powertrains

Diesel

A Powerful Dependable Cost Effective Choice

Built-in Longevity

The Vision Diesel is custom-tailored to deliver the best combination of:

  • Horsepower
  • Torque
  • Reliability
  • Durability
  • Fuel Economy

Solid Dependability.

The Vision Diesel’s after-treatment system allows the bus to meet the latest, near-zero nitrogen oxide (NOx) and particulate matter emissions levels. In fact, our diesel buses are over 90% cleaner than they were in 2006.On-board diagnostic instruments monitor the emissions system’s performance.Our Vision Diesel buses offer the industry’s largest DEF tank at 15 gallons, which better aligns with typical service intervals.The Blue Bird Vision is equipped with 50,000 PSI C-channel steel frame rails, giving this bus major stability and durability for increased performance.

WHAT’S UNDER THE HOOD…

 

CUMMINS

CONFIGURED

SPECIFICALLY

FOR BLUE BIRD
SCHOOL BUSES

 

 

Blue Bird works closely with Cummins, an industry-leading engine manufacturer, to…

develop unique and proprietary engine and drivetrain configurations specifically designed for our Blue Bird school buses.

Cummins diesel engines deliver the best combination of horsepower, torque, reliability, durability and fuel economy while meeting the latest emissions standards.

Time Savers

on Diesel Buses
🙂 on maintenance & training
  • Enhanced service doors
  • Proven performance
  • Simple service strategy
SAVINGS

Highlights

of our Diesel buses
!! Best in class
  • 15 gallon DEF tanks
  • Cummins SCR self-contained system
  • Shared parts commonality with all Diesel models
Info

Warranties

on Diesel Buses
5 year, 100,000-mile Cummins warranty
  • Engine & Transmission
  • Entire Fuel System
standard