2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know [Video]

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2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility

Ford sold 20,655 Police Interceptor Utilities in 2014 and 2,041 units last month. The 2016 Ford Interceptor Utility is the next step for this service vehicle as it gains popularity among police departments. Ford says that officers like the roominess of the Utility. The standard AWD system is also a plus is adverse weather conditions or in high-speed driving and maneuvers.

Police service vehicles may see around 70,000 miles per year and a great number of engine idle hours on top of that. Reliability and durability are very important. Ford takes care of this with improved engine and transmission cooling. Suspension and steering components are also beefed up for severe use. It still uses a relatively small steel rim and tire combination for strength and increased performance characteristics.


The Ford Interceptor Utility is also certified at 75 MPH rear impact collision. It’s not easy to mitigate such a collision, but Ford does their best to increase safety.

This cruiser comes with a choice of the 3.7L V6 or the 3.5L EcoBoost V6. The 6-speed automatic transmission with the column mounted shifter sends the power down the line. It can also adjust shift mapping in accordance with how aggressive the driver is.

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