Archive for the ‘Ford Explorer’ Category

What’s New in the 2021 Ford Explorer?

Thursday, January 7th, 2021
2021 Ford Explorer in dark cityscape

2021 Ford Explorer Changes & Updates

Despite its recent redesign, the Ford Explorer stays on the up and up with a handful of changes this year. The 2021 Ford Explorer is available in five trim levels, including the Explorer Base, XLT, Limited, ST, and Platinum. This model year carries a starting MSRP of $32,225. For reference, that’s about $500 less than the 2020 model. You can keep reading to learn more about the changes made to the 2021 Ford Explorer when we dive into the SUV’s new standard equipment and updated color options.

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Electric Vehicle Incentives in Georgia

Monday, December 21st, 2020
2020 Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid charging in residential garage space

Georgia EV & Hybrid Tax Credits & Rebates 

With the recent surge of stylish and riveting electric-powered vehicles on the road nowadays, there are plenty of reasons to invest in an electric vehicle. You can add possible tax credit and rebates to that list. In this article, we explore some of the cash-saving incentives available to Georgia residents who purchase a new electric or hybrid vehicle. 

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2021 Ford Explorer Exterior / Interior Color Options

Friday, November 20th, 2020
2021 Ford Explorer by scenic city water feature

What Exterior & Interior Colors Are Offered on the 2021 Ford Explorer?

Shopping for a new family vehicle? How about a new crossover with best-selling accolades and iconic styling? If that all sounds like a good deal, get ready to meet the latest version of the sixth-gen Ford Explorer. In this review, we sample from the various exterior and interior color options that make the 2021 Ford Explorer an eye-pleasing addition to any driveway.

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2020 Ford Explorer Returns to Rear-Wheel Drive Layout

Friday, May 15th, 2020
2020 Ford Explorer in Residential Driveway

Is the 2020 Ford Explorer Rear-Wheel Drive? 

It has been 30 years since the debut of the very first Ford Explorer, and so much has happened since the very first model rolled off the assembly line in 1990. The first four generations offered rear-wheel drive, but for the last eight years, the Explorer has found notable success as a front-wheel-drive SUV. You may have heard whisperings of yet another change in direction for the new Explorer’s drivetrain. The answer is yes – the 2020 Ford Explorer has switched back to a rear-wheel-drive platform for its sixth generation. We apologize for the whiplash, but Ford makes a great case for the swap. 

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What Engines Are Available on the All-New 2020 Ford Explorer?

Thursday, May 14th, 2020
2020 Ford Explorer on city street

2020 Ford Explorer Engine Options and Specs

If you’re shopping for a sixth-generation Ford Explorer, there’s a lot to see. This year the industry’s best-selling midsize SUV is new and improved with a host of upgrades that provide drivers with more power and more options. To help you make an informed decision, this guide will take a closer look at each of the 2020 Ford Explorer engine options and specs.

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Discover Ford’s New Active Park Assist 2.0 System

Thursday, February 20th, 2020
2021 Mustang Mach-E Active Park Assist 2.0 system

What is Active Park Assist 2.0?

With the 2020 debut of Ford’s latest parking-assistance technology, the Blue Oval now offers a collection of three systems to help take the anxiety out of everyday parking — Active Park Assist, Enhanced Active Park Assist and Active Park Assist 2.0. As you move up the line, each provides a more advanced set of functions for drivers to enjoy. Here you can learn about what Active Park Assist 2.0 can do and what sets it apart from the first-gen Active Park Assist and Enhanced Active Park Assist systems. (more…)

Find an SUV with Ford Intelligent AWD / 4WD at Akins Ford

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
2020 Ford Escape SUV on winter road

Ford SUVs with Intelligent AWD / 4WD near Atlanta, GA 

Whether you’re taking the road less traveled or tackling less-than-ideal road conditions on your everyday commute, the Ford lineup keeps you moving forward with an advanced line of drive systems that adjust your vehicle’s performance in real-time. Keep reading to discover our Ford SUVs with Intelligent AWD / 4WD near Atlanta, GA and how these systems help drivers confidently maneuver over a variety of challenging road conditions. 

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Go Electric with These Hybrid 2020 Vehicles at Akins Ford

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid on field with family

What 2020 Ford Vehicles Are Hybrid? 

As the pressure mounts on automakers for more hybrid options, the Blue Oval steps up to the challenge this model year with new hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of your favorite for SUVs. There’s never been a better time for Atlanta-area drivers to upgrade their daily driver to something with the latest advanced fuel-saving technology. To get started, check out our list of 2020 Ford vehicles with hybrid capabilities.

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Find the 2020 Ford Explorer Trim Level for You at Akins Ford

Monday, January 13th, 2020
2020 Ford Explorer with scenic mountain background

2020 Ford Explorer Trim Level Comparison

The 2020 Ford Explorer has exactly what Atlanta-area families need to get through life’s everyday adventures. The Explorer XLT, Limited, ST and Platinum each come equipped with their own unique list of amenities fit to suit different lifestyles. But which combination of features and style best fits you? Sift through our 2020 Ford Explorer trim level comparison for the complete details on pricing, key features, fuel economy and performance provided by each. (more…)

Navigating the Terrain Management System of the 2020 Ford Explorer

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
2020 Ford Explorer mode switch

How to Switch Drive Modes on the 2020 Ford Explorer

With the unveiling of the class-exclusive Terrain Management System, the all-new 2020 Ford Explorer tames the most catastrophic terrains. Drivers can now shift on the fly into one of several terrain-specific settings to match the surrounding environment. Learn how to switch drive modes on the 2020 Ford Explorer and take your on- and off-road endevours to the next level! (more…)