Blue Bird Vision Chassis Advantages

Blue Bird Vision Chassis Advantages

The Type C school bus chassis is the only dedicated Type C school bus chassis in the market today, meaning the Blue Bird Vision chassis is designed, tested, constructed, and used solely for passenger transportation without any crossover into freight trucks, construction vehicles, or other medium-duty trucking applications.

The Vision chassis’ single scope enables it to offer exclusive features and advantages not available on competitor products, such as the Vision’s angled hood which provides the greatest forward line of sight in the industry in a Type C conventional school bus, reducing the risk of accidents and improving driver satisfaction and peace of mind.

The Blue Bird Vision chassis boasts a high level of precision and optimization. Not only is premium quality built into every Blue Bird feature, but all supplier components are also chosen with reliability and purpose in mind. From a variety of engine choices and fuel platforms to the exceptional maneuverability delivered by the Hendrickson axle, the Blue Bird Vision is designed for exceptional handling and performance throughout the entire life of the product.


A choice of Cummins and Ford engines caters to customers’ specific market needs with both diesel and propane fuel platforms; all Blue Bird engine offerings provide powerful performance while meeting or exceeding current emissions standards.

The Hendrickson Front Axle design achieves a 50-degree wheel cut for increased maneuverability and superior handling/steering, allowing drivers to navigate tight turns and reduce the need for backing up while on a route.

Advanced electronics and diagnostics tools including a driver-information-panel (DID) provide a wealth of system knowledge to both drivers and service technicians.

The Vision’s Easy Hood Assist allows for less than 15 lb. of opening effort to access the engine compartment.

Optional 100-gallon diesel fuel tank between frame rails in rear overhang ensures maximum protection while offering increased flexibility in routing.

The Vision’s Angled Hood offers the best forward sightline visibility among Type C conventional products.

Dedicated, purpose-built Blue Bird Vision Chassis delivers high levels of safety, quality, and optimization for extended life cycle value.

Easily adjustable tilt/telescoping steering column improves driver ergonomics and accessibility.

Premium components such as maintenance-free Huck Spin fasteners on all permanent frame fixtures contribute to the Blue Bird Vision’s strength and durability.


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