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Great City Runner
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By Neichnm1
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2002 Suzuki XL-7 Plus 2WD 4dr SUV (2.7L 6cyl 5M)


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The truck is narrow, agile handling, quick off the line making it great for tight spots in crowded places, yet long enough to give plenty of inside room. Not suitable as a long distance cruiser. Seats are too small for long drives, wind noise high at speeds over 65. Fuel tank range limited to 300 miles per fillup.


Best Features

Dual a/c, really fast from stop (only up to 30mph), great handling for a truck, good visibility, 3rd row seats.


Worst Features

Bigger gas tank, bigger seats, better interior plastics, flat folding 3rd row seats, removable 2nd row seats


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Exceeding Happy
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By NASA Gal
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2002 Suzuki XL-7 Limited 4WD 4dr SUV (2.7L 6cyl 4A)


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We bought this vehicle for the express purpose of using it to tour the U.S. (and be able to go anyway) when we retired, and knowing the third seat will be down 99% of the time. Have had the vehicle 18 months now, with only required maintenance done on it and regularly get 20-21 mpg. This is one vehicle I have no problem recommeding to others.


Best Features

Great turning radius; gas mileage; heated seats (yes, even in Florida); and outstanding styling.


Worst Features

Power front seats - at least driver's; additonal power outlets; built in compass.


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A Very Fun-tional Vehicle
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By boscoblair
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2002 Suzuki XL-7 Limited 2WD 4dr SUV (2.7L 6cyl 4A)


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This SUV is an excellent, exciting alternative to a minivan for morning carpool, especially with elementary schoolers. Second-graders are able to work the 7-passenger seating mechanisms fine, and fight over doing so! Seating is exceptionally comfortable for 4 adults, and it works fine for 5-child transport... all behind the front row. So far I've enjoyed this vehicle as much as or more than as any that I've owned, including several Toyotas, a BMW, a Nissan, an Isuzu, Chevys, a couple of Fords and our current Honda Odessey.


Best Features

Panoramic front seat view. Safety ratings exceed BMW and Mercedes. Body- on-frame design gives a very exciting, sporty ride unlike unibody designs. Leather interior, sunroof, running boards, daytime running lights, front/rear air, and standard CD are standard.


Worst Features

The only improvement that I can suggest is on cosmetic durability, especially with the interior plastic. It scratches easily. I understand that this problem has been addressed with the 2003 models.


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Great SUV for the price & safe!
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By photolab1921
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2002 Suzuki XL-7 Touring 4WD 4dr SUV (2.7L 6cyl 5M)


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I searched for months to find an SUV with high safety ratings, comes with many options and a low price. This was it! I compared this SUV with the Toyota RAV-4, Jeep Liberty, & Ford Escape to find this was the best deal and a safe vehicle, unlike some of the above. I have not been dissappointed yet! I love this SUV. It's exactly what I wanted and expected.


Best Features

Fold down 3rd seat, makes large amt of cargo room-great for my 2 large dogs! Heated side mirrors are wonderful. Side arm rests are great! Love the rear tinted glass too.


Worst Features

Moldings between various exterior panels lose paint quickly.


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So far so good!
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By Suzifan2003
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2002 Suzuki XL-7 4WD 4dr SUV (2.7L 6cyl 5M)


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I have owned my XL-7 for 2 months and still am very much in love with it. It is fun to drive, good in turns and after switching to synthetic oil, have been getting 25 mpg on the freeway.


Best Features

2 speed transfer case, design, cargo room and plenty of room for my 6'3" frame!


Worst Features

Bigger tires, better shocks, and rear seats that fold flat.


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