The Blue Bird FX2 (Forward Engine) is the perfect bus for your shuttle or transit fleet needs. As a leader in transport, the FX2 is especially stellar at navigating in densely populated areas and along highly-trafficked, tight and twisty routes. Its enhanced front service door allows easy access to the engine without the need for special tools, thus increasing uptime and reducing maintenance time.

Features and benefits



  • Multiple fuel options available – Diesel and CNG
  • Max Visibility
  • Increased Passenger Comfort
  • Built to Last Structure
  • Reduced Operating and Maintenance Costs
  • Enhanced Safety
  • Superior Insulation and Quietness
  • Proven Body Design
  • Ergonomic Drivers Cockpit
  • Bonded Windows
  • Tilted Panoramic Windows
  • Fuel Tank Located between frame rails
  • Zero Maintenance Fasteners
  • Reliable Body Electrical

Special Needs

The Blue Bird FX2 delivers exceptional safety and stability, making this bus an excellent choice for your special needs applications. This bus is ready to be equipped with a variety of options to suit the needs of any passenger.


Smooth operating, ADA-compliant wheelchair lifts from suppliers including Braun and Ricon are available for any of Blue Bird’s buses.


Our Slide N’Click and floor pocket anchorages offer safe and secure transport for special needs passengers.


General Specifications

Capacity Up to 52 passengers
Exterior length Varies by wheelbase
Exterior width 96”
Overall height 121″-128”
Interior width 90 3/4”
Interior height 77”
Wheelbase 141”/ 169”/ 190”/ 211”/ 232”
Aisle Width Varies by floorplan
Skirt Length 16 1/4″, 19 3/4″, 25 3/4″
Front Overhang 95″ with standard steel bumper
Rear Overhang Varies by body length/wheelbase
Entrance Door 32″ Wide x 79″ High/double electric outward opening
Rear Door 37″ Wide x 52″ High
Exterior Mirrors Manual, optional heated remote operated
Flooring 5/8″ Plywood subflooring optional
Tire Size 11R22.5 (G) all-position radials
GVWR Up to 36,200 lbs


Diesel Powertrain Specifications

Engine Cummins B6.7 200-280 hp
Transmission Allison 2500 – 5 speed automatic
Fuel Tank Standard 60-gallon, optional 100-gallon


Popular Options

  • Multiple Paint Colors Available
  • Advanced Seating Options
  • Destination Sign
  • Backup Camera in Rearview Mirror
  • Overhead Racks
  • Electronic Options Including:
    • Wi-Fi
    • Reading Lights
    • Soft Touch Sensors
    • Video System
    • Surveillance Cameras
    • And much more!


Floor plans

A variety of seat plans and configurations are available, including track seating and special needs options, offering our customers optimal flexibility to meet specific passenger needs.



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