Girardin Minibus MB-IV

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Girardin Minibus MB-IV
Girardin Minibus MB-IV 200
Years of manufacture 1991 to 2005
Length 252.5 to 310.5 inches
Width 96 inches
Power/Fuel Diesel
Girardin Minibus MB-IV 200

The Girardin MB-IV is a type-A school bus that was offered on both Ford and GM chassis with dual rear wheels on the rear axle. The bus could be equipped with a wheelchair lift. The MB-IV was available in a commercial bus version which featured greater seat pitch, more comfortable seating, and more amenities. In 2005, Girardin introduced the successor to the MB-IV, the G5.

Models

Model number Chassis Length
(inches)
Height
(inches)
MB-IV 100 Ford 252.5 111
GM 263.5
MB-IV 200 Ford 278.5 113
GM 289.5
MB-IV 200C Ford 278.5 118
GM 289.5
MB-IV 300D Ford 310.5 118
GM N/A N/A
MB-IV 900 Ford 310.5 113
GM N/A N/A

Specifications

Ford chassis

Engine

  • Ford 5.4 litre (gasoline)
  • Ford 6.0 litre (diesel)
  • Ford 6.8 litre (gasoline)

Transmission

  • 5 speed auto

Capacity

  • up to 30 passengers

GM/Chevy chassis

Engine

  • GM 6.0 litre (gasoline)
  • GM 6.6 litre (diesel)

Transmission

  • 4 speed auto

Capacity

  • up to 30 passengers

Operators

Canada