Ford Police Interceptor Utility Claims Fastest American Police Car

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford, Ford Performance, Just for fun on Tuesday, July 14th, 2020 at 10:21 pm
All-New 2020 Ford® Police Interceptor Utility Hybrid SUV

What is the Fastest Police Car in America?  

Backed by nearly 70 years of expertise working alongside law enforcement, the Ford Police Interceptor Utility is the fastest, most aggressive police car on U.S. streets. We absolutely don’t encourage leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase. (Regardless of what’s under your hood, it will most certainly end badly.) But if you’re curious what it will take to lose the boys in blue, this is the automobile you need to beat. So, just how fast is the Ford Police Interceptor Utility? That’s the question we’re looking to answer! 

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Ford Police Interceptor Top Speed & Acceleration

The new Police Interceptor Utility may look like a Ford Explorer dressed for patrol, but the differences are less subtle than you might expect from the otherwise civilized family SUV. The Ford Police Interceptor Utility is both the fastest-accelerating and overall fastest police car in America. The SUV sprints up to 150 mph and lunges from 0 to 60 mph in as little as 5.77 seconds. The average modern car is limited to a top speed of around 120 mph so if you’re planning on testing the odds, we hope you have your bail bondsman on speed dial.

All-New 2020 Ford® Police Interceptor Utility on street at night

The SUV outpaces other popular police vehicles like the Chevrolet Tahoe, Dodge Charger, Dodge Durango, Ford Fusion and the Ford F-150. If that’s not enough to make the crooks sweat, the Ford Police Interceptor Utility is also the top-selling police vehicle in America, making up more than half of the market for police vehicles. For reference, the Charger police car (AKA the Charger Pursuit) comes in close second, topping the speedometer at 149 mph and launching up to 60 mph in 5.87 seconds. 

CategoryFord PI Utility AWD 3.3LFord PI Utility AWD 3.0LFord PI Utility AWD Hybrid
Horsepower285 hp400 hp318 hp
Torque260 lb-ft415 lb-ft322 lb-ft
Top Speed141 mph150 mph137 mph
0-60 MPH7.84 sec5.77 sec7.27 sec

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