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Hyundai Aero City

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The Hyundai Aero City (hangul:현대 에어로시티) is a heavy-duty single-decker bus built by Hyundai Motor Company and primarily used as a city bus and a intercity bus as either a complete bus or a bus chassis. It is distinguishable by a front 'Aero City' badge, but the common Hyundai badge is usually on the rear. The model's principal competitors is the Daewoo BS/BM bus series, but it also competed against the now-discontinued Kia AM bus series (originally Asia AM).

Hyundai Aero City
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Overview
ManufacturerHyundai
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation
Also calledHyundai Super Aero City
Production1991–present
AssemblyWanju, South Korea
DesignerMitsubishi Fuso (1991-1994), Hyundai Motor Company Design Center (1994-present)
Body and chassis
ClassComplete bus
Bus chassis
Body styleSingle-decker bus
PlatformMitsubishi Fuso Aero Star (1991-1994)
Hyundai Bus Chassis (1994-present)
Doors1 door or 2 doors
Floor typeLow-entry
Step entrance
RelatedHyundai Global 900, Bering Aero City, Bering Global 900
Powertrain
EngineHyundai C6AF, D6AE, C6AC, D6HA, D6AV, D6AB-d
TransmissionHyundai or Mitsubishi Fuso (manual)
ZF or Allison (automatic)
Dimensions
Length10955mm
Width2490mm
Height3180mm (3200mm with air-conditioning)
Chronology
PredecessorHyundai RB

ModelsEdit

The Aero City was built on the Mitsubishi Fuso bus chassis until 1994, when Hyundai created its own bus chassis. The Aero City has been produced under many different names. The current models include:

  • New Super Aero City F/L (restyled): manufactured since late 2007. Also available in L model.
  • New Super Aero City low floor F/L (restyled): long wheelbase with handicapped entry, manufactured since 2008; uses Allison or ZF transmission.
  • UniCity: a variant of the New Super Aero City F/L with coach elements. Manufactured since late 2011.
  • BlueCity: a CNG-electric hybrid variant of the New Super Aero City low floor F/L. Manufactured since late 2011.
  • GreenCity: a shorter variant of the New Super Aero City F/L.
  • ElecCity: Electric bus variant with Pure electric and Fuel Cell, in production since 2017.

Past models include:

  • Aero City 520/540: built on the Mitsubishi Fuso Aero Star chassis from 1991 to 1994.
  • Aero City 520/540/540L/540SL (new model): built on Hyundai's own chassis, manufactured from 1994 to 2001. Also available in L and SL models (L and SL models have a slightly lower decked floor).
  • Super Aero City: manufactured from 2000 to 2004. Also available in L and SL models.
  • Super Aero City low floor: long wheelbase with handicapped entry, manufactured in 2004; uses Allison or ZF transmission.
  • New Super Aero City: manufactured from 2005 to 2007. Also available in L model.
  • New Super Aero City low floor: long wheelbase with handicapped entry, manufactured from 2005 to 2008; uses Allison or ZF transmission.
  • Global 900: a shorter version of the Super Aero City and New Super Aero City.

See alsoEdit