VECTOR NEXT school bus


VECTOR NEXT school bus

VECTOR NEXT school bus

Middle-class bus for children transportation


  • passenger capacity


    body life

  • passenger capacity


    passenger capacity

  • seats

    25+1 accomp.


  • max. speed


    max. speed

  • wheel arrangement


    wheel arrangement

  • emission standard


    emission standard

  • Description
  • Reliability
  • Performance indicators
  • Comfort*
  • Safety*
  • Design


VECTOR NEXT school bus version fully complies with GOST 51160-98 "Buses for transporting children. Technical requirements".

A new generation bus with 26 seats, including 1 for an accompanying adult, with enhanced technical and consumer characteristics, improved ergonomics of the driver’s workplace, reduced noise level in the passenger compartment, and a high level of climatic comfort.

The bus has a modular design providing for further production of various size buses, reducing time and resources for production of a full lineup.


  • High and balanced service life of the body and power packs
  • Suspension reliability on roads with any surfacing
  • High maneuvering ability
  • Disk brakes
  • Rear air suspension
  • ZF integrated steering gear

Performance indicators

  • Advantageous cost of ownership
  • Minimum maintenance costs
  • Availability of spare parts


  • Comfortable passenger seats for children and accompanying person
  • Luggage racks for school rucksacks
  • Driver’s place with external and internal loudspeaking systems
  • Additional step
  • Ergonomic driver’s place
  • A/C
  • Effective separate system of the driver’s place heating

* Option. Can be outside the scope of standard specification.


  • Video surveillance system with a DVR
  • Digital tachograph
  • Fire-extinguishing system
  • Anti-skid steps
  • Emergency call button
  • Speed limiter and system preventing movement with open doors
  • Special safety belts

* Option. Can be outside the scope of standard specification


VECTOR NEXT bus has a modern exterior and interior design in line with leading-edge trends in the world automotive industry. The new model uses modern materials and components.

  • Technical characteristics
  • Basic characteristics
  • Unit specifications

Technical characteristics

Parameters VECTOR NEXT school bus
Length/Width/Height, mm 7645/2445/2915
Door number/width, mm 2/650 2/650
Ceiling height in passenger compartment, mm 1950

Basic characteristics

Parameters VECTOR NEXT school bus
Body type Semi-integral, wagon-type
Min. turning radius, m 6.75
Unladen/ fully loaded weight, kg 6560/10000
Front/rear axle load, kg 3500/6500
Total passenger capacity (including seats) 26 (25+1 accomp.)
Capacity of fuel tank/gas cylinders, l 95
Chassis/axle C40R13 (GAZ)
Steering gear ZF, integral type, hydraulic power steering
Braking system Disk brakes with automatic brake clearance adjustment, pneumatic drive of brake mechanisms, АВS, ASR
Ventilation Natural, through side windows and roof hatches
Heating system Independent, autonomous liquid starting preheater and 3 passenger compartment heaters
Tyres 245/70 R19,5

Unit specifications

Parameters YAMZ-53443
Engine Diesel engine
Number and arrangement of cylinders 4R, vertical
Emission standard Euro-5
Displacement, l 4.43
Engine power, kW (HP)/min 110.3 (150) @ 2300 min-1
Max. torque, Nm/min 490 @ 1200...1600 min-1
Location front, longitudinal
Transmission manual: GAZ С40R13, 5-speed.
Max. speed, km/h 60
Bus warranty 3 years or 150 thous. km