How Stylish is the 2017 Ford Focus RS?

By emarketing | Posted in Ford Focus on Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
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2017 Ford Focus RS Style and Interior Features

The Ford Focus RS made big waves when it was first introduced. That’s because it’s a high-performance road car unlike any other that has ever been offered in America. But that’s just one of the many reasons we’re such die hard fans of the 2017 Ford Focus RS here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, Georgia. And as an added bonus, the 2017 Focus RS is just as impressive visually as it is fun-to-drive. And when we say that, we mean both the exterior and interior of the new Focus RS is stylish, sporty and visually striking. So, let’s take a closer look at the style and interior features that make the 2017 Ford Focus RS such an impressive car inside and out. Read the rest of this entry »

2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Ford Explorer

By emarketing | Posted in Comparisons, Ford Escape, Ford Explorer, Powertrain on Friday, March 24th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
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Comparing the 2017 Ford Escape and 2017 Ford Explorer

So you’ve made the decision to purchase a new Ford SUV. Congratulations, that’s a great choice. But which impressive new Ford SUV are you going to choose? They’re all great choices, so you’ll have to figure out what you need out of your new SUV. Are you wanting great gas mileage above everything else? Or do you need more power, instead? How about passenger and cargo space? These are all features you’ll have to consider when picking out your new Ford SUV. To help you get started, we decided to compare the 2017 Ford Escape with the 2017 Ford Explorer. We’ll be looking at powertrain, fuel efficiency and interior volume. Read the rest of this entry »

What Safety and Technology Features Come with the 2017 Ford Focus?

By emarketing | Posted in Ford Focus, Safety, Technology on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 8:00 AM
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2017 Ford Focus Safety and Technology Features

There’s a reason the Ford Focus has become such a popular model in the automotive industry. Actually, there are many reasons. And the 2017 Ford Focus highlights all of them, including a comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features. The 2017 model year also features a new trim package for the Focus, with the 2017 Focus SEL including 17-inch machined-aluminum wheels with black-painted pockets, fog lamps, black headlight bezels and a power moonroof. But what about all the impressive safety and technology features found in all 2017 Focus models? Let’s take a closer look and see what’s all included in the new Focus. Read the rest of this entry »

When is the New Ford Mustang Hybrid Coming?

By emarketing | Posted in Ford Mustang, Powertrain, Release date on Monday, March 20th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
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New Ford Mustang Hybrid Release Date

When electric and hybrid models were first introduced, many scoffed at their small size and lack of power. Hybrid and electric models have come a long way since those days, and they’re about to get even better if Ford has anything to say about it. That’s because Ford has big plans when it comes to new electric and hybrid vehicles, including the creation of a new Ford Mustang Hybrid. Yes, you read that correctly. Ford is working on bringing a Mustang Hybrid to the table by 2020, which means it’ll likely be a 2021 model year Mustang. But how is Ford going to pull this off? Will the new Mustang Hybrid be as impressive as the gas-powered Ford Mustang? Let’s take a closer look at everything we know so far and find out. Read the rest of this entry »

Ford Unveils Dashboard of the Future on All-New Ford GT

By emarketing | Posted in Ford GT, Technology on Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
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2018 Ford GT Features Dashboard of the Future

The future is now thanks to the all-new Ford GT and its dashboard of the future. Ford is using the all-new GT as a starting point for a brand new all-digital instrument display that will soon be found on all new Ford models. The innovative 10-inch wide digital display will be able to quickly and easily present information to you based on which of the five special driving modes you select. Intrigued? We thought you would be, because everyone here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, Georgia, is, too. So, let’s take a closer look to see how this impressive new display is working to improve the future. Read the rest of this entry »

Has the 2017 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang Won Any Awards?

By emarketing | Posted in Awards, Ford Mustang, Powertrain, Technology on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
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2017 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang Wins 2017 KBB Award

When you’re the world’s best-selling sports coupe, you’re bound to win some awards. And that’s exactly what the 2017 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang has done by earning the 2017 Kelley Blue Book Best Resale Value Award for a High-Performance Car. The award is given to new models based on their projected retained value through the initial five-year period of ownership. So how did the 2017 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang earn the award? Let’s take a closer look and find out. Read the rest of this entry »

How Connected is the 2017 Ford Fusion?

By emarketing | Posted in Ford Fusion, Technology on Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
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2017 Ford Fusion New Connectivity Features

It may be a cliché, but no one goes anywhere without their phones anymore. And because of that, connectivity in cars has become a very important feature throughout the automotive industry. And just as Ford has always been at the forefront of including advanced technology features in their models, they’re also at the forefront of advanced new connectivity features. The 2017 Ford Fusion is the perfect example. Packed to the brim with a comprehensive suite of new connectivity features, the 2017 Fusion is one of the most connected cars on the road. What are these features, you ask? Let’s find out. Read the rest of this entry »

What are the Best St. Patrick’s Day 2017 Events near Atlanta GA?

By emarketing | Posted in Community, Just for fun on Thursday, March 9th, 2017 at 5:58 PM
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St. Patrick’s Day 2017 Activities near Atlanta GA

St. Patrick’s Day 2017 is right around the corner. That’s right, the day when everyone is Irish is almost upon us. And as an added bonus, it’s on a Friday this year. You know what that means – no one will have an excuse not to go out covered in green to celebrate. And since we live near the greatest city in America – Atlanta, Georgia – you know there’s plenty of St. Patrick’s Day 2017 activities going on. To help you get your St. Paddy’s plans in order, here are a few of the best 2017 St. Patrick’s Day activities near Atlanta, GA. Read the rest of this entry »

Is There Video of the 2018 Ford Expedition?

By emarketing | Posted in Ford Expedition, Video on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
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First Look Video: 2018 Ford Expedition

Ford has unveiled the all-new 2018 Ford Expedition and it promises to be the most versatile and most capable full-size SUV ever. Yes, that means it’s even more capable and dependable than the 2017 Expedition, which is truly saying something. But words can only do so much. As they say, seeing is believing. So let’s just get right to it and check out video of the 2018 Ford Expedition in action. Read the rest of this entry »

How Powerful and Safe is the 2018 Ford Expedition?

By emarketing | Posted in Ford Expedition, Powertrain, Safety on Friday, March 3rd, 2017 at 6:34 PM
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2018 Ford Expedition New Powertrain and Safety Features

Ford created quite a bit of buzz with the recent unveiling of the 2018 Ford Expedition, which promises to be even more capable, powerful, smart and efficient than the 2017 Expedition. It’s able to do this thanks to an upgraded and optimized new powertrain, an all-new trailering system and a comprehensive suite of advanced new safety and driver assistance features. But just how powerful is this new powertrain? How capable is the new trailering system? And how safe are these advanced new features? Let’s take a closer look and find out. Read the rest of this entry »