2010 Ford Flex  RealSafeCars80Safety Rating

#9 of 2010 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#24 of all 2010 vehicles


The Flex, part of Ford's lineup since 2009, is a three-row large wagon with seating up to 7. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. Ford offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Ford Flex is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Ford Flex has a score of 80, implying a 0.042% chance of driver death (3.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Ford Flex has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0421% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.8059%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0421% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.8059% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Ford Flex is 12% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2010 Ford Flex is 18% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

9061Mitsubishi EndeavorMazda CX-9C. Town and CountryVolkswagen RoutanHonda RidgelineHonda OdysseyGMC AcadiaChevrolet TraverseFord FlexFord TaurusToyota SiennaSubaru TribecaComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Ford Flex with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 61 to 90. The 2010 Ford Flex is safer than the 2010 Mitsubishi Endeavor, the 2010 Mazda CX-9, the 2010 Chrysler Town and Country, the 2010 Volkswagen Routan, the 2010 Honda Ridgeline, and the 2010 Honda Odyssey and less safe than the 2010 Chevrolet Traverse and the 2010 GMC Acadia. It is about as safe as the 2010 Ford Taurus.

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