Vehicle types

There are many different sizes of vehicles available. This article will help you decide which vehicle is the right size for you.

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L1H1 vehicle size

L1H1

 

Entry level size to the minibus category. The accessible version is M1 by virtue of the number of seats and available payload. The fixed seat version can be up to 12 seats including driver

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H1 indicates low roof height, therefore interior head height is reduced. Underfloor cassette lift not available

L2H2 vehicle size

L2H2

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Full height roof for improved access. Accessible minibus with 11 seats or up to 2 wheelchairs. Fixed seat version can be up to 15 seats including driver.

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Underfloor cassette lift not available but ramp available on some frontwheel-drive models

L3H2 vehicle size

 

L3H2

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Mid sized wheelchair accessible minibus with a useful capacity. This example has 14 seats or up to 2 wheelchairs. Fixed seat version can be a compact 17 seats including driver

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Underfloor cassette lift available only in conjunction with an extended rear bumper

L4H2 vehicle size

L4H2x1

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Entry level 17 seat wheelchair accessible minibus with space for up to 3 wheelchairs. Maximum 4250kgs. Available with ramp and tail lift access

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Due to Type Approval requirements, access for 1 wheelchair requires 4 seats to be removed

L4H2X2 vehicle size

l4H2x2

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Heavy M2 category vehicle, D1 driving licence required. This example offers 17 seats or up to 6 wheelchairs

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Limited range of manufacturers of this size of vehicle. Ramp not available

L4H3 vehicle size

L4H3

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A Heavy M2 category vehicle, D1 driving licence required. This example offers 17 seats or up to 5 wheelchairs

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With some models the underfloor cassette lift is only available in conjunction with an extended rear bumper. A ramp is not available due to the floor height of the vehicle.

 

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