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The Minotour® CNG bus

Efficient fuel. Efficient size.

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You're not simply responsible for transporting passengers from point A to school, and back. You're setting an example for them. Which is why we launched the Minotour® with Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) offering our customers a green, customizable transportation solution. The Minotour CNG puts out up to 13% lower greenhouse gas emissions than diesel engines, while offering a range of options to meet the needs of drivers and passengers. Since 1936, Thomas Built has been building safe buses to meet the needs of passengers, drivers and the community. And with one of the most extensive dealer networks in the industry, there's always support nearby when you need it.

Fast Facts

Seating Capacity
  • Up to 30
Wheelbase
  • GM® Chassis 159"
GVWR
  • 14,200 lbs.
Transmission
  • 6-speed automatic
Engine
  • GM 6.0L Vortec powered by IMPCO Automotive
Warranty
  • 3-year/36,000-mile limited bumper-to-bumper warranty
Fuel Tank
  • 4-tank system, 26 GGE

CNG Benefits

Abundant domestic supply of CNG
Up to 40% less expensive than a gallon of diesel on a btu basis
Green, clean-burning alternative fuel with 16% less NOx and 13% less GHGs than diesel
Exceptional power performance
Quiet, smooth drive
Fully-integrated fuel system
Reliable and durable
Domestic fuel source reduces dependency on foreign oil
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