The XL7 comes in five- and seven-passenger versions and four trims: Base, Premium, Luxury, and Limited. A 252 hp 3.6-liter V6 engine and five-speed automatic transmission with manumatic shift mode is standard on all models. Front-wheel drive is standard and an electronically controlled All-Wheel Drive system (AWD) is an available option for the Premium, Luxury and Limited models. Standard safety features include side-curtain airbags, ABS with electronic brake-force distribution, and an electronic stability system with traction control. The 2008 Suzuki XL7 receives more standard features on all trim levels, including a rear vision camera on the Limited model.