Ford's Police Interceptor Utility is the latest SUV cop-car, bearing more than a passing resemblance to the 2020 Explorer.

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The automaker will offer three powertrains in the new Police Interceptor Utility. 

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The standard setup is a 3.3-liter hybrid-electric configuration.

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Ford believes the hybrid will carry an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 24 mpg combined, some 41 percent higher than the current model with its 3.7-liter gas engine. 

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A 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 and a 3.3-liter V6 are also available.

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No matter the engine, a 10-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive are standard.

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Ford estimates that if every Police Interceptor utility sold in 2017 were upgraded to the new hybrid model, it could save some 43 million gallons of fuel.

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When the Michigan State Police tested the new Police Interceptor Utility with its hybrid powertrain, it shone.

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It beat competitive police utility vehicles in a 0-to-100-mph sprint, and it also beat the competition in a lap around the MSP's test track. 

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