Motor Coach Industries J4500

Des Plaines, Ill.
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  • The 2018 J4500 features a more spacious cabin with best-in-class legroom and capacity to seat 60 comfortably, along with new ceiling lighting, seat and trim upgrades, and a bigger lavatory, larger transom window and a rear window option.
  • New entryway illumination on the updated patented spiral entryway with LED lighting options on stepwell nose, handrail, and side window lighting along with an RGB lighting package for customizable interior color choices.
  • Increased legroom and visibility for the driver with a new high-definition instrument panel that provides key system messaging including tire pressure status, engine DPF regeneration notices, and more.
  • New air intake system and new driver dash with a high-definition instrument panel.

Exhibiting at BusCon, Booth #439.


Brakes Bendix® ADB22X™ Air Disc Brakes
Engine Cummins ISX 12L, 425 hp engine w/engine brake; optional Detroit Diesel 410 or 450 hp engine w/engine brake
Exterior Height 140.75 in.
Fuel Options Clean diesel
Fuel Capacity 183 gal.
GVWR 54,000 lbs.
Headroom 78.25 in.
Length 45.58 ft.
Passenger Capacity 60
Transmission Allison B500 6-speed automatic with prognostics capability
Wheelbase 315 in.
DEF Tank Capacity 15 gal.

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MCI, NFI execs talk new vehicles, service enhancements at UMA EXPO

MCI and parent New Flyer Industries Inc. held a special press event during the UMA 2018 EXPO on Monday, Jan. 8th. to review 2017 and plans for 2018 and beyond.

MCI opens new S.F. Bay Area sales and service center

The Hayward complex features the latest diagnostic equipment, nine service bays, a state-of-the-art parts inventory system, paint booth and OEM trained technicians.  

MCI appoints Southeast regional VP

Sean Kelchin will be based in Nashville and work with customers in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee to represent MCI products.

MCI Academy wins top technician training award

The Automotive Training Managers Council recognized MCI's interior heating and cooling systems training as one of the most innovative in motorcoach industry.

N.B.-based tour and charter co. takes delivery of 1st new MCI J4500

The Sussex, N.B.-based Optimum Ride began with a single MCI 1972 MC-5B purchased in 2000. Today, the company’s operations serve the growing tourist destinations in the Canadian Maritimes.

MCI unveils more passenger/driver space, upscale interior for J4500

New standard touches include indirect LED ceiling lights, puck-style spotlights, and entryway illumination.

Laffan joins MCI as VP, sales for Northeast region

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MCI's Ziska receives 'Women in Buses' award at ABA event

Award recognizes the role of women in the motor coach industry who work collaboratively on issues and concerns of women business leaders as well as industry specific trends.

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