Vehicle Research

City of Des Moines Purchases New Ford Police Interceptors

April 16, 2012

Photo courtesy Ford Motor Co.
Photo courtesy Ford Motor Co.

DES MOINES, IA – The City of Des Moines, Iowa’s City Council approved the purchase of new patrol cars and SUVs for its law enforcement fleet.

The City purchased a total of 23 new vehicles, 17 Ford Police Interceptor sedans and six Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles. These vehicles will replace existing vehicles in the fleet. The City purchased them via the State of Iowa’s contract, at $23,781 per each sedan and $25,530 for each utility vehicle.

Ford recently announced official fuel economy figures for its new vehicles, and the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department completed testing of this year’s crop of law enforcement vehicles.

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Maximum 10000 characters)  
Leave this field empty:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

FleetFAQ

Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Public Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Amin Amini from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Recent Topics

Is anyone experiencing the following issue with their Ford Police Interceptors with the Ecoboost engine - after long periods of idling...

View Topic

We are in the middle of standardizing PM process with all of our technicians. And I'm asking if anyone has a standard pm checklist for...

View Topic

Fleet Documents

1134 Fleet Documents (and counting) to Download!

Sponsored by

In the United States, the specific terminology, “Full Service Lease,” is typically used in heavy-duty truck leasing where lessor responsibilities often include garaging, washing, the provision of replacement trucks for use when the leased truck is out of service because of maintenance requirements, and occasionally, even fuel.

Read more

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.

Lifecycle Costs Analyzer

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.