RE Series School Bus

Durability, serviceability, and maximum uptime. The RE Series is built with the driver in mind to get your passengers there on time, every time. Step through the widest entry door in the industry and into an interior designed for the safety and comfort of up to 90 passengers plus all their backpacks and gear. With optimum safety features, connected technology, and a top-of-the-line Cummins® L9 engine, it’s a bus that drivers love to drive, with easy access that lets mechanics get right to work.

  • 65-105 gallon
    fuel tanks
  • Leave No Student Behind®
    rear bus alarm
  • 72-90
    passenger capacity
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  • Leave No Student Behind® rear safety feature: optional 
  • 16-gauge steel body and 100% steel rub rail for added durability: standard
  • Evenly spaced entry steps—the widest in the industry
  • 21,000 lb International Ride-Optimized Air Suspension: standard (higher ratings available)
  • Visual and audible low fuel, oil, voltage, coolant, and high-temperature alarms
  • Three-piece flat, roped-in windshield and stationary glass for easy replacement
  • Electric passenger door with standard electric vandal lock on entrance door
  • Interchangeable BTI seating with precision, die-formed seat base and seat back

  • Wheel Base
    222”, 249”, 276”, 303”

  • Capacity

    72–90 passengers

  • GVWR

    31,800–37,000 lb

  • Front Suspension

    Standard parabolic taper leaf: 12,000–14,000 lb

    Hendrickson—AIRTEK® Air Over Leaf: 12,000–14,000 lb

  • Rear Suspension

    International® Ride Optimized Suspension (IROS)

    21,000–23,000 lb

  • Engine

    Cummins® L9

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With up to 300 hp and 860 lb-ft of torque in the RE Series, the L9 offers the best power-to-weight ratio in its class.
  • Cylinders: Inline 6
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Combustion System: Direct Injection
  • Horsepower: 300 (max)
  • Torque: 860 lb-ft. (max)
  • Bore & Stroke: 4.49" 5.69"
  • Displacement: 5.43 cu. in. (8.9L)
  • Aspiration: Variable Geometry Turbocharger
  • Engine Lubrication: 15L
  • Dry Weight: 1,695 lbs.
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Getting your passengers from point A to point B, safely and on schedule. —that’s our job. It’s why we apply the highest standards to every product design. With new technology like electronic stability control and collision mitigation now standard on all IC Buses, our manufacturing process ensures we’re building the best buses on the road.
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Made in the USA

Dedicated, highly-trained employees. Rigorous testing (the brakes alone undergo nine in-process validations). Complete construction under one roof. From our Tulsa, OK, manufacturing facility, we put nearly 11,000 new buses on the road each year.