Suzuki XL7, the SUV-styled version of the Suzuki Ertiga MPV has been launched in Indonesia priced from IDR 230,000,000 (PKR 25.8 lac). The XL7 is a 7-seat version of the XL6 MPV that was introduced in India in August 2019. However the XL6 was a 6-seat version with middle row captain seats, the XL7 retains 7-seats justifying its name.
In terms of exterior the Suzuki XL7 boasts features such a black roof, black pillars, doors visors, 16-inch alloy wheels and a rear upper spoiler. Inside, other than the seating configuration there is no obvious difference from the XL6.
The Indonesian-spec Suzuki XL7 comes available in 3 grades– Beta, Zeta and Alpha. The Zeta grade features LED headlamps with DRL and auto-on function, front fog lamps, 16-inch alloy wheels, LED rear combination lamps, 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, second-row center armrest and more.
The Beta grade gets LED rear combination lamps with LED light guide, electrically foldable and adjustable side mirrors, rear defoggers, passive keyless entry, engine push-start button, automatic climate control, leather-wrapped steering wheel, ventilated cup holders and first-row centre armrest. The top-spec Alpha grade adds automatic climate control, cooled cup holders, multifunction steering wheel, door visors, rear upper spoiler, number plate chrome garnish, door sill guard and smart e-mirror.
In terms of safety, the Suzuki XL7 gets dual-front airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, a rearview camera and ISOFIX child-seat anchorages. ESP and Hill Hold Control are available only on the automatic versions of the Beta and Alpha grades.
The Suzuki XL7 is powered by K15B 1.5-liter petrol engine that produces 104 hp and 138 Nm of torque and comes paired to either a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic gearbox. It will compete against the likes of Honda BR-V and Toyota Rush in the Indonesian market.