Archive for February, 2017
2017 Ford Super Duty Earns 5-Star Overall Government Crash Rating
You can add another achievement to the long list of things the 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty Crew Cab 4×2 does better than anything else. Not only is the all-new F-250 Super Duty Crew Cab 4×2 the toughest, smartest and most capable Super Duty ever, it’s now also the safest. That’s thanks to it earning a five-star overall safety score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program, making the 2017 F-Series Super Duty the only heavy-duty pickup truck to ever earn the NHTSA’s highest safety rating. How did the new Super Duty achieve such an incredible accomplishment? Let’s take a closer look and find out. (more…)
Connectivity Upgrades Available for Older Ford Models
Do you have a 2010-2016 model year Ford that you absolutely love and would never dream of getting rid of? But, at the same time, do you get a little jealous when you hear about all of the advanced new technology features found in the newest model year Fords? Do you wish you could have the best of both worlds? Well, now you can thanks to the new Ford SmartLink feature, which will allow you to upgrade your older Ford model with some of the latest connectivity features found in new Fords. Intrigued? We thought you would be. So let’s take a closer look to see how it all works. (more…)
Has the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Won Any Awards?
The results are in, and the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor has been named the 2017 FOUR WHEELER Pickup Truck of the Year. Judging took place over a week, as judges with the opinion-leading off-road enthusiast publication conducted a variety of tests on a total of seven trucks spanning more than 1,000 miles of terrain including pavement, gravel, dirt, sand, rocks, mud and snow. The trucks weren’t just tested in tough conditions, either. They were also taken out on the track where the new F-150 Raptor scored best-in-field zero to 60 miles per hour and quarter-mile times. So how did the 2017 F-150 Raptor earn the award? Let’s take a closer look and find out. (more…)
When is the 2018 Ford Mustang Convertible Being Released?
Anyone who has ever been fortunate enough to get behind the wheel of a Ford Mustang knows just how much fun it is to drive America’s favorite and best-selling sports car. And now that driving experience is about to get that much better. Why? Because you’re going to be able to put to top down as you cruise along in your new Mustang. Yes, you read that correctly. A new 2018 Ford Mustang Convertible is going on sale this fall at dealerships nationwide, including right here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, Georgia. But the ability to feel the wind in your hair as you open up your new Ford Mustang Convertible isn’t the only advanced new feature offered. To see what we mean, let’s take a closer look at all of the features coming with the 2018 Ford Mustang Convertible. (more…)
When is the 2018 Ford Expedition Being Released?
The all-new 2018 Ford Expedition has been unveiled and it promises to be the safest, smartest, most capable and most versatile full-size SUV ever built. Created with today’s active and diverse families in mind, the 2018 Expedition will include family-friendly features such as flexible seating and storage amenities. These include features such as second row tip-and-slide seating for easier access to the roomy third row. But when is its release date? And what are the new technology features that make it the smartest, most connected and most comfortable SUV on the market? Let’s take a closer look and find out. (more…)
2017 President’s Day Sale at Akins Ford near Atlanta GA
President’s Day is upon us, and that means many things to many different people. But when it comes to car-buyers, President’s Day means the best time to save on a new Ford car, truck or SUV. That’s especially true at Akins Ford near Atlanta, Georgia, where we’ve lowered our prices to the lowest they’ve been all year. So now is the perfect time to trade in your old car for a brand new Ford model at Akins Ford. (more…)
How Powerful is the 2018 Ford Mustang?
The 2018 Ford Mustang made a big splash when it was unveiled, as it is the most advanced Mustang to ever be released thanks to its wide array of advanced new safety, technology and convenience features. But what’s the first thing people want to know about a new Mustang once it’s announced? They want to know what’s under the hood. So let’s pop the hood and check out the amazingly powerful and efficient new powertrain features found in the 2018 Ford Mustang. (more…)
How Much Can the 2018 Ford F-150 Tow and Haul?
It should come as no surprise that everyone here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, Georgia, is more than excited about the new 2018 Ford F-150. In fact, words can’t describe how pumped we are. There’s still a bit of a wait before the 2018 F-150 is released, so we’ve decided to find out everything we possibly can about the newest version of America’s favorite truck as we eagerly anticipate its arrival. In this case, we’re going to take a look at the towing and hauling capabilities of the latest Ford F-150. Ford has promised the newest F-150 will be more capable than ever, so let’s take a closer look to see exactly what that means. (more…)
How Safe is the 2017 Ford Explorer?
For the last 25 years, the Ford Explorer has been the best-selling SUV in the United States. And the 2017 Ford Explorer is primed and ready to continue that tradition thanks to a choice between three powerful and efficient engines, newly available appearance packages and a comprehensive suite of advanced new technology, comfort, convenience and safety features. It’s the safety features we’ll be focusing on today, as we take a look at the wide array of advanced new driver assistance features found in the 2017 Explorer. (more…)
Valentine’s Day Activities in Atlanta GA
Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching. Faster than most of us are ready for, probably. Are you all prepared with a romantic evening or getaway for you and your loved one? We hope so, because aside from birthdays and anniversaries, there’s perhaps no other day that elicits more stress – in a good way, of course – than Valentine’s Day. It can be overwhelming. But don’t worry if you’re not ready, as we’ve decided to give you a hand this year and take a look at some of the best Valentine’s Day activities in Atlanta, Georgia. Whether you’re celebrating right on Feb. 14, or using the weekend as a starting point, these suggestions are sure to put you in the good graces of the one you love more than any other. (more…)