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2009 Ford Flex - Specs

2009 Ford Flex

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Engine Specs
Transmission Specs

Exterior Dimensions
Interior Dimensions


Dimensions and capacities are in inches unless otherwise specified.

Engines 2009 Ford Flex


3.5-liter V-6 Duratec 35 Engine


60 degree V-6, Aluminum block and heads

Intake Manifold

Composite, split plenum

Exhaust Manifolds

Cast iron


Forged steel


6,700 rpm

Idle Speed in Drive

620 rpm

Throttle Body

65 mm, electronic


Direct Acting Mechanical Bucket, 4 valves per cylinder, intake variable camshaft timing

Valve Diameter

Intake: 37mm; Exhaust: 31mm


High temperature cast aluminum alloy with low-friction coated skirts, low tension rings

Connecting Rods

Cracked powder metal


Pencil coil

Bore x Stroke

3.6 x 3.4 in. / 92.5 x 88.7mm


213 cu. in. / 3,496 cc

Compression Ratio



262 @ 6,250 rpm

Horsepower Per Liter

74.8 (estimated)

Fuel Economy







248 @ 4,500 rpm lb.-ft.

Recommended Fuel

87 octane unleaded

Fuel Capacity

18.6 gallons

Fuel Injection

Sequential multi-port electronic fuel injection

Oil Capacity

5.5 quarts with filter

Recommended Oil

GF4, 5W-20

Emission Control

Closed loop with catalyst

Engine Federal Standards
Tier 2/Bin 5 tailpipe, LEVII evaporative
California Standards
ULEVII tailpipe, LEVII evaporative

Drivetrain 2009 Ford Flex
Standard 6-speed automatic overdrive
Transmission: Gear ratios (:1):
     1st 4.484
     2nd 2.872
     3rd 1.842
     4th 1.414
     5th 1.000
     6th 0.742
  Reverse 2.882
Final Drive FWD 3.16
AWD 3.39

Suspension 2009 Ford Flex
Front Gas pressurized Macpherson strut rear-facing L-shaped lower control arm with hydro-bushings with isolated subframe and 32 mm stabilizer bar
Rear Multi-Link, fully independent suspension with upper and lower control arms, fully isolated subframe and 22 mm stabilizer bar

Steering 2009 Ford Flex
Type Power Rack-and-pinion
Steering column Tilt
Ratio 17:1
Power assist 3.15
Turning circle curb-to-curb 12.4m / 40.7 feet

Brakes 2009 Ford Flex
Type 4-wheel ABS (4 channel); AdvanceTrac® with RSC® (Roll Stability Control) (Standard)
Front Ventilated Disc
Swept area 149.8 sq. in
Rear Disc
Swept area 136.4 sq. in
Power assist Vacuum with Brake Assist

Wheels and Tires 2009 Ford Flex
SE 18-in. painted aluminum. P235/60R18 BSW tires
SEL 18-in. machined aluminum. P235/60R18 BSW tires
Limited 19-in. polished aluminum. P235/55R19 BSW tires
Limited - optional 20-in bright painted aluminum wheel P255/45R20 all season BSW tires
Limited - optional 17-in. aluminum wheel P235/60R17 BSW tires (snow states only)

Exterior Dimensions (inches unless otherwise noted) 2009 Ford Flex
Wheelbase 117.9
Vehicle length 201.8
Vehicle width with mirrors 88.8
Vehicle height with options 68.0
Track width Front 65.4
Rear 65.4

Interior 2009 Ford Flex
Seating Capacity 6 or 7 passenger
Headroom Front row 41.8
Second row 40.5
Third row 38.7
Legroom Front row 40.8
Second row 44.3
Third row 33.3
Shoulder room Front row 58.4
Second row 58.1
Third row 50.8
Hip room Front row 55.5
Second row 55.0
Third row 41.1

Cargo Volume (pounds unless otherwise noted) 2009 Ford Flex
SAE passenger volume 155.8 cu. ft.
Total interior volume 175.8 cu. ft.
Cargo Volume Behind third row including rear seat well 20.0 cu. ft.
Behind second row w/3rd row folded 43.2 cu. ft
Behind first row w/ 2nd and 3rd row folded 83.2 cu. ft.
Maximum towing capacity (properly equipped) Class III - 4500 lb.
Base curb weight FWD 4468 lb.
AWD 4640 lb.

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