Elkhart Coach Buses

Elkhart Coach is a transit and shuttle bus OEM with assembly plants in Elkhart, Indiana. As part of the Forest River, Inc. (Berkshire Hathaway) group of companies, Elkhart Coach has been an A-Z Bus Sales business partner since their inception in 2005.

Elkhart Coach is considered one of the top transit and shuttle bus companies in America. Their success is attributed to their focus on the manufacturing of a versatile bus that offers several types of seating configurations to meet almost all transit/paratransit, and commercial bus applications. A few of the industry verticals that Elkhart Coach buses operate in include:

– Senior and Assisted Living Facilities
– Airport Shuttle Services
– Municipalities operating transit and paratransit services
– Church Buses
– Universities and Colleges
– Tour and Charter Companies

Elkhart Coach is built upon a solid reputation of building top quality buses that are safe for passengers and drivers, structurally and mechanically reliable, and offer a quiet and smooth ride for all types of transit and commercial passengers.

EC-II E-450 Ford Features

  • Seating capacity: Forward facing, up to 25 passengers; Perimeter seating, up to 21 passengers
  • Wheelchair capacity, up to 2 with front or rear lifts
  • Ford V-10 6.8L Gas Engine
  • Built on Ford E-450 Cut-Away Chassis
  • Electronic 5-speed Automatic transmission
  • 55 Gallon Fuel Tank

EC-II E-450 Ford Features

  • Seating capacity: Forward facing, up to 25 passengers; Perimeter seating, up to 21 passengers
  • Wheelchair capacity, up to 2 with front or rear lifts
  • Ford V-10 6.8L Gas Engine
  • Built on Ford E-450 Cut-Away Chassis
  • Electronic 5-speed Automatic transmission
  • 55 Gallon Fuel Tank

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To request a quote or for additional information on an Elkhart Coach Bus,  complete the form below. Or call us at SoCal 800-437-5522 / NorCal 800-458-6363. A sales manager will contact you shortly.

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Specifications
Base Chassis
Ford F-550 (regular cab)
GVWR
17,500 - 19,500 lbs
Minimum Wheelbase
217 in
Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE)
Level 2 (6.6 kW, 13.2 kW optional)

DC Fast Charge (up to 80 kW)

Connector J1772 CCS-1 Combo
All Electric Range*
100 miles
Battery Capacity
122 kWh
Charge Time
(Level 2 at 6.6 kW)

15.5 hours

(DC Fast Charge at up to 80 kW)

2 hours
Maximum Speed
65 mph (electronically limited)
Peak Power
241 HP (180 kW)
Torque Rating (after transmission)
811 lb-ft (1100 Nm)
Warranty
• Base Chassis: Ford standard warranty

• EV Conversion: Lightning Systems standard warranty

(Powertrain and battery 5 year / 60,000 miles)
Analytics
• Preventive Maintenance • Range Analysis • Driver Behavior
Specifications
Base Chassis
Ford E-450 Shuttle, Cutaway, Stripped Chassis
GVWR
14,500 lbs
Minimum Wheelbase
176 in
Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE)
Level 2 (6.6 kW) and Level 3 (up to 80 kW) with J1772 CCS-1 Combo
Efficiency
61 MPGe / EPA City and 66 MPGe / EPA Highway
All Electric Range*
80 miles     |     120 miles
Battery Capacity
86 kWh     |     129 kWh
Charge Time
(Level 2)

11.25 hours     |       16.75 hours

(DC Fast Charge)

1.5 hour          |        2.25 hours
Payload and Passenger Capacity**
7,980 lbs     |       7,200 lbs

(Weight of body is part of total payload)
Maximum Speed
65 mph (electronically limited)
Peak Power
241 HP (180 kW)
Torque Rating (after transmission)
790 lb-ft (1071 Nm)
Warranty
• Base Chassis: Ford standard warranty

• EV Conversion: Lightning Systems standard warranty

(Powertrain and battery 5 year / 60,000 miles)
Analytics
• Preventive Maintenance • Range Analysis • Driver Behavior
Specifications
Base Chassis
Ford Transit 350HD Passenger Van
GVWR
10,360 lbs
Minimum Wheelbase
148 in
Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE)
Level 2 (6.6 kW) and Level 3 (up to 80 kW) with J1772 CCS Combo
Efficiency
61 MPGe / EPA City and 66 MPGe / EPA Highway
All Electric Range*
60 miles     |     120 miles
Battery Capacity
43 kWh     |     86 kWh
Charge Time
5.5 hours (Level 2)     |       11.25 hours (Level 2)

1 hour (Level 3)           |       1.5 hours (Level 3)
Payload and Passenger Capacity**
15 passengers including driver
Maximum Speed
65 mph (electronically limited)
Peak Power
215 HP (160 kW)
Torque Rating (after transmission)
733 lb-ft (994 Nm)
Warranty
• Base Chassis: Ford standard warranty

• EV Conversion: Lightning Systems standard warranty

(Powertrain and battery 5 year / 60,000 miles)
Analytics
• Preventive Maintenance • Range Analysis • Driver Behavior

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