In a comparison test held by the Michigan State Police, Ford Police Interceptor Sedan and Police Interceptor Utility were designated the best in their categories.
Based on the Ford Taurus and Explorer, the Interceptor Sedan and Interceptor Utility achieved better results than rivals including the Dodge Charger Pursuit, Chevrolet Caprice PPV and the Chevrolet Tahoe.
According to a press release from Ford, the Police Interceptor all-wheel-drive sedan equipped with the EcoBoost V6 engine outperformed the competition in 0-60 mph, 0-80 mph and 0-100 mph acceleration tests, as well as setting the fastest single lap and average lap times of the week.
The Police Interceptor utility vehicle also posted the fastest times in 0-60 mph and 0-80 mph acceleration tests in addition to posting the fastest single lap and average lap times versus competitive police utility models. According to Ford, these fast closing-in speeds are critical for first responders and law enforcement professionals.
“This year’s testing by the Michigan State Police once again proves Ford Police Interceptors are industry leaders, offering government agencies the desired combination of capability, technology and long-lasting value,” said Lisa Teed, marketing manager for the Ford Police Interceptor program.
Testing took place at Grattan Raceway.