2017 Ford Flex vs 2017 Ford Explorer

If you have been searching for a new Ford SUV with plenty of space and power, we have two great options for you here at Sherwood Ford. The 2017 Ford Flex and the 2017 Ford Explorer are both great vehicles, but they have some key differences that should help you decide which model is best for you and your family!

Both the 2017 Ford Flex and the 2017 Ford Explorer offer several great engine options, which you can see in the table below. Both vehicles are actually available with two similar engines. The one that is different is the 280 horsepower, 2.3-litre four-cylinder EcoBoost engine. This motor offers power and efficiency that you won’t find in the other models. The Ford Explorer can achieve 12.6 L/100km in the city and 8.6 L/100km on the highway with the motor powering it.

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2017 Ford Flex vs 2017 Ford Explorer
$31,899 Starting MSRP $33,249

287 hp, 3.5-litre V6

365 hp, 3.5-litre V6 EcoBoost
Engine Options

290 hp, 3.5-litre V6

280 hp, 2.3-litre I4 EcoBoost

365 hp, 3.5-litre V6 EcoBoost
4412 litres Passenger Volume 4289 litres
2355 litres Max Cargo Volume 2314 litres

Several Exciting Features Available in Both SUVs

Shoppers will also find that both the 2017 Ford Flex and the 2017 Ford Explorer have a number of great technology and comfort options available inside of them. The 2017 Ford Flex can be equipped with a 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, a 6-way power-adjustable passenger seat, dual-zone automatic climate control, the SYNC 3 infotainment system, a Sony audio system with 12 speakers and adaptive cruise control.

The 2017 Ford Explorer also comes equipped with many of these same features, as well as a reverse sensing system, a dual-panel moonroof, push-button start, a hands free power liftgate, intelligent 4WD and much more.

If you would like to learn more about the 2017 Ford Flex vs 2017 Ford Explorer comparison, we encourage you to get in touch with one of our Sherwood Ford sales team members.

2017 Ford Flex Side View
2017 Ford Flex Interior Features
2017 Ford Explorer Exterior View
2017 Ford Explorer Interior Features