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
ChassisChevy Chassis ONLYChevy Chassis ONLYChevy Chassis ONLYChevy Chassis ONLYChevy Chassis ONLYChevy Chassis ONLYYChevy Chassis ONLYChevy Chassis ONLYChevy Chassis ONLYChevy Chassis ONLYChevy Chassis ONLYChevy Chassis ONLYFord Transit ONLYFord Transit ONLYFord Transit ONLYFord Transit ONLYFord Transit ONLYFord Transit ONLY
Rear-wheel                  
Single-Rear Wheel(SRW)    --------    --
Dual-Rear Wheel (DRW)----        ----  
Maximum Passenger Seating20*20*20*20*242818+1**303418+1**3424+1**16*16*20*20*25*18**
Maximum seating rows454545556556445555
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 aisle68"68"76"76"77"77"77"77"77"77"77"77"68"76"68"76"76"76"
Interior width78"78"78"78"91"91"91"91"91"91"91"91"78"78"78"78"78"78"
Overall Height102"102"110"110"111"111"111"111"111"115"115"115"102"110"102"110"110"110"
Overall length with bumper242"250"242"250"242"258"258"274"290"258"290"290"240"240"248"248"272"272"
Overall width with no mirrors83"83"83"83"96"96"96"96"96"96"96"96"83"83"83"83"83"83"
Manual entrance door25" 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 door27" 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

T250T350T350 Heavy DutyG3500G3500G3500G4500
ChassisFord TransitFord TransitFord TransitGM / ChevyGM / ChevyGM / ChevyGM / Chevy
Wheelbase138"156"156"139"139"159"159"
Rear wheel (SRW- Single) or (DRW- Dual)SRWSRWDRWSRWDRWDRWDRW
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.)9,0009,50010,3609,90010,000 / 12,30012,30014,200
Max. Front gawr (lbs.)4,1304,1304,1304,3004,300/4,1004,3004,600
Axle, front (lbs.)4,1304,1304,1304,3004,3004,3004,600
Axle, rear (lbs.)5,5156,0007,2757,5007,500/8,6008,6009,600
Axle, ratio4.1/3.74.1/3.74.1/3.73.423.733.734.1
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 CCADual 600 CCADual 600 CCADual 600 CCA
 Dual 760 CCA (Diesel)Dual 760 CCA (Diesel)Dual 760 CCA (Diesel)----
Fuel tank25 - Gallon25 - Gallon25 - Gallon33 - Gallon33 - Gallon33 - Gallon33 - Gallon
Springs -max. Capacity       
Front (lbs.) 4,3004,300-4,3004,1004,3004,600
Rear (lbs.) - single stage6,0846,084-6,0847,5008,6009,600
Stabilizer bar, frontYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Stabilizer bar, backNONONONONONONO
Tires (Front & Rear)LT235/65R16CLT235/65R16CLT195/75R16CLT245/75R16ELT225/75R16ELT225/75R16ELT225/75R16E
Wheels, 8-hole disc16" Steel16" Steel-16" Steel16" Steel16" Steel-
  - Standard      - Optional

Standard Body Equipment

Popular Options

  
Flooring3 Point Seats
One-Piece 1/2" Marine Grade Plywood FlooringOne-Piece 5/8" Marine Grade Plywood Flooring
 Activity Seats
LightsAM/FM/ Bluetooth Radio
4 Amber, 4 Red Warning LightsBackup Alarm
4 Interior LED Dome LightsBackup Camera
7" Stop / Tail / Turn Exterior LightsBattery / Storage Compartment
4" Stop / Tail / Backup LightsChild Restraint Seats
 Colored Rubber Flooring
MirrorsCrossing Control Arms
Rearview and CrossoverElectric DOD Door
 Electric Monitors
RoofEquipment Cage
One-Piece Tubular Steel RoofbowsFire Blocking Upholstery
White RoofInterior Mirrors
 Kickout Window
SeatingLED Lighting Package
3 - Point Seats (Required on ≤ 10,000 GVWR)Overhead Luggage
Bench Seats (Required on ≥ 10,000 GVWR)PA System
 Rear Heater
WindowsRear In-Wall A/C
Tinted 28" x 30" or 36" x 30" Split Sash with 12" OpeningReverse Backup Sensors
 Roof Escape Hatch
OTHERWindow and Seat Level Rubrails
Wrap-Around Rubrails at Seat and Floor LevelSafety Equipment
Black Wrap-Around BumpersSpare Tire
1.5" Batted InsulationStainless-Steel Wheel Covers
High Density Isolation PucksStatic 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