Nearly half of all light / medium duty commercial buses operating today are ElDorado National Buses. Central States Bus Sales, Inc., is proud to be your local dealer & distributor for these fine ElDorado shuttle buses. Larger than the next two competitors combined, ElDorado National offers the widest range of models and options and the most competitive pricing in the industry. ElDorado National leads the industry in alternative fuels technology with a complete range of propane, compressed natural gas (CNG), liquid natural gas (LNG), and electric power options. Every ElDorado National bus is ISO 9001 certified and benefits from unsurpassed research and development and superior financial strength. Every ElDorado bus has been life-cycle tested at the FTA testing facility and then tested again on ElDorado's own track – the only manufacturer-owned track in the industry – using even more rigorous requirements. With models ranging from 20’ to 37’, front or rear engine power, full paratransit systems, and low–floor heavy–duty transit buses, there is an ElDorado National product sure to meet every need.
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The Aerolite does not require a commercial driver's license in many states. This vehicle is 20’ in length and seats up to 14 passengers. The Aerolite has completed 5–Year ⁄ 150,000 mile federal bus testing at Altoona, Pennsylvania. One of the most competitively-priced vehicles in its class, Aerolite also carries one of the highest value ratings in the commercial bus market. The ElDorado Aerolite built on a single-rear-wheel Ford or Chevy chassis provides excellent passenger safety and comfort, and the dual-rear-wheel Chevy Aerolite handles a generous 900 lbs. of extra payload. The Aerolite is one tough bus in a compact package! Aerolite offers the same durability and quality that have made ElDorado National the #1 builder of small and mid-size buses year after year. At just 87" wide, the Aerolite is 9" narrower than the standard bus body, providing superior maneuverability in tight spaces.
The ElDorado Aerotech, built on either a Ford or a Chevy chassis in lengths ranging from 259" to 336", is available in both single-rear-wheel and dual-rear-wheel applications. The Aerotech has been the #1 selling commercial bus since 1985. Its wide range of floorplans and interior color choices is complemented by such options as TV/DVD systems, luggage racks, and illuminated signs at front, side, or rear locations. Its high-impact corrosion-resistant fiberglass body construction provides low-maintenance, high-quality performance; and the Aerotech has been 5-year/150,000-mile Altoona tested. As the only crash tested commercial cutaway bus you can feel confident in the safety provided your drivers and passengers. Meet your environmentally green objectives with alternate fuel availablity on the 6.8L V10 engine.
Ideal for long road trips, the Aero Elite offers spacious seating with 80" of interior headroom. Its exclusive steel reinforced composite construction has superior impact resistance and meets FMVSS 220 Rollover Safety Requirements. The Aero Elite's composite body allows for better heating and cooling and is free of rust and corrosion. ElDorado offers the longest-established dealer network to take care of you before, during, and after your purchase. Built on the International 3400 chassis with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 21,444 lbs., the Aero Elite is offered in body lengths ranging from 320" to 380". The truck components of the chassis, drawing from the proven durability of the Aerotech body design, offer the industry a cost-effective alternative to a traditional cutaway-based product. Standard features include an International turbo diesel engine with 5-year/150,000-mile warranty and an Allison AT-545 transmission. The Aero Elite offers clear and easy access to the engine and all components and has been 7-year/200,000-mile federal bus tested.