I-BUS F-54

The I-Bus 1000 Series is the largest bus in the I-Bus range built on the ISUZU 1000 Truck Chassis with a full walk-through bus body. This front engine bus is suited for rural and city bus operators providing better handling capabilities by having more weight transferred over the front axle. The 1000 Series Bus can be custom made to suit various seating capacities from 53 to 75 seats and has auto airbag suspension. Driver comfort is maintained with all standard ISUZU equipment used within the cabin.

Body and Chassis

Type ISUZU Chassis I-BUS Body
Length 12500mm
Width 2460mm
Height 3650mm
Wheel Base 7000mm
Chassis RHD
Doors 1 Side


Type Diesel
Capacity 400L


Type Sitec Series III 295
Configuration Inline 6 Cylinder
Capacity 7790cc
Power 221kW / 296HP @2400RPM
Torque 981Nm @1450RPM
Induction Electronically controlled variable nozzle turbocharger with air-to-air intercooler
Emissions Euro 5


Automatic 6 Speed


Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) 16500kg

Drivetrain and Axles

Front Axle Meritor Reverse Elliot L-beam
6600kg capacity
Rear Axle Meritor
10400kg capacity
Diff Ratio Manual: 5.63:1
Auto: 6.43:1

Wheels and Tyres

Tyre Size 295/80R22 152/148M
Rating Steer axle: 7100kg
Drive axle: 11600kg
Wheel Configuration Single Steer Tyres
Dual Rear Tyres
Tyre Type Michelin XZE2 Tubeless


Steering Type Recirculating Ball
Tilt Adjustment Standard
Telescopic / Reach Standard Adjustment
Power Assisted Standard

Electronic Systems

Voltage 24V
Alternator 140A
Batteries 2 115E41L (651 CCA) batteries connected in series

Air Conditioning

Make Thermo King
Passenger Vents Standard
Type Cool
Diesel Heater Optional for Heat

Seating and Safety

Pending Specification 53 + Driver
Seat Type Options Fixed Bench
Coach with Recline
2/3 Seating
Seatbelts Passenger Lap Seatbelts (Optional on seat types)
Driver Seatbelt Lap Sash Seat Belt
Covers Synthetic Leather / Vinyl Velour
Speed Limited Yes


Internal None
External Rear Through Bins

Coach Spec Inclusions

Tool Box Compartment Standard
Battery Compartment Door Standard
Fuel Tank Door Standard
TV / DVD Unit Standard
Engine Door Standard
Engine Inspection Cover Standard
Emergency Exit Standard
Emergency Release Hatch Standard
Rappard Interior Mirror Standard
Vinyl Grey Floor Standard
Brushed Alloy Side Linings Standard
Lamipanel Centre Ceiling Standard
Fibreglass Modesty Panel Standard
Step Light Entrance Standard
Drivers Light and AC Vent Standard
Fluorescent Saloon Lights Standard
ISUZU Factory Drivers Seat Standard
External Passenger Door Controls and Door Lock Standard
Manual Sun Visor Standard
Hand Rails Passenger Entry Standard
LED Exterior Lighting Standard
Reverse Camera Standard
Reverse Buzzer Standard


ISUZU Chassis Warranty 3 Years / 150000km / 2500 Hours
I-BUS Warranty 3 Years Body
12 Months Accessories

Optional Extras

Bull Bar Optional
Spot Lights Optional
UHF Radio Optional
LED Strobe Light Optional
Hopper Windows Optional
PA / Guide Microphone Optional
USB Ports All Seats Optional
Mine Safety Decals Optional
Corporate Signage Optional
Hand Brake Alarm with Door Ajar Warning Optional
School Light Kit Optional