Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category

What safety features are available in the 2021 Ford F-150?

Tuesday, July 6th, 2021
Two 2021 Ford F-150 pickup trucks parked in a field.

2021 Ford F-150 safety features and technology

The 2021 Ford F-150 is a bold, tough, and high-strength pickup truck with an array of features. But when it comes to pickup trucks, safety features are as important as performance and durability. What are the available standard safety features in the 2021 Ford F-150? Read ahead to learn about the 2021 Ford F-150 safety features and technology. When you are ready you can get your hands on one of these here at Akins Ford in Winder, GA!

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Bronco Sport Earns IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ Award

Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
2021 Ford Bronco Sport on beach

How Safe Is the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport?

This year the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport drives off the IIHS testing grounds with a TOP SAFETY PICK+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). This guide explores the safety highlights, crash test results, and available driver assistance features that make the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport for our customers at the Akins Ford superstore in Winder, GA.

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Guide to using BLIS® with Trailer Coverage and Cross-Traffic Alert

Sunday, June 20th, 2021
Ford BLIS® with Trailer Coverage.

How to use Ford BLIS® with Trailer Coverage?

Every new Ford vehicle comes equipped with the Ford Co-Pilot 360 ™ which provides the driver a bunch of safety assist features. One of them is the BLIS® or the Blind Spot Information System. But how exactly does BLIS ® work? What is BLIS ® with Cross-Traffic alert and how to use it? How to use BLIS ® with trailer coverage? Read this blog by Akins Ford, Winder, Georgia to learn everything you need to know about the Ford BLIS ® safety assist feature.

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Earns IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK Award

Thursday, April 29th, 2021
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E in tropical climate

How Safe is the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E? 

The automotive news cycle keeps circling back to the new Mustang Mach-E this year as awards and accolades accumulate in the first Ford EUV’s repertoire. Now the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E has proven its dedication to driver and passenger safety enough to earn a TOP SAFETY PICK award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. 

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What Safety Features Are Found on the 2020 Ford Escape?

Monday, February 24th, 2020
2020 Ford Escape driving up desert road

2020 Ford Escape Ford Co-Pilot360™ Safety Features 

Whether you’re navigating the city, the suburbs or a long stretch of highway, the Ford Co-Pilot360™ suite provides a range of features designed to help you command your SUV with confidence. And when that SUV is the all-new 2020 Ford Escape, you can expect a cutting-edge roster of driver assistance highlights available. See it all when we check out the 2020 Ford Escape Ford Co-Pilot360™ safety features here.
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What Active Safety Features Are Available on the 2020 Ford Expedition?

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
2020 Ford Expedition radar cruise control

Active Safety Features of the 2020 Ford Expedition

With the exciting debut of the 2020 Expedition, Ford vaults its popular full-size SUV to a more attractive position with a series of significant updates. On top of the return of the legendary King Ranch edition, model year 2020 brings in more standard active safety features to the lineup than ever before. See what Ford Co-Pilot360™ technologies are now offered on each trim when we dig into the active safety features of the 2020 Ford Expedition. (more…)

2019 Ford Edge Aces IIHS Safety Testing with Top Safety Pick Designation

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

2019 Ford Edge IIHS Safety Ratings and Top Safety Pick Award

After receiving a series of new safety advances, the 2019 Ford Edge comes home with a sterling report card and Top Safety Pick award from the IIHS. See how this midsize SUV exceeds industry standards when we look through the 2019 Ford Edge IIHS safety ratings and its new Top Safety Pick designation. (more…)

Guide to Using Ford Pre-Collision Assist

Monday, September 9th, 2019
Ford Pre-Collision Assist warning in MID

How to Turn Ford Pre-Collision Assist On/Off

With the intelligent Pre-Collision Assist system quickly spreading through the Ford lineup, drivers are given an extra line of defense against unexpected road hazards. Learn how to turn Ford Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking on/off or check out this Ford-produced video guide for a more in-depth look into how the system works. (more…)

Guide to Using Ford Adaptive Cruise Control

Friday, June 7th, 2019
Ford Focus on road with Adaptive Cruise Control graphic

How to Use Ford Adaptive Cruise Control

Available on nearly all current Ford vehicles, Adaptive Cruise Control makes everyday driving easier by eliminating the need to constantly readjust cruise control speed. The intuitive system automatically adjusts speed to maintain a set distance from slower-moving vehicles ahead. Once traffic speeds up, the system operates like normal cruise control, returning to your designated speed. Learn how to use the Ford Adaptive Cruise Control system when we cover setting cruise speed, adjusting gap distance and more in this feature guide! (more…)

Using Ford Active Park Assist for Parallel and Reverse Perpendicular Parking

Monday, May 13th, 2019
Ford Active Park Assist SUV parking graphic

How to Use Ford Enhanced Active Park Assist

Life’s full of tense moments already. Now drivers can do away with the nerve-racking stress of city parking with Ford’s Enhanced Active Park Assist system. Learn how to properly use Ford  Active Park Assist for parallel and reverse perpendicular parking in this complete feature guide. (more…)