The Bravado Bison is a Vans vehicle featured in Grand Theft Auto V and GTA Online.

This vehicle also appears in Grand Theft Auto 6.

How to get the Bison in GTA 5 Story Mode:

In GTA V Story Mode, the Bison can only be found and stolen (see the spawn locations in the "Appearances" section below). It is not available for purchase.

How to get the Bison in GTA Online:

The Bison can be simply found and stolen on the street (see the spawn locations in the "Appearances" section below), or it can be purchased for a price of $30,000.

The Bison can be stored in any of your Properties/Garages as a Personal Vehicle. It can be customized at Los Santos Customs. You can also modify it in a Vehicle Workshop inside one of your owned properties.

Once acquired, you can request the delivery of the Bison from the Mechanic.

Bravado Bison in Real Life:

The design of the Bravado Bison is based on a real life Dodge Ram Heavy Duty.

Bravado Bison Top Speed:

The actual top speed of the Bison in GTA V is 98.50 mph (158.52 km/h) when it's fully upgraded, as it's been accurately tested in-game by Broughy1322.

Can you sell the Bison in GTA Online?

Yes, it's possible to sell the Bison. If you purchased the vehicle, you can sell it for a resale price of $18,000 (60% of the original purchase), plus 50% of the value of your upgrades. Otherwise, if you stole the Bison from the street, you can sell it for $3,000.

Bison: GTA V Vehicle Info

Vehicle Class Vans
Manufacturer Manufacturer: Bravado Bravado
Vehicle Features Has VariantsTowing Hitch
Acquisition Can be stolen / foundSouthern S.A. Super Autos
GTA Online Price $30,000
Storage Location Garage (Personal Vehicle)
Delivery Method Mechanic
Modifications Los Santos Customs
Variant / Liveries
  • Bison: Standard Version
    Variant Standard Version
  • Bison: McGill-Olsen Livery
    Variant McGill-Olsen Livery Can only be stolen
  • Bison: The Mighty Bush Livery
    Variant The Mighty Bush Livery Can only be stolen
Sell Can be sold if stolen or purchased
Sell Price (Resale) $18,000 ($106,375 when fully upgraded)
Sell Price (Stolen) $3,000
Race Availability Can be used in Races
Top Speed - Game Files 80.78 mph (130.00 km/h)
Based on (Real Life) Dodge Ram Heavy Duty

Seats 6
Mass / Weight 2,100 KG
Drive Train AWD
Gears 5

Bison: GTA V Performance

Actual Top Speed (Tested by Broughy) 98.50 mph (158.52 km/h)
Lap Time (Broughy) 1:19.913
Bulletproof No
Explosive Resistance

Amount of explosives required to destroy the Bison, with 100% armor, and occupied by a player:

Explosive Weapon Amount
Homing Launcher / Oppressor Missiles / Jet Missiles 1
RPG / Grenades / Sticky Bomb / MOC Cannon 1
Explosive Rounds (Heavy Sniper Mk II) 2
Tank Cannon (Rhino / APC) 1
Anti-Aircraft Trailer Dual 20mm Flak 1

Bison: GTA V Statistics

Speed
69.75
Acceleration
50.00
Braking
20.00
Handling
62.12
Overall 50.47

Note: The above statistics are coming from the Rockstar official website.

Model ID bison, bison2, bison3
Default Radio Stations FlyLo FM, Soulwax FM
Bison: Vehicle Customization
Total Cost to Fully Upgrade in GTA Online $176,750
ModificationStory PriceGTA Online Price
Armor
No Armor $250 $500
Armor Upgrade 20% $1,250 $5,250
Armor Upgrade 40% $3,125 $8,750
Armor Upgrade 60% $5,000 $14,000
Armor Upgrade 80% $8,750 $24,500
Armor Upgrade 100% $12,500 $35,000
Brakes
Stock Brakes $250 $500
Street Brakes $5,000 $10,000
Sport Brakes $6,750 $13,500
Race Brakes $8,750 $17,500
Engine
EMS Upgrade, Level 1 $2,250 $4,500
EMS Upgrade, Level 2 $3,125 $6,250
EMS Upgrade, Level 3 $4,500 $9,000
EMS Upgrade, Level 4 $8,375 $16,750
Explosives
Ignition Bomb N/A $5,000
Remote Bomb N/A $7,500
Horns
See the full list of the available Horns options »
Lights > Headlights
Stock Lights $200 $1,000
Xenon Lights $400 $5,000
Lights > Neon Kits
See the full list of the available Neon Kits options »
Plates
Blue on White 1 $50 $200
Blue on White 2 $50 $200
Blue on White 3 $50 $200
Yellow on Blue $75 $300
Yellow on Black $150 $600
Respray
See the full list of the available Respray options »
Suspension
Stock Suspension $100 $200
Lowered Suspension $500 $1,000
Street Suspension $1,000 $2,000
Sport Suspension $1,700 $3,400
Competition Suspension $2,200 $4,400
Transmission
Stock Transmission $250 $500
Street Transmission $7,375 $14,750
Sports Transmission $8,125 $16,250
Race Transmission $10,000 $20,000
Turbo
No Turbo $1,250 $2,500
Turbo Tuning $6,250 $35,000
Wheels > Wheel Type
See the full list of the available Wheel Types options »
Wheels > Wheel Color
See the full list of the available Wheel Colors options »
Wheels > Tire Design
Stock Tires $100 $200
Custom Tires $2,500 $5,000
Wheels > Tire Enhancements
Standard Tires $350 $200
Bulletproof Tires $4,000 $25,000 (Rank 20)
Low Grip Tires N/A $500 (at LS Car Meet)
Wheels > Tire Smoke
See the full list of the available Tire Smoke options »
Windows
None $100 $500
Light Smoke $200 $1,500
Dark Smoke $450 $3,500
Limo $700 $5,000

Bison Description:

The Bison used to be the pick-up truck of choice for farmers and construction workers until Bravado realized they could double the price and market it to emasculated urban types desperate to feel like men again.

Bison: GTA V Appearances

Release Date September 17, 2013
DLC / Title Update 1.01 Game Launch
Game Edition Game Edition: GTA Online GTA Online Game Edition: GTA V Story Mode GTA V Story Mode
Platforms PCPlayStation 4Xbox OnePlayStation 3Xbox 360

Bison Spawn Locations in Grand Theft Auto V Where to find the Bison in GTA Online and GTA V Story Mode:

Story Mode:

  • Paleto Bay
  • The Hen House
  • S.W. side LSIA
  • Zancudo Treatment Works
  • Harmony Truck Stop on Joshua Rd
  • Los Santos & Blaine County (all major freeways)

GTA Online:

  • Davis Quartz
  • Redwood Lights Track
  • A landscaping variant can be found at a retaining wall in the northern outskirts of Vinewood Hills
Notable Owners: Epsilon Program Epsilon Program Triads Triads
Appearances in Story Missions:

Bison: GTA V Screenshots

Bison: Custom Paint Jobs

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