MCI® J4500



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The evolved J4500 has many enhancements to reliability and functionality including an optional steerable tag axle, adding extra maneuverability to the smoothness of the standard, and sensational, wide-ride suspension.

Increased fuel economy. Low total cost of ownership.

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SAFETY & SECURITY | POWERTRAIN AND ECONOMY | HANDLING, RIDE AND BRAKING | EXTERIOR
PASSENGER INTERIOR, APPOINTMENTS AND CONVENIENCE | DRIVER'S COCKPIT
AUDIO, VIDEO AND ELECTRONICS SYSTEMS
COACH OPERATION & PERFORMANCE: RECENT IMPROVEMENTS AND ENHANCEMENTS
SUPPORT, SERVICES & WARRANTY | APPLICATION SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE GROUPS
GENERAL WEIGHTS AND MEASUREMENT
 
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NEW! LINK TO DRIVER REFERENCE VIDEOS
 
SAFETY & SECURITY
 

Standard in basic coach

  • Bendix® ESP (Electronic Stability Program)
  • UPDATED! Integrated tire-pressure monitoring system with always-on sensors
  • Amerex fire-suppression system and engine compartment fire detection
  • NEW! Digital Wheel End Sensing (DWES) to detect wheel end faults
  • FMVSS 210 load compliant seat track and mounting system with infinite adjustability
  • NEW! Frameless single pane passenger windows with laminated safety glass and dual-latch emergency release mechanism
  • NEW! Spare tire compartment roller

Optional addition in basic coach

  • Bendix® Wingman Advanced System with Adaptive Cruise Control and Collision Mitigation Functionality: Adaptive cruise control with braking and automatic impact alerts
  • Frameless dual pane passenger windows with tempered / laminated safety glass and dual-latch emergency release mechanism
  • NEW! Side-view cameras integrated into mirror head
 
POWERTRAIN AND ECONOMY
 

Standard in basic coach

  • Cummins ISX 12L, 425 hp engine w/engine brake
  • UPDATED! Allison Gen V transmission with prognostics capability with fuel saving (RELS-Reduced Engine Load at Stop)
  • Fuel economy optimized rear axle ratios delivering up to 19% better fuel economy in certain configurations

Optional addition in basic coach

  • Detroit Diesel™ DD13®, 410 hp engine standard, 450 hp engine w/engine brake
 
HANDLING, RIDE AND BRAKING
 

Standard in basic coach

  • NEW & IMPROVED! ZF Independent Front Syspension system with labyrinthically sealed unitized wheel ends now increased to 17,000 lb rating
  • NEW & IMPROVED! Axles (23,000 lb) drive, independent suspension on tag (16,500 lb)
  • NEW & IMPROVED! Bendix® all-wheel ABD 22X™ disc brakes
  • Leather-wrapped tilt and telescoping steering wheel with integrated controls and ZF variable ratio steering
  • NEW & IMPROVED! Wide-ride suspension system with Sachs shocks
  • NEW & IMPROVED! Rear steer provides amazingly tight 40' 11" turning radius
 
EXTERIOR
 

Standard in basic coach

  • Semi-monocoque low-corrosion stainless steel body
  • Fiberglass composite front and rear caps, exterior skin and baggage doors with electric locks
  • IMPROVED! Double sealed, air-operated entrance door with integrated rub rail
  • NEW! Fog lamps with impact resistant polycarbonate lenses
  • Hub-piloted steel wheels, 22.5 x 9.0
  • Firestone® tires 315/80 R22.5, L-rated

Optional addition in basic coach

  • Alcoa aluminum wheels now with more durable coating, 22.5 x 9.0
 
PASSENGER INTERIOR, APPOINTMENTS AND CONVENIENCE
 

Standard in basic coach

  • Amaya PG 56-passenger seating
  • NEW! Improved view from rear, driver side transom window with over 70% more view area
  • Chemical lavatory without wash basin
  • MCI EXCLUSIVE! Spiral entrance stairway with ergonomic grab rails
  • MCI EXCLUSIVE! Theatre-style tiered seating in first three rows provides exceptional passenger views, featuring integrated center aisle ramp for easy entry and exit
  • IMPROVED! Standard LED aisle and floor interior lighting
  • Customizable fabric, flooring and interior trim options

Optional addition in basic coach

  • NEW! Kiel 2050 seating featuring modern styling, comfort 3 point seatbelts, and Best-in-Class legroom
  • Amaya seating featuring A-2TEN with integrated headrest and New Torino G Plus, all featuring 210 compliant 3 point seatbelts
  • Secondary lavatory holding tank
  • Blue LED night lights with soft start and fade-off interior lighting, updated for new parcel racks
  • LED round accent aisle lighting with brushed stainless surround and trim panel
  • NEW! Industry leading capacity enclosed parcel racks, featuring new design and improved passenger modules
  • Removable curb and roadside hostess table
  • Braun wheelchair lift with newly configured sliding seats to allow even seat spacing
 
