Motor Coach Industries Commuter Coach

Des Plaines, Ill.
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The Commuter Coach is designed for commuter express and built for highway speed, with forward-facing seating and a 42% greater seating capacity than a typical transit bus. Altoona-tested, Buy America-complaint, the commuter coach is available in clean diesel, hybrid and CNG, and in 45- and 40- foot configurations. It offers a highly competitive per-seat price, plus low cost of operation and the best mean-distance-between-failure (MDBF) rate over all other types of bus models. Exhibiting at BusCon, Booth #439.


Brakes Air, disc with unitized hubs and preset bearings
Engine Cummins ISL, ISX, ISL G
Exterior Height 11 ft., 5 in.
Fuel Options Clean Diesel, Hybrid, CNG
Fuel Capacity 164 gal. / CNG with a 114.6 DGE
GVWR 50,000 lbs. / 46,000 lbs.
Headroom 78.25 in.
Length 45 ft. / 40 ft.
Passenger Capacity 57 / 49
Transmission Allison B500, B500R, EP 50 Hybrid drive
Wheelbase 318 in. / 279 in.

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