2008 Ford Flex AWD US

The Ford Flex AWD is an all wheel drive automobile, with the engine mounted in the front, and a 5 door multi-purpose vehicle body. Its 3.5 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder that develops 262 bhp (266 PS/195 kW) of power at 6250 rpm, and maximum torque of 336 N·m (248 lb·ft/34.3 kgm) at 4500 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels through a 6 speed automatic transmission. The quoted kerb weight is 2105 kg.

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Key facts

2008 Ford Flex AWD US information summary

What body style?
5 door multi-purpose vehicle with 6/7 seats
How long?
5126 mm
How heavy?
2105 kg
What size engine?
3.5 litre, 3496 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
266 PS / 262 bhp / 195 kW @ 6250 rpm
How much torque?
336 Nm / 248 ft.lb / 34.3 kgm @ 4500 rpm

Ford Flex models

Ford Flex -
5 door multi-purpose vehicle FF 6A 3496 cm3 291 PS 287 bhp 214 kW 2028 kg
Ford Flex AWD -
5 door multi-purpose vehicle FA 6A 3496 cm3 291 PS 287 bhp 214 kW 2106 kg
Ford Flex EcoBoost AWD -
5 door multi-purpose vehicle FA 6A 3496 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW 2195 kg
Ford Flex -
5 door multi-purpose vehicle FF 6A 3496 cm3 266 PS 262 bhp 195 kW 2027 kg

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2008 Ford Flex AWD data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type6/7 seater multi-purpose vehicle
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2995 mm 117.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1661 mm 65.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1661 mm 65.4 inches
Length 5126 mm 201.8 inches
Width 1928 mm 75.9 inches
Height 1727 mm 68 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 2105 kg 4641 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70.5 litres 15.5 UK Gal 18.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.355
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code Duratec 35
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 3.5 litre
3496 cc
(213.339 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92.5 × 86.7 mm
3.64 × 3.41 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.07
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
266 PS (262 bhp) (195 kW)
at 6250 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
74.9 bhp/litre
1.23 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
336 Nm (248 ft·lb) (34.3 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
96.11 Nm/litre
1.16 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.3:1
Fuel system SPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1207.8 kPa (175.2 psi)
Maximum RPM 6700 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 582.67 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 126.2 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
92.81 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
124.47 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.77 kg/kW
18 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 3.150
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front P235/60 R 18
Tyres rear P235/60 R 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.74
Final drive ratio 3.39
general
Carfolio.com ID181126
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 31.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2008 Ford Flex AWD added 2008-07-18.
Last modified 2013-02-28.