Suzuki XL-7 Frst Generation
The first-generation XL-7 was a Suzuki design and was essentially a stretched Suzuki Grand Vitara. There Suzuki-designed 2.7 liter V6 on a rear wheel drive platform-based with optional four-wheel drive. At the launch, the XL-7 SUV least expensive available with 3-row seating in North America. The Suzuki XL-7 sold over 20,000 a year, and was awarded Digest Best Buy award the Consumer’s. However, sales slowed as competitors came out with SUVs more features, lower prices, better fuel efficiency and more powerful engines, such as the Toyota Highlander, Honda Pilot, and Honda CR-V. A Suzuki XL-7 unique feature of the market in this part, the XL-7 was available with a 5-speed manual transmission, both 5-man and 7-man variants.
Suzuki XL-7 Second Generation
Introduced in November 2006, Suzuki partnered with General Motors to build the 2007 model, now called Suzuki XL-7. It used the same uni-body platform and many parts like the Chevrolet Equinox, Pontiac Torrent, Saturn Vue and the Opel Antara, but is equipped with a third row of the exclusive live in-Suzuki. The second model generation using a version of the GM High Feature engine, built in Japan and shipped to the Cami Automotive in Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada, where the Suzuki XL-7 was assembled with the Equinox and Torrent, and the second-generation Suzuki XL-7 is Suzuki’s entry in the second crossover SUV, after the second generation Suzuki Grand Vitara. Styling cues on the 2007 model include a chrome slotted grille and trapezoidal headlights.
In May 2009, Suzuki halted production of the Suzuki XL-7 indefinitely because of the need for a low. Through May 10, 2009, Cami Automotive Inc. had just produced four Suzuki XL-7 for Suzuki after the production of more than 12,000 units last year. Suzuki engine appointment N36A.