ElDorado National

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Passport HD

Passport HD

Finally the perfect combination of low-floor design and transit grade durability at a reasonable price.  The ElDorado National Passport-HD is the low-floor transportation solution that doesn't break the bank.  The Passport-HD's rear wheel drive design provides unsurpassed durability with the convenience of low-floor.
No more compromises!  In the past, small low-floor buses meant light-duty.  The Passport-HD changes that.  Manufactured with many of the processes used in our 12-year tested, heavy-duty buses, the Passport-HD offers a robust body cage construction and industry leading corrosion protection, allowing it to stand up to your harshest applications. 
So many tasks, one solution.  The Passport-HD was designed for superior floorplan flexibility with accommodations for up to three ADA-compliant wheelchair positions.  Realizing that no to customer applications are the same, the Passport offers a wide array of transit/shuttle options.  The ElDorado National - Passport-HD issue or easy access to anywhere you want to go!

Standard Features

  • Scheduled to be Altoona tested for a 10 year / 350,000 mile life cycle
  • Integrally welded body construction
  • Welded steel gussets at all window posts
  • Fully welded, 14 gauge, electro-galvanized steel wheelwells
  • Grit blasted cage preparation
  • Entire body structure is coated with PPG CRE904 primer/sealer
  • An additional coating of PPG Corashield is applied to the exterior of all exposed structural steel surfaces
  • .080 inch aluminum exterior sidewalls
  • The interior of all tubular structures are coated with Ziebart, Type A rust proofing
  • Driver's modesty panel and upper barrier 
  • .063 inch aluminum exterior roof panel
  • Undercoated and edge sealed .75 inch thick, AC grade plywood flooring
  • Two-stage coach undercoating process
  • 1.5 inch thick fiberglass insulation with R-5 rating
  • Platinum gray melamine interior walls and ceiling finish
  • RCA rubber flooring with ribbed aisle
  • Passenger windows are top T-slide type with 1/8 inch tempered safety glass
  • Rear emergency exit window 
  • Electrically operated front entry/exit door 34 inch x 80 inch panel opening
  • Sensitive entry/exit door edges
  • Color and number coded electrical wiring with protective loom
  • Manual resetting circuit breakers
  • As-built body electrical junction compartment schematic
  • All ICC required exterior lighting
  • Incandescent interior lighting
  • Stepwell lighting
  • Remote control/heated 7 inch x 12 inch exterior mirrors with integrated convex lenses
  • Passenger assists fabricated of stainless steel
  • Drivers sun visor
  • Dash mounted heater/defroster/air conditioning system
  • One color, full body paint finish
  • Braun brand ADA compliant transit ramp
  • Front and rear mud flaps
  • Chrome front bumper and painted steel rear bumper
  • National air ride, high-back driver's seat 
  • IC Bus Chassis
  • Solid I-beam front axle, Arvin Meritor brand
  • Conventional rear axle, Dana Spicer brand
  • Tapered leaf spring suspension, front and air ride rear
  • MaxxForce 7 diesel engine 300 hp.
  • Allison 3000PTS Series transmission
  • S-Cam air drum brakes with integral ABS at front and rear axles
  • 19.5 inch painted steel wheels
  • 265/70R19.5 steel belted radial tires
  • 50 gallon fuel tank
  • Automatic engine protection system
  • Three (3) mainnance free batteries
  • 320 amp rated Leece Neville alternator
  • High idle system
  • Ground level exhaust pipe
  • Power assist steering with tilt feature
  • Engine block heater
  • Engine hour meter                   
  • Cruise control
  • Front tow hooks
  • Two speed wipers with intermittent features