The leader when it comes to a demanding, tough duty cycle the medium-duty heavy-duty performance of the Defender is second to none. Champion designed the Defender from the ground up for superior performance, safety and efficiency for service under the toughest working conditions. The Defender is available in several configurations to increase productivity no matter your transportation needs. Reliable yet cost effective, it’s available on an International, Ford F-550 or F-650, or Freightliner M2 chassis.

  • Capacity
    • Up to 40 passengers
  • Wheelbase Choices
    • 165″, 189″, 193″, 200.8″, 205″, 213″, 217″, 220″, 233″, 236″, 254″, 259″, 288″, or 291″
  • Chassis Choices
    • Freightliner M2 Series Chassis
    • Ford F-550 Chassis
    • Ford F-650 Chassis
    • International AC Series Chassis
    • International UC Series Chassis
  • Engine Choices
    • Ford 6.8L gasoline engine
    • Ford 6.7L diesel engine
    • Cummins 6.7L diesel engine
    • IHC Maxxforce 7 diesel engine
    • IHC Maxxforce DT diesel engine
  • Passenger Seat Choices
    • A variety of seats are available in a wide range of fabrics and styles
  • Popular Options
    • Air conditioning
    • Wheelchair lift with front or rear lift door
    • Automatic tire chains
    • Audio/visual equipment
    • Panoramic windows
    • Heated and remote control exterior mirrors
    • Reflective & lighted exterior signs
    • Many more options available

Our primary area of responsibility for this product is the state of Oregon. This vehicle is currently offered on the ODOT Transit Bus Contract. For more information on this or other products we offer and how they can be part of your transportation solution, please contact us at (800) 258-2473.

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