Micro Bird MB-II

The Micro Bird MB-II is well known for its extra wide oval body. The MB-II is the widest Type A school bus in its class, offering superior comfort and safety for up to 20 passengers while providing the lowest cost of operation. With a variety of lengths, interior roof heights and configurations, the Micro Bird MB-II can safely accommodate all your ambulatory and special needs transportation. The Micro Bird MB-II is the only lift equipped single rear wheel vehicle offered on the market, capacity for up to 4 wheelchairs. Backed by a best-in-class 5-year limited body warranty, the Micro Bird MB-II is your best choice.

Safety

Blue Bird's Micro Bird MB-II body combines our renowned safety and durability advantages such as one-piece steel roof bows, with new advances in visibility, serviceability, ergonomics, comfort, and stylish, modern design.

Extra Wide Oval Body

The Micro Bird MB-II has the widest body of any single rear wheel Type A school bus with an 82" interior width at the hip. This offers more aerodynamic styling, wider seating for increased comfort, a wider aisle for increased safety, and better compartmentalization.

LED Lights

LED clearance lights, direction lights, stop lights and back-up lights are standard equipment offering enhanced safety, while reducing operating and maintenance costs.

More-View Window

Maximum visibility of the loading zone is provided by a fully-glassed entrance door and unobstructed “More-View” window. A 24" electric double-opening door comes standard.

Passenger Safety Cage

This galvanized steel body frame ensures that all exterior elements, including dust, moisture and noise, remain outside the passenger compartment. Superior side impact protection is offered by the use of heavy-gauge steel side impact barriers that incorporate the seat rail into the design for extra strength.

Double Action Energy-Absorbing Body Mounting Blocks

The Micro Bird MB-II features energy absorbing body mounting blocks which absorb road vibration, reduce noise transfer to the interior, offer a smoother passenger ride and extend body durability. It also eliminates the need for periodic tightening of body bolts.

School Bus Seats

Integrated child seats and 3-point lap and shoulder seat belts are available for enhanced safety and versatility.

Quality and Durability

Building off Blue Bird’s purpose-built product strategy for maximum quality and optimization, the Blue Bird Micro Bird MB-II body design includes exclusive features that directly enhance safety and durability for increased overall value.

Body Warranty

Because of our high quality body standards, Micro Bird's bus bodies all come with a 5 year limited warranty.

Superior Insulation

The Micro Bird G5 has 1.5" fiberglass insulation throughout the body, including roof bows, which reduces the noise transfer into the passenger compartment, and prevents condensation.

Seat Plans

A variety of seat plans and configurations are available, including track seating and special needs options, offering our customers optimal flexibility to meet specific passenger needs.

Serviceability

Micro Bird's purpose-built design further enhances our best-in-class durability and serviceability, which allows Blue Bird Micro Bird to provide the greatest custom options for bus applications.

Network of Service Centers

With a large network of service centers across North America, your Blue Bird bus will always get the maintenance and repairs it needs in a timely manner. To find a service center near you, visit the find a dealer page.

Gas or Diesel Fueled

The Micro Bird MB-II can be equipped with a Ford or GM chassis, with multiple options available, including a choice of gas or diesel.

Special Needs

The Micro Bird MB-II school bus delivers exceptional safety and stability, making this bus an excellent choice for your special needs applications. This bus is ready to be equipped with a variety of options to suit the needs of any passenger.

Wheelchair Securement Systems

Our Slide N’Click and floor pocket anchorages offer safe and secure transport for special needs passengers.

ADA-Compliant Lifts

Smooth operating, ADA-compliant wheelchair lifts from suppliers including Braun and Ricon are available for any of Blue Bird's buses.

We feel the kids are much safer riding in the MPV than in a van because of the safety features built into the vehicle a regular van does not have. The MPV we purchased helps our district save money. I’ve had positive feedback from every coach who has driven it, saying the kids love pulling into an event in this vehicle because it gives them a sense of pride.
Beth Cain
Transportation Director
Greenville City Schools
Greenvile, OH

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