ARBOC Specialty Vehicles Spirit of Independence

Middlebury, Ind.
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The Spirit of Independence is a light-duty low-floor shuttle bus and is perfect for use as a hotel shuttle, paratransit vehicle or in the assisted living market. The patent-pending low floor design is an industry first, joining a light duty chassis cab to a low floor chassis assembly. It is available on a Dodge ProMaster or Ford Transit.

Exhibiting at BusCon, Booth #701.


Brakes 4-wheel hydraulic disc. with ABS
Engine 3.7L V6 Gas or 3.2L Powerstroke Diesel (on the Ford Transit) or 3.6L Pentastar V6 gas or 3.0L 14 EcoDiesel V6 (on the Dodge ProMaster)
Exterior Height 103 in. (not including A/C or roof hatch)
Floor Low
Fuel Capacity 25 gal. (Ford Transit) or 24 gal. (Dodge ProMaster)
Length 288 in. (Ford Transit) or 260 in. (Dodge ProMaster)
Passenger Capacity Up to 15 and 5 wheelchairs (Ford Transit) or up to 12 and 3 wheelchairs (Dodge ProMaster)
Transmission Automatic
Wheelbase 178 in. (Ford Transit) or 165 in. (Dodge ProMaster)

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