Archive for the ‘Ford F-150’ Category

Check Out the Ford Trailer Brake Controller Guide for New Ford Vehicles!

Wednesday, January 25th, 2023
Ford F-150 Truck on a city road

Ford Trailer Brake Controller – Quick Usage Guide 

Ford vehicles carry the latest and innovative technological features and upgrades. It is how the brand likes to grow. This blog is perfect for you if you are a new Ford owner and want to learn to use the Ford Trailer Brake Controller feature. Our team at Akins Ford has found an official video for you that quickly describes the usage of the Ford Trailer Brake Controller feature.  


Why is the Ford F-150 Reliable as One of the Best Used Trucks?

Monday, September 26th, 2022
2018 Ford F-150

Factors that Make a Used Ford F-150 Indispensable

Ford trucks have led the way in terms of outstanding performance. There are several features on Ford trucks that make it simple to transfer items from one place to another, and there are also essential functional aspects. At Akins Ford in Winder, GA, we analyze the factors making a Used Ford F-150 indispensable and enumerate its advantages. Ford F-150 is an effective option for a used truck as it is powerful with exceptional payload capacity and strength. Keep reading to learn more.


What’s New in the Upcoming 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R™?

Friday, July 29th, 2022
2023 Ford F-150 Truck's front view and interiors

2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R™ Upgrades and Enhancements

Pickup trucks have broken the barrier of being just a work vehicle. These are now as close as regular passenger vehicles, with the added advantage of being specialized in heavy work-related tasks such as hauling and towing. Ford has played a considerable part in this shift in the character of pickup trucks. Thanks to the continuing impressive innovation in the fields of vehicle technology and performance, Ford trucks are increasingly becoming powerful, advanced, and capable. The upcoming 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R™ is mighty, fast, and capable.


How Powerful is the new 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R™?

Friday, July 29th, 2022
Image showing a gray 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R pickup truck driving down a desert dune

Ford has launched the fastest, most powerful F-150 Raptor yet, and here’s how it performs.  

The F-150 Raptor has always been the fastest, most powerful model in the Ford F-150 pickup lineup. Unlike the XLT or LARIAT and other F-150 models designed to carry heavy loads, the Raptor is the ultimate off-road truck speed and performance. After more than a decade of braving harsh conditions and conquering massive desert dunes over three generations, Ford has now unleashed the fastest, most powerful, most extreme, high-performance off-road Raptor yet –  the 2023 F-150 Raptor R™. If you’re curious to know how powerful the new 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R™ is, this blog from Akins Ford in Winder, GA, is for you.   


Here’s How to Flat Tow Your Ford F-150 Truck

Thursday, July 28th, 2022
Two people with bicycles next to Ford F-150.

How to Flat Tow Your Ford F-150® Truck Video  

The Ford F-150 is renowned for its off-road prowess and impressive performance. This pickup truck packs a serious punch in all aspects. In addition to a robust engine and comfortable cabin, the pickup truck also boasts astounding towing capacity, including flat towing or four-down towing. For more information on how the Ford pickup can be flat towed, watch this video tutorial shared by the Ford folks. It will help you understand the right way to flat-tow your truck without damaging any crucial parts. If you’re eager to learn more, contact the sales team at Akins Ford CDJR in Winder, GA. We’d be happy to answer your queries.  


Learn How to Use the Drive Modes on Your Ford F-150

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022
The 2022 Ford F-150 on a snowy landscape

Video of Using Drive Modes on the Ford F-150 

Here’s a video of using drive modes on the Ford F-150 that could help you understand the tech better. Watch and head to Akins Ford in Winder, GA, to find an F-150 on the lot. 


F-150 Lightning: Intelligent Backup Power

Thursday, April 7th, 2022
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning side view in a forest area

Video illustrating the Ford F-150 Lightning’s Intelligent Backup Power 

Ford has introduced the all-new, all-electric 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning™ truck to its pickup truck lineup for the 2022 model year. Available at a starting MSRP of $39,974, the F-150 Lightning is equipped with a wide range of connected and intelligent features. The Ford Charge Station Pro not only charges your F-150 Lightning, but Ford Intelligent Backup Power can also automatically switch your home’s power source. It can start drawing electricity from your truck and deliver power to your house like how you would get from a generator when your home loses power during a storm. Watch this official video by Ford® that illustrates the Ford F-150 Lightning’s Intelligent Backup Power presented to you by our team Akin’s Ford in Winder, GA. 


How powerful is the F-150® Lightning™? Here is an Endurance Test to know

Friday, April 1st, 2022
Ford F-150 Lightning towing a trailer

Ford F-150® Lightning™ Endurance Test

The new all-electric 2022 F-150 Lightning is a well-equipped pickup truck that offers a variety of connected features with Ford Power-Up software updates. Ford takes its words “Built Ford Tough” very seriously and to prove that the automaker ran an Endurance Test on the new F-150 Lightning. If you want to learn more about the Ford F-150 Lightning Endurance Test, you must continue reading this blog by the Akins Ford dealership in Winder, GA.


Video: 10,000 LB Max Towing Testing of F-150 Lightning

Friday, April 1st, 2022
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning being charged in a garage

10,000 LB Max Towing Testing of F-150 Lightning  

Ford has released new films demonstrating the hauling capabilities of the all-electric Ford F-150 Lightning pickup. The charging of an electric vehicle is convenient and straightforward. It’s perfectly safe to use the cable that came with the vehicle to recharge from a domestic outlet, whether it’s overnight at home or during the day at work. Learn more about charging an electric car in the video below, including the distinctions between charging levels, how to charge an EV at home, how to charge an EV in public, and how to enable secure EV charging lock settings. Join us at Akins Ford in Winder, GA, for a video of an F-150 Lightning towing 10,000 LB.   


How powerful is the 2022 Ford F-150 Pickup Truck?

Friday, March 25th, 2022
2022 Ford F-150 in red and black

Engine and Performance Features of the 2022 Ford F-150 Pickup Truck

For nearly four decades, the iconic Ford F-150 has been America’s best-selling truck. This year, the 2022 Ford F-150 is a hit with new tech features, a powerful engine, and a boldly aggressive styling. From an impressively efficient hybrid powertrain to the legendary Raptor® V8 engine, let’s discuss the performance features of the 2022 Ford F-150 pickup truck at Akins Ford in Winder, GA.