K9M - 40' Transit Bus
Dimensions
  • Length 40.2 ft
  • Width 102 in
  • Height 134 in
  • Wheelbase 246.1 in
  • Curb Weight 32,190 lbs
  • Gross Weight 43,431 lbs
  • Seats Up to 37 + 1
  • Wheelchair Positions 2 ADA compliant
Performance
  • Top Speed 65 mph (105km / h)
  • Working Range Up to 157 miles (253)
  • Turning Radius 41.7 ft (12.7m)
  • Approach Angle ≥ 8.6°
  • Departure Angle ≥ 8.6°
Chassis
  • Front Axle ZF
  • Rear Axle BYD in-wheel drive axle
  • Suspension Air suspension with mechanical leveling valves
  • Brakes Front & rear disc-brakes, ABS
  • Tires 305 / 70 R 22.5
Powertrain
  • Motor Type Asynchronous Motor 3 Phase
  • Max Power 150 kW×2
  • Max Torque 550 N·m×2
  • Battery Type BYD LFP Battery
  • Battery Capacity 313 kWh
  • Charging Capacity 150 kW
  • Charging Time (AC / DC)
    3.5 -4hrs /2 – 2.5hrs
  • (Overhead / Inductive)
    1.5 – 2hrs / 1.5 – 2hrs

Model: Transit Bus

K9M

40' ELECTRIC BUS

Gross Weight /
43,431 lbs

Top Speed /
65 MPH

Tires /
305 / 70 R 22.5

Charging /
2 - 2.5HRS

The 40’ K9 is our best-selling model, ideal for public transportation, university campuses, airports and corporate campuses.

World's Safest EV Batteries

BYD’s lithium iron phosphate batteries are the industry’s safest, longest-lasting and most versatile power source. Founded as a battery company in 1995, BYD has established itself as one of the world’s largest battery manufacturers and produces the world’s safest battery technology.

Charging Capabilities

BYD’s Battery-electric buses can meet all of our customers’ charging needs. From wireless charging, overhead charging, to ac or dc charging—BYD buses can do it all.

Leasing

BYD launched the first electric bus leasing program of its kind in the United States in partnership with Generate Capital, Inc., a leading financier, owner, and operator of distributed infrastructure. This pioneering lease program can help public and private sector clients accelerate the adoption of battery-powered electric buses by reducing upfront costs.

Charging

BYD’s Battery-electric buses can meet all of our customers’ charging needs. From wireless charging, overhead charging, to ac or dc charging—BYD buses can do it all.

Safety

BYD offers four low-floor transit buses with FTA Altoona certification. The rigorous testing Altoona tests confirmed their structural durability, reliability, maintainability, and, safety. Models passing the Altoona testing include the 30-foot K7M, the 35-foot K8M, the 40-foot K9M, and the 60-foot articulated K11M.

Leasing

BYD launched the first electric bus leasing program of its kind in the United States in partnership with Generate Capital, Inc., a leading financier, owner, and operator of distributed infrastructure. This pioneering lease program can help public and private sector clients accelerate the adoption of battery-powered electric buses by reducing upfront costs.

Easy financing

The innovative BYD leasing program offers flexible financing options that are tailored to your needs. With a lower total cost of ownership than diesel or CNG, it has never made more sense to electrify your fleet.

BATTERY TECHNOLOGY

BYD’s unique iron-phosphate batteries are the safest in the industry and come with a standard 12-year warranty, ensuring that you never have to pay for battery replacement during the service life of the bus.

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