Archive for the ‘Towing/Hauling’ Category

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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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.

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RV Owners Rejoice Over Flat Towing Capabilities in the All-New Bronco

Monday, April 5th, 2021
2021 Ford Bronco on desert terrain

Can the 2021 Ford Bronco Be Flat Towed?

A match made in automotive heaven, RVs and off-road vehicles offer the ultimate blend of adventure-driven versatility and map-conquering capabilities. That’s why it comes as no surprise that many of our Atlanta-area customers have been asking if they will be able to flat tow the new 2021 Ford Bronco when it arrives at the Akins Ford lot later this year. We have the answer 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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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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How Much Can the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport Tow?

Friday, December 11th, 2020
2021 Ford Bronco Sport towing a pair of dirt bikes

2021 Ford Bronco Sport Towing Capacities & Equipment 

The 2021 Ford Bronco Sport has arrived at Akins Ford, and the highly anticipated adventure ute has certainly proven itself worth the hype. If you happen to be cross-shopping between the Bronco Sport and the original Bronco, you may want to consider the towing capacities each provides. In this guide we dive into maximum towing capacities offered by the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport lineup and what trailering technology owners can look forward to. 

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2021 Ford Super Duty Towing & Payload Capacities

Thursday, December 3rd, 2020
2021 Ford Super Duty towing a boat

How Much Weight Can the 2021 Ford Super Duty Tow?

Whether you’re looking for a rugged work truck or just something that can haul the boat out to water, the 2021 Ford Super Duty is more than qualified for the job. In fact, it just might be the best applicant. Join us as we review the class-leading towing and payload capacities that make the 2021 Ford Super Duty a champion among heavy-duty pickups.

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How Much Can the 2020 Ford Ranger Tow?

Monday, June 15th, 2020
2020 Ford Ranger with recreational water gear in cargo area

2020 Ford Ranger Towing & Payload Ratings

With new options available and its best-in-class accolades, the Ford Ranger continues further into its fourth generation primed and ready adventure. Keep reading to learn more about the 2020 Ford Ranger truck and its maximum towing and payload capacities, or stop in and test drive the Ranger for yourself right here at Akins Ford! 

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How Much Weight Can the 2020 Ford Ranger Tow and Haul?

Sunday, May 17th, 2020
2020 Ford Ranger on desert terrain

2020 Ford Ranger Towing and Payload Capacities 

When news of the returning Ranger lineup broke, Ford assured that the reborn truck would be tough enough to send you confidently on your next adventure. This year the 2020 Ford Ranger proves once again that Ford makes good on its promises with towing and payload capacities that excel among the class of midsize trucks. 

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2020 Ford Expedition Max Towing and GCWR Ratings

Monday, October 28th, 2019
2020 Ford Expedition towing a small trailer

How Much Weight Can the 2020 Ford Expedition Tow?

For active drivers that demand hefty hauling capabilities, the 2020 Ford Expedition full-size SUV offers pickup-like towing abilities not found on many passenger vehicles. Learn just how much weight the 2020 Ford Expedition can tow when we crack into the remarkable hauling capabilities of the Expedition and Expedition MAX. (more…)