Oklahoma City Buys 2013 Ford Police Interceptors
September 28, 2012
Photo via Oklahoma City PD.
The Oklahoma City Police Department recently purchased 78 newly redesigned 2013 Ford Police Interceptor sedans for its uniformed patrol operations. The department stated that out of the 78, 54 sedans are front-wheel drive and 24 are all-wheel drive models.
The department also recently purchased two Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles for use by its K-9 unit.
The department stated it plans to order and outfit additional vehicles as funds become available. All of the vehicles are equipped with low-profile LED emergency light bar, spotlights, and front bumper push bars. The department plans to put these vehicles onto Oklahoma City streets within the next few weeks.
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DEADMAN @ 10/3/2012 1:55 AM
A much better car than dodge or chevy,a better center of gravity.
Rob @ 10/3/2012 5:30 AM
It’s a little too early to say it’s a much better car than others. It’s not been out long enough to determine this. The Chargers are an awesome vehicle and more powerful then the Ford's. Time will tell. Give them a year or two on the road and we can get an accurate opinion from departments.
FireCop @ 10/3/2012 7:47 AM
Must have bad weather in Oklahoma City. Everybody seems to be buying Tahoes down here in the southeast. Good price, sturdy vehicle, lots of room and comfort, not bad gas economy and solid reputation. Sounds like a winner to me. Stay safe.
ChiefSPD @ 10/4/2012 7:31 AM
We use the Chevy Tahoes in our department and travel mostly city streets and they have horrible gas mpg, one of the worst vehicles ever in our fleet. Not sure what you guys do but if you drive a Tahoe the mpg suck. The Ecoboost sedan in AWD is one of the fastest cars in LE and has almost double the mpg of any other vehicles currently available. Hopefully they hold up as well but only time will tell. There are agencies that have PI Sedans AWD ecoboost pushing 100k miles with really no issues. So I have high hopes.
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