BYD K9MC 40-ft. Electric Transit Bus

Los Angeles, CA
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BYD’s 40-ft Electric Transit Bus is the first of its kind in service worldwide. Utilizing BYD’s proprietary Iron-Phosphate battery, this quiet-running vehicle produces zero emissions, integrates easily with any existing fleet and meets roughly 80% of urban Transit system needs with a range of 161 miles on a single charge.The 40–ft Electric Transit Bus is manufactured at the BYD Factory in California, and is compliant with FMVSS, CMVSS, ADA and “Buy America” regulations.

Exhibiting at BusCon, Booth #501.


Battery Capacity 500 kWh
Brakes Front & rear brakes, ABS, regenerative braking
Curb Weight 30,865 lbs.
Engine AC synchronous motor
Exterior Height 138.6 in.
Exterior Width 101.6 in.
GVWR 43,432 lbs.
Length 40.9 ft.
Seating Capacity Up to 41+1
Suspension Air suspension (with mechanical)
Turning Radius 42.7 ft.
Wheelbase 284 in.
Charge Power 150 kW x 2
Battery Pack Iron-phosphate
Charge Time 2.5 hours
Range Over 255 mi.

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