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Selected Style FWD 4-Door
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door 16 22 $21,382 $21,599
FWD 4-Door Premium 16 22 $22,606 $23,549
FWD 4-Door w/3rd Row Premium 16 22 $24,046 $25,049
FWD 4-Door Luxury 16 22 $24,094 $25,099
FWD 4-Door w/3rd Row Luxury 16 22 $25,534 $26,599
FWD 4-Door w/3rd Row, DVD Limited 16 22 $26,398 $27,499
FWD 4-Door w/3rd Row, Navi Limited 16 22 $26,398 $27,499
AWD 4-Door Premium 15 22 $24,190 $25,199
AWD 4-Door w/3rd Row Premium 15 22 $25,630 $26,699
AWD 4-Door Luxury 15 22 $25,678 $26,749
AWD 4-Door w/3rd Row Luxury 15 22 $27,118 $28,249
AWD 4-Door w/3rd Row, DVD Limited 15 22 $27,982 $29,149
AWD 4-Door w/3rd Row, Navi Limited 15 22 $27,982 $29,149
FWD 4-Door Special Edition 16 22 $25,438 $26,499
FWD 4-Door Special Edition w/3rd Row 16 22 $26,878 $27,999
AWD 4-Door Special Edition 15 22 $27,022 $28,149
AWD 4-Door Special Edition w/3rd Row 15 22 $28,462 $29,649
2WD 4-Door ES
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door ES 20 25 $19,048 $19,990
2WD 4-Door LS 17 25 $21,314 $22,610
2WD 4-Door XLS 17 25 $22,483 $23,850
4WD 4-Door ES 20 25 $20,344 $21,350
4WD 4-Door LS 17 24 $22,596 $23,970
4WD 4-Door XLS 17 24 $23,765 $25,210
2WD 4-Door SE 20 25 $21,992 $23,330
4WD 4-Door SE 20 25 $23,275 $24,690
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,382
$19,048
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,599
$19,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$360 / month
$333 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Suzuki XL7 should be especially appealing to families who want a roomy vehicle with a small third-row seat for occasional use but don’t want to pay the higher sticker price or extra fuel expenses of larger SUVs. Though the first-generation Outlander was often overlooked, the updated 2008 Mitsubishi Outlander has emerged as a well-rounded vehicle--and one of the sportiest-driving small crossovers.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 52.2 52.2
Second Leg Room (in) 38.8 39.6
Front Head Room (in) 41.3 40.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.5 100.4
Second Hip Room (in) 53.1 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.6 56.4
Second Head Room (in) 40.0 38.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 41.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 112.4 105.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 70.9
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.9 8.5
Length, Overall (in) 197.2 182.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.9 66.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 49.4 36.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 95.2 72.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.9 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.6 16.6
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.16
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 39.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.1 15.97
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.8 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/65R16 P215/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/65R16 P215/70R16
Spare Tire Size P235/65R16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 3500 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3886 3395
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 243 @ 2300 167 @ 4100
Engine Order Code NA 4B12
Displacement 3.6L/217 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 252 @ 6400 168 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.45
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.58 2.35
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.11
Trans Type 5 CVT
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.62
Trans Description Cont. Again Manumatic NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.18 1.75
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.98 1.52
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.48 6.46
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.32 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Automatic NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Suzuki XL7 Mitsubishi Outlander
Body Style 4-Door 4-Door Wagon
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA .79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA .87
Suspension Type - Rear Multilink Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
 
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