Saf-T-Liner® C2 – Child Care

A better bus.

Saf-T-Liner® C2 - Carolina ThomasThe Thomas Saf-T-Liner® C2 is a better bus. Better for those longer trips, field trips and times when you need a little more capacity for your childcare facility. The C2 continues to redefine industry standards with outstanding maneuverability, state-of-the-art driver ergonomics and the most visibility among all Type C buses. With unique features like coach-style seating, overhead roof racks, video systems and tinted windows, you can customize the C2 to meet your specific needs. And with Carolina Thomas, there’s always support nearby when you need it. Innovation leads to great things at Thomas Built Buses. Namely, a better bus for everyone.

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SPECIFICATIONS

  • Passenger capacity
    Up to 81
  • Wheelbase
    158″, 179″, 199″, 219″, 238″, 259″, 279″
  • GVWR
    Up to 33,000 lbs.
  • Engine
    Cummins® ISB 200-260 HP with SCR Clean Diesel technology
  • Propane option
    8.0L V-8 LPG with liquid propane injection system
  • Telematics
    Zonar V3 advanced telematics system

Saf-T-Liner® C2 Standard FeaturesDRIVABILITY/COMFORT

  • Up to 55-degree wheel cut for exceptional turning radius
  • Tapered leaf suspension for softer ride
  • Open driver’s area without obstructions
  • Additional leg room
  • Large overhead driver’s storage compartments
  • Side storage for clipboards and personal objects
  • Adjustable seat belt
  • Interchangeable driver smart switch placement
  • Non-reflective instrument panel
  • LED backlit gauges
  • Automotive-style heating and ventilation controls
  • Automatic entrance door
  • Full height 78″ headroom
  • 33.3″ high windows

SERVICEABILITY

  • Complete multiplex system, numbered fault code system for diagnostics
  • Automated light checking system
  • Mechanically fastened warning lights
  • Easy “walk-in-access” to engine compartment
  • Easy access to the windshield wiper motor and linkage
  • Passenger windows can be removed with just 4 screws

OPTIONS (Partial Listing)

  • Wheelchair lift
  • Tilt and telescoping steering wheel
  • Adjustable pedals
  • Air suspension driver’s seat
  • Air ride suspension
  • Cupholder
  • AM/FM radio/CD/PA
  • Remote control/heated mirrors
  • Duct vented dash A/C
  • Various seat options available:
    • Bench seat without belts
    • Bench seat with lap belts
    • Bench seat with 3-point lap/shoulder belts
    • ISO latch seat
    • Integrated child seat
    • Coach-style seating
  • Child reminder system
  • Crossing arms
  • LED light packages
  • Engine exhaust brake
  • Acoustical ceiling
  • Luggage compartments
  • Overhead luggage racks
  • Tinted windows
  • Heated driver’s seat
  • Staggered passenger seating
  • Customizable paint designs
  • Video systems

Saf-T-Liner® C2 SafetyYou may have noticed that the C2 looks different than other Type C buses. Thomas chose this design, quite simply, because of the outstanding visibility and safety. The windshield provides a panoramic view and when combined with the low sloping hood, low instrument panel and A-pillar windows, the C2’s visibility footprint is the largest in the type C category. Plus, it offers a number of other features that enhance safety, including:

SAFETY

  • Saf-T-Net construction
  • Side skirt reinforcement
  • Extended roof bows
  • Welded header and rafter system
  • Double-bolted body mounting clips
  • Fuel tank mounted between frame rails
  • One-piece bonded windshield
  • Saf-T-Bond adhesive joints
  • Deep-pressed concave-shaped rear bumper
  • 12” high passenger window opening
  • Meets or exceeds FMVSS

DRIVER VISIBILITY

  • 25% improved visibility over typical Type C bus
  • Saf-T-Vue passenger loading window
  • Low profile aerodynamic hood
  • Low instrument panel
  • Overlapping windshield wipers
 Overview
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 Corrosion Protection
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 Activity
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 Drivability
 
 Simplify
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 Strength
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 Visibility
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