Truck Trend is the source for official specifications, payload, towing capacity, and other information that matters to real truck users. Check out the latest info for the 2009 Suzuki Equator Extended Cab with short-bed, 2WD & 4WD options. Read the complete specs on the standard Endurance 2.5-liter DOHC I4 or 4.0-liter DOHC V6 motor with the Five-speed manual or Five-speed automatic with overdrive transmission.

2009 Suzuki Equator Extended Cab
Body Style / Driveline Extended Cab, Longitudinally front engine with 2WD, 4WD compact-size pickup with short-bed
Assembly Plant Smyrna, Tennessee plant
Introduction Date 2008
EPA Vehicle Class Compact Truck
Construction Body on frame
Drivetrain Rear wheel drive
Engine I4 V6
Engine code QR25 VQ40
Production code TR2 ZV7
Engine 2.5-liter DOHC I4 4.0-liter DOHC V6
Number of cylinders Four Six
"Valves per cylinder" Four Four
Maximum output hp 152 @ 5,200 rpm 261 @ 5,600 rpm
Maximum torque lb.-ft. 171 @ 4,400 rpm 281 @ 4,000 rpm
Configuration Longitudinally - Mounted Longitudinally - Mounted
Cylinder block Aluminum Aluminum
Cylinder head Aluminum Aluminum
Spark plugs Platinum tipped Platinum tipped
Maximum engine RPM 6000 rpm 6000 rpm
Valvetrain type Silent chain, two-stage Silent chain, two-stage
Engine mounts Standard (no fluid-filled) Standard (no fluid-filled)
Emission calibration LEV2 ULEV LEV2 ULEV
Exhaust emission standards Federal: Tier 2 BIN 5 Federal: Tier 2 BIN 5
Exhaust system configuration Single exit/main Single exit/main
Drive configuration Two-wheel drive
Transmission type Five-speed manual
Five-speed automatic w/overdrive
Gear ratios (:1)
1st 3.58 3.842
2nd 2.077 2.353
3rd 1.360 1.529
4th 1.000 1.000
5th 0.811 0.839
Reverse 3.636 2.764
Final drive ratio 4.083 (Base)
3.133 (Base)
Rear axle C200
Type Body on frame (ladder type) - Fully boxed frame
Primary materials Corrosion resistant, high strength steel
Type Rack-and-pinion
Power assisted Engine speed sensitive
Overall ratio 20.4:1
Turns (lock to lock) 3.55 turns
  I4 V6
Turning radius (curb to curb) ft. 21.75/6.62 21.75/6.64
Turning circle (curb to curb) ft. 43.42/13.2 43.58/13.3
Front Independent, Stabilizer bar Standard
Rear Overslung multi-Leaf
Brakes & Tires
Front Two piston calipers, 11.1417 x 0.7 in Vented discs
Rear Single piston calipers, 11.2598 x 0.7 in Vented discs
Pitch Circle Diameter (PCD) 6 in. x 4.5 in. (6 in. x 114.3 mm)
Tires P235/75R15 General Grabber AW (black letter)
P265/70R16 BFG Long Trail (OWL)
P265/65R17 BFG Long Trail (OWL)
Ignition system Electronic (direct ignition)
Starter 12 volt
Alternator 12 volts 110 amps
Battery GR24F-550