The 2012 Suzuki Equator is a mid-size pickup truck that comes in a four-door Crew Cab or two-door Extended Cab trim levels. The Equator is powered by a standard 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 152 hp and 171 lb-ft of torque and an optional 4.0-liter V6 engine that produces 261 hp and 281 lb-ft of torque. Both trims are available in RWD or 4WD and can be paired with a 5-speed manual or 5-speed automatic transmission. Fuel mileage is an EPA estimated 19 mpg city and 23 mpg highway. Features include air conditioning, 4-speaker audio system, rear-seat split-back cushions, dual-power mirrors, fog lamps and high performance shocks. Safety is comprised of dual-stage front airbags, roof-mounted curtain side-impact airbags, front seat-mounted side-impact supplemental airbags and tire pressure monitoring. The Equator is backed by a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
The Equator sees few changes for 2012.
Many cab and engine configuration options; affordably priced compact truck; available 4-wheel drive
The Suzuki Equator is a solid compact pickup that comes at an affordable price. The base-level extended cab model begins well under $18,000, while the top-of-the-line crew cab goes just less than $30,000. There's a lot of variation in between, with a configuration for almost every budget and need, including 4-wheel drive, two bed sizes and two engine choices-- an efficient 4-cylinder and a powerful V6.