5 reasons why the 2019 Ford Flex is a great family vehicle


A unique and remarkable member of the family of Ford SUVs is the 2019 Flex. Combining the best attributes of a station wagon, a minivan, and a sport utility vehicle, selecting 5 family-friendly 2019 Ford Flex features is an easy task.

Shaped like a wagon, offering the high seating position of a crossover sport utility vehicle, outfitted with many of the features of a minivan, all the while driving like a luxury car, the 2019 Ford Flex is the best family vehicle on the road today. Available in three trim levels, SE, SEL, and Limited, each with its own appointments and features, there’s a Flex for every family. And here are five good reasons why:

    • Seating and Access

With room for seven, there’s plenty of passenger room inside the Flex with the full-width second and third-row seats. If you’re looking for more spaciousness for your second-row passengers, order your Flex with second-row captain’s chairs instead. And getting into and out of the Flex isn’t like climbing aboard an SUV. Flex features a normal ride height. Ingress and egress are just like that of a passenger car, with four separate doors. The easy access to the family-friendly Ford Flex also makes fitting child safety seats easier.

  1. Outstanding Outward Visibility

An advantage of the rectilinear shape of the 2019 Ford Flex is its large expanses of glass in all directions. From the driver’s position, there is almost a full 360-degrees of visibility and blind spots are negligible. Further, all your passengers, including smaller children, can easily see out of the Flex, making trips more enjoyable for everyone.

    • Generous Cargo Capacity

The Flex stands out against many other family SUVs in its cargo-carrying capabilities. Even with all three-rows occupied, Flex can carry 20 cubic feet of whatever your family needs to carry (for comparison’s sake, two paper grocery bags takes up about 2 cubic feet). Fold the third-row, you’ll pick up an additional 23.2 cubic feet. Fold the second-row also, and you’ll be looking at an absolutely cavernous 83.2 cubic feet of space. The family-friendly Ford Flex features a deep well along with cargo hooks to secure smaller items. But wait, it gets even better; the 2019 Ford Flex can tow up to 4,500 pounds when properly equipped, so there’s even more opportunity to bring all your gear along.

    • Comfort and Quietness

On the road, you’ll be amazed by how much the Ford Flex rides like a luxury car, due to its long wheelbase and wide stance. Wind noise is minimal, the engine is quiet, and the cabin is free of squeaks and rattles. Further, all seven seating positions are comfortable, and even more so with the available second-row captain’s chairs.

    • Easy Handling

Flex provides the utility and high seating position of an SUV with the flexibility of a minivan and combined them with the ride height and driving manners of a well-designed station wagon. Perhaps the most remarkable of the 5 family-friendly Ford Flex features is even with all of these qualities, the Flex still drives and handles like a reasonably sized car.

While we’re limited to five attributes, the list could easily go on and on, with a suite of advanced safety features and the latest in connectivity, navigation, and infotainment hardware. The best way to experience all the incredible standard and available features in the 2019 Ford Flex is to come test drive on at any of the Southern California Ford Dealerships.