Type I

 

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Widely recognized as the "workhorse" of the Fire/EMS world, Horton’s Type I ambulance offers all the added benefits of a truck chassis. Applicable for both large city fleets and small rural areas, Type I vehicles provide dependable support and optional rugged four-wheel drive power.

Each of our Type I vehicles come standard with:

  • Horton's exclusive occupant protection system (HOPS) for rollover crashes
  • Extra sound and thermal protection
  • Intelliplex, our multiplexed electrical system
  • VI-Tech mounting system

Click the models below to see more detail on each truck.

Model 403 is a basic, compact package that serves both public and private EMS providers.
Chassis Length Width Headroom Total Storage Exterior In/Outside Main Wall
Ford
Chevy
137" 96" 68 127.71 cu ft 48.60 cu ft 79.11 cu ft 48.00 cu ft
The staple of many big city fleets, 453 combines ample storage with a vehicle that can skillfully handle urban streets. Optional crawl thru is available on all Type 1 models.
Chassis Length Width Headroom Total Storage Exterior In/Outside Main Wall
Ford
Chevy
145" 96" 72 153.28 cu ft 60.07 cu ft 93.21 cu ft 62.70 cu ft
Model 457 pairs a larger patient area with Type I functionality. Optional Crash Barrier Configuration provides a true safety barrier at the head of the squad bench.
Chassis Length Width Headroom Total Storage Exterior In/Outside Main Wall
Ford 157" 96" 72 190.77 cu ft 76.63 cu ft 111.14 cu ft 71.17 cu ft
Model 603 offers a variation of the Horton body, designed to fit the space needs of your department. Body style A/B
Chassis Length Width Headroom Total Storage Exterior In/Outside Main Wall
Ford F-Series
Dodge 4500
167" 96" 72 191.60 cu ft 184.95 cu ft 100.91 cu ft 90.85 cu ft 25.03 cu ft 25.03 cu ft 56.00 cu ft
60.06 cu ft 64.01 cu. ft
Offering ample interior and exterior space, Model 623 is our largest standard body paired with the capability of a medium duty chassis.
Chassis Length Width Headroom Total Storage Exterior In/Outside Main Wall
International
Ford F-550/650
Freightliner
Kenworth
173" 96" 72 212.05 cu ft 102.85 cu ft 30.09 cu ft 74.05 cu ft