Police cars changed quite a bit since the original black and white Crown Vics. Many Police Interceptors today have all sorts of safety, performance and special features.
A few Nebraska counties as well as Metropolitan Community College use Ford Police Interceptors in their force.
Ford offers a sedan and utility vehicle, both with all sorts of features added specially for the police force.
Every Ford Police Interceptor on the road must pass a 75 mph rear-crash test. They also feature Ford SPACE; Side Protection and Cabin Enhancement to offer added safety for law enforcement and passengers. It’s a structural reinforcement that helps to absorb the force of an impact.
If there is an impact of any sort, Ford has side airbags and the Safety Canopy® System that deploys side-curtain airbags in case of a rollover accident. All of that is controlled by the Personal Safety System™. A standard system with a network of sophisticated sensors that control the airbags.
Ford Police Interceptor models offer a variety of engine choices – all more powerful and more efficient than previous models. One of those available engines is a 365-horsepower 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine. Pair that with police-calibrated powertrain, police-tuned suspension and all-wheel-drive designed for pursuit, and these vehicles are designed for aggressive driving and catching the bad guy.
The fuel economy also received a boost. The standard V6 engine in the Ford Police Interceptors is supposed to offer a 20% boost over the 2011 Crown Victoria Police Interceptor.
Built for everyday police life, the Ford Police Interceptor is heavy-duty inside and out. The front suspension, braking system, steel wheels, subframe and cooling system have all been boosted for the police models. They’re all heavy-duty systems. Plus, the 2016 Ford Police Interceptor has a 220-amp alternator, front-door tethers and a steel undercarriage deflector plate. This fleet is built to last.