Ford Focus ST power upgrade kit

Ford Focus ST upgrade kit for sale in Atlanta GA

Typically, we know that drivers don’t necessarily think of the Ford Focus when they hear the word power. You are more likely going to think of something like a sports car or a more powerful pickup. However, Ford made one of its most popular sedans a top contender when it comes to the race to the finish line with its new upgrade kit that adds 23 horsepower to make a final horsepower output of 275. Read the rest of this entry >>

Lease a Ford F150 Winder Atlanta GA

Lease a brand-new Ford F150 today at Akins Ford in Winder GA!

Lease an F150 in Winder Atlanta GA

The F150 is one pretty incredible vehicle. There’s a reason that it is not only one of our most popular makes and models sold here at Akins Ford! It is also one of the most popular pickups you will find across the nation.

However, what if you’re the type of driver who wants to drive an F150 but doesn’t want to have the commitment of being locked into a 5-year loan, or doesn’t want to deal with owning a vehicle when the financing agreement is up? That’s when you begin to explore the other options you have, and one of those is to lease an F150 in Winder Atlanta GA. Read the rest of this entry >>


Ford SYNC3 vs Ford SYNC

Differences between Ford SYNC3 and Ford SYNC

The whole concept of an infotainment system in a vehicle is fairly new, but over the past few years, this type of technology in a vehicle has become fairly common among the wide variety of vehicles available. Nearly every single vehicle in the current industry has some sort of infotainment system available, which goes to show just how important this type of technology is in your everyday life. Read the rest of this entry >>

Ford puts emphasis on being environmentally friendly

Recycling uses for soybeans yarn and plastic

The experts at Ford are always onto something great, and for the new model year vehicles, that involved some unlikely objects. You may be wondering how on earth can Ford find recycling uses for soybeans, yarn and plastic, but where there is a will, there is a way. This innovative automobile manufacturing company is always on the forefront of technology and efficiency, making it one of the most-watched companies around. Read the rest of this entry >>

How to program a new remote key fob for Ford

How to program a new remote key fob for Ford

The invention of remote keyless entry is one of those things that you don’t deem as necessary if you don’t already have one, but for those drivers who do have a key fob, they often can’t imagine having anything else.

A key fob is the actual mechanical part that is used to lock and unlock the vehicle. This is not the physical key, but the mechanism that unlocks the vehicle without using the key. Read the rest of this entry >>

How to keep your new car smelling new

How to keep your new car smelling new

Whether you get your car brand-new off of our lot or you take a peek at our affordable used vehicle inventory, keeping your vehicle feeling new is always a necessity. No one wants that new car feeling and smell to subside because that takes all of the fun away! Keeping your vehicle in good shape also, maybe obviously, extends the life of your vehicle, which makes it a better investment. Read the rest of this entry >>

We’re starting to get 2016 models in!

2016 cars for sale in Atlanta GA

Getting a new car is always an exciting time. No matter how old you are, how many vehicles you’ve had before, or how long you’ve had your license, there is nothing like that moment when you get behind the wheel of your new vehicle.

An exciting time at any dealership, and those looking for a new vehicle, whether it be leasing or financing, you can take advantage of our everyday great deals on a number of our brand-new 2016 models!

Some of the 2016 cars for sale in Atlanta GA we have available include the 2016 Mustang, the 2016 Ford Super Duty, the 2016 Ford Escape, the 2015 Ford Explorer, the 2016 Jeep Cherokee, the 2016 Jeep Patriot and the 2016 Chrysler 200.


All of these vehicles are currently available at Akins Ford! However, make sure to keep checking our inventory as we are constantly getting in new models. That is one of the benefits of being a multi-make dealership; we always have something new going on.

That also means that just because we don’t have the 2016 model of a vehicle in right now, we won’t have it soon! Our inventory is always changing and updating, so it’s best to give us a call or stop by if you are looking for a brand-new 2016 model!

What to expect in 2016

2016 is the year of power and efficiency, and almost all of the vehicles we have in right now for the 2016 model year are great examples of this combination. The 2016 Chrysler 200 and the 2016 Ford Fusion are a little more luxurious than your everyday sedan, but both are still fuel efficient and affordable, and available at Akins Ford!


If you are looking for a versatile, spacious SUV, we also have a number of 2016 models in our inventory of SUVs including the 2016 Escape, the 2016 Explorer and the 2016 Jeeps. All of these models focus on adventure and durability, which are two qualities that any SUV should have.

You can see our entire inventory of 2016 models online on our website or you can stop by and see in person!

2015 Ford F150 models and trim levels

The 2015 Ford F150 is unlike any other pickup you’ve seen. It is incredibly efficient, unbelievably strong and crafted by some of the smartest designers and engineers in the automotive industry. When push comes to shove, it’s important to have a vehicle on your side that is going to back you up in any situation. The 2015 Ford F150 is that.

After you’ve decided to get the 2015 Ford F150, it’s important to take a look at all of the 2015 Ford F150 models and trim levels to decide which would be in your best interest as far as engine, features and handling options.


Comparison of 2015 Ford F150 trim levels





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MPG (city/hwy)






Standard engine

3.5L V6

3.5L V6

3.5L V6 EcoBoost

3.5L V6 EcoBoost

3.5L V6 EcoBoost

Standard features

2 12V outlets, 2.3- inch Productivity Screen, cargo box tie-down hooks, Easy Fuel capless fuel filler

Power doors and windows, Ford MyKey,  SYNC with MyFord, BoxLink, power windows, daytime running lamps, halogen headlights

Dual-zone air conditioning,heated and cooled front seats, 8-inch productivity screen, leather-trimmed seats, approach lamps

Reverse sensing system, flat-load floor, heated steering wheel, navigation, rear heated seats, remote tailgate release

Multi-contour leather bucket seats, front & driver memory seats, black carpet with premium floor mats, rear body-colored bumper, satin finish three bar style grille with chrome accent


Canopy side curtain airbags, ARS safety belts, SecuriLock, spare tire and wheel lock, SOS post Crash-alert system

Antilock brakes, Curve control, remote keyless entry, SecuriCode

Antilock brakes, curve control, remote keyless entry, SecuriCode

Standard rearview backup camera, remote start system

Standard inflatable rear seatbelts, BLIS

Available Technology

110-V instrument panel in front and back, reverse sensing system

Power-adjustable pedals, auto-dimming rearview mirror, 4.2-inch productivity screen

Adaptive cruise control, 360-degree camera, dynamic hitch assist, universal garage door opener

Adaptive cruise control, 360-degree camera, dynamic hitch assist

360-degree camera, adaptive cruise control, dynamic hitch assist


Backpack? Check. Pencils? Check. What about a new car?

Kelley Blue Book best cars for back to school in 2015 list

While it may be a little more expensive than, say, a new backpack or a new outfit, but getting a new car for going back to school is actually a viable option for students of-age, or even for yourself if you have younger kids.

Think about it: do you really want to round up the kids and take them to school for another whole year in your current vehicle? If the answer to that is no, you might be happy to know that we have one of the vehicles that made the Kelley Blue Book best cars for back to school in 2015 list on sale and available at Akins Ford! Read the rest of this entry >>