Patrol vehicle evaluations

Preliminary results of the Michigan State Police Precision Driving Unit Patrol Evaluations


MSRP: $27,815

Impala 3.6 L

  • Projected Stopping Distance from 60 mph: 132.6 feet
  • Dynamic Test Lap Average: 1:39.78 minutes
  • Dynamic Test Lap Average (E85):  1:40.28 minutes
  • Top Speed:  149 mph
  • Top Speed (E85): 150 mph
  • To 60 mph: 7.46 seconds
  • To 60 mph (E85): 7.1 seconds
  • To 100 mph: 18.72 seconds
  • To 100 mph (E85): 17.6 seconds

Tahoe 5.3 L

  • Powered by Vortec 5.3L V8 engine, 320 horsepower
  • 26-gallon standard fuel tank
  • 730 CCA battery with run-down protection and extended-life spark plugs

MSRP: $34,670

    • Projected Stopping Distance from 60 mph: 133.8 feet
    • Dynamic Test Lap Average: 1:42.1 minutes
    • Dynamic Test Lap Average (E85): 1:42.06 minutes
    • Top Speed 139 mph: - HIGHEST SUV TOP SPEED
    • Top Speed (E85): 139 mph - HIGHEST SUV TOP SPEED
    • To 60 mph: 8.01 seconds
    • To 60 mph (E85): 8.15 seconds
    • To 100 mph: 21.08 seconds
    • To 100 mph (E85): 21.37 seconds

     

    2013 Ford Interceptors

    • Improved capability with new 18-inch five-spoke steel wheels and tires with new brake system
    • Larger heavy-duty alternator
    • Larger radiator
    • Standard all wheel drive (AWD)

    Editor’s Note: The 2012 Ford Interceptor sedan and utility evaluated in 2011 were prototype models.

    Sedan

    • NEW: EcoBoost V6 twin-turbocharged, direct-injection engine produces 365 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque
    • Available with a 3.5L Ti-VCT flex-fuel V6 or 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine

    Sedan 3.5L FWD

    • Projected Stopping Distance from 60 MPH: 131 feet
    • Dynamic Test Lap Average: 1:39.63 minutes
    • Top Speed: 130 mph
    • To 60 mph: 7.77 seconds
    • To 100 mph: 19.68 seconds

    Sedan 3.5L AWD

    • Projected Stopping Distance from 60 mph: 131.8 feet
    • Projected Stopping Distance from 60 mph (Turbo Charged): 129.8 feet
    • Dynamic Test Lap Average: 1:39.61 minutes
    • Dynamic Test Lap Average (Turbo Charged): 1:35.85 minutes
    • Dynamic Test Average (E85): 1:37.8 minutes
    • Top Speed:  131 mph
    • Top Speed (Turbo Charged): 148 mph
    • Top Speed (E85): 130 mph
    • To 60 mph: 8.19 seconds
    • To 60 mph (Turbo Charged): 5.92 seconds
    • To 60 mph (E85): 7.76 seconds
    • To 100 mph: 20.48 seconds
    • To 100 mph (Turbo Charged):  14.5 seconds
    • To 100 mph (E85):  19.08 seconds

    Utility

    • Available with 3.7L Ti-VCT flex-fuel V6 engine for 300 horsepower
    • Optional front wheel drive

    Utility 3.7L FWD

    • Projected Stopping Distance from 60 mph: 128.4 feet - SHORTEST SUV BRAKING DISTANCE
    • Dynamic Test Lap Average: 1:41.53 minutes
    • Top Speed: 131 mph
    • To 60 mph: 8.01 seconds
    • To 100 mph: 20.07 seconds

    Utility 3.7L AWD

    • Project Stopping Distance from 60 mph: 131.7 feet
    • Dynamic Test Average (E85): 1:40.3 minutes - BEST SUV LAP AVERAGE
    • Top Speed (E85): 131 mph
    • To 60 mph (E85): 7.75 seconds - QUICKEST SUV TO 60 mph
    • To 100 mph (E85): 19.94 seconds - QUICKEST SUV TO 100 mph

    Chrysler Dodge Charger

    “We set a track record at Grattan raceway for our V8 engine in both the 2.65 rear axle and 3.06 … the fastest track time ever recorded there.”

— David Callery, program Manager of Police and Emergency Response Vehicles

  • NEW: police-specific front driver and front passenger seat: carved-out bolster area on the driver and passenger seat to accommodate the duty belt and holster
  • NEW: precious metal spark plug, good for 100,000 miles
  • Steel valve stems on the 18-inch steel wheels
  • Optional Whelen Engineering LED spotlight bulb
  • Partnership with Crown North America for complete equipment and upfit packages
  • Choice of Goodyear or Firestone high speed-rated tires from the factory

Pursuit 5.7L

  • Projected Stopping Distance from 60 mph: 129.9 feet
  • Dynamic Test Lap Average (3.06): 1:35.42 minutes
  • Dynamic Test Lap Average (2.65): 1:34.39 minutes - BEST SEDAN LAP AVERAGE
  • Top Speed (3.06): 151 mph
  • Top Speed (2.65): 152 mph
  • To 60 mph (3.06): 5.83 seconds - QUICKEST SEDAN TO 60 mph
  • To 60 mph (2.65): 5.95 seconds
  • To 100 mph (3.06): 13.65 seconds - QUICKEST SEDAN TO 100 mph
  • To 100 mph (2.65): 14.01 seconds

Pursuit 3.6L

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