As you can see, the 3.5 L V6 engine is standard among all the trim models. The V6 engine produces 262 horse power and 248 lb-ft of torque. That is standard for all the trim levels. It also comes with a six speed automatic transmission as well the front drive option. The all wheel drive car is optional. The size and shape of the car should not fool you into thinking that the car is not fast. If anything, it is a very fast car. It cannot be compared to a sports car but given the fact that it is a large wagon, its speed is pretty impressive. It can accelerate from 0 - 60 miles per hour in just 8.8 seconds. The fuel economy estimates stand at 17 miles per gallon in the city and 24 mpg highway. That is for the front wheel drive version, the all wheel drive car's fuel economy estimates stand at 22/18. The SEL tri model has the option of a 3.5 L eco boost V 6 engine that produces 355 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque.
The 2012 Ford Flex SUV Crossover is fitted with standard anti lock brakes which are very efficient. A standard 3.5 L V 6 engine came to a halt from a top speed of 60 mph in 131 feet. It also has some additional safety features, which include stability and traction control, front passenger side airbags, rear view camera and rear parking sensors. In government crash testing, the 2012 Ford Flex SUV Crossover has a rating of 5 stars. The exterior color variants for the 2012 Ford Flex include cinnamon, dark blue pearl, mineral grey, red candy, ginger ale metallic, tuxedo black, ingot silver, white suede and the interior can be availed in stone and charcoal black pigments. These features make the 2012 Ford Flex SUV Crossover a very safe car and fun to be in.
The 2012 Ford Flex SUV Crossover also has some very interesting interior details. It is outfitted with world class soft touch material coupled by an upscale design. The spacious layout means the car can accommodate seven adults. The third row can also seat three adults and still have some extra room to stretch out.