The Champion CTS-RE is the affordable, yet reliable alternative for the transit style application. Built on the Freightliner XB-75 Series Chassis, the CTS-RE can be setup to accommodate a wide spectrum of passenger requirements, including dual entrance door configurations and up to a 45 total passenger capacity! Body widths are available in both a 96″ and 102″ wide style with a 6.7lt Cummins Diesel Engine and an Allison Transmission as the power train of choice.

CTS models are available with either the Freightliner MB55 chassis. CTS will range in capacities from 8 to 37 passengers, with a variety of gross vehicle weight ratings. Lengths will vary from 22′ to 33′. With a variety of seating arrangement due to the steel rail floor mounts and easy clean up with the rubber flooring. Each model has options for the chassis and engine sizes. Custom orders are welcome to accommodate any of your special needs which makes Champion Bus the company for you.


  • Freightliner XB 555R Chassis.  26,500# GVWR, 160″ WB
  • Freightliner XB 655R Chassis.  26,500# GVWR, 208″ WB
  • Freightliner XB 755R Chassis.  31,000# GVWR. 252″ WB
  • All chassis available with Diesel engines only.
  • Allison Transmission.
  • Front and Rear air suspension.
  • Front and Rear air brakes.


Standard features:

  • Steel-Gard Construction using 1 1/2″ Steel tubing
  • Foam Insulation
  • Galvanized Steel Exterior Skin
  • 5 Year/ 75,000 Mile Structural warranty
  • Larger Side Windows:  36″ X 45″

Popular Options:

  • Rear Air Conditioning & Heat
  • Passenger and Driver seats
  • Rubber Flooring
  • Audio Options
  • Paint and Graphics Packages
  • Kneeling Capability
  • Ducted Air Conditioning

Typical Floorplans:

  • All Forward Facing Seats
  • Perimeter with Interior Luggage rack
  • ADA Package with Front Lift
  • In-Step or Platform Lifts
  • Mid-Ship Entry Door

Body Widths:

  • 96″ Wide
  • 102″ Wide

Body Lengths:

  • Freightliner CTS Rear Engine – 30′, 35′, 38′.




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