NEW FOR 2015:
-SEL gains standard heated mirrors
-Heated steering wheel available in Limited trim
The 2015 model year brings minor trim changes for Ford’s boxy Flex crossover. Mid-range SEL trim gets standard heated side mirrors, and the top-end Limited gets the option of a heated steering wheel.
Everything else remains the same: SE, SEL and Limited models come with a 3.5L V6 that makes 287 hp and 254 lb-ft of torque, while the Limited can be optioned with a turbocharged version of that motor (optional on Limited trim) that cranks out 365 hp and 350 lb-ft. SE is FWD-only; SEL can be had with FWD or AWD; and Limited is AWD-only. All models use a six-speed automatic transmission.
Features on the SE include 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 engine, six-speed automatic transmission, 17-inch aluminum wheels, manual climate control (front and rear), Ford MyKey, leather-wrapped steering wheel with cruise and audio controls, leather-wrapped shift knob, cockpit integrated display, auto-dimming rear view mirror, power windows with driver’s auto up/down, 2nd and 3rd row map lights, solar tinted glass, privacy glass on all windows behind 1st row, manual tilt/telescopic steering, 1st and 2nd row floor mats, six speaker AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio with auxiliary input, Ford SYNC, cloth seats, 6-way driver/2-way front passenger seats, 50/50 3rd row split folding seats, reverse sensing system, automatic headlights, intermittent speed-sensitive front wipers, Easy Fuel capless fuel filler system, power locks, quasi-dual exhaust with chrome tips, chrome grille, black beltline molding, body colour door handles, power mirrors, monotone roof, body colour liftgate, integrated blind spot mirrors, four wheel disc brakes with ABS, LATCH, airbags (front, front seat, side curtain, second row seat belts), TPMS, anti-theft alarm, and remote keyless entry.
SEL trim adds 18-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, chrome beltline moulding, woodgrain interior trim, laminated front door glass, universal garage door opener, cargo net, heated front seats, media hub, satellite radio, SYNC with MyFord Touch, 10-way power driver’s seat, fog lights, stainless steel bright beltline on sides and liftgate, and heated side mirrors.
Limited models add 19-inch alloy wheels, rear view camera, ambient lighting, steering wheel wood inlay, driver’s seat/exterior mirrors/foot pedal position memory, 110V inverter with AC outlet, black sill plates with aluminum insert, Blind Spot Information System with cross traffic alert, intelligent access with push button start, 12-speaker Sony audio system, perforated leather trimmed 1st and 2nd row seats, 60/40 2nd row split-fold bench with autofold deather on passenger side, power liftgate, HID headlamps, LED taillamps, chrome door handles, satin-aluminum trim on liftgate, power folding exterior mirrors, rain sensing wipers, and all-wheel drive.