Archive for September, 2015

How do I clean vomit from car seats?

Friday, September 18th, 2015
How do I clean vomit from car seats?

First of all, we are so sorry. Whether you got hit by an early flu or that second Taco Bell burrito just didn’t agree with you, having your stomach contents anywhere but in your stomach stinks. Literally. And it’s especially unpleasant when you’ve got it all over your Ford truck that you need to take to work every day. Here are a few of the steps to clean vomit from car seats to make sure that that lovely smell doesn’t stick around.

You’ll want to grab baking soda right away, and maybe rubber gloves, maybe a hazmat suit because this is going to get disgusting. (more…)

The Jeep Patriot SUV is on its last incarnation. So what is next?

Friday, September 18th, 2015
2016 last year for Jeep Patriot

2016 last year for Jeep Patriot

Do you love the customization options, the economical price, and the off-roading capabilities of the 2016 Jeep Patriot and previous model years? Well you should stop by our lot at Akins right away and check our our current Patriot inventory because according to all the signs we can see, 2016 is the last year for the Jeep Patriot. (more…)

2016 Ram 1500 vs 2015 Ram 1500

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
2016 Ram 1500 vs 2015 Ram 1500

A handful of 2016 trucks have already arrived on the lot, but we still have plenty of 2015 Ram 1500 trucks available. When you’re looking at the difference on the 2016 Ram 1500 vs 2015 Ram 1500 we can help give you a few research ideas and help you find the best deal. (more…)

Need a new car for college? Check out this great student discount

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
2015 Ford College Student Purchase Program

2015 Ford College Student Purchase Program

Students everywhere are hitting the books and settling in for a new school year of academic excellence. But it’s important when heading off on the great college adventure to have a solid set of wheels to help you out, and really nice to save a little money in the process. That’s why Ford offers the College Student Purchase program. Get a new Ford vehicle before January 4, 2016 to benefit from the 2015 Ford College Student Purchase Program. (more…)

What’s new on the 2016 Jeep Patriot?

Monday, September 14th, 2015
What's new on the 2016 Jeep Patriot?

The new 2016 model year is almost upon us and with a flood of new vehicles on our lot, it’s time to start answering questions about what kind of upgrades we can look forward to in the coming model year. With an excellent 2016 Jeep Patriot selection already waiting for your exploration at Akins in Winder, GA, let’s first check out what’s new on the 2016 Jeep Patriot for the new model year. (more…)

What’s the Difference Between Ford Regular Cab, SuperCab, and SuperCrew?

Thursday, September 10th, 2015
Difference Between Ford Regular Can, SuperCab, and SuperCrew

Difference Between Ford Regular Cab, SuperCab, and SuperCrew

There are a lot of choices when it comes to the great Ford F-150 and Super Duty trucks available at Akins Ford, from a reliable work truck to an elite, fully-equipped Platinum edition. But sometimes the styles and options can get a little dizzying unless you’ve been around the automotive block a couple of times. If you’ve ever wondered about the difference between Ford Regular Cab, SuperCab and SuperCrew body styles on trucks like the 2015 Ford F-150 or the 2015 Ford Super Duty F-250, just keep reading. (more…)

Massaging seats on your Ford F-150

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015
2015 Ford F-150 Massaging seats

Ford F-150 Massaging Seats

The 2015 Ford F-150 is a tough, hardworking truck that doesn’t back down from any challenge. But what would you say if the same truck that could tow up to 12,200 pounds and haul another 3,300 pounds of payload and could also give you a massage at the end of a long day? Some people might call that living the dream. With massaging seats, just one of the great features on the Ford F-150, you can have the best in comfort without compromising an inch on truck utility. (more…)

Why Do Some Trucks Have Double Rear Wheels?

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
Why do some trucks have double rear wheels?


Ever asked yourself why do some trucks have double rear wheels? The technical term is “dual rear wheel”, called dually or DRW for short, and it all comes down to increase safety and stability when towing. With two wheels instead of one, a truck can distribute the weight of a payload more evenly and have improved stability when towing loads like horse trailers or large campers. (more…)