2009 Winter Auto Guide
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10 hottest-selling cars of 2009

Ford Flex
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Sales: 32,058
Percent change: +235 percent
Starting price: $29,325
Why it's a winner: Styling, decent mileage for its size

The boxy Ford Flex is a crossover based on the same platform as the Ford Taurus and the Volvo S80. That gives it a car-like ride and decent gas mileage, plus seating and cargo capacity like a big SUV. The Ford Flex was first introduced midway through 2008. That makes comparisons a little misleading, since it's comparing a full year in 2009 versus a partial year in 2008. Even so, the Flex has legs. Ford Flex sales were up 8.2 percent in October 2009 versus the year-ago month.




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