Choosing your bus

Ready to take the plunge, but not sure what you're looking for? You've come to the right place.

What body style & length?

Short bus or full-length? Conventional dog-nose or flat-front? Front-engine, mid-engine, or rear-engine? We'll go over the pros and cons of each, to help you decide what best fits your needs!


Where to buy your bus.

What are the best auction sites? Is craiglist or ebay a good option? How about a dealer? I'll discuss the pros and cons of the various options here!

engines & Transmissions

Once you’ve decided on a body style, it’s time to look at the mechanicals. First a disclaimer—the condition and maintenance of the engine is arguably more important than WHICH engine you get...that being said...

5 Things to check when looking at a bus

Depending on your situation, you may or may not get to check out your bus in person before you buy. Obviously, getting to look at it, and even test drive it is ideal...just not always possible. If you can check it out, here are some basic things you can check.