2008 Suzuki XL-7 Overview

XL-7

Looking for a Used XL-7 in your area?

CarGurus has 582 nationwide XL-7 listings starting at $2,994.

ZIP:

Not sure what you want?

Find the models that are right for you using the CarGurus Car Finder.

Zip:

Trims

Base
Avg. Price: $8,521
Base AWD
Limited
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $10,150
Limited AWD w/ DVD
Limited AWD w/ Nav
Avg. Price: $11,554
Limited w/ Nav
Avg. Price: $11,221
Luxury
Avg. Price: $9,559
Luxury AWD
Avg. Price: $10,378
Premium
Avg. Price: $8,947
Premium AWD
Avg. Price: $9,676

Suzuki XL-7 Experts

#1 Peer
Peer
Reputation 490
#2 salvador1000
salvador1000
Reputation 230
#2 Sheila Tharp
Sheila Tharp
Reputation 230
View All

Average User Score

4.15 stars

Based on 10 reviews

After Driving The Xl7 For Four Years, I Still Really Like It. by Ed
 — I bought the XL7 for it's versatility, solid driving behavior, and price. After four years behind the wheel and giving it excellent care, the XL7 has continued to be the highly versatile, highly serv... Read More
Fun Car To Drive, It Does All And Offers A Lot More For The Money. by Albert493
 — For the money you can't beat this car for value, comfort (many options). Very good value for the money. Excellent acceleration, breaks, handling, ride, very comfortable seating for seven (7). And, ... Read More
Best Suv Ever Owned by carworldsuzuki
 — Love the gas mileage, much better than my kia! Ride quality is Lincoln like and the third row seat is handy, the engine power is good and sips gas, 24 MPG for this size SUV is awesome, leather seats a... Read More

2008 Suzuki XL-7 Overview

Overall User Score

4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.15

Based on 10 reviews

2008 Suzuki XL-7

Although it's not as big a player in the midsize SUV market as many of its more-popular competitors, the 2008 Suzuki XL-7's long-term transferable warranty and budget pricing appeal to families. The '08 XL-7 is Suzuki's largest crossover SUV, available in either front-wheel or on-demand all-wheel drive, with either two or three rows of seating. After a major overhaul last year, this year's version receives minor changes, most notably a less-expensive Base model and standard remote start (which also starts the climate control and heated seats), as well as a navigation system in the Limited and a standard sunroof in the Luxury trim.

Four trims are available for the 2008 Suzuki XL-7. The Base trim is nicely equipped with power features and a CD player, but comes only in two-row, five-passenger form and only in front-wheel drive. Mid-range Premium and Luxury trims add rear climate control, heated power seats, and leather upholstery, and are available with either two or three rows. The top-of-the-line Limited adds a navigation system, foglights, larger wheels, and a rear spoiler. It is only offered in the three-row, seven-passenger configuration. A new option this year for the Limited is a rearview camera. All trims earn five stars in crash tests and are outfitted with four-wheel ABS brakes, traction and stability control, rollover sensors, and dual front and side curtain airbags for each row. There is only one engine choice รข?? a 3.6-liter, 252-hp V6 with variable valve timing. It's matched to a five-speed shiftable automatic transmission.

The XL-7's second row split-folds and tumbles 60/40, and in seven-passenger models the third row splits 50/50 and folds flat. With both rows down, the '08 XL-7 holds 95 cubic feet. The third row drastically cuts down on cargo space when up, from 49 cubic feet in the 5-passenger model to only 14 cubic feet. Another nice feature is a flat-folding front passenger seat, if you need to fit long objects. A roof rack is standard, and the midsize SUV is rated to tow 3,500 pounds. A decent price and a long list of convenience features makes the 2008 XL-7 attractive to families on a budget. Owners say the engine is powerful and smooth, though it can be noisy. No off-road capability, a cramped third row, and blind spots are downsides.

Updated

What's your take on the 2008 Suzuki XL-7?

People researching a 2008 Suzuki XL-7 contacted a dealer about

Picture of 2008 Suzuki XL-7, exterior
Suzuki XL-7
27% of the time
Honda Pilot
4% of the time
Saturn Outlook
4% of the time
Ford Explorer
4% of the time
XL-7
Looking for a Used XL-7 in your area?
CarGurus has 582 nationwide XL-7 listings starting at $2,994.
ZIP:

Suzuki XL-7 Questions

Jason DeLuna
0

My 2008 Suzuki Xl7. The Driver Side Window Doesn't Work Also Doesn't Lock O...

24 views with no answers yet
Dakhota12
35

Cost To Fix Timing On Suzuki Xl7 2008

driving fine then miles dropped from 40 mph to 20 mph to nothing. Use to also not want to start only after refueling. Now, thinking its timing issue wanting to know cost to repair

16 views with no answers yet
jthompson1
0

My Oil Light Comes On In My 2008 Suzuki Xl7 And It Has Oil

42 views with no answers yet
newbrand
0

Check Engine Light On,

message says air conditioner off, engine hot, also temperture gage not working, & cooling fan by radiator keeps running. engine is not getting hot& heater in vehicle is working

74 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)
Kirb
0

My 2008 Xl7 Has A Messed Up Auto Hvac Control Center, As Many Do It Seems.....

How can I manually turn the heat on so I can drive the car? Help me Obi-Wan !!!!! My Suzuki has aluminum wheels, auto hvac, power drivers seat, cloth seating, No sunroof, front wheel drive only....

47 views with 2 answers (last answer 6 months ago)