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Model Year Police Vehicle Evaluation 2019

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Date Published
November 2018
120 pages

The Michigan State Police Vehicle Test Team presents the results of the 2019 Model Year Police Vehicle Evaluation, which tested 12 patrol vehicles and 7 police motorcycles.


The vehicles tested were the Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L RWD; Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L 4WD; Dodge Charger 3.6L RWD; Dodge Charger 5.7L AWD; Dodge Charger 5.7L RWD; Dodge Durango Pursuit 3.6L; Dodge Durango Pursuit 5.7L; Ford Police Interceptor Utility Hybrid AWD; Ford Police Interceptor Utility 3.0L EcoBoost AWD; Ford Police Interceptor Utility 3.3L AWD; Ford F150 Police Responder 3.5L EcoBoost; and Ford Police Responder Hybrid Sedan. The motorcycles tested were the BMW R 1250 RT-P; BMW F 750 GS-P; BMW F 850 GS-P; Harley Davidson FLHTP; Harley-Davidson FLHP Stage 1; Harley-Davidson FLHTP Stage 2; and Yamaha FJR1300AP. For the patrol vehicles, testing results are reported for vehicle dynamics, acceleration and top speed, brakes, ergonomics and communications, and fuel economy. For motorcycles, testing results are reported for dynamics testing, motorcycle acceleration and top speed, and brakes.

Date Published: November 1, 2018