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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.   


What Makes the 2022 Jeep Wrangler an Off-Roading Champion?

Wednesday, June 29th, 2022
2022 Jeep Wrangler in the middle of a dessert

2022 Jeep Wrangler Off-Roading Abilities  

Few brands in the automotive sector could compare to the attributes of the Wrangler. The first off-roading Jeep model was created in the 1940s, which is when it may be said to have originated. Since then, there has been no turning back. The model advances year after year in size, quality, and boldness. But what makes the 2022 Jeep Wrangler an off-roading champion? The Jeep Wrangler comes with off-roading specifications this year, just like every other model year, that is guaranteed to catch your attention. Continue reading this blog by Akins Ford CDJR to learn all about the 2022 Jeep Wrangler off-roading abilities. Then head to our dealership in Winder, GA, to find the Wrangler on the lot.  

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Does Ford have any 2021 model year manual vehicles?

Monday, October 11th, 2021
2021 Ford Bronco on desert terrain

Manual transmission Ford vehicles in Winder, GA

Oh, the joys of manual gearboxes. Don’t we all feel compelled to adore them so much? Although, cars and trucks with stick shifts are definitely on their way out. This trend isn’t new, but it’s becoming more popular with each new model. There are very few new vehicles and trucks that still come with “standard shift” as a standard feature. Even though the manual transmission’s future seems bleak, there are still a few holdouts. So, does Ford have any 2021 model year manual vehicles? Read this blog by Akins Ford to learn all about the manual transmission vehicle by Ford for 2021. After that, you can check out our new Ford inventory here in Winder, GA!

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What is Ford Bronco™ HOSS System?

Monday, September 27th, 2021
2022 Ford Bronco Eruption Green side profile

Video: Ford Bronco™ HOSS System

Ford is changing the off-road terrain with improved suspension innovations on the Bronco® nameplate. Ford’s all-new family of only-44 SUVs will assist improve off-road driving ability on a variety of terrain. All of this without sacrificing on-road drivability or vehicle control. So, what exactly is the Ford Bronco™ HOSS System? Continue reading this blog to watch a video: Ford Bronco™ HOSS System- the 2022 Ford Bronco’s high-performance off-road stability suspension systems. Following that, you may go through our Bronco inventory at Akins Ford in Winder, GA!

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What type of suspension systems are used in the 2022 Ford Bronco?

Monday, September 13th, 2021
2022 Ford Bronco Sport off roading

High-performance off-road stability suspension systems in the 2022 Ford Bronco

Ford is redefining off-road landscape on the Bronco® brand with better suspension designs. The all-new family of only-4×4 SUVs from Ford, will help elevate off-road driving performance on various types of terrain.  All this without sacrificing on-road drivability or control of the vehicle. So, what type of suspension systems are used in the 2022 Ford Bronco? Continue reading this blog to learn more about the high-performance off-road stability suspension systems in the 2022 Ford Bronco. After reading this blog, you can also check out our Bronco inventory here at Akins Ford in Winder, GA!

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How to Get the Absolute Maximum Towing Capacity on the Ford F-150

Friday, May 7th, 2021
2021 Ford F-150 towing a boat out of water

Which 2021 Ford F-150 Engine Is the Best for Towing?

Even the most unrelenting truck critics would be hard-pressed to deny the supremacy of the 2021 Ford F-150. The truck’s penchant for powerful engines, class-leading weight capacities, and variety of trim levels make it a difficult value to beat overall. Buyers who want to max out their new truck to best-in-class status can find out how when we look at which 2021 Ford F-150 engine is the best for towing here at Akins Ford.


How Long Does It Take to Charge the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E?

Thursday, March 4th, 2021
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E on coastal road

Mustang Mach-E Public and At-Home Charging Times

Arguably the most daunting barrier to EV ownership is the threat of slow charging times, but the new Mustang Mach-E represents a major leap in the field of fast-changing technology. Here we answer frequently asked questions of how long it takes for the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E to reach a full charge with the various different types of charging stations available for Ford owners.


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.


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.


What’s the Strongest 2021 Ford F-150 Engine Available?

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020
2021 Ford F-150 on mountain pass in snowy landscape

Redesigned F-150 Features V6, V8, Diesel, & Hybrid Engine Choices

Tough on its own merit and smarter than ever, the redesigned Ford F-150 opens the truck’s 14th generation with new class-exclusive features, a new hybrid option, and more power than ever before. In this guide, we look at which engines provide the 2021 Ford F-150 with the most power for your investment.