2010 Suzuki Equator Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$17,520-$30,900
$16,819-$29,664
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The Suzuki Equator is a traditional midsize pickup truck sharing a platform and mechanicals with the Nissan Frontier (the Japanese automaker assembles the Equator for Suzuki). Suzuki offers the Equator in both crew cab and extended cab body styles with 4- or 6-cylinder engines. Rear-wheel drive is standard, with 4-wheel drive optional. The Suzuki Equator is a carryover for 2010.

  • Carryover for 2010

The Suzuki Equator, a midsize pickup truck that shares its platform with the Nissan Frontier, made its bow in the 2009 model year and carries over to 2010 unchanged, except for some new standard features. It is available with 2- or 4-wheel drive (2WD or 4WD), depending on the trim.

The 2010 Suzuki Equator offers five trim levels, with either an extended cab or a crew cab. The base trim is spartanly equipped: even air conditioning and a sound system require stepping up to the Comfort trim. The Equator Premium trim includes some power accessories, keyless entry, tilt-adjustable steering wheel, and 16-inch wheels. The Equator Sport trim features 17-inch wheels and an upgraded pickup bed. The 4WD Equator RMZ trim reverts to 16-inch wheels but features performance enhancements such as an electric locking rear differential, heavier-duty axles, skid plates, upgraded shocks and tires, and hill-hold and hill-descent controls. A navigation system is optional with the Equator RMZ crew cab.

Equator crew cab models feature a 60-inch bed, except for the Sport, which offers an optional 72-inch bed. Extended cab Equator models feature a 72-inch bed exclusively. Maximum payload for the 2010 Suzuki Equator is 986 pounds, and with proper equipment, the pickup can tow 3500 pounds, according to Suzuki.

The 2010 Suzuki Equator Sport is available in 2WD or 4WD; the Equator RMZ is 4WD only. All 2WD, extended cab Equator models employ a 152-horsepower, 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that delivers 19 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway, according to the EPA. Equator models with 4WD and/or the crew cab feature a 261-horsepower, 4.0-liter V-6 engine that delivers 15 mpg in the city and 19 mpg on the highway.

Standard safety features on the 2010 Suzuki Equator include anti-lock brakes, front side air bags, and side curtain air bags. Equator models with the V-6 engine come with stability control, and traction control is provided with the Sport trim. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gave the Equator the highest-possible \"Good\" rating in its frontal-offset test, and in government crash tests, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) awarded the Equator 4 out of 5 stars for front-impact protection and 5 stars for side-impact protection.

Starting MSRPs for the 2010 Suzuki Equator ranged from $17,250 to $28,850.

The Suzuki Equator is a traditional midsize pickup truck sharing a platform and mechanicals with the Nissan Frontier (the Japanese automaker assembles the Equator for Suzuki). Suzuki offers the Equator in both crew cab and extended cab body styles with 4- or 6-cylinder engines. Rear-wheel drive is standard, with 4-wheel drive optional. The Suzuki Equator is a carryover for 2010.

  • Carryover for 2010

The Suzuki Equator, a midsize pickup truck that shares its platform with the Nissan Frontier, made its bow in the 2009 model year and carries over to 2010 unchanged, except for some new standard features. It is available with 2- or 4-wheel drive (2WD or 4WD), depending on the trim.

The 2010 Suzuki Equator offers five trim levels, with either an extended cab or a crew cab. The base trim is spartanly equipped: even air conditioning and a sound system require stepping up to the Comfort trim. The Equator Premium trim includes some power accessories, keyless entry, tilt-adjustable steering wheel, and 16-inch wheels. The Equator Sport trim features 17-inch wheels and an upgraded pickup bed. The 4WD Equator RMZ trim reverts to 16-inch wheels but features performance enhancements such as an electric locking rear differential, heavier-duty axles, skid plates, upgraded shocks and tires, and hill-hold and hill-descent controls. A navigation system is optional with the Equator RMZ crew cab.

Equator crew cab models feature a 60-inch bed, except for the Sport, which offers an optional 72-inch bed. Extended cab Equator models feature a 72-inch bed exclusively. Maximum payload for the 2010 Suzuki Equator is 986 pounds, and with proper equipment, the pickup can tow 3500 pounds, according to Suzuki.

The 2010 Suzuki Equator Sport is available in 2WD or 4WD; the Equator RMZ is 4WD only. All 2WD, extended cab Equator models employ a 152-horsepower, 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that delivers 19 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway, according to the EPA. Equator models with 4WD and/or the crew cab feature a 261-horsepower, 4.0-liter V-6 engine that delivers 15 mpg in the city and 19 mpg on the highway.

Standard safety features on the 2010 Suzuki Equator include anti-lock brakes, front side air bags, and side curtain air bags. Equator models with the V-6 engine come with stability control, and traction control is provided with the Sport trim. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gave the Equator the highest-possible \"Good\" rating in its frontal-offset test, and in government crash tests, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) awarded the Equator 4 out of 5 stars for front-impact protection and 5 stars for side-impact protection.

