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Maxus V80 School bus

Utilising global resources and leading technology



The Maxus V80 School bus is an Abu Dhabi Department of Transport & Dubai RTA-compliant 16-seater school transport. Utilising global resources and leading technology, SAIC Maxus is committed to producing the best vehicle in its class.


Designed according to European standards, the unique shape and distinct size of the vehicle ensures that the V80 is in line with the major technical and safety norms of the various UAE regulatory authorities, and allows for a 15+1 seating configuration.


The passenger-focused technology of the Maxus V80 guarantees a comfortable journey from departure to arrival. The spacious dimensional characteristics of the vehicle also ensure enhanced space and comfort, ensuring the travelling experience is superior to other vehicles in its class.


In order to meet DOT and RTA specifications for school transportation, the Maxus V80 has a high-strength, energy-absorbing body with a three-point seatbelt on all seats, as well as 4 exits and 4 breakable windows, fire extinguishers, a fire suppression system and an automatic left-side school stop sign arm linked to the electric door.

Drive Type Left hand drive
Number of Seats 16 (15+1)
Engine Model Euro IV emission standard Eco-D 2.5L turbo diesel common rail direct injection
Rated Power(KW) 100
Max. Torque(N.M) 330
Max. Speed (km/h) 160
100 km Fuel consumption (60km/h Constant speed) SWB: 5.4; LWB: 6.0
Fuel tank Capacity (L) 80
Break System ABS, EBD, ESP & TPMS driver assistance systems for superior safety
Suspension Front McPherson independent suspension/rear non-independent suspension
Tires 215/75R16
Seat belts 3-point seat belts on all passenger seats
Stop arm Automatic left-side school stop sign arm linked to electric door
Floor markings High-visibility guidelines to emergency exit
Safety Spark arrestor in exhaust system
Triangles Reflective triangles x2
Engine safety Engine fire suppression system (1kg)
Fire extinguisher Fire extinguisher (6kg) x1
Pathway and floor Provide non-slip rubber covering on pathway with reflective stickers
Brake lights High and low warning lights for braking & parking
Emergency exit Glass-breaking hammer
CCTV and DVR CCTV/DVR system with 4 external cameras & 3 interior cameras displayed on a 7” LCD screen
First aid First Aid Kit
Speed limiter Fitted speed limiter set to 80km/h
Window locks Window lock at 7cm, shaft chain
Colour School bus yellow (RAL 108 as per DoT specifications)
Door Driver-controlled electric sliding door synchronised with school stop sign arm
Stickers “School Bus” stickers front and side in English and Arabic, with reflective yellow sticker around the body
Destination board Electronic destination board
Rear windows Rear window glass defogger
Ventilation Sliding windows on both sides with 10cm opening
Fog lamps Fog lamps (front & rear)
Seating and aisle Clear aisle from front to rear door for safe and easy access
Window tint Tinting of window glass to 30%
Fuel tank Protective cover for fuel tank
Seats Fixed seats with headrest
GPS Tracker GPS Tracker - XM 558

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