DRIVER'S COCKPIT, INSTRUMENTATION AND CONTROLS
 

Standard in basic coach

  • NEW! ISRI 6832 3-point driver seat with seatbelt alarm and featuring 2” of increased legroom
  • NEW! Upgraded instrument and switch panels with improved ergonomics, gauge visibility, driver ventilation and in-dash diagnostics
  • Multi-function steering wheel featuring courtesy "Yo" light switch to acknowledge passing vehicles
  • NEW! Enhanced pre-trip walk-around test check for easier inspections

Optional addition in basic coach

  • Power windshield blinds
 
AUDIO, VIDEO AND ELECTRONICS SYSTEMS
 

Standard in basic coach

  • NEW! Audio with six 15" LCD wide-screen HD monitors
  • NEW! Generic 12v power supply provided for Wi-Fi installation, as well as powering any operator-added accessory

Optional addition in basic coach

  • NEW! Enhanced audio with dual subwoofers, 15 x 2" tweeters and additional amplifier
  • NEW! Wireless microphone
  • iPod & MP3 connection integrated in head unit
  • IMPROVED! Wi-Fi system
  • 110v outlets w/USB throughout cabin or at every seat; with optional inverter at 1500w or 3600w depending on the number of outlets installed
  • NEW! Media panel w/HDMI A/V and USB + 3.5mm audio inputs in tour guide
  • Saucon asset tracking system with geo-fencing and OBR (on-board recording) capability
  • NEW! LCD diagnostic screen can be utilized from any of 3 diagnostic port locations for ease of use with the Actia MUX system
 
COACH OPERATION & PERFORMANCE: RECENT IMPROVEMENTS AND ENHANCEMENTS
 

Standard in basic coach

  • UPDATED! Next generation, military spec, fully multiplexed solid-state electrical system featuring sealed connectors
  • NEW! More durable front and rear bumpers with more robust replaceable outer bumperettes
  • NEW! Brushless motors on HVAC evaporator and condenser for long life and low maintenance
  • IMPROVED! Radiator and charge air cooler with state-of-the-art e-coated frame and high-strength aluminum alloy designed and tested for highly corrosive environments
  • NEW! Stainless steel, corrosion resistant coolant and charge air cooler tubes
  • UPDATED! Corrosion resistant condenser with state-of-the-art e-coating
  • Electromagnetic 3-speed fan clutch
  • IMPROVED! Extreme duty tag axle unload valves for MDSS / Bendix air system
  • IMPROVED! Rotary main battery disconnect switch
  • IMPROVED! MCI® A/C compressor with improved tensioning system and idler
  • LED interior and exterior lighting upgrades, including amber LED DRL (Daytime Running Lamp)
  • IMPROVED! Service door hinges with greaseable fittings
  • NEW! Over 20 significant corrosion control enhancements including improved air tanks, more stainless steel bracketry and expanded HydroArmor coverage
  • IMPROVED! Docking and corning light functionality to improve low-speed visibility and passenger entry /exit
  • NEW! Higher output dual Denso alternators for improved reliability
  • NEW! Ruggedized lavatory dump valve with easy to use lever handle
  • IMPROVED! Flat composite baggage bay flooring for improved corrosion resistance and driver ease of use

Optional addition in basic coach

  • NEW! New long-life, high-visibility LED forward lighting high/low beam
  • NEW! Removable return air duct for easier servicing
  • NEW! Optional auxiliary heater — 45,000 BTU ProHeat or 120,000 BTU Spheros (Webasto)
 
SUPPORT, SERVICES & WARRANTY
 

Standard in basic coach

  • Industry-leading 30-month standard limited warranty
  • IMPROVED! Expanded Super 60 warranty extension on select components

Optional addition in basic coach

  • Extended OEM warranties on engine and transmission
 
APPLICATION SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE GROUPS
 

Optional addition in basic coach

  • Audio, entertainment and connectivity group
  • NEW! Sever Duty - dust and off-road package
  • Tour company compliance group
  • Trim and appointment upgrade group
  • Extreme hot/cold weather package
 
GENERAL WEIGHTS AND MEASUREMENT
     
Overall Length (bumper to bumper):   45.58 ft. - 13.80 m
Wheelbase:   315.00 in - 8.00 m
Front Overhang:   78.25 in - 1.99 m
Rear Overhang:   150.25 in - 3.82 m
Overall Width:   102.00 in - 2.59 m
Overall Height:   140.75 in - 3.58 m
Interior Height:   78.25 in - 2.14 m
Front Track:   84.84 in - 2.15 m
Rear Track (drive):   75.38 in - 1.91 m
Rear Track (trailing):   84.84 in - 2.15 m
Turning Diameter:   40 ft 11 in - 12.4206 m
Gross Vehicle Weight:   54,000 lb - 24,494 kg
Total Luggage Compartment Volume   573.00 cu ft - 16.22 cu m
Fuel Tank Capacity (usable)   183 gal
DEF Tank Capacity   15 gal
Payload Capacity   16,400 lbs
 
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