2008 Suzuki XL-7 Overview


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Avg. Price: $8,971
Base AWD
Avg. Price: $8,686
Limited AWD w/ DVD
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Avg. Price: $10,650
Limited AWD w/ Nav
Avg. Price: $10,831
Limited w/ Nav
Avg. Price: $11,380
Avg. Price: $9,080
Luxury AWD
Avg. Price: $9,977
Avg. Price: $8,809
Premium AWD
Avg. Price: $9,830

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Average User Score

4.25 stars

Based on 9 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

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Based on 9 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.


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

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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

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It Got 20 Below Out, My 08 Suzuki Xl7 Will Not Start... Its Charged But I T...

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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....

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Where Are Spark Plugs In 2008 Suzuki Xl7 And How To Get Them Out.

I have a 2008 Suzuki XL7 that has started jerking like the fuel pump is quitting. RPM drops 20 to 50 each time. Finally the service engine soon picture came on and is on steady now. I stopped in Au...

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