CB31 and CB46 Nissan Diesel – Bus Manufacturing Kenya

CB31 and CB46 Nissan Diesel is a well known by those in the Transport Industry as a vehicle that has been deisgned to handle the rugged conditions of East Africa on and off road conditions.

Powored by a superior Nissan Diesel direct injection diesel ingine. MKB 210 has a power output of 180HP with a 6 speed gear. With a carying capacity of just under 10 tons, it has a ha a heavy duty suspension giving a superior raod handling.

It has a longer chassis and a high ground clearance and this makes it take care of your transport needs. This makes it verstile for bus, tipper, tear  carrier, closed cargo and other body configurations.


Make and model Nissan Diesel motor, PE6 diesel engine
Type 4-cycle, direct injection, water cooled, in-line diesel engine
Number of cylinders 6
Total piston displacement 11670 cc (712. 1 cu.in)
Max gross output (JIS) 230 HP at 2300 rpm
Max gross torque (JIS) 83 kg-m at 1200 rpm
Steering Recirculating ball screw type with hydraulic power assisistance
Braking System Full air brake on all wheels, dual line system, internal expanding leading and trailing shoe type
Front spring Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Rear springs Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Shock absorbers Telescopic types on front and rear axles
Tyres and rims
Tyres 11.00-20 16PR
Wheels and rims 7.50 � 20, 10 studs pressed steel disc type
Fuel tank 400 litres
Electrical system
Generator 24-volt-35 amp, alternator
Starter motor 24-volt 5.0kW
Fuel injection pump Bosch A-type in line plunger
Clutch Dry single plate, hydraulically operate clutch release mechanism
Front axle Reverse Elliot “I” beam
Rear axle Full-floating, pressed steel banjo housing
Permissible Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) 16000 kg
Wheel base 6470 mm
Overall length (OW) 11085 mm
Overall width (OW) 2470 mm
Overall height (OH) 2100 mm