K9MD - 40' Transit Bus
Dimensions
  • Length 40.9 ft
  • Width 102 in
  • Height 134 in
  • Wheelbase 284 in
  • Curb Weight 35,140lbs
  • Gross Weight 44,754 lbs
  • Seats 42 + 1
  • Wheelchair Positions 2 ADA compliant
Performance
  • Top Speed 65 mph (105km)
  • Working Range Up to 203 miles
  • High Capacity Range Up to 327 miles
  • Turning Radius 43.6ft (13.3m)
  • 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 180 kW x 2
  • Max Torque 1500 N•m x 2
  • Battery Type BYD LFP Battery
  • Battery Capacity 446kWh
  • Charging Capacity Up to 150kW DC
  • Charging Time (AC / DC)
    5.5-6 hrs/ 3-3.5 hrs
  • (Overhead / Inductive)
    2-2.5 hrs/ 2.5-3 hrs

Model: Transit Bus

K9MD

40' ELECTRIC BUS

Gross Weight /
44,754 lbs

Top Speed /
65 MPH

Tires /
305 / 70 R 22.5

Charging /
3 - 3.5 HRS

The 40′ K9MD is 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

From battery-chemistry to the engineering and construction of our buses BYD puts safety at the forefront. Our buses undergo rigorous testing for structural durability, reliability, maintainability, and safety.

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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