2013 Ford Flex is a bit more powerful and edgier

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The new 2013 Ford Flex crossover is powerful and edgier with update to the powerplant and a few technological features. For the 2013 Flex crossover, it features a revised front fascia that looks sleeker than the current model.

From the look of the new 2013 Ford Flex crossover, we see the best of both worlds; even though it is still maintain the tradition boxy look, it brought along with a new front fascia that resembles a more futuristic look, more like robotic with its chrome bars across the face and flushed, rectangular headlights.

While the rest of the body design remains relatively the same as the current model, Ford has added a few new paint colors, wheel options, and Flex badge above the grille as standard to the 2013 Ford Flex crossover.

“Flex appeals to people who want to stand out from the crowd and has the highest retention rate of any vehicle in the Ford lineup,” said Mark Fields, president of The Americas. “With technologies not found in other full-size utilities, even better fuel economy and a more modern, sophisticated look, we’re offering people even more reasons to choose Flex with the new model.”

And for the interior, the 2013 Ford Flex crossover receives a new dashboard and instrument cluster that features MyFord Touch technology. In addition, the Flex crossover now comes with push-button start, rain sensing wipers and safety equipment such as adaptive cruise control, Ford’s Blind Spot Information System, rear inflatable belts, and active park assist.

Power forĀ 2013 Ford Flex crossover is provided with two engine options. The base 3.5-liter V6 produces 285 horsepower (20 hp more than current version) with a fuel economy of 18 mpg city/25 mpg hwy. While the 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6 is carried over from the current model remains unchanged, which produces 355 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque.

TheĀ 2013 Ford Flex crossover is set to debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show next week, and we’ll have more details coming up. So stay tuned.