SLF 200/35'

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

                                                             

Daimler Chrysler Commercial Buses NA submitted a model SLF 200/35’, diesel-powered 32 seat (including the driver) 36-foot bus, for a partial STURAA test in the 12 yr/500,000 mile category.  The Federal Transit Administration determined that the following tests would be performed; 4. Performance, 6. Fuel Economy and 7. Interior and Exterior Noise tests.  Testing started on December 17, 2003 and was completed on January 30, 2003.    The Check-In section of the report provides a description of the bus and specifies its major components.

 

The performance of the bus is illustrated by a speed vs. time plot.  Acceleration and gradeability test data are provided in Section 4, Performance.  The average time to obtain 50 mph was 32.61 seconds.

 

A Fuel Economy Test was run on simulated central business district, arterial, and commuter courses.  The results were 3.06 mpg, 4.06 mpg, and 6.50 mpg respectively; with an overall average of 3.93 mpg.

 

A series of Interior and Exterior Noise Tests was performed.  These data are listed in Section 7.1 and 7.2 respectively.

 

Number: 0301-P
Model: SLF 200/35'
Manufacturer: DAIMLER CHRYSLER COMMERCIAL BUSES NA
Vin Number: 5DF235DB42JA32879