This next car comes as a tip form Kevin who writes: If I am off on an endless road trip this just might be my ride. Sure it has the turn radius of the Queen Mary, but it has the comfort of a stateroom on wheels. Sit in that front seat and tell me it isn’t so! I have to agree with Kevin — this car just gobbles up the miles, and I drove one as a company car on many occasions. It was the EcoBoost twin-turbo version and was effortless in acceleration and a spitting chips for fuel. As an alternative to the unwieldy SUVs and uncool minivans that dot the modern automotive landscape, I find the Flex to be closer to the giant 3-row wagons of yesteryear. Find this 2015 Ford Flex offered for $15,000 in Shoreview, MN via craigslist.
The 2nd generation Mazda5 is a mini-minivan build on Ford’s global C1 platform, sharing parts with the Mazda3, European Focus and Volvo S40/C30/V50/C70. The Mazda5 combines 3-row minvan practicality with Mazda’s celebrated version of zoom-zoom. It may not carve corners like a Miata, but it is available with a 5-speed gearbox and won’t lean like […]