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The original XL-7 was designed to appeal to who liked the idea of having seating in an SUV but didn’t want the and expense of owning a full-size utility. By taking an extended-wheelbase of its Grand Vitara small SUV and a third-row seat, Suzuki a concept, and indeed many manufacturers have been the same with their SUVs. Unfortunately, the first was neat in theory but flawed in

Its third-row seat was too small to be of any use and its aging truck-based design, cabin and poor-quality interior relegated it to bit-player status a growing and increasingly refined of midsize contenders.

Fortunately, made amends with a redesigned second-generation midsize (Note the name XL7; it was from XL-7 starting in The largest Suzuki ever, the new was 10 inches longer and 2 inches than before. Designed for the American market, the most Suzuki XL7 was based on partner midsize crossover SUV platform, meant it bore some resemblance to vehicles like the Equinox.

Compared to the old model, this XL7 looked and worked much overall, with improved and agility, a smoother, more Suzuki-built V6 engine and roomier, comfortable passenger accommodations. The row, however, was still meant for children only, others in this class. All for naught, however, as the XL7 was discontinued the 2009 model year, from a lack of demand.

Most Recent Suzuki XL7

The Suzuki XL7 debuted for 2007. the XL7 was sold with a five-speed and optional third-row seat the 2008 model year. The XL7 was a well-equipped, seven-passenger midsize SUV available in three trim Premium, Luxury and Limited. All were available with drive or all-wheel drive. was provided by a Suzuki-built 3.6-liter V6 252 horsepower and 243 pound-feet of torque.

on all models was a six-speed automatic

The last Suzuki XL7 was the largest, comfortable Suzuki SUV ever with a spacious, functional and interior. The second-row 60/40-split tumbled forward for easy to the third row, or folded flat. The 50/50-split-folding third-row could also be folded as well for additional cargo-carrying

Included was a long list of features, including alloy security alarm, automatic control, privacy glass, air-conditioning and a six-speaker CD stereo. The Luxury trim level leather, wood accents and front seats. To this, the piled on foglamps, a rear a standard third-row seat and audio with navigation and DVD

These electronic features and were sourced from then-partner General Motors.

In we found that the XL7’s chassis provided a carlike and good reflexes on the pavement. The was powerful, handling was secure and was good enough to ply the crowded for weekend errands. The model’s weakness was that it didn’t as refined in terms of ride steering precision and engine as some other midsize SUVs.

If you’re looking for a spacious crossover for a bargain price, a XL7 may be a good choice.

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Past XL-7 Models

Suzuki the first-generation XL-7 in 2001. At the it was the first SUV in its class to offer a seat for a price starting $20,000. Based on the Grand this XL-7 had a trucklike, construction and either rear-wheel or four-wheel drive with a transfer case.

These underpinnings made the XL-7 competent for off-road use.

The model’s optional third-row was of dubious value. There was of luggage room with the seat folded down, but the third row was in use, cargo was very limited. Also, the to drop the third-row seating was and awkward.

The third row didn’t completely flat and created into which items fall.

All models of the Suzuki were equipped with a 2.7-liter engine matched to a five-speed manual transmission or a automatic. In reviews of the time, we that we liked the availability of a seat and the vehicle’s reasonable However, we felt that it match up well to the competition in of refinement or maximum off-road

Changes to the first-generation Suzuki were minimal. In 2002, was increased to 183 hp and antilock brakes optional.

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