|Also called||Nissan Frontier (North America)
|Assembly||Smyrna, Tennessee, United States|
|Body and chassis|
|Class||Mid-size pickup truck|
|Body style||2-door truck
|Layout||Front engine, rear-wheel drive / four-wheel drive|
|Platform||Nissan F-Alpha platform|
|Wheelbase||125.9 in (3,198 mm)|
|Length||Crew Cab: 220.1 in (5,591 mm)
Extended Cab: 206.6 in (5,248 mm)
|Width||72.8 in (1,849 mm)|
|Height||68.7 in (1,745 mm)
69.7 in (1,770 mm)
70.1 in (1,781 mm)
The Suzuki Equator is a mid-size pickup truck based on the Nissan Frontier and assembled by Nissan. It was first sold in the US for the 2009 model year with prices starting at $17,220, and made its debut at the 2008 Chicago Auto Show.
The Equator is offered as either a four seat Extended Cab or a five seat Crew Cab. In the Canadian market, the Equator is only offered in the Crew Cab configuration, in a single trim level.
The base 2.5 L Inline-4 produces 152 hp (113 kW) at 5,200 rpm and 171 lb·ft (232 N·m) at 4,400 rpm, and is a rear-wheel-drive. It comes with either a five-speed manual transmission or a five-speed automatic.
The 4.0 L V6 engine develops 261 hp (195 kW) at 5,600 rpm and 281 lb·ft (381 N·m) at 4,000 rpm. It comes standard with a five-speed automatic and is available with four-wheel-drive.
The Equator triumphed over the new Dodge Ram 1500, 2009 Ford F150, Hummer H3 Alpha and H3T Adventure, Kia Borrego EX V8, and Toyota Sequoia Platinum in Peterson's 4Wheel & Off-Road's 2009 4x4 of the Year.
Sales of the Suzuki Equator since 2009 have been 5,808 overall, and it rarely sells over 200 units per month.
|Suzuki road vehicle timeline, North America market, 1985–present|
|Mini SUV||Jimny / Samurai||X-90|
|Compact SUV||Grand Vitara||Grand Vitara|
|Note: Suzuki left the U.S. auto market in 2012 and Canada in 2013. It remains in Mexico.|
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