2009 Suzuki Equator pickup truck | Rpmgo.com

At the Chicago Auto Show, American Suzuki Motor Corp. introduced the 2009 Suzuki Equator, which is a midsize pickup destined to complete Suzuki’s range of all-terrain vehicles, including motorbikes and ATVs. The Suzuki Equator was developed with Nissan North America (will also be produced at the Nissan plant in Smyrna, Tennesse) and it’s based on the Nissan Frontier.

The engine offer includes a 2.5-liter DOHC four-cylinder engine developing 152 hp and 171 lb-ft of torque or a 4.0-liter V6 DOHC engine producing 261 hp with 281 lb-ft of torque. Also, customers will have several transmission choices, including a five-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission (I4 and V6), five-speed manual transmission (I4) or six-speed manual transmission (V6).

The Suzuki Equator will be offered in two styles, Extended Cab and Crew Cab which offer a high-utility bed with spray-on bedliner and an extensive tie-down system with adjustable tracks. The truck also offers a wide range of attachment points for securing cargo (including motorcycles or ATVs) plus a full range of accessories including bed dividers, sliding cargo trays and modular storage units. Crew Cab models will offer an available roof rack.

Check out more photos of the 2009 Suzuki Equator after the jump and also read the full press release.

Full Photo Gallery: 2009 Suzuki Equator

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