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Libraries to Visit in Winder, GA

Tuesday, February 15th, 2022
View of a reading corner in a library

Top 3 Recommended Libraries in Winder, GA

Libraries are the best place to gain knowledge surrounded by some peace. It caters to both children and adults with its varied range of books. Join us at Akins Ford for our top 3 recommended libraries in Winder, GA. Continue reading for more information.

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What are the features of the 2022 Ford Jeep Compass Latitude?

Monday, January 31st, 2022
Jeep Compass side view on the road

Features of the 2022 Jeep Compass Latitude

The 2022 Jeep Compass Latitude is the latest addition to the Jeep series with unique and top-end features. It is a compact 5-seater SUV that lands between the smaller version of the Compass, the Jeep Renegade, and the larger Cherokee. Explore the Jeep at Akins Ford, Winder, GA.

The new Jeep gets a significant interior makeover that includes a wholly redone dashboard, an option 10.1-inch entertainment screen, and much better-quality materials throughout the cabin. 

Specifications for the 2022 Jeep Compass Latitude

The massive vehicle is the next and up-leveled version from the previous Compass. The car is built with a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine under the hood with a 6-speed automatic transmission in its front-wheel-drive (FWD) models. The all-wheel-drive (AWD) version of the Compass consists of a 9-speed automatic transmission. 


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Safety and Comfort Features for the 2022 Jeep Compass Latitude

The Jeep also comes with a wide variety of safety features. These include forward-collision sensors and monitoring, blind-spot detection and monitoring, automatic emergency braking systems, and a backup camera with rear cross-traffic alert.

2022 Jeep Compass front view on the road
2022 Jeep Compass rear view

The latest Jeep also provides top-of-the-line comfort such as ambient interior lighting, leather-wrapped shift knob, upgraded upholstery for the seats, and automatic headlights. The front seats are also heated for a cozy drive, especially around cold, mountainous roads. The vehicle also comes with spacious legroom at 41.8 and 38.3 inches, respectively.


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Price and Details

The vehicle is the second-highest of four available trim levels. These include the entry-level Sport, Latitude/Lux, Trail Hawk, and Limited. 

The starting price of the Sport is $24,995, excluding a $1,495 destination fee.

The Latitude in the FWD format is a level above, costing $26,525. Adding AWD to the Sport or Latitude trims will cost the customer a top-up of $1,500. Learn more about the 2022 Jeep Compass here.

What is the Ford Riders Republic™?

Wednesday, December 15th, 2021
Ford Built Wild™ Bronco® SUV side profile

Ford Riders Republic™ Ubisoft game 

What is Ford Riders Republic™? Ford is allowing adrenaline addicts to play indoors for the first time in order to benefit the outdoors by giving back where you ride. Read this blog from Akins Ford to learn more about Ford and Ubisoft’s relationship. We will tell you all about the Ford Riders Republic™ Ubisoft game. After that, come see our new Ford inventory in Winder, Georgia! 

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What are the top 3 parks to visit in Winder, GA?

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021
Park in Winder, GA

Top 3 parks in Winder, GA

Winder is a city in the U.S. state of Georgia, located in Barrow County. It is part of the Atlanta metropolitan region and is located east of Atlanta. At the time of the 2010 census, the population was 14,099 people. The city is the county seat of Barrow County. Continue reading this article if you are planning a trip to Winder or perhaps want to spend a relaxing evening in the city. In this blog by Akins Ford, we will tell you the top 3 parks to visit in Winder, GA. Don’t forget to check out our CPO inventory after reading this piece! 

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What are some fun things to do in Winder, GA?

Tuesday, August 17th, 2021
Old couple riding a bike in a park

Three fun things to do in Winder, GA

If you are from in or around the Atlanta area and have been wondering what some fun things are that you could on your Sunday outing, we have just the right answer for you. Today we will list out three fun things to do in Winder, GA. These are a mix of both outdoor and indoor activities, so we are hoping there is something for everyone. Continue reading this blog by Akins Ford to know more!

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Where Can You Stream the Ford v Ferrari Movie?

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
Ford GT40 Winning 1966 Le Mans

Where to Watch the Ford v Ferrari Movie Online

Inspired by true events, Ford v Ferrari tells the inspiring tale of Caroll Shelby and Ken Miles who built the legendary Ford GT40 race car that helped Ford Motor Company beat Ferrari in the famous Le Mans race in 1966. Will you find it on Netflix? Hulu? HBO? Disney+? Here’s everything you need to know about where you can (and can’t) stream Ford v Ferrari online.

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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.

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Ford Police Interceptor Utility Claims Fastest American Police Car

Tuesday, July 14th, 2020
All-New 2020 Ford® Police Interceptor Utility Hybrid SUV

What is the Fastest Police Car in America?  

Backed by nearly 70 years of expertise working alongside law enforcement, the Ford Police Interceptor Utility is the fastest, most aggressive police car on U.S. streets. We absolutely don’t encourage leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase. (Regardless of what’s under your hood, it will most certainly end badly.) But if you’re curious what it will take to lose the boys in blue, this is the automobile you need to beat. So, just how fast is the Ford Police Interceptor Utility? That’s the question we’re looking to answer.

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Enjoy a Romantic Valentine’s Day 2019 Meal at One of These Top-of-the-Line Atlanta Restaurants

Monday, January 21st, 2019
Happy Valentine's Day written next to a red rose

Atlanta Restaurants to Enjoy a Romantic Valentine’s Day 2019 Meal

The day when everyone turns into a hopeless romantic is right around the corner, which means you’d better start planning your Valentine’s Day 2019 activities before it’s too late. And there’s no better way to enjoy Valentine’s Day 2019 in Atlanta, GA, than with a romantic dinner at one of Atlanta’s most romantic restaurants. But which Atlanta restaurants are the most romantic? Well, we’re going to tell you that right here as we take a look at three Atlanta restaurants where you can enjoy a beautiful and romantic Valentine’s Day 2019 meal. (more…)

When is the Atlanta Winter Wine Festival at City Winery in Atlanta GA?

Monday, January 14th, 2019
five wine glasses in a row

2019 Atlanta Winter Wine Festival Date, Time and Location Details

Winter is in full swing here in Atlanta, GA, and that means one thing above all else – it’s time for the Atlanta Winter Wine Festival at the City Winery. That’s right, everyone’s favorite wine sipping event is back and better than ever for 2019 – including the fact that the event will have more than just wine this year. But we’re getting ahead of ourselves, so let’s slow down and go over the date, time and location details for the 2019 Atlanta Winter Wine Festival so you know all you need to know to enjoy this wonderful event. (more…)