...In government crash testing, the Equator crew cab received four stars (out of five) in frontal tests for both driver and passenger and five stars for side impact protection. The extended cab garnered four stars for driver protection in frontal impacts and five stars for frontal-impact passenger protection and driver protection in side impacts. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded its highest score of "Good" for frontal-offset testing. Interior Design and Special Features: The 2010 Suzuki Equator extended cab utilizes small reverse-opening doors to allow rear passenger access to...
...cab 4x2 with inline-four engine Five-speed automatic standard in all other inline-four and all V-6 models Electronically controlled part-time four-wheel-drive transfer case Safety Suzuki also takes advantage of Nissan electronic controls, such as active limited-slip traction control, electronic stability system, hill descent control and hill start assist. Hill descent control helps maintain a slow, steady speed down steep hills so the driver can concentrate on steering. Hill start assist helps keep the truck from rolling back on a steep hill when the driver moves from the brake pedal to the...
At next month’s 2009 Chicago Auto Show Suzuki will unveil a trio of customized Equator pickup trucks co-developed with three different off-road and lifestyle magazines... read more January 29, 2009 by Jeremy Weber