2011 Suzuki Equator Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$17,595-$28,950
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The Suzuki Equator is the Japanese automaker's small pickup truck. It's a more traditional-looking version of the Nissan Frontier, and is available with 2- or 4-wheel drive (2WD or 4WD) depending on the trim. The 2011 model is mainly a carryover from the previous year, but the trim levels have been consolidated somewhat.

The 2011 Suzuki Equator comes in five trims, with either an extended cab or a crew cab. The base trim is a stripper: even air conditioning and a sound system require stepping up to the Comfort trim. The Premium trim includes some power accessories, keyless entry, tilt-adjustable steering wheel, and 16-inch wheels. The Sport trim features 17-inch wheels and an upgraded pickup bed. The 4WD 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 RMZ crew cab. Crew-cab models feature a 60-inch bed, except for the Sport, which offers an optional 72-inch bed. Extended-cab models feature a 72-inch bed. Maximum payload is 1471 pounds, and with proper equipment, the Equator can tow 6300 pounds, according to Suzuki.

The 2011 Suzuki Equator Sport is available in 2WD or 4WD; the RMZ is 4WD only. All 2WD, extended-cab 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. 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 2011 Suzuki Equator include anti-lock brakes, front side air bags, and side curtain air bags. The V-6 engine comes with stability control, and traction control is provided with the Sport trim. In government crash tests, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gave the Equator 4 (out of 5) stars for front-impact protection and 5 stars for side-impact protection. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gave the Equator highest-possible \"Good\" ratings in frontal-offset tests.

Starting MSRPs for the 2011 Suzuki Equator range from $17,595 to $29,150.

The Suzuki Equator is the Japanese automaker's small pickup truck. It's a more traditional-looking version of the Nissan Frontier, and is available with 2- or 4-wheel drive (2WD or 4WD) depending on the trim. The 2011 model is mainly a carryover from the previous year, but the trim levels have been consolidated somewhat.

The 2011 Suzuki Equator comes in five trims, with either an extended cab or a crew cab. The base trim is a stripper: even air conditioning and a sound system require stepping up to the Comfort trim. The Premium trim includes some power accessories, keyless entry, tilt-adjustable steering wheel, and 16-inch wheels. The Sport trim features 17-inch wheels and an upgraded pickup bed. The 4WD 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 RMZ crew cab. Crew-cab models feature a 60-inch bed, except for the Sport, which offers an optional 72-inch bed. Extended-cab models feature a 72-inch bed. Maximum payload is 1471 pounds, and with proper equipment, the Equator can tow 6300 pounds, according to Suzuki.

The 2011 Suzuki Equator Sport is available in 2WD or 4WD; the RMZ is 4WD only. All 2WD, extended-cab 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. 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 2011 Suzuki Equator include anti-lock brakes, front side air bags, and side curtain air bags. The V-6 engine comes with stability control, and traction control is provided with the Sport trim. In government crash tests, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gave the Equator 4 (out of 5) stars for front-impact protection and 5 stars for side-impact protection. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gave the Equator highest-possible \"Good\" ratings in frontal-offset tests.

Starting MSRPs for the 2011 Suzuki Equator range from $17,595 to $29,150.

Available Trims for the 2011 Suzuki Equator
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 2WD Ext Cab I4 Man Transmission Manual MSRP 17595.00 Engine 2.5L/152 City/Hwy MPG 19/23
Name Comfort (2WD Ext Cab I4 Man) Transmission Manual MSRP 18999.00 Engine 2.5L/152 City/Hwy MPG 19/23
Name Premium (2WD Ext Cab I4 Auto) Transmission Automatic MSRP 22379.00 Engine 2.5L/152 City/Hwy MPG 17/22
Name Sport (2WD Crew Cab V6 Auto) Transmission Automatic MSRP 25079.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 15/20
Name Sport (4WD Ext Cab V6 Auto) Transmission Automatic MSRP 25779.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 15/20
Name Sport (4WD Crew Cab V6 Auto Long Bed) Transmission Automatic MSRP 28079.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 15/19
Name RMZ-4 (4WD Crew Cab V6 Auto) Transmission Automatic MSRP 28950.00 Engine 4.0L/241 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, under seat storage
  • Front center console -inc: storage, pwr outlet
  • Instrumentation -inc: digital gear position, tachometer, coolant temp, oil pressure, volt meter, dual trip odometers
  • Pwr accessory delay
  • Rear removable under seat storage w/lid
  • Driver side seatback pocket
  • 12V aux pwr outlet
  • (2) front/(2) rear cupholders
  • Manual air conditioning
  • Tilt steering wheel
  • 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
  • Sun visors w/vanity mirrors & extensions
  • 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
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" aluminum wheels
  • P265/70R16 BFGoodrich Long Trail RWL tires
  • Dual pwr mirrors
  • Manual sliding back window w/lock
  • 17" aluminum wheels
  • P265/65R17 BFGoodrich Long Trail RWL tires
  • Mud guards
  • 6 foot bed w/spray-on bedliner, adjustable tie down track system, (4) cleats
  • P265/70R16 BFGoodrich Rugged Trail RWL tires
  • Fog lights
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 -inc: electronic brake force distribution, brake assist
  • 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

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