CE Series School Buses

  • Standard Leave No Student Behind® feature ensures drivers disable alarm at rear of bus before exiting
  • Entry steps are consistently spaced for predictable footing and are the widest in the industry
  • Standard 16-gauge steel body and all-steel rub rail construction provide increased strength and corrosion resistance
  • LCD on-board diagnostic display reports fault codes for engine and chassis without the need for a reader
  • 3-piece flat roped-in windshield and roped-in stationary glass for easier and more cost-effective glass replacement
  • Best-in-class defroster performance for enhanced visibility in cold weather
  • Electrically activated passenger door with standard electric vandal lock on entrance door
  • Interchangeable BTI Seating features precision die-formed seat base and seat back that can be swapped in approximately five minutes
  • Wide-opening, easy-tilt three-piece fiberglass hood provides excellent engine access for routine maintenance
23,500 – 33,000 lbs.
  • 29 - 78 Passengers
Wheelbase Options
  • 158", 169", 193", 217", 236", 254", 276"
Single Rear Axle (4x2)
  • Meritor: 15,500 - 23,000 lbs.
  • Dana Spicer: 15,500 - 23,000 lbs.
Front Axle
  • Meritor: 8,000 - 10,000 lbs.
  • Dana Spicer: 8,000 - 10,000 lbs.
  • Navistar Select: 8,000 - 10,000 lbs.
  • High Strength Low Alloy Steel 50,000 PSI
Front Suspension
  • Navistar Select: Parabolic Taper Leaf (8,000 - 10,000 lbs.)
Rear Suspension
  • International® Vari-Rate Spring: 13,500 – 21,000 lbs.
  • International Ride-Optimized Suspension (IROS Air): 15,500 – 23,000 lbs.
Exhaust System
  • Single Horizontal Aftertreatment Device frame mounted under right rail
Electrical System
  • Delco Remy: 12 Volt, 200 Amp
  • Bosch: 12 Volt, 200 Amp
  • Leece-Neville: 12 Volt, 240 – 325 Amp
Battery Systems
  • International: 12 Volt 1100 – 1850 CCA
  • International: 12 Volt 2300 CCA (Propane)
  • Enersys Odyssey: 12 Volt 3450 CCA
  • JCI: 12 Volt 2850 CCA
  • Hydraulic Brakes with ABS and ATC
  • Optional Air Brakes with ABS and ATC
  • Air Drum Brakes and Air Disc Brakes
  • Diesel: Cummins ISB 6.7: 200-260 HP, 520-600 lb-ft
  • Propane: Power Solutions International (PSI) 8.8L: 270 HP, 565 lb-ft
  • Gasoline: Power Solutions International (PSI) 8.8L: 270 HP, 548 lb-ft
  • Allison: 2500 PTS with Direct Mount Cooler
  • Allison: 3000 PTS with Direct Mount Cooler
  • Eaton®: Procision™, Dual-Clutch Automated Manual
Fuel Tanks
  • 40 – 100 Gallons, mounted between frame and behind rear axle
  • Available Crossing Control Gate
  • Automatic Headlights (optional)
  • 78" Interior Headroom
  • Lighted steering-wheel mounted door control and eight-way light switches
  • Water In Fuel Sensor
  • Cruise Control
  • Optional factory-installed IC Air
  • Entrance door step well – 14 ga Steel, Formed Treads, Proflex™ Finish – Standard
IC Buses from Maxim Truck & Trailer


ic bus kids smilingMore children ride to school on an IC Bus than on any other bus brand in the world. Maxim Truck & Trailer offers a complete line of school and commercial buses from IC Bus to fit your organization's needs.

What sets IC Bus apart is that they build the whole bus – front to back, top to bottom. They design and build their buses with reliable, high quality products that allow their buses to travel longer and without roadblocks. By integrating every phase of production, distribution, and service, IC Bus delivers a better, stronger bus, at the best possible value.

IC bus is a leader in its industry, focused on excellence now and for future generations. IC drives its future, always looking forward at the road ahead. 



With programs like No Student Left Behind, and features like full power hydraulic breaks, BTI seating, and steering wheel switches to keep drivers' hands on the wheel and their eyes on the road, IC Bus delivers on its goal to make the CE series the safest, most reliable vehicle on the road. 



Getting kids safely from pick-up to their destination is a base requirement for IC Buses. Reliability is key, so IC Bus has invested in a state-of-the-art engineering plant, employs integration leaderships, and is the only school bus manufacturer to apply a final layer of under-coating after assembly as standard, providing the under body components with an extra layer of protection. 



OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics system monitors your fleet to provide real-time comprehensive fleet management, enable quicker repairs, control maintenance and repair costs, and prevent breakdowns. The Diamond Logic Electrical System is best-in-class and allows for easy access of installing incremental features. Combined with Over-The-Air Programming, IC Buses are technologically ahead of the curve. 



Lindsey Frego
IC Bus Account Manager

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