Blue Bird Micro Bird G5 Gas

Blue Bird Micro Bird G5 Propane

With a capacity of up to 30 passengers and up to five rows of seating, as well as multiple powertrain options available, the Micro Bird G5 is a great choice for your fleet. The Micro Bird G5 is available in Gasoline, Propane and Electric fuel types on a variety of chassis options.

Safety 1st

At Blue Bird, safety is our top priority. All Micro Bird buses are reinforced by heavy-gauge steel side-impact barriers that incorporate with the seat rail for extra protection. Integrated child seats and three-point lap and shoulder seat belts are available for enhanced safety and versatility. A “more view” window and fully glassed entry door maximize the driver’s view of students entering and exiting.

We build safety into the Micro Bird, from the one-piece galvanized steel roof bows to superior LED external lights. Double-leaf wheelchair doors protect both sides of the G5’s optional lift and provide superior door strength.

Quality

At Blue Bird, we pay attention to the details that deliver performance, reliability and durability. Aluminum side-body panels create a bus that’s inexpensive to repair and built to last. Superior insulation throughout the bus absorbs road noise and helps prevent condensation and corrosion.

The Micro Bird G5’s wide body design creates a large aisle for improved compartmentalization, easy passenger movement and increased knee clearance. An HD package is available for harsh driving conditions.

Among the long list of options are air conditioning, electronic sleeping children monitoring system, wheelchair lift, vandal lock system and audio / public address systems.

The Micro Bird G5 Gasoline is available with a Chevy/GMC 6.0L engine or a Ford 6.2L or 6.8L engine.

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

Blue Bird understands that budget is a key factor in bus choice. Calculating total cost of ownership (TCO) allows decision-makers to select vehicles with confidence. Initial purchase price, fuel costs, maintenance costs and projected lifespan all impact TCO. Micro Bird buses are built with the best-quality materials to reduce maintenance costs and save money in the long run.

The gasoline, propane and electric models require no costly diesel after-treatment systems to meet Environmental Protection Agency requirements. And, the cleaner-operating fuels translate to cleaner parts and longer engine life. With the added bonus of federal and local rebates and incentives for alternative fuels like electric and propane, districts are saving up to thousands of dollars per bus annually on fuel costs.

Because we value customer satisfaction, all Micro Bird bus bodies come with a 5-year limited warranty.

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CHEVY/GMC

FORD

Specifications:

100

200

200c

100

200

200c

Capacity

20/24

30

24

22

30

24

Number of Rows

¾

5

5

4

5

5

Exterior length overall

243”/263”

289”

289”

257”

283”

283”

Exterior width overall

96”

96”

96”

96”

96”

96”

Exterior height overall

110”

112”

118”

111”

113”

118”

Interior Floor length

135”/151.25”

177.25”

177.25”

151.25”

177.25”

177.25”

Interior height at hip

93”

93”

93”

93”

93”

93”

Interior height at center line

76”

76”

76”

76”

76”

76”

Entrance door

32”x77”

32”x77”

32”x82”

32”x77”

32”x77”

32”x82”

Side windows

35”x30”

35”x30”

35”x30”

35”x30”

35”x30”

35”x30”

Rear Bumper

3/16”x9.5” with 12” wrap around

3/16”x9.5” with 12” wrap around

Engine

6.0L gas

6.2L gas/ 6.8L gas

Wheelbase

139”

159”

159”

138”

158”

158”

Transmission

         6-speed automatic heavy duty overdrive

6-speed overdrive

GVWR

12,300 lbs /14,200 lbs

11,500 lbs

12,500 lbs /14,000lbs /14,500lbs

Fuel Tank

33 gallons

40 gallons

Brakes

4-wheel anti-lock, 4-wheel disc

4-wheel disc

Tires

LT225/75R16E all-season, blackwall

LT225/75RX16E all-season

Alternator

200 amp.

150 amp. HD / 155 amp. HD

Battery

600 & 770 CCA

72 amp.