• (4.3) 8 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,589$8,489
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 19-20
  • Engine: 185-hp, 2.7-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 5-7
2006 Suzuki XL7

Our Take on the 2006 Suzuki XL7

Our Take

Launched during the 2001 model year and initially named Grand Vitara XL-7, Suzuki's largest sport utility vehicle later adopted only the XL-7 designation to differentiate it from the automaker's smaller Grand Vitara. The XL-7 name denotes the vehicle's ability to hold seven people;... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Rear-seat space
  • Rear visibility
  • Uncertain reliability record
  • Engine and road noise
  • Fair resale value

Notable Features

  • Five- or seven-passenger seating
  • 185-hp V-6
  • Five-speed automatic
  • Newly standard ABS
  • Available DriveSelect 4WD

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

If you have a big family, you probably need a vehicle that can seat up to seven people. But to get that, you don't have to buy an expensive, gas-guzzling behemoth SUV, or even one of those mom-mobile minivans.For your benefit, Suzuki offers the quite nice XL-7, one of the most-affordable SUVs on the market, and the least expensive model that also offers a third seat so you can take the who... Read full review for the 2006 Suzuki XL 7

Consumer Reviews

4.3

Average based on 8 reviews

Write a Review

Enjoying so far...

by Arkansas Hillbilly from Arkansas on March 31, 2008

I have owned a 06 XL7 for 6 months now. It has been a great vehicle so far. The only complaints I would have would be the fuel mileage (of course), was told when I bought it that I would get 22-24 hwy... Read Full Review

4 Trim Levels Available

Wondering which configuration is right for you?
Our 2006 Suzuki XL7 trim comparison will help you decide.

Safety

Crash-Test Reports

Recalls

There are currently 2 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

Save on maintenance costs and do your own repairs on your 2006 Suzuki XL7

Similar Models

Select up to three models to compare with the 2006 Suzuki XL7