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Native name
ООО «Курганский автобусный завод»
Formerly called
Курганский автобусный завод им. 60-летия Союза ССР
Private limited company
Industry Mechanical engineering
Founded 1958 (1958)
Headquarters Kurgan, KGN, Russia
Key people
Alexander Viktorovich Alsarayev, acting managing director
Products Middle range buses
Services Bus manufacturing
Number of employees
circa 600 (2013)
Parent GAZ Group
Website bus.ru

KAvZ (Russian: Курга́нский авто́бусный заво́д, КАвЗ, Kurgansky Avtobusny Zavod) is a bus manufacturer in Kurgan, KGN, Russia. The factory started producing buses in 1958, based on trucks from GAZ. During the 1990s, it assembled Ikarus buses for the Russian market. Now a subsidiary of GAZ, it specialises in producing small buses, in particular school buses.

KAvZ is a subsidiary of Russian Buses which is a subsidiary of GAZ Group.



  • KAvZ-4238 Aurora (2006- )
  • KAvz-4235 Aurora (2008- )


  • KAvZ-651 (1958-1973)
  • KAvZ-663 (1961-1966)
  • KAvZ-685/3270/3271 (1971-1991)
  • KAvZ-3100 (1976)
  • KAvZ-49471 (1981-1985) -truckbus
  • KAvZ-4959 (1985) -truckbus
  • KAvZ-3275 (1991-1998)
  • KAvZ-3976 (1993-2007)
  • KAvZ-4229 (1998)
  • KAvZ-4224 (1998-2003) -truckbus
  • KAvZ-3244 (1998-2007)
  • KAvZ-39766 (2002-2008)
  • KAvZ-4239 (2008-2014)

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