Prices depends on the following....
-Bus manufacturers list pricing
-Length of bus desired ( 30, 35, 40,45, and 60ft ).
-Type of fuel system desired ( clean-diesel, CNG
, LNG, hybrid-electric technology )
-Powertrain option desired.
-Other options the customer or transit company desires....for example chrome rims, security cameras, destination signs, seats, interior lighting, drivers seat, and other ammenities.
a typical 40ft new clean-diesel bus will cost anywhere between 350-500K each
a typical 40ft alternative fuel powered ( CNG
, LNG, hybrid ) bus will cost around 400-600K each
a typical 60ft articulated or bendy bus will cost average 650-775K each
cash-strapped agencies unable to replace or overhaul their aging bus fleet were able to purchase new equipment or rehab equipment with ARRA federal stimulus funding