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Ram Dakota
2011 Ram Dakota
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$23,210
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Suzuki Equator
2012 Suzuki Equator
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$17,999
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Overview

Engine
3.7-liter V6 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 20 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
22 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.7-liter V6 Gas
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
210 hp @ 5200 rpm
152 hp @ 5200 rpm
Torque
235 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
171 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
44 ft
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
16" x 7.0"
15" x TBD
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 7.0"
15" x TBD

Tires

Front Tire
P245/70R16
P235/75R15
Rear Tire
P245/70R16
P235/75R15
Spare Tire
Full-Size
Full-size

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
17 MPG
21 MPG
City
15 MPG
19 MPG
Highway
20 MPG
23 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.0 Tons/yr
8.7 Tons/yr
EPA rating
2
4

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
22 gallons
21.1 gallons
Cruising Range City
330 miles
400.9 miles
Cruising Range Highway
440 miles
485.3 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Height
68.6 in
68.7 in
Max Width
71.7 in
72.8 in
Wheelbase
131.3 in
125.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.9 in
42.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.6 in
39.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.7 in
58.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.9 in
55.8 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
32.1 in
25.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.5 in
38.3 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57.4 in
54.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
56.9 in
55 in

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Bright Silver Metallic
  • Bright White
  • Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl
  • Deep Water Blue Pearl
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Graphite, Cloth seats

Features and Options

Infotainment

Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard

Comfort

A/C
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Emissions
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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