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By Cars.com Staff
July 24, 2008
Vehicle Overview Suzuki's XL7 is a car-based crossover sport utility vehicle that's available with front- or all-wheel drive and has seven seats. Competitors include the Honda Pilot, Subaru Tribeca and Toyota Highlander. There are three trim levels: Premium, Luxury and Limited.
New for 2009 Five-passenger models and the Base trim level have been dropped. All models get a six-speed automatic transmission, standard three-row seating and a standard self-leveling rear suspension.
Exterior This midsize SUV from Suzuki has a standard roof rack and chrome twin tailpipes. Heated door mirrors are standard on Limited models with front- or all-wheel drive, and standard on Premium and Luxury trims levels with all-wheel drive. The XL7 measures 197.2 inches long and 72.2 inches wide. Compared to its competitors, the XL7 is the longest and narrowest. With a height of 68.9 inches, the XL7 is taller than the Tribeca, lower than the Pilot and about on par with the Highlander.
Standard chrome wheels
Chrome exterior door handles on Limited models
Interior The XL7 is equipped with seven seats in three rows. The interior is available with faux wood or satin nickel trim. The Limited trim level offers a navigation and DVD combination system and includes a compass in the driver information center.
Standard leather interior
Standard premium audio system and navigation
Under the Hood The XL7's engine teams with a new six-speed automatic transmission that gives it better fuel economy, with an estimated additional 1/2 mpg city/highway.
252-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 with 243 pounds-feet of torque
New six-speed automatic with clutchless manual mode
Front- or all-wheel drive
Standard self-leveling rear suspension on all models