Used 2005 Suzuki XL-7 SUV Consumer Reviews

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10+ Years only ONE maintainence issue

Toni Stark, 06/22/2016
LX Rwd 4dr SUV w/ABS (2.7L 6cyl 5A)
23 of 23 people found this review helpful

They don't make Suzuki anymore :(. Reliable, sturdy great car for making long trips as a hospice nurse. Only one maintainence issue (brake line) in 10+ years!!!! Had to replace the CD player twice both under warranty! Overall excellent reliable easily maintained vehicle! Love! Lots of room and cargo space!!!!!!

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Flawless Reliability

studiocraft1, 06/24/2011
EX III 4WD 4dr SUV (2.7L 6cyl 5A)
11 of 11 people found this review helpful

Bought this car w/25000 miles on it, it has been perfect. I have Ex III model, all options ever made for this chassis. 4x4 is awesome, having the LOW range makes it a tru truck, that is why it rides a bit rough, don't care. I get 20mpg in the city and about 23hiway. How is that pooe mileage? It does weigh 3700 lbs, I can tow my boat and quad, have no issue w/engine power, it is quick and responsive. Leather is nice, a bit cramped sometimes. Now 78k, nothing done but tires, not even brakes!

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Great car for family and sports

Max, 04/05/2008
EX 4WD 4dr SUV (2.7L 6cyl 5A)
8 of 8 people found this review helpful

In 2005 we decided to buy the XL7 used, 6000 miles on it looking new and for a great price, way lower than a new one would've cost. It was a dealer's test drive car. Since we've got it nothing wrong happened. I have done the brakes on it at 30000 and costed $70.00 It gives average 18 to 22 MPG combined HWY and City. Regular gas is just fine. Very resistent, reliable and confortable.4WD is wonderfull when needed. Long trips are nice and smoth. The features from manufacture are great. My wife gets complements from all her friends, her car looks Young...they say. Very good car for the price. Low cost to keep mechanicaly. Looks better and runs better now that is paid for!

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Solid Vehicle AND Value

Paul, 02/06/2005
EX III 4WD 4dr SUV (2.7L 6cyl 5A)
6 of 6 people found this review helpful

2003 LX_7 Limited 4x4. Well constructed with thoughtfulness and care in detail execution. Solid in feel, construction, handling and performance. Well appointed and laid out interior. No gizmos: everything you need is there where you need it ... and it all works! Very smooth engine provides steady push rather than neck-snapping, wheel-spinning antics. Smoothest automatic transmission I've ever experienced in a moderately priced vehicle. 2 to 4 wheel drive shift on the fly works impecibly. Best truck-based mid-size SUV road handling in its class. Great road handler as well as city parker. Tremedous cargo and people volume, though more of one means you trade-off on one for the other.

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Its fun to drive

Don, 01/03/2005
LX III 4WD 4dr SUV (2.7L 6cyl 5A)
5 of 5 people found this review helpful

My 2005 Suzuki XL-7 is fun to drive. It has good handling in city traffic. The driver's seat is not made for long drives though. Wind noise over 65 MPH makes the radio useless. Also, they used too much cheap plastic in the interior. It has easy entry and I like the door handles, which work well. I like the looks of the vehicle too. The engine really makes noise (runs fast) when started in cold weather and this continues until it is warmed up. I had this issue checked out and supposedly that's the way the engine is on all models.

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