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Vehicle Description

Starcraft Bus Prodigy

As one of North America’s largest shuttle bus companies, Staracraft provides affordable transportation solutions. Starcraft Bus offers a multitude of products, ranging from shuttle and tour buses to school and activity buses. As a division of Forest River, Starcraft buses are built to last. Ask your TESCO sales representative about Starcraft today!

The Starcraft Prodigy offers the safety of welded steel cage construction, the longest list of standard features in the industry, and the most comprehensive warranty in the business.



Prodigy Advantages
  • Rugged steel cage construction
  • Exceptional maneuverability
  • Exceptional visibility
  • One-piece roof
  • Longest list of standard features
  • 3-year / 36,000 mile warranty
  • ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer
Standard Features & Equipment
  • Ford Transit 138" WB
  • 3.7L 6- Speed auto transmission
  • Tires 235/65R16
  • Dual drive shaft guards
  • Front and rear mud flaps
  • Rearview exterior mirrors w/ street side & curbside
  • Front mounted crossover mirrors
  • Back-up alarm 97 db
  • Dual batteries
  • Daytime running lights
  • Heavy duty alternator
  • Rear interior mirror
  • Applied rub rail - floor line
  • Applied rub rail - seat height / seat height wraps around rear of bus
  • Black ribbed rubber aisle w/ smooth rubber under seats
  • Black ribbed entry steps w/ white step nosing on all steps
  • Gray vinyl door header and bulkhead pads
  • Driver's storage in front bulkhead area with lock
  • Undercoating to oem chassis specifications
  • Printed circuit board with fuses mounted in lockable compartment above driver door
  • Child checkmate with operating instructions above driver
  • Interior led step well lights
  • Led interior lights
  • Led front and rear marker lights
  • 7" red led round rear stop lights - prodigy drw
  • 7" amber round led rear turn lights - prodigy drw
  • 4" round led back-up lights - prodigy srw & drw
  • Led side mounted midship turn and marker lights
  • Trans/air fm452 tie-in 45k btu rear bulkhead mounted
  • 35,000 btu floor mounted heater w/ heater shut off valve
  • Curbside kick panel below barrier
  • Seat belts - each
  • 2.5 lb fire extinguisher
  • 16 unit first aid kit
  • Bodily fluids kit
  • Emergency triangle kit w/ red storage box
  • Seat belt cutter
  • Interior mirror 6" x 16"
  • Rear exit door w/ upper & lower glass, door ajar buzzer
  • (2) windows each side of rear exit door
  • Rear door starter interrupt with vandal lock with buzzer
  • Electric bi-fold entry door with upper and lower emergency release handles
  • Left hand mounted full length entry door grab rail
  • Tinted split sash passenger windows with black frame
  • White reflective prismatic exterior tape outlining all emergency exits
  • Decal "emergency door" red interior and black exterior
  • 3 year / 36,000 mile bumper to bumper warranty
  • 5 year / 100,000 mile structural warranty
Optional Equipment
  • Drivers side 34" wide student safety school bus seat
  • Passenger side 34" wide student safety school bus seat
  • Additional shut off valve for heater
  • CRS225 hooks and tethers
  • AM/FM/CD with 2 speakers
  • Additional speaker
  • 34" Wide school bus barrier - 42 oz. Vinyl
  • Heavy duty anti-slip aluminum running board on driver's side
Seating Options

At TESCO Bus, we want the process of purchasing a bus to be as easy as possible. Finding the perfect seat for your bus may seem overwhelming, but we are here to help. We are a distributor for Freedman seats, the most common of all seating in the transportation industry. Freedman offers endless amounts of seating types from the low back vinyls to the high back recliners, both common choices amongst our customers. To take a deeper a look at some of the Freedman seats and products that TESCO offers, click here.



  • Passengers (Adult): 14-34
  • Headroom: 68", 69" or 78.625"
  • Audio: AM/FM/CD Stereo & P/A (optional)
  • Heat & A/C: Rear 35,000 BTU heater & 45,000 BTU AC
  • Chassis: Ford Transit, E-350, E-450, GM 3500, or GM 4500
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Exterior: .040 aluminum or .060 aluminum
  • Structure: Welded steel cage construction
  • Weight: 9,000# to 14,500# GVWR
  • Overall Height: 102", 102.5" or 114.625"
  • Overall Width: 84" or 96"
  • Overall Length: 239" to 294.125"