in to lower my monthly payment.

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Thanks for the info. I'm in the early stages of shopping for one. A small local dealer has one for $7000 but it has just over 103,000 miles The miles don't worry me much since my Fiero has over 235,000 mile on her, but I can go higher then that price to get a lower mileage one. The first step is to make sure we can get in and out of it. I have a bad back and knee and my wife is almost all bad everywhere.

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Thanks for the info. I'm in the early stages of shopping for one. A small local dealer has one for $7000 but it has just over 103,000 miles The miles don't worry me much since my Fiero has over 235,000 mile on her, but I can go higher then that price to get a lower mileage one. The first step is to make sure we can get in and out of it. I have a bad back and knee and my wife is almost all bad everywhere.


It's very easy to get in and out of. Not too tall but tall enough that you should be able to just slide in.

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We've had ours for about 6 years (2011 model). LOVE IT!! Very easy to get into and out of for people of any age. Ours is 2wd, I think living in the Midwest I'd opt for the AWD next time. The only thing I don't care for is the towing capacity is not enough to tow my Fiero to shows.

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