Archive for August, 2020

How to Turn On and Adjust Your Ford Head Up Display

Monday, August 31st, 2020
Ford Head Up Display in the 2020 Ford Escape

Guide to Using Your Ford’s Head Up Display

Available on select Ford vehicles, the Head Up Display is designed to help you keep your eyes on the road while providing general driving information such as speed, navigation details, and some Ford Co-Pilot360™ technology features. In this guide, we’ll explore how to turn your Head Up Display ON/OFF as well as how to adjust you display’s position, brightness, and size settings.


How to Parallel Park Using Ford Active Park Assist 2.0

Monday, August 31st, 2020
2020 Ford Explorer Active Park Assist 2.0

Unlocking the Active Park Assist 2.0 Parallel Parking Feature

Available on select Ford vehicles, Active Park Assist 2.0 makes parking in even the tightest parallel or reverse perpendicular spots simple with step-by-step guidance and surgical precision. This guide from the team at Akins Ford will provide instructions on how to parallel park using the Ford Active Park Assist 2.0 feature.


All-New 2021 Ford F-150 Interior Color Options Gallery

Monday, August 31st, 2020
2021 Ford F-150 towing a boat out of water

What Are the Different Interiors of the 2021 Ford F-150?

The Ford F-150 has been redesigned for model year 2021, and an all-new interior means new materials, new appointments, and enhanced comfort for every occasion. The toughest part about getting behind the wheel of the next-generation Ford F-150 is choosing which model to bring home. Discover the difference in our gallery of the all-new 2021 Ford F-150 interior color and material options.


Ford Heritage: Who Made the First Pickup Truck?

Friday, August 14th, 2020
1925 Ford Model T Runabout truck on street

Henry Ford and America’s First Pickup Truck

The USA has had its fair share of major achievements in the realm of motor vehicles, but few feel so soaked in Red, White, and Blue as the creation of the American pickup truck. But if you’re interested in finding where it all started, we’re going to have to dial it back a century. It was a time when President Calvin Coolidge was hunkered down in the White House, the Grand Ole Opry was celebrating its first year on the air, and sculptor Gutzon Borglum was planning up a “Shrine of Democracy” that would later be known as Mount Rushmore. That’s right, the market’s first pickup truck can be traced back as far as the Ford Model T Runabout made by Henry Ford in 1925.


2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Engine Horsepower, Torque and Performance

Monday, August 10th, 2020
2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 on track

How Does the All-New Mustang Mach 1 Compare to the Rest of the Ford Mustang Stable?

This era of Ford vehicles has brought big things, and in this chapter Ford Motor Company is bringing back one of its most respected performance car icons – the Mustang Mach 1. The last time we saw a Mach 1 on the market, the world was a different place. President George Bush was preparing for his second term in office, Mark Zuckerberg had just launched Facebook as a social networking site for Harvard students, and families across the US were tuning in on Thursday nights to catch the first season of the new hit TV show Lost. After a 17-year break, the Mach 1 fastback coupe is back and eager to live up to its past achievements. Join us here as we unwrap the impressive engine horsepower, torque and performance highlights of the new 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1. 


How Far Can the Ford F-150 Hybrid Go on One Tank of Gas?

Monday, August 10th, 2020
2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid on bridge

2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid MPG Ratings & Driving Range

The Ford F-150 has been America’s choice for getting the job done for 43 consecutive years, but the best-selling light-duty full-size pickup truck has never been one to rest on its laurels. Once again, Ford has unraveled the F-150 blueprints and dragged it all back to the drawing board for a complete bumper-to-bumper redesign. The result? A new Ford F-150 like no F-150 we’ve ever seen before – the new Ford F-150 Hybrid. In this review, we’ll explore the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid driving range, engine specs, and more.


View the Color Options Available on the All-New 2021 F-150

Friday, August 7th, 2020
2021 Ford F-150 on rural road

Images of the All-New 2021 Ford F-150 Exterior Color Options

The all-new 2021 Ford F-150 launches back into the market with a dramatic redesign that puts an aggressive twist on the full-size classic. And as always, fans can look forward to a refreshed color palette to top it all off. Keep scrolling to check out the latest images of the 2021 Ford F-150 exterior color options in this gallery from the team here at Akins Ford.


How Spacious is the 2021 Ford Bronco Off-Road SUV?

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
2021 Ford Bronco 4-door viewed from above

2021 Ford Bronco Cargo Space and Interior Dimensions

OK, so you’ve heard the news by now that the Ford Bronco is back and better than ever. But when it comes to choosing the right Bronco for you, how many cubic feet you get depends heavily on which model you choose from the herd. That’s why in this article, our team is reviewing the cargo space and interior dimensions of the 2021 Ford Bronco is each available configuration.


All-New 2021 Ford F-150 New Features, Updates and Enhancements

Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
2021 Ford F-150 by scenic landscape

What’s New in the Redesigned 2021 Ford F-150?

This year the F-150 we all know and love is all new – this time with a redesign that keys in on enhancing productivity with a series of new truck innovations make it a pioneer in purposeful technology. Ready to take the leap? See what the best-selling pickup’s fourteenth generation has in store when we sift through what’s new in the redesigned 2021 Ford F-150.


Georgia Emissions Testing: Counties, Testing Stations and More

Sunday, August 2nd, 2020
Auto Muffler Emissions

Does Atlanta, GA Require Emissions Testing? 

Depending on where you live, local regulations may require that you have your vehicle inspected regularly, but what does that mean for drivers here in Atlanta, GA and the surrounding area? The state of Georgia does require emissions testing, but only for residents in 13 of its 153 counties. Keep reading for details on what counties are included in that list, how often you’ll need to get your vehicle tested, where to go and more.