Elkhart Coach EC II

Stylish, Comfortable and Affordable.

The Elkhart Coach model ECII is the newest addition to the Forest River bus family. The ECII offers clean styling, great value and outstanding fit and finish.

Built to please, engineered to last, the ECII is manufactured for years of care-free driving and performance. Elkhart Coach’s team of experienced, quality oriented production and manufacturing experts have engineered the “best value for your money” vehicle coupled with the best warranty in the market.
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Passenger Capacity Overall Length Exterior Height
14 to 25 21′ – 26′ 115″


Fuel Tank Exterior Width Wheelbase
37-55 Gallons  93 1/2″ 138″ – 190″


GVWR Engine
  • Ford – 11,500, 12,500 and 14,500 lbs.
  • GM – 12,300 and 14,200 lbs.
  • Ford – 6.8L V10 Gas, 6.2L V8 Gas
  • GM – 6.0L V8 Gas

Standard Body Features

  • FMVSS Certified
  • STURAA Tested for 7 Years/200,000 miles
  • Insulated Roof & Exterior Walls
  • Mor-View Right Side Cab Window
  • Smooth Rubber Floor w/ Ribbed-Rubber Aisles
  • Rear ABS Fender Flairs
  • Powder Coated Rear Steel Bumper
  • Rear Mud Flaps
  • Entrance Door & Driver Modesty Panels
  • All Aluminum Sidewalls and Skirts
  • Dual Driveshaft Guards
  • Entry Door Assist Handles
  • Fully Welded Unitized Steel Cage Body Structure
  • Undercoating
  • Swing-A-Way Exterior Flat Mirrors with Integrated Convex Panels
  • Drip Rail Over Passenger Windows & Entry Doors
  • White Step Nosing – All Entry Steps
  • Color/Function Coding Wiring Harness
  • Master Electronic Printed Circuit Board Control Panel
  • Emergency Side and Rear Egress windows
  • Stylized ABS Rear Trim
  • 91” Interior Width & 77” Headroom
  • Large 36” x 36” Upper T-Slider Windows
  • Single Piece Seamless FRP Roof
  • Smooth FRP Interior walls
  • FRP Ceiling

Standard Chassis Features

  • Ford E-450 DRW Cut-a-way Chassis
  • Electronic 5-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • 55 Gallon Fuel Tank
  • Ford V-10 6.8L Gas EFI Engine
  • OEM Installed Dash Air Conditioning and Heat
  • 225A Amp Alternator
  • 158”, 176”, 186”, or 190″ Wheel Base
  • Heavy Duty Engine Cooling Package
  • Chrome Front Bumper and Grille
  • 14500# GVWR
  • Dual Electric Horns
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Heavy Duty Suspension
  • Power Steering/ Brakes
  • LT225/75R x 16E Tires
  • Dual (1)650, (1)750 CCA Batteries
  • Tilt Steering Wheel/Cruise Control
  • Dual Beam Headlights 


  • Rear Heat System
  • Front and Side Destination Signs
  • Mor/Ryde Suspension
  • Individual Reading Lights
  • Spare Tire & Wheel
  • Interior Luggage Rack
  • Interior Convex Mirror
  • Back up Alarm
  • Overhead Luggage Racks
  • Exterior Rear Center Mounted Brake Light
  • Rear Luggage Compartment
  • Ceiling Grab Rails
  • AM/FM Radio w/ CD Player
  • “Flat Floor”, (No Wheel Well Risers)
  • DVD Player with Flip Down Monitor
  • Heated Remote Exterior Mirrors
  • High-Back or Mid-High Seats w/ Armrests
  • Front Mud Flaps
  • Paging System
  • Rear Emergency Door w/ Ajar Package
  • LED Exterior Lighting
  • Rear Air Conditioning system
  • Stainless Steel Wheel Inserts
  • ADA Mobility Compliance Package
  • All FRP Exterior
  • Driver Running Board
  • Electric Entry Door



The Elkhart Coach “EC-II” bus model is the latest Forest River Bus Group model to have successfully completed the Altoona 7 year/200,000 mile accelerated durability test program. The “EC-II” has been designed and independently tested to ensure that it meets or exceeds all Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards for commercial buses.


Elkhart Coach buses are manufactured in an ISO-certified facility that has also achieved certification from Ford as a registered Quality Vehicle Modifier (QVM), and has achieved the “Silver” quality level of certification from the National Welding Certification Bureau. Each member of the manufacturing team at the Elkhart Coach facility has an average of 10+ years experience in the design and manufacture of commercial vehicles.

All buses manufactured at Forest River’s Elkhart Coach Division utilize a full steel cage body construction, modeled on the proven design of the most popular and thoroughly tested buses in the industry. Elkhart Coach buses have also incorporated many of the innovative design features and popular options developed by Forest River.