Starting MSRPs for the 2010 Suzuki Equator ranged from $17,250 to $28,850.

Available Trims for the 2010 Suzuki Equator
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 2WD Ext Cab I4 Man Transmission Manual MSRP 17520.00 Engine 2.5L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 19/23
Name Comfort (2WD Ext Cab I4 Man) Transmission Manual MSRP 18825.00 Engine 2.5L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 19/23
Name Premium (2WD Ext Cab I4 Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 22075.00 Engine 2.5L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 17/22
Name Sport (2WD Ext Cab V6 Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 23245.00 Engine 4.0L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 15/20
Name Sport (2WD Crew Cab V6 Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 24775.00 Engine 4.0L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 15/20
Name Sport (2WD Crew Cab V6 Auto Long Bed) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 25125.00 Engine 4.0L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 15/20
Name Sport (4WD Ext Cab V6 Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 25645.00 Engine 4.0L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 15/20
Name Sport (4WD Crew Cab V6 Auto Long Bed) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27825.00 Engine 4.0L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 15/19
Name RMZ-4 (4WD Crew Cab V6 Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 28850.00 Engine 4.0L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 15/19
Name RMZ-4 Sport (4WD Crew Cab V6 Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 30900.00 Engine 4.0L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 15/19

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INTERIOR
  • Front bucket seats -inc: fold flat passenger seat, seat slide, active headrests
  • Rear seat w/flip up cushion, underseat storage
  • Front center console -inc: storage, pwr outlet
  • Tilt steering wheel
  • Instrumentation -inc: digital gear position, tachometer, coolant temp, oil pressure, volt meter, dual trip odometers
  • Pwr accessory delay
  • Rear removable underseat storage w/lid
  • Driver side seatback pocket
  • 12V aux pwr outlet
  • (2) front/(2) rear cupholders
  • Manual air conditioning
  • Dual sun visors w/vanity mirrors & extensions
  • Pwr windows w/driver auto down
  • Pwr door locks
  • Remote keyless entry w/panic alarm
  • Cruise control
  • Rear 60/40 split seat w/flip up/down cushion, under seat storage
  • Engine immobilizer
  • Rear heat ducts
  • Rear window defroster w/timer
  • Overhead sunglass holder
  • Front bucket seats -inc: RMZ-4 specific red stitching, fold flat passenger seat, seat slide, active headrests
  • Driver seat height adjustment & lumbar support
  • Leather wrapped tilt steering wheel
  • Security alarm
  • Leather wrapped tilt steering wheel w/audio controls
EXTERIOR
  • 15" steel wheels
  • P235/75R15 General Grabber tires
  • Full size spare tire
  • Manual folding mirrors
  • Rear & back window privacy glass
  • Variable intermittent wipers
  • 16" alloy wheels
  • P265/70R16 BFGoodrich Long Trail RWL tires
  • Dual pwr mirrors
  • Manual sliding back window w/lock
  • 17" alloy wheels
  • P265/65R17 BFGoodrich Long Trail RWL tires
  • 6 foot bed w/spray-on bedliner, adjustable tie down track system, (4) cleats
  • Mud guards
  • P265/70R16 BFGoodrich Rugged Trail RWL tires
  • Fog lights
  • Pwr tilt/slide sunroof
MECHANICAL
  • 2.5L DOHC 16-valve I4 engine
  • Self-adjusting timing chain
  • 5-speed manual transmission
  • Rear wheel drive
  • 6 foot bed w/integrated rope hooks
  • Front independent double wishbone suspension
  • Rear multi-leaf overslung solid axle suspension
  • Front stabilizer bar
  • Engine speed-sensitive pwr rack & pinion steering
  • 4-wheel anti-lock ventilated disc brakes w/electronic brake force distribution (EBD), brake assist (BA)
  • 5-speed automatic transmission w/OD
  • 4.0L DOHC 24-valve V6 engine -inc: variable valve timing (VVT)
  • 5 foot bed w/spray-on bedliner, adjustable tie down track system, (4) cleats
  • On-demand four wheel drive w/low range gears
  • Transfer case w/rotary dial
  • Electronic locking rear differential
  • Skid plates -inc: oil pan, transfer case & fuel tank
  • Front/rear Bilstein high performance shock absorbers
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Side-door guard beam
    • Front/rear crumple zone
    • Dual advanced front airbags w/passenger occupancy sensor
    • Front seat-mounted side impact airbags
    • Front/rear side curtain airbags
    • Front seatbelt force limiters & pretensioners
    • Tire pressure monitoring system
    • Energy absorbing steering column
    • Limited slip traction control
    • Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC)
    • LATCH system for child seats
    • Rear door child safety locks
    • Hill hold control
    • Hill Descent Control (HDC)
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: (4) speakers, clock
    • AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: (6) speakers, clock
    • Rockford Fosgate AM/FM stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD/MP3/WMA changer, XM satellite radio -inc: (8) speakers, subwoofer, auxiliary input jack, clock
    • Bluetooth hands-free phone system

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