The XL-7 seats up to seven passengers, with a tiny third-row bench as standard equipment. It's built on a longer wheelbase and features a more powerful V6 engine than the Grand Vitara. It is built on the chassis of a truck frame. It comes in either rear- or four-wheel drive and is powered by a 185 hp 2.7-liter V-6 engine. Transmission options are either a five-speed automatic or five-speed manual.The Suzuki XL-7 is a carryover from 2004.