India is a big country in terms of size and population, maintaining law and order is a big task for the administrators. The Indian Police Force is one of the most wanted ones in the world with its resources working overtime to control crime while maintaining law and order. In the current time with Country battling Coronavirus Pandemic, Police forces are actively working to restrict crowd control and support the medical fraternity in finding out the COVID-19 hotspots and quarantine the infected citizens. The Police force can't traverse huge distances on foot and thus are aided by the cars at their disposal. We will be talking about the Top Police Cars used by different States in India.
Mahindra TUV300 - West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra
The Mahindra TUV300 (pronounced as TUV three double O) is a sub-compact SUV manufactured by the Indian automaker Mahindra & Mahindra since 2015. The TUV stands for Tough Utility Vehicle and is apt for traffic patrolling. Used by different states, Mahindra TUV 300 is built on the same platform as the Mahindra Scorpio. Powered by a 1.5-litre diesel engine, the sub-compact SUV delivers 100 bhp of power and 240 Nm of peak torque. With an expected fuel mileage of 19 Kmpl, the TUV 300 is a fuel-efficient vehicle.
Ford EcoSport - Andhra Pradesh
India was the first few markets to receive the Ford EcoSport. It comes with two engine options - a diesel and a petrol. The 1.5 litre BS6 diesel engine generates 99 bhp of power and 215 Nm of peak torque as it comes with a 5-speed manual transmission. While the 1.5-litre petrol engine churns out 120 bhp of maximum power and 149 Nm of peak torque. It is paired to a 5-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic transmission. With an impressive performance and ground clearance, it is suitable for the state police department.
Mahindra Bolero - Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Maharashtra and Karnataka Police
Mahindra vehicles are big favourites of the Indian Police departments with Bolero used by States like Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Maharashtra and Karnataka. Low maintenance cost, safety features and reliability makes it a big hit. New BS6 compliant Mahindra Bolero is powered by a 1.5-litre three-cylinder diesel engine delivering 71.5 bhp of maximum power output along with a 5-speed manual transmission.
Mahindra Scorpio - Andhra Pradesh, Telengana, Punjab Police Department
Even Rohit Shetty movies have Scorpio as the police cars which speaks volume about their popularity. The New BS6 Mahindra Scorpio will be offered in 4 trims - S5, S7, S9, and S11. It will be underpinned by a freshly updated ladder-frame chassis. The New BS6 Mahindra Scorpio draws power from the same 2.2 litre 4-cylinder diesel engine which generates an output of 140bhp and highest torque performance of 320Nm. A tough machine, it’s adopted by various police departments and foreign law enforcement agencies too.
Maruti Ertiga - Delhi, Karnataka, Haryana, Chandigarh and Maharashtra Police
Maruti Ertiga has been a big hit in India since its launch among the Indian consumers. Even, the State Police Department of Delhi, Haryana and Maharashtra are deploying it for controlling traffic and maintaining law & order. Is offered in four trims namely L, V, Z, and Z+. Maruti Ertiga 2020 is powered by a 1.5-litre petrol engine delivering 105 bhp power and 138 Nm torque. It offers a 5-speed manual gearbox along with a 4-speed automatic transmission as an option. The CNG variant uses the same petrol powertrain but it comes without the Smart Hybrid Technology.
Maruti Gypsy - Delhi and Haryana Police
The Maruti Gypsy is the face of the Indian Police for more than 2 decades now. A lightweight, off-roader vehicle, it has served with distinction for the Indian army also. It’s currently being used by the Delhi and Haryana Police.
Tata Safari Storme - Madhya Pradesh
Tata Safari Storme is literally a storm in itself, an iconic SUV. Indian Army uses the Tata Safari Storme nowadays with Madhya Pradesh Police being an exception. Tata Safari Storme is powered by 2.2 litre 16-Valve DOHC VTT diesel engine. It comes in two states of tunes, one generates 150 bhp of power and 320 Nm of torque while the other delivers 154 bhp of maximum power output with 400 Nm of peak torque.
Indian Police work under tough conditions and they need the best resources to help them overcome challenges. The cars mentioned above help the Indian Police in protecting the citizens of India.