Suzuki Equator Reliability

Suzuki Equator was a mid-size pickup truck built by Nissan based on the Nissan Frontier. There were two versions of the Equator available: the four-seat Extended Cab and the five-seat Crew Cab. There is only one trim level of the Equator available in the Canadian market, the Crew Cab. The Suzuki Equator is one of the rarest modern pickups in America.


The 2-door mid-size pickup truck is available in both rear-wheel and four-wheel-drive layouts. There are two engine choices for the Suzuki Equator: a 2.5-liter, 152-horsepower four-cylinder, and a 4.0-liter, 261-horsepower V-6. Two-wheel drive four-cylinders are available with a five-speed manual transmission, and five-speed automatic transmissions are offered on the remaining trim levels.


Suzuki Equator ranked 2nd among 12 eligible Suzuki models when it came to reliability. The ranking is based on our PainRank system. Having a higher score means you will experience more serious issues. The Suzuki is ranked at 2.85, while the Equator is ranked at 0.2.


Introduced in 2009, the Suzuki Equator was discontinued after the 2012 model year. Several changes were made to the side curtain airbags in both the Frontier and Equator starting with 2012 models to improve occupant protection in side impacts. IIHS gave the Equator an overall ‘good’ rating.

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Depreciation Rate

According to Suzuki’s forecast, a 2012 Equator will depreciate 10% within three years. Compared to its current price, its value is expected to decrease by $1,098 within 3 years.

Maintenance and Repair

Maintaining and repairing a Suzuki Equator costs on average $300, ranging from $95 to $2261. Typically, a Suzuki Equator needs to be maintained every year for $441. Maintenance and repair costs vary based on age, mileage, location, and shop.


How many seats are in the Suzuki Equator?    

The Suzuki Equator is a car with 5 seats. The EPA Classification for this car is: Four wheel drive    

What is the horsepower in a Suzuki Equator and does it have a turbo?    

The Suzuki Equator has 261 horsepower and 281 lb-ft of torque. The engine is a Gas V6 with a displacement of 4.0L/ The fuel system is: Electronic Fuel Injection.    

How big is the trunk in the Suzuki Equator?    

59.5 Cubic Feet ( 1,685 m3 )    

What type of wheels does it have?    

Suzuki Equator has 16 x -TBD- inch Aluminum Front Wheels and 16 x -TBD- inch Aluminum Rear Wheels.

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