MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLE

FLEXIBLE DESIGN, SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE

The Collins multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) offers the trusted safety features of our market-leading Type A school bus paired with the maneuverability of a passenger van. The MPV will be a customer’s MVP thanks to a powerful combination of strength and industry-exclusive features that offer convenience and forward-thinking design. No matter what trip lies ahead, the Collins MPV is innovation in motion.

ENGINEERED TO IMPRESS

The MPV is the industry’s safest, non-CDL alternative to the nine-passenger van. Superior maneuverability pairs with a changeable and upgradeable seating platform to produce a vehicle that’s the ideal solution for any market. Exclusive storage features, Altoona testing and innovative engineering produce a powerful package that will make the MPV an all-star addition to any fleet.

POPULAR FLOORPLANS

IMAGINE IT AND COLLINS CAN BUILD IT

Flexibility is built in to every floorplan we design. Collins’ seating platform offers strength, safety and the option to be altered, upgraded or customized to meet any need.

STRENGTH AND SAFETY FROM THE GROUND UP

Whether you’re looking for a Ford bus or a Chevy bus, Collins has the largest supply of chassis offerings waiting at Collins’ production facility for an unrivaled lead time.

MODEL

SL400 SL408 SH400 SH408 TL400 TH400 TL408 TH408
Chassis Chevy Chassis ONLY Chevy Chassis ONLY Chevy Chassis ONLY Chevy Chassis ONLY Ford Transit ONLY Ford Transit ONLY Ford Transit ONLY Ford Transit ONLY
Rear-wheel                
Single-Rear Wheel(SRW)                
Maximum passenger seating 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
Maximum seating rows 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Elevated floor - - - - - - - -
Interior height (6" from side wall)                
Low-Top (67")     - -   -   -
High-Top (74") - -     -   -  
Interior height at center aisle                
68"     - -     - -
76" - -     - -    
Interior width                
78"                
Overall height                
102"     - -     - -
110" - -     - -    
Overall length with bumper 242" 250" 242" 250" 240" 240" 248" 248"
Overall width with no mirrors                
83"                
Manual entrance door                
25" x 70"     - -   -   -
25" x 78" - -     -   -  
Electric entrance door                
25" x 70"     - -   -   -
25" x 78" - -     -   -  
Wheelchair available - - - - - - - -
    Standard Equipment *- Varies based on state and options selected **- Various passenger/wheelchair configurations available

MODEL

T250 T350 G3500
Chassis Ford Transit Ford Transit GM / Chevy
Wheelbase 138" 156" 139"
Rear wheel (SRW- Single)      
Single-Rear Wheel      
Engine      
3.7L Ti-VCT V-6 Gas     -
275 HP @ 6,000RPM      
260 Torque @ 4,000 RPM      
3.2L Power Stroke® I-5 Turbo Diesel     -
185 HP @ 3,000 RPM      
350 Torque @ 1,750      
Vortec 4.8L Gas (SFI-V8) - -  
285 HP @ 5,400 RPM      
295 Torque @ 4,600 RPM      
Vortec 6.0L Gas (SFI-V8) - -  
342 HP @ 5,400 RPM      
373 Torque @ 4,400 RPM      
Engine (alternative fuel) - -  
6.0L Propane      
Transmission      
6-Speed Automatic w/ HD Overdrive      
GVW ratings (lbs.) 9,000 9,500 9,900
Max. Front gawr (lbs.) 4,130 4,130 4,300
Axle, front (lbs.) 4,130 4,130 4,300
Axle, rear (lbs.) 5,515 6,000 7,500
Axle, ratio 4.1/3.7 4.1/3.7` 3.42
Brakes, service      
Power, Self Adjusting Four Wheel Disc with Four Wheel Anti- Lock      
Electrical      
Alternator - 230 Amp. - Gasoline     -
210 Amp. - Diesel     -
220 Amp. - Gasoline - -  
Battery - 70-Amp Hr, 610-CCA (Gas)     -
70 Amp. Hr, 760-CCA (Diesel)     -
Dual 600 CCA - -  
Fuel tank     -
25 - Gallon     -
33 - Gallon - -  
Springs -max. Capacity      
Front (lbs.) 4,300 4,300 4,300
Rear (lbs.) - Single Stage 6,084 6,084 6,084
Stabilizer bar, front YES YES YES
Stabilizer bar, back NO NO NO
Tires (front & rear)      
LT235/65R16C      
Wheels, 8-hole disc      
16" Steel      
  - Standard      - Optional

Standard Body Equipment

Popular Options

   
Flooring 3 Point Seats
One-Piece 1/2" Marine Grade Plywood Flooring One-Piece 5/8" Marine Grade Plywood Flooring
  Activity Seats
Lights AM/FM/ Bluetooth Radio
4 Amber, 4 Red Warning Lights Backup Alarm
4 Interior LED Dome Lights Backup Camera
7" Stop / Tail / Turn Exterior Lights Battery / Storage Compartment
4" Stop / Tail / Backup Lights Child Restraint Seats
  Colored Rubber Flooring
Mirrors Crossing Control Arms
Rearview and Crossover Electric DOD Door
  Electric Monitors
Roof Equipment Cage
One-Piece Tubular Steel Roofbows Fire Blocking Upholstery
White Roof Interior Mirrors
  Kickout Window
Seating LED Lighting Package
3 - Point Seats (Required on ≤ 10,000 GVWR) Overhead Luggage
Bench Seats (Required on ≥ 10,000 GVWR) PA System
  Rear Heater
Windows Rear In-Wall A/C
Tinted 28" x 30" or 36" x 30" Split Sash with 12" Opening Reverse Backup Sensors
  Roof Escape Hatch
OTHER Window and Seat Level Rubrails
Wrap-Around Rubrails at Seat and Floor Level Safety Equipment
Black Wrap-Around Bumpers Spare Tire
1.5" Batted Insulation Stainless-Steel Wheel Covers
High Density Isolation Pucks Static Roof Vent
  Strobe Lighting
  Track Flooring
  Vandal Lock (Emergency Door)

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Collins Multi-Purpose Bus Floorplans

SL400

Collins Multi-Purpose Bus Floorplans

SL408

Collins Multi-Purpose Bus Floorplans

SH400

Collins Multi-Purpose Bus Floorplans

SH408

Collins Multi-Purpose Bus Floorplans

TL400

Collins Multi-Purpose Bus Floorplans

TH408

Collins Multi-Purpose Bus Floorplans

TL408

Collins Multi-Purpose Bus Floorplans

TH400