MULTI-FUNCTION SCHOOL ACTIVITY BUS

ENGINEERED TO EXCEL AT EVERY ACTIVITY

For schools, every day and every trip is different. Knowing flexibility is the rule of the road, Collins developed an innovative, non-CDL multi-function school activity bus (MFSAB) that meets every need. Customers can choose between a Ford or Chevy bus that provides trusted performance, and Collins proprietary one-piece tubular roof design ensures safety is standard with every bus we build.

INNOVATION
FOR ALL

After 50 years of quality innovation in the school bus industry, Collins reminds passengers of all abilities that there’s always room for more. With the all-new Collins Low-Floor school bus designs, wheelchair accessibility has been taken to new heights. More than just innovation in structure and safety, this is innovation that’s accessible.

ONE ACTIVITY BUS FOR EVERY ROAD AHEAD

Collins’ non-CDL activity bus is designed for flexibility and engineered to meet the demands of every trip. With the MFSAB, customers don’t have to compromise on features by choosing one bus over another. With engineering that produces best-in-class maneuverability, design that puts storage where it’s needed and alternative fuel options for cost-saving efficiency, the Collins activity school bus is ready for whatever journey lies ahead.

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 DH400 DH416 DH416WR DH500 DH516 DE416WR DE516 DE516WR TL400 TH400 TL408 TH408 TH500 TH516WR
Chassis Chevy Chassis ONLY Chevy Chassis ONLY Chevy Chassis ONLY Chevy Chassis ONLY Chevy Chassis ONLY Chevy Chassis ONLYY Chevy Chassis ONLY Chevy Chassis ONLY Chevy Chassis ONLY Chevy Chassis ONLY Chevy Chassis ONLY Chevy Chassis ONLY Ford Transit ONLY Ford Transit ONLY Ford Transit ONLY Ford Transit ONLY Ford Transit ONLY Ford Transit ONLY
Rear-wheel                                    
Single-Rear Wheel(SRW)         - - - - - - - -         - -
Dual-Rear Wheel (DRW) - - - -                 - - - -    
Maximum Passenger Seating 20* 20* 20* 20* 24 28 18+1** 30 34 18+1** 34 24+1** 16* 16* 20* 20* 25* 18**
Maximum seating rows 4 5 4 5 4 5 5 5 6 5 5 6 4 4 5 5 5 5
Elevated floor - - - - - - - - -       - - - - - -
Interior height (6" from side wall) 67" 67" 74" 74" 74" 74" 74" 74" 74" 74" 74" 74" 67" 74" 67" 74" 74" 74"
Low-Top     - - - - - - - - - -   - - - - -
High-Top - -                     -   -      
Interior height at center aisle 68" 68" 76" 76" 77" 77" 77" 77" 77" 77" 77" 77" 68" 76" 68" 76" 76" 76"
Interior width 78" 78" 78" 78" 91" 91" 91" 91" 91" 91" 91" 91" 78" 78" 78" 78" 78" 78"
Overall Height 102" 102" 110" 110" 111" 111" 111" 111" 111" 115" 115" 115" 102" 110" 102" 110" 110" 110"
Overall length with bumper 242" 250" 242" 250" 242" 258" 258" 274" 290" 258" 290" 290" 240" 240" 248" 248" 272" 272"
Overall width with no mirrors 83" 83" 83" 83" 96" 96" 96" 96" 96" 96" 96" 96" 83" 83" 83" 83" 83" 83"
Manual entrance door 25" x 70" 25" x 70" 25" x 78" 25" x 78" 25" x 78" 25" x 78" 25" x 78" 25" x 78" 25" x 78" 25" x 82" 25" x 82" 25" x 82" 25" x 70" 25" x 78" 25" x 70" 25" x 78" 25" x 78" 25" x 78"
Electric entrance door 27" x 70" 27" x 70" 27" x 78" 27" x 78" 27" x 78" 27" x 78" 27" x 78" 27" x 78" 27" x 78" 27" x 82" 27" x 82" 27" x 82" 27" x 70" 27" x 78" 27" x 70" 27" x 78" 27" x 78" 27" x 78"
Wheelchair available - - - - - -   - -   -   - - - - -  
  Standard Equipment *- Varies based on state and options selected **- Various passenger/wheelchair configurations available

