2015 Ford Flex  RealSafeCars79Safety Rating

#23 of 2015 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#59 of all 2015 vehicles


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


The 2015 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 2015 Ford Flex has a score of 79, implying a 0.043% chance of driver death (3.9% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2015 Ford Flex has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0433% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.9396%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0433% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.9396% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2015 Ford Flex is 10% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2015 Ford Flex is 16% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

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And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9758Hyundai Santa FeNissan QuestMazda CX-9Ford FlexC. Town and CountryKia SedonaDodge DurangoToyota SiennaHonda OdysseyGMC AcadiaFord ExplorerChevrolet TraverseComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2015 Ford Flex with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 58 to 97. The 2015 Ford Flex is safer than the 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe, the 2015 Nissan Quest, and the 2015 Mazda CX-9 and less safe than the 2015 Kia Sedona, the 2015 Chevrolet Traverse, the 2015 Ford Explorer, the 2015 GMC Acadia, the 2015 Honda Odyssey, the 2015 Toyota Sienna, and the 2015 Dodge Durango. It is about as safe as the 2015 Chrysler Town and Country.

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