How to Reset the Tire Pressure Sensors on Your Ford Vehicle

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford, Technology on Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 at 10:57 PM
Ford Tire Pressure Monitoring System Display

Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Reset Procedure

If you’ve purchased a Ford vehicle recently, it’s pretty likely that your car is equipped with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) that continually monitors psi readings in all four tires. The system works by using sophisticated sensors that are attached to the valve stem. If you’ve gotten a tire rotation done lately, you may notice your TPMS display has the tire positions all out of wack. Because the sensors are located inside each tire, you may have to reset the Tire Pressure Monitoring System and help it relearn the new positions of your tire sensors.

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2021 Bronco Sport Interior Space, Legroom, and Head Room

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford Bronco Sport, Passenger/Cargo Space on Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 at 9:26 PM
2021 Ford Bronco Sport in desert

The All-New Bronco Sport has been making waves with its penchant for adventure and advanced features, but what you might not know is that the Baby Bronco also earns some Best-in-Class marks for interior space thanks to its smart use of space and versatile form. In this guide, we run through the interior space dimensions (like legroom, head room, passenger volume, and more) that make the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport a great option among small SUVs.

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How to Create a New Profile on your Ford SYNC® 4 Touchscreen

By Product Expert | Posted in Technology, Video on Thursday, October 15th, 2020 at 9:05 PM
Ford SYNC 4 system in 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

How to Set Up Multiple Ford SYNC® 4 Profiles

Did you know the Ford SYNC® 4 touchscreen has the ability to learn the preferences and habits of multiple drivers. When you create a new profile, your SYNC® 4 system can remember things like your preferred temperature, radio settings, ambient lighting, seat positions, and so much more! This guide and video tutorial will walk you through the basics of how to create a new profile on your Ford SYNC® 4 touchscreen so you can start using the system’s capabilities to the fullest.

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Halloween 2020 Virtual Events, Haunted Houses & Parades in Atlanta, GA

By Product Expert | Posted in Community on Thursday, October 15th, 2020 at 6:30 PM
Virtual Halloween Party Atlanta, GA

Safe Ways to Celebrate Halloween 2020 from Home in Metro Atlanta

In a year that’s been plenty scary already, many Atlanta community members are planning to play it safe this season. The CDC has warned against traditional trick-or-treating, haunted houses, and other close-contact Halloween events this year, but there are other ways you can reconnect with some of the holiday pastimes you love without compromising the wellbeing of you and your loved ones. Check out some recommendations in our list of Halloween 2020 virtual events, haunted houses, and parades in Atlanta, GA.

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Where Can I Find Charging Stations around Atlanta, GA?

By Product Expert | Posted in Community on Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 at 7:24 PM
2020 Ford Fusion Plug-In Hybrid

Metro Atlanta Hybrid & EV Charging Station Locations

You can own a plug-in hybrid vehicle pretty much anywhere in the U.S., but some cities make it easier to get around on electric energy. That’s why it comes as no surprise that Atlanta area drivers are hopping on the lighning bandwagon. In 2016, Atlanta was ranked among the top ten cities most adapted to electric vehicles. Interested in where you can find charging stations around Atlanta, GA? Keep reading to find areas nearby where you can plug in and set out.

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How Long Does It Take to Charge the Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid?

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford Escape on Thursday, October 8th, 2020 at 10:18 PM
2020 Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid SUV on rural road

Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid Charging Time

Fully juiced, the 2021 Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid achieves an impressive EPA-estimated all-electric range of 37 miles – but how long does it take to get a full charge? You’ve asked so we’re answering! Get details on the Escape PHEV’s Level 1 and Level 2 charging times here, or check out this model in our inventory at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA!

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What Engines Are Available on the All-New 2021 Ford F-150

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford F-150, Powertrain on Monday, October 5th, 2020 at 4:07 PM
2021 Ford F-150 towing a boat

2021 Ford F-150 Engine Options, Horsepower & Torque

When news of the redesigned 2021 F-150 hit, the guys at Ford said they’d be targeting best-in-class figures. Well, we have to say the truck’s Fall 2020 release will be fitting because Ford has announced the power, torque, payload, and towing specs for the 2021 F-150 pickup, and let’s just say they’re of monstrous proportions. The 2021 Ford F-150 offers a choice between six engines in all. More specifically, that selection includes three potent V6 engines, a powerful V8, a diesel V6, and one all-new hybrid V6. See what engines are available on the all-new 2021 Ford F-150 and more here!

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2021 Ford F-150 Pricing by Trim Level

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford F-150 on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 at 9:13 PM

When it comes to trucks, there’s no such thing as too new. This year the redesigned 2021 Ford F-150 broke ground in a reveal that has many truck drivers rushing to upgrade their current ride, and now Ford has revealed what the switch will cost you. Check out this quick glance at the 2021 Ford F-150 pricing by trim level for more details!

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What Are the Trim Levels of the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport Compact SUV?

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford Bronco Sport, Trim Levels on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 at 8:25 PM
2021 Ford Bronco Sport on beach

2021 Ford Bronco Sport Trim Level Comparison

Along with this year’s revival of the Ford Bronco SUV, a new order of off-road-capable SUVs joins the Ford stable. Small in stature but big in all-terrain prowess, the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport offers a well-balanced combination of rugged capability and civilized road manners on the pavement. The new Bronco Sport rides through its opening year with four versions to choose from: Bronco Sport Base, Bronco Sport Big Bend™, Bronco Sport Outer Banks™, and Bronco Sport Badlands™. This comparison takes a quick dive into each Bronco Sport trim levels and the advantages they offer drivers shopping from the stable. Keep reading for more information on the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport lineup to learn more, or keep your eyes peeled for the fall 2020 arrival of the Baby Bronco in our inventory here at Akins Ford.

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Key Differences Between the 2021 Ford Bronco and Bronco Sport

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparisons, Ford Bronco, Ford Bronco Sport on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 at 8:25 PM
2021 Ford Bronco and 2021 Ford Bronco Sport

When the highly-anticipated Bronco lineup dropped this summer, Ford rounded out its off-road brand with the new Bronco and Bronco Sport. Though they may carry the same name, these two vehicles are completely different, save for the horse badge and the tough-guy boxy design aesthetic. Check out this quick summary of the key differences between the 2021 Ford Bronco and Bronco Sport so you know what to look for when you start shopping.

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