MODEL

T250 T350 T350 Heavy Duty G3500 G3500 G3500 G4500
Chassis Ford Transit Ford Transit Ford Transit GM / Chevy GM / Chevy GM / Chevy GM / Chevy
Wheelbase 138" 156" 156" 139" 139" 159" 159"
Rear wheel (SRW- Single) or (DRW- Dual) SRW SRW DRW SRW DRW DRW DRW
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              
Transmission              
6-Speed Automatic w/ HD Overdrive              
GVW ratings (lbs.) 9,000 9,500 10,360 9,900 10,000 / 12,300 12,300 14,200
Max. Front gawr (lbs.) 4,130 4,130 4,130 4,300 4,300/4,100 4,300 4,600
Axle, front (lbs.) 4,130 4,130 4,130 4,300 4,300 4,300 4,600
Axle, rear (lbs.) 5,515 6,000 7,275 7,500 7,500/8,600 8,600 9,600
Axle, ratio 4.1/3.7 4.1/3.7 4.1/3.7 3.42 3.73 3.73 4.1
Brakes, service              
Power, Self Adjusting Four Wheel Disc with Four Wheel Anti- Lock              
Electrical              
Alternator 230 Amp. (Gas) 230 Amp. (Gas) 230 Amp. (Gas) 220 Amp. (Gas) 220 Amp. (Gas) 220 Amp. (Gas) 220 Amp. (Gas)
  210 Amp. (Diesel) 210 Amp. (Diesel) 210 Amp. (Diesel) - - - -
Battery Dual 610 CCA (Gas) Dual 610 CCA (Gas) Dual 610 CCA (Gas) Dual 600 CCA Dual 600 CCA Dual 600 CCA Dual 600 CCA
  Dual 760 CCA (Diesel) Dual 760 CCA (Diesel) Dual 760 CCA (Diesel) - - - -
Fuel tank 25 - Gallon 25 - Gallon 25 - Gallon 33 - Gallon 33 - Gallon 33 - Gallon 33 - Gallon
Springs -max. Capacity              
Front (lbs.) 4,300 4,300 - 4,300 4,100 4,300 4,600
Rear (lbs.) - single stage 6,084 6,084 - 6,084 7,500 8,600 9,600
Stabilizer bar, front YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
Stabilizer bar, back NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Tires (Front & Rear) LT235/65R16C LT235/65R16C LT195/75R16C LT245/75R16E LT225/75R16E LT225/75R16E LT225/75R16E
Wheels, 8-hole disc 16" Steel 16" Steel - 16" Steel 16" Steel 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 MFSAB Floorplans

SL400

Collins MFSAB Floorplans

SL408

Collins MFSAB Floorplans

SH400

Collins MFSAB Floorplans

SH408

Collins MFSAB Floorplans

DH400

Collins MFSAB Floorplans

DH416

Collins MFSAB Floorplans

DH416WR

Collins MFSAB Floorplans

DH500

Collins MFSAB Floorplans

DH516

Collins MFSAB Floorplans

DE416WR

Collins MFSAB Floorplans

DE516

Collins MFSAB Floorplans

DE516WR

Collins MFSAB Floorplans

TL400

Collins MFSAB Floorplans

TH400

Collins MFSAB Floorplans

TL408

Collins MFSAB Floorplans

TH408

Collins MFSAB Floorplans

TH500

Collins MFSAB Floorplans

TH516WR

Public Notice

Collins Bus Corporation is required to establish a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program in accordance with 49 CFR 26. We have concluded the FY 2018-2109 goal setting process. This proposed goal and methodology are available for inspection for 30 days and for comment for 45 days following the date of this notice. The goal setting process produced a proposed FY 2018-2019 Goal of .88 percent. Any comments or concerns regarding this goal can be directed to jeff.eriksen@collinsbus.com