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IDOT Paratransit Vehicle Specification Summary

Mini-Van Paratransit Vehicle

General Description

This vehicle is based upon a standard production mini-van with the floor dropped to permit easy access for wheelchairs and other mobility aids. Passenger seats. can be removed to provide seating for the driver plus two passengers in mobility aid devices. With passenger seats installed, the vehicle seats up to six ambulatory adults plus the driver.

The vehicle is not intended for fixed route applications and is not fully complaint with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act for fixed route operations.


Vehicle Configuration:

  • Wheelchair/Mobility Aid Ramp

  • Seated Capacity Standard Vehicle:
    • Van OEM quality fabric seating
    • Six (6) seated passengers, or
    • Two (2) wheelchair/mobility aid securement locations
    • Seat belts for each seated passenger
    • Driver's and passenger's side airbags, if available
    • Kenodyne wheelchair restraint system

  • General Dimensions:
    • Length, Overall: 199.6 inches
    • Wheelchairbase: 119.3 inches
    • Width, Overall: 75.6 inches
    • Height, Overall @ GVWR: 68.5 inches
    • Interior Headroom: 58 inches, minimum
    • Ramp Door Height: 56 inches

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  • Transmission:
    • Fully automatic 4-speed w/ cruise control

  • Electrical System:
    • Heavy duty battery
    • High output alternator

  • Power Steering

  • Power Brakes

  • Power windows and locks

  • Fuel Tank, 20 Gallon Minimum

  • Climate Control, HVAC
    • Standard front & rear OEM A/C and heater

  • Radio:
    • Provisions for user provided and installed two-way mobile radio
    • OEM AM/FM cassette system

  • Safety Equipment:
    • First aid kit
    • 10 lb fire extinguisher
    • IC triangles (Flare Kit)
    • Rear emergency exit
    • Engine fire suppression system

  • Tinted Glass

  • Vehicle Colors:
    • Exterior: Standard OEM white
    • Seats: OEM blue/gray fabric
    • Floor: Black
    • Ceiling: OEM standard

  • Engine
    • Gasoline fueled
    • 18 to 22 MPG, estimated
    • 3.3. liter, V6 with electronic fuel injection
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