What's Wrong with the Ford Flex?

Flex owners have made 234 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the engine (19%), followed by the electrical (16%) and the interior (14%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the Flex.

Comparing Flex Generations

The Flex only has one generation which runs from 2009 to 2018. To date, it's earned a PainRank™ of 9.04 which ranks 62nd. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
1st Gen Flex 2009–2018
234 9.04

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    The Worst Flex Years

    This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.

    But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 2016 (1), 2017 (1), and 2018 (1).