2003 Suzuki XL-7 Overview


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Limited 2WD
2 national listings
Limited 4WD
6 national listings
Touring 2WD
Avg. Price: $5,351
Touring 4WD
Avg. Price: $5,640

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Average User Score

4.25 stars

Based on 4 reviews

A Damn Good Riding Handeling And Valued Vehicle by bluelephant
 — Solid car with enough power, and when you need the 4WD this not giant SUV climbs trees like squirrel. Its a well designed vehicle and comfortable. If ya want one get all the goodies and definitely 4wd... Read More
Old Faithful by bgblakely
 — I bought this car in 2006 and have only had trouble with the gas cap door. It has been very reliable. Over the last year or two an Check Engine light has come on which the error code meant some emissi... Read More
Big Guy by Victor
 — Well, the only actual thing I didn't enjoy that much was the car's front design. A bit too outdated, even in 2003. I never had any trouble with maintenance, although it was hard to get over 6km/l in... Read More

2003 Suzuki XL-7 Overview

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2003 Suzuki XL-7

Other than a redesigned interior, automatic climate control, and 6 disc cd player, Suzuki switched up the trim levels for 2003.  Instead of Standard and Plus, the XL-7 now comes in 2WD and 4WD versions of the Touring and Limited SUV's.  All 4 trims have a 2.7 L, 183 hp V6 engine.  Touring trims have standard 5 speed manual and optional 4 speed automatic transmission while Limited trims have 4 speed automatic transmission.

Gas mileage comes out to 17 mpg in the city and 20 on the highway.  All 4 trims have 4 doors, seat 7, and tow up to 3000 lbs.  If you need more standard and optional features, go with a Limited trim.  Finally, for those who need to carry a lot, the XL-7 delivers up to 75 cubic feet of cargo space with the second and third row folded down.

Overall, drivers will tell you that the XL-7 gives you decent handling and good seating capacity at a low price.  However, passenger space in the back rows gets a bit tight and V6 powertrain could use a little extra juice.  If you're looking for a solid first SUV with limited funds, look into an XL-7.


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