Archive for the ‘Ford F-150’ Category

First Look at Ford’s Hands-Free BlueCruise Driving Feature

Thursday, April 29th, 2021
Ford BlueCruise Instrument Cluster Display

What is Ford BlueCruise?

After 500,000 miles of development testing, Ford’s first advanced driving assistance system offers hands-free convenience designed to give the Tesla Autopilot feature some much-needed competition. This guide offers a first look at the new Ford BlueCruise feature, including how it works and which models will come equipped when it arrives here in Atlanta, GA.

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Ford F-150 and Ranger Win 2021 KBB 5-Year Cost to Own Awards

Thursday, April 29th, 2021
2021 Ford F-150 trucks by river bank

What Truck Has the Lowest Overall Cost of Ownership near Atlanta, GA?

There’s more to buying a new truck than paying the price on the sticker. If you want to get the best deal on a new vehicle, the goal is to score something with a low cost of ownership that won’t leave you hemorrhaging cash over time. Ford fans rejoice: The Ford F-150 and the Ford Ranger have been named the most affordable trucks in their respective classes in the 2021 Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own Awards. You can find them both near Atlanta, GA right here at Akins Ford.

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Akins Ford Welcomes the New Selection of Hybrid F-150s

Thursday, April 8th, 2021
2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid on forest-lined road

Where Can I Shop Hybrid Trucks near Atlanta, GA?

Electrified options have been popping up across the automotive industry, and to the contempt of firm purists, the era of hybrid trucks is underway. Built for those who embrace the tides of change, the all-new 3.5-liter PowerBoost™ full hybrid V6 powertrain makes the Ford F-150 the only light-duty full-size pickup to offer a full hybrid, and you can find it here when you shop our vast selection of trucks here at the Akins Ford superstore located near Alanta, GA.

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Your Ford F-150 and Daylight Saving Time Changes

Monday, March 15th, 2021
2021 Ford F-150 by scenic landscape

How to Change the Time on Your Ford F-150 Truck 

If you own a newer model-year Ford F-150 truck, it’s likely that your vehicle comes equipped with a feature that automatically changes your infotainment center’s clock to match the local time zone. This feature does not automatically update for Daylight Saving Time, so you’ll have to adjust your clock manually when it comes time to fall back or spring ahead an hour. Thankfully SYNC® makes changing the time on your Ford F-150 a breeze. Learn more about the Ford F-150 from the team at the Akins Ford dealership near Atlanta, Georgia’s #1 volume Ford dealer.

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Getting a Glimpse in the Ford F-150 with Camera Views On-Demand

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
2021 Ford F-150 rearview camera angle controls

How to Change the 2021 Ford F-150’s Rearview Camera Angle

If you own a newer model-year Ford F-150, your truck may be equipped with a Camera Views On-Demand feature that allows you to change the angle of your rearview camera to offer a view of your truck’s bed, surrounding obstacles, and even behind a hitched trailer. Interested in learning the controls? That’s what we’re here for! Here’s how the Camera Views On-Demand system in the 2021 Ford F-150 truck works:

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How to Control the Zone Lighting System on the Ford F-150

Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
2021 Ford F-150 with new Zone Lighting System

How Do I Turn on Ford F-150 Zone Lighting?

Starting in model year 2021, the Ford F-150 offers an available Zone Lighting System that can illuminate the entire area around the truck with enough light to keep you working, or doing what you love. This system can be controlled right from your smartphone using the FordPass™ app. Here our guide and video walkthrough discuss how to control the new Zone Lighting System on Ford F-50 trucks.

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How Do I Use the F-150’s Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ Feature?

Sunday, January 10th, 2021
Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ on the Ford F-150 truck

How to Program a New Trailer with Pro Trailer Backup Assist™

If you own a 2016 model year or newer Ford F-150, your truck just might be equipped with technology designed to make hitching a trailer easier. This walkthrough outlines how to program a new trailer to the F-150’s Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ system so you can start managing your freight more efficiently.

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2021 Ford F-150 Retains a Tight Hold on Best-Selling Status

Wednesday, January 6th, 2021
2021 Ford F-150 towing a camper on forest-lined road

What’s the Most Popular Truck in the United States? 

Winning isn’t everything, but boy is it nice to be the best. The Ford F-150 holds a tight grip on its best-selling status with 589,034 models sold in 2020 alone, putting it well over 150,000 units above the next best-selling model. But this isn’t anything new. The Ford F-150 is the most popular pickup truck in the United States and has been for quite some time now. How long? The answer will most likely shock you. 

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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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What Is the New Ford F-150 Tremor®?

Friday, December 11th, 2020
2021 Ford F-150 Tremor on rocky terrain

New 2021 Ford F-150 Tremor® Advantages, Features, & Specs 

With the redesigned Ford Raptor still on its way, Ford begins to round out its off-road-truck portfolio with a new Tremor® off-road package available on the new F-150 truck. This year the F-150 Tremor® combines outstanding towing capacity with enhanced off-road prowess. Here we discuss the various advantages that the all-new 2021 Ford F-150 Tremor® will have in store when it arrives to the Akins Ford lot. 

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