Archive for the ‘Ford’ Category

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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What Colors Options Are Available for the 2021 Ford Escape?

Wednesday, February 17th, 2021
2021 Ford Escape exterior colors

2021 Ford Escape Exterior & Interior Color Options

The Ford Escape continues for 2021 while introducing even more options for customers, including new Antimatter Blue, Bronze Fire, Carbonized Gray and Iconic Silver exterior color options. You can view the new tones and all the returning exterior/interior color options available on the latest version of the Ford Edge here.

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How Much Can the 2021 Ford Escape Tow?

Friday, February 12th, 2021
2021 Ford Escape parked on roadside

2021 Ford Escape Trailer Weight Capacities & Towing Equipment 

Looking for a small crossover that’s certified for trailering? When equipped to handle towing, the 2021 Ford Escape offers a maximum towing capacity of 1,500 to 3,500 lbs. Here we dive deeper into the weight capacities of the Ford Escape’s various models and powertrains.

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What Engines Are Featured on the 2021 Ford Edge?

Friday, February 12th, 2021
2021 Ford Edge on roadside

2021 Ford Edge Engine Options & Specs

As far as midsize SUVs go, the 2021 Ford Edge is among a rarer group that prioritizes two-row comfort and a smooth driving characteristic that makes it a delight over imperfect road surfaces. Here we review the different engines featured on the 2021 Ford Edge as well as the advantages each offers.

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Do Ford Dealerships Offer a First Responder Discount? 

Friday, February 12th, 2021
Ford First Responders Appreciations Program $500 Bonus Cash

Akins Ford First Responder Appreciation Bonus Cash Offer 

As a humble thank you for all you do, Akins Ford is proudly offering the Atlanta community’s First Responders cash back on the purchase or lease of a new vehicle through the Ford First Responder Appreciation Program now through January 3, 2022. The First Responder Appreciation Bonus Cash Offer extends $500 Bonus Cash on the purchase or lease of an eligible new 2020, 2021, or 2022 model-year Ford vehicle.  

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What Colors Options Are Available for the 2021 Ford Edge?

Thursday, February 11th, 2021
2021 Ford Edge in Atlas Blue exterior color

2021 Ford Edge Exterior & Interior Color Options

Built to excitethe 2021 Ford Edge returns for the latest model year with new colors Carbonized Gray and Lithium Gray. You can view the new tones and all the returning exterior/interior color options available on the latest version of the Ford Edge here.

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How the New Bronco Sport Transforms the Escape’s Platform into America’s Most Capable Compact Off-Road Crossover SUV

Wednesday, January 27th, 2021
2021 Ford Bronco Sport in mountain valley

What Platform is the Bronco Sport SUV Based On? 

The new Bronco Sport may take after the original Bronco in name and appearance, but the truth is the so-called Baby Bronco gets its foundations from elsewhere in the Ford lineup. The Bronco Sport is based on the same Ford C2 platform that underpins the Ford Escape crossover. Ford’s decision to forego a body-on-frame architecture for the modified unibody platform gives the small off-road ute more road-friendly driving manners than the original Bronco SUV, but don’t let its milder traits fool you. The new Bronco Sport is much more than a muscled-up version of the popular Escape.

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What Trim Levels Are Available on the Escape Hybrid and PHEV Lineups?

Tuesday, January 26th, 2021
2021 Ford Escape by scenic water feature

2021 Ford Escape Hybrid Trim Levels and Features

Back in 2005 the Ford Escape launched the world’s first mass-market hybrid SUV. Last year that legacy continued when the Escape opened its fourth-generation redesign with a new hybrid lineup. This year the Blue Oval capitalizes on that success with new 2021 Ford Escape Hybrid and PHEV trim levels now available.

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What Color Options Are Available on the 2021 Ford Ranger?

Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
2021 Ford Ranger at rapids

2021 Ford Ranger Exterior Color Options

In the market for a capable new midsize truck? The 2021 Ford Ranger introduces a few new paint choices this year for new owners to choose from. You can view each of the new and returning exterior color options offered on the 2021 Ford Ranger in this image gallery from Akins Ford.

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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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