CHALLENGER <sup>®</sup>

BUILDING CHAMPION QUALITY VEHICLES SINCE 1953

Champion has earned a reputation for unsurpassed quality, safety and innovation from more than 60 years of product development validated by millions of miles of service.   Champion is a market leader in the mid-size commercial bus industry serving customers in the private and public sectors.  The Champion Challenger carries on the tradition adding style and flexibility. With a complete assortment of floor plans, interior options, ADA configurations and exterior features, the Challenger can be tailored to fit your needs.

INTERIOR

FIRST-CLASS INTERIOR WITH FLEXIBILITY

With a multitude of interior options and floor plans, the Challenger can be configured to meet any market application.  Seating layouts up to 25, high floor options, ADA configurations and an array of comfort capabilities allow for the perfect interior.

EXTERIOR

WHERE STYLE MEETS FUNCTIONALITY

Beautiful aesthetics with a stylish front cap and sleek one-piece fiberglass rear cap provides the perfect look to complement the safe, comfortable ride.  The Challenger is available on Chevrolet and Ford chassis platforms in a variety of lengths to fit your transportation needs.  The entry way and oversized side windows enhance driver and passenger visibility.  As stylish as they are functional

Standard
Features

  • Right Hand Grab Rails
  • T-Slider Windows
  • Track Seating
  • Rear Egress Window
  • One Piece Composite Roofing
  • Non-Slip vinyl flooring
  • 32" Electric Entry Door
  • Interior and Exterior LED Lighting

Chassis
Standards

40/55 Gallon Fuel Tank Rear Axle Ratio 3.73
225 AMP Alternator Dual 145-AMP Alternator-Diesel
Dual 650 CCA Battery Dual 77 CCA Battery
Power 4-Wheel Disc (ABS) 57 Gallon Fuel Tank
LT225/75RX16E Tires
Tilt/Cruise

Popular
Options

  • Camera Systems
  • Driver Barrier
  • Wheel Chair Lift
  • Luggage Racks
  • Destination Signs
  • Custom Paint and Graphics
  • Alternative Fuels
  • Upgraded Suspension Systems

Vehicle Specifications

  • 33 Gal Fuel Tank Capacity
  • 6.0L Gas Engine
  • 6-Speed Auto Transmission
  • LT225/75R16E Tire Size
  • 111" Exterior Height Excluding Rooftop Options
  • 94" Exterior Width
  • 90" Interior Width
  • 78.25" Interior Front Height
  • 78.25" Interior Rear Height
  • 32" Interior Door Size Clear Opening
Bus Model Length CH21 CH23 CH23 CH25
Max. Seat Capacity 16 20 20 25
Max. Wheelchair Spaces 2 6 6 6
Chassis Model 2020 Chevy 3500 2020 Chevy 3500 202 Chevy 4500 2020 Chevy 4500
Wheelbase 139" 159" 159" 177"
GVWR (lbs) 12,300 12,300 14,200 14,200
GAWR Front 4,300 4,300 4,600 4,600
GAWR Rear 8,600 8,600 9,600 9,600
Floor Length 163.13" 183.13" 183.13" 201.13"
Overall Length 266.83" 286.83" 286.83" 304.83"
  • 2021 E-Series
  • 5000 GAWR Front
  • 7.3L Gas Engine
  • 6-Speed Auto Transmission
  • LT225 / 75RX16E Exterior Tire Size
  • 111" Exterior Height Excluding Rooftop Options
  • 94" Exterior Width
  • 90" Interior Width
  • 78.25" Interior Front Height
  • 78.25" Interior Rear Height
  • 32" Interior Door Size Clear Opening
Bus Model Length CH23 CH25 CH27 CH23
Max. Seat Capacity 17 25 29 21
Max. Wheelchair Spaces 2 6 8 6
Wheelbase 158" 176" 208" 158"
GVWR (lbs) 12,500 14,500 14,500 14,500
GAWR Rear 8,500 9,600 9,600 9,600
Fuel Tank Capacity (US Gal.) 40 gal 55 gal 55 gal 55 gal
Floor Length 183.13" 210" 238" 183.13"
Overall Length 280.63" 307.75" 335.5" 280.63"

MARKET-LEADING CUSTOMIZATION

Perfect your ride. Like all Champion buses, the Challenger offers a near endless number of configurations to suit specialized requests, from seat-to-wheelchair ratios, luggage options, fabric and lighting types, to cab controls, window preferences and more.

CHALLENGER ® Floor Plans

RIGOROUS ENGINEERING DELIVERING SAFETY AND COMFORT

Every feature on board the Champion Challenger has been designed and integrated to improve passenger safety and accessibility.  Market leading quality, flexibility and innovation are found throughout. Of course, we have many advantages, but here are a few fan favorites: