> 2013 Flex Features: Technology

3.5L EcoBoost™ Engine

The 3.5L EcoBoost® V6, available in the Flex Limited model, combines two technologies – direct injection and turbocharging – to deliver the performance of a V8 and the fuel economy of a V6.* It generates 365 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft. of torque across a wide 1,500-5,000 rpm range.** The EcoBoost V6 engine, available on Flex Limited is teamed with the traction and handling of Intelligent All-Wheel Drive.

*EPA-estimated 16 city/23 highway/18 combined mpg, AWD. **Figures achieved using premium unleaded gasoline.

Navigation System with SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link

The available voice-activated Navigation System with Traffic and Travel Link* provides turn-by-turn directions and as well as a choice of route – fastest, shortest or EcoRoute. In EcoRoute mode, the Navigation System instantly calculates the most fuel-efficient route to your destination. Navigation features a full-color 3-D bird’s-eye view, provides points of interest and the last destinations entered in the system. With SiriusXM Traffic and SiriusXM Travel Link, you get detailed traffic information, current and forecast weather, gas station locations and prices, sports scores and schedules, and theater locations with movie listings and times. SiriusXM Traffic and SiriusXM Travel Link come with a complimentary 6-month trial subscription. Learn more about Sirius Travel Link.

*SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Traffic and Travel Link subscriptions sold separately or as a package after trial expires. SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link service available in select markets. Subscriptions are governed by SiriusXM Customer Agreement; see www.siriusxm.com. Sirius U.S. Satellite Service available in the 48 contiguous United States and D.C. Sirius, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc.

SYNC® with MyFord® or MyFord Touch®

Voice-activated SYNC®27 with MyFord® helps keep your eyes on the road and hands on the wheel. A 4.2-inch information cluster screen is also there to assist you. • With hands-free calling, you’ll never miss a phone call when you’re behind the wheel.128 • Simply say what or who you want to hear and get it with voice-activated music search. • Bluetooth® audio lets you wirelessly control your entertainment with voice commands.127 • Available SYNC® Services129 provides turn-by-turn directions to just about anywhere. Plus 411 business search, personalized sports scores, news, horoscopes and more. • Information screens display the information you want in the cluster panel and center stack. • Have incoming text messages read aloud to you. • 911 Assist® can call for help in an emergency, even if you can’t.28 • Standard on Flex SE Upgrade to SYNC® with MyFord Touch®100 for the ultimate in capabilities: • A customizable, 8-inch touch screen in the center stack, dual 4.2-inch cluster screens, audio/video input jacks, WiFi®112 capability, and two USB ports. • Leading-edge voice recognition technology responds to commands as simple and conversational as “find restaurant.” • SYNC® Services is complimentary for three years. • Use voice commands to adjust your climate. • Find the SiriusXM radio stations you want with voice commands. • Standard on Flex SEL and Limited Click below for a complete description of SYNC with MyFord and MyFord Touch. Learn more about SYNC®.

3.5L Ti-VCT V6 Engine

The standard 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 in 2013 Flex features upgraded technology to deliver 20 percent more horsepower plus improved fuel economy.* Direct injection helps produce a cooler, denser charge that generates more power per every drop of fuel, and delivers precise amounts of fuel into each cylinder. Twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT) controls when the valves open and close to improve overall performance. This advanced V6 is mated to an equally advanced 6-speed SelectShift Automatic® transmission. It features a wide span of gear ratios across the six speeds, providing responsive acceleration at the low end and enhanced fuel economy at the overdrive 6th gear.

*EPA-estimated 18 city/25 hwy/20 combined mpg, FWD. Power ratings are 285 horsepower and 255 lb.-ft. of torque.

Sony® Audio System

Want a really awesome sound system that's designed for the automotive environment? Then listen up. The Sony® Audio System can kick out 390 watts of power through 12 premium speakers (including a rear subwoofer) in ten locations. It comes standard in the Flex Limited.

Sony is a registered trademark of Sony Corporation.

Rain-Sensing Wipers

When activated, rain-sensing wipers use an advanced optical sensor to detect the intensity of rain and/or snowfall to adjust wiper speed. They automatically go on when moisture is sensed. Rain-sensing wipers are one of the many standard amenities you'll find in the Flex Limited model.

Rear View Camera

The Rear View Camera automatically displays an image of what's behind you on the center dash panel when you put the gearshift selector in reverse. It also displays red, yellow and green guides that line up with the white lines of a parking space, helping to guide you in. It's available on Flex SEL and standard on the Flex Limited.

Active Park Assist

Active park assist is designed to take the dread out of parallel parking. It uses ultrasonic sensors, unlike other systems that use imaging devices. Simply press a button and the sensors locate a parking space. Once a spot is selected, Flex parks into place with a few simple steps on your part. Active park assist is an available feature on the Flex Limited model.

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