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2009 Suzuki XL-7 Limited
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2009 Suzuki XL-7

Although it offers good cargo utility, three rows of seats, and a toug...

The Good: A terrific powerplant literally puts the 2009 Suzuki XL-7 ahead of the...

The Bad: Poor visibility out the back and excessive road and engine noise detra...

2013 Suzuki SX4
Base AWD Crossover

Buyers in the market for an affordable small car or crossover would do well to take a look at the 2013 Suzuki SX4, which is available in three distinct body styles—crossover, sedan and...


2009 Suzuki XL-7
2013 Suzuki SX4
Base AWD Crossover
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Manual
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.6 gal 11.9 gal
Fuel Type
252 hp @ 6,400 RPM
150 hp @ 6,200 RPM
243 lb-ft @ 2,300 RPM
140 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
3,600 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.37 in
3.31 in x 3.54 in
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars --
Front Passenger 5 stars --
Side Driver 5 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 5 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 3 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 3 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 2 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 3 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Maximum Seating 7 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 38.8 in 36.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14 cu ft 16 cu ft
Standard Payload 1,127 lbs --
Maximum Payload 1,127 lbs 1,025 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs --
Length 197.2 in 162.8 in
Width 72.2 in 69.1 in
Height 68.9 in 63.2 in
Wheelbase 112.4 in 98.4 in

Available Options

2009 Suzuki XL-7
2013 Suzuki SX4
Base AWD Crossover

Exterior Colors

  • Metallic Star Silver
  • Pearl White
  • Sunlight Copper Metallic

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