Explore Police Responder™ Hybrid Sedan

Destined to Be the First Pursuit-Rated Hybrid

Ideal for local patrol use, the Ford Police ResponderTM Hybrid Sedan ...More

Ideal for local patrol use, the Ford Police ResponderTM Hybrid Sedan provides a capable option that delivers multiple potential benefits. These include potential fuel savings and reduced CO2 emissions,2 as well as potentially fewer fill-ups – resulting in less vehicle downtime to keep your vehicles and officers on the road.

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Responsive to Your Budget

Purpose-built for the police duty cycle, the Police Responder Hybrid Sedan’s hybrid powertrain can offer significant potential fuel savings compared to traditional police cruisers. Its lithium-ion hybrid battery can also provide added benefits when considering the unique idling demands of day-to-day police use. See just how these potential savings can benefit your community by using this convenient calculator.

2019 Police Responder Hybrid Sedan - Use our Fuel Calculator to save MPG

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1. Projected EPA-estimated rating of 40 City/36 Hwy/38 Combined mpg. Actual mileage will vary. Final EPA-estimated ratings not yet available.

2. EPA-estimated rating of 16 City/22 Hwy/18 Combined mpg, 3.7L Interceptor Sedan AWD with unleaded gas. Actual mileage will vary.

3. Idle duration data collected with the assistance of Dearborn Police Department and Massachusetts State Police, April 2012–November 2013. Data collected on a total of six vehicles in police patrol use.

4. Idle fuel consumption estimates are based on fuel flow measurements taken during two hours of continuous idling. Vehicles were driven for 18 miles at highway speeds prior to idling. Idle testing was conducted in an indoor facility at 80 degrees F. The following vehicle accessories were activated during the test: climate control AC, set to full cool condition; vehicle audio system, set to 33% of maximum volume. An electrical power draw load box drawing 32 amps was also connected to each vehicle’s 12-volt battery to simulate the following estimated police accessory loads: emergency lights (est. 25 amps); laptop computer (est. 3 amps); police radio (est. 4 amps) Additional testing details are available at http://ford.to/2nw5dE8.

5. Burning a gallon of E10 ethanol fuel produces about 17.68 pounds of CO2 emitted from the fossil fuel content, according to data provided by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (http://ford.to/eiareport).

Law Enforcement DNA

Tough. Capable. Purpose-built and upfit-ready. ...More

Tough. Capable. Purpose-built and upfit-ready. With on-the-job learning gained from the duty-tested Police Interceptor,® our years of experience in the field have taught us the unique durability and reliability requirements that police use demands. But that’s nothing new. Ford has been trusted by American law enforcement since 1950.

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Dressed for Duty

Heavy-duty suspension components. Rugged cloth front seats with slim bolsters, ...More

Heavy-duty suspension components. Rugged cloth front seats with slim bolsters, designed to assist officers wearing a duty belt. Tough anti-stab plates in the front seat backs. And easy-to-clean heavy-duty vinyl rear seats and floor. Police Responder Hybrid Sedan is intuitively designed with the standard equipment that police use demands.

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Earns Its Efficiency Badge

The Police Responder Hybrid Sedan combines a 2.0L I-4 Atkinson-cycle engine, ...More

The Police Responder Hybrid Sedan combines a 2.0L I-4 Atkinson-cycle engine, an 88-kW electric A/C motor and a 1.4-kW lithium-ion battery to have a projected EPA-estimated rating of 38 combined mpg1 (compared to an EPA-estimated rating of 18 combined mpg3 for Police Interceptor® Sedan).

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While Standing Still? Potentially Big Savings

Another hybrid advantage? Potential fuel savings from reduced engine idling time. ...More

Another hybrid advantage? Potential fuel savings from reduced engine idling time. While on duty, even at idle, police vehicles must constantly keep their engines running to power lighting packages, radios, computers and other electrical equipment. The Police Responder Hybrid Sedan reduces engine idling time by powering its electrical load using the lithium-ion hybrid battery. This allows the engine to run less, now only intermittently called upon to top off the battery.

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The Ford Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Sedan

For detective, administrative or other specialized use, the Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Sedan offers a potential way to help reduce fuel usage and CO2 emissions while on duty. ...More

For detective, administrative or other specialized use, the Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Sedan offers a potential way to help reduce fuel usage and CO2 emissions while on duty. For non-pursuit applications, it offers zero-fuel, zero-emissions operation in full-battery mode… in addition to the flexibility of a gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain for extended range. The 7.6-kWh lithium-ion battery charges in approximately 2.5 hours4 using an optional 240V charger. It can also be charged overnight with the standard 120V charger that plugs into any standard wall outlet. Either way, it adds an EPA-estimated rating of 21 miles5 of electric-only power before the gasoline-electric hybrid drivetrain takes over. This Special Service Sedan offers a purpose-built interior and a variety of lighting and other options tailored for law-enforcement needs.

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Fewer 10-7s. More 10-8s.

You could experience reduced vehicle downtime due to fewer visits to the pump. ...More

You could experience reduced vehicle downtime due to fewer visits to the pump1 Potentially decreased fuel usage leads to fewer fill-ups per shift… and can help vehicles and officers spend more time on the beat.

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Safety: Part of Our DNA

Police Responder Hybrid Sedan was designed and developed to meet the same federal fuel system crash standards as retail vehicles and other manufacturers’ police vehicles. ...More

Police Responder Hybrid Sedan was designed and developed to meet the same federal fuel system crash standards as retail vehicles and other manufacturers’ police vehicles. Police Responder Hybrid Sedan does not have the size or heavy structure necessary to meet the 75 mph rear-impact crash test. Ford Police Interceptors are the only vehicles on the market designed for the 75 mph rear-impact crash test.

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DISCLOSURES
  1. Projected EPA-estimated rating of 40 City/38 Highway/38 Combined mpg, as compared to Police Interceptor Sedan 3.7L AWD with an EPA-estimated rating of 16 City/22 Hwy/18 Combined mpg. Actual mileage will vary.

  2. Burning a gallon of E10 ethanol fuel produces about 17.68 pounds of CO2emitted from the fossil fuel content, according to data provided by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (http://ford.to/eiareport).

  3. EPA-estimated rating of 16 city/22 hwy/18 combined mpg, 3.7L Interceptor Sedan AWD with unleaded gas. Actual mileage will vary.

  4. Charge times vary. See owner's manual for details.

  5. Range calculation based on fueleconomy.gov. Actual range varies with conditions, such as external elements, driving behaviors, vehicle maintenance and lithium-ion battery age.