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A Detailed Video Guide to Effectively Using the Ford Towing TechThursday, February 9th, 2023
Tips for Using the Towing Feature on Ford Trucks and SUVs
Are you looking to upgrade to a more powerful vehicle with improved off-roading capabilities? All vehicles ranging from the Ford Ranger to Expedition guarantee a smoother driving experience even while you have a trailer to haul! Here’s a long video guide offering tips for using the towing feature on Ford trucks and SUVs. If you’d like to learn more about Ford vehicles equipped with the latest towing technologies, get in touch with the Akins Ford team. Also, drop by our dealership in Winder, GA, for a detailed tour of these models to see which suits you best.(more…)
Ford F-150 Lightning Will Come With More Horsepower and Payload Capacity Than Previously ClaimedFriday, May 13th, 2022
Ford F-150 Lightning Horsepower, Payload Capacity, and Range
The Ford F-150 Lightning has been surprising us ever since it was first revealed precisely one year ago. Now, as the first lucky customers anxiously wait to get their very own fully electrified version of the best-selling pickup truck and vehicle in the US, Ford has yet another surprise in store. The company has just said F-150 Lightning customers will now benefit from more power and capability than they previously expected from their trucks. How much more? Keep reading this blog post from Akins Ford in Winder, GA.(more…)
Guide to using BLIS® with Trailer Coverage and Cross-Traffic AlertSunday, June 20th, 2021
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.continue reading this entry
How to Get the Absolute Maximum Towing Capacity on the Ford F-150Friday, May 7th, 2021
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.(more…)
RV Owners Rejoice Over Flat Towing Capabilities in the All-New BroncoMonday, April 5th, 2021
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.(more…)
How Much Can the 2021 Ford Escape Tow?Friday, February 12th, 2021
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.(more…)
2021 Ford F-150 Retains a Tight Hold on Best-Selling StatusWednesday, January 6th, 2021
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.(more…)
How Much Can the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport Tow?Friday, December 11th, 2020
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.(more…)
2021 Ford Super Duty Towing & Payload CapacitiesThursday, December 3rd, 2020
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.(more…)
How Much Can the 2020 Ford Ranger Tow?Monday, June 15th, 2020
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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