Are Suzuki XL 7 reliable?

Are Suzuki XL 7 reliable?

XL7 owners have made 72 complaints over 9 model years. It ranks dead last in reliability out of 12 eligible Suzuki models. Our reliability rank is based on our PainRank™ system.

Does a Suzuki XL7 have a timing belt or chain?

Shop Suzuki XL7 Replacement Timing Chain A broken timing chain will prevent your engine from running because the crankshaft and cam shaft will no longer have a connection. When you need to install a new timing chain on your Suzuki XL7, you should also get a new tensioner to ensure that your new chain will last longer.

Who makes the Suzuki XL7?

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Suzuki Vitara reliability The Suzuki Vitara was rated average for reliability in our 2021 Driver Power owner satisfaction survey, and finished a respectable 47th out of the top 75 cars currently on sale in the UK.

Who makes Suzuki XL7?

Do Suzuki’s last long?

How reliable are Suzuki’s? As we said, Japanese car manufacturers are renowned for their reliability and Suzuki are no different. The Telegraph put Suzuki 2nd in their reliability table, coming in behind only Skoda. Suzuki had just 79 problems per 100 vehicles, well below the industry average.

Does a 2002 Suzuki XL 7 have a timing belt?

The manufactatures do not have a published interval for replacement of timing chains. So in most cases they are supposed to last the life of the engine. In the old days when timing chains was nsomething we did often it really was not the chain that failed.

Why did Suzuki fail in America?

Suzuki’s major failing across the board in the U.S. was that its products weren’t distinctive enough to give the brand the traction it needed to establish a sustainable presence. Part of the problem was a sharp decline in support from GM.

What years did Suzuki make XL7?

The Suzuki XL-7 (styled as XL7 for the second generation) is a mid-size SUV sold by Suzuki from 1998 to 2009, over two generations.

Why is Suzuki so cheap?

The Suzuki is without a doubt priced lower because there is less market interest for them versus Yamaha, I wouldn’t hesitate to buy it since that model has been around for a while and more importantly is still in current production.

Are Suzuki engines reliable?

As we said, Japanese car manufacturers are renowned for their reliability and Suzuki are no different. Suzuki had just 79 problems per 100 vehicles, well below the industry average. Suzuki also came second in the WhatCar reliability survey behind Honda.

What are the problems with the Suzuki XL-7?

We have recently purchased a Suzuki XL-7 (2005 model) which has done only 25,000 kms. When we start the car every morning it revs so high and when you put it into reverse it almost takes off like a jet. The high revving sound when we start the car is very annoying and we feel it could also be using unnecessary fuel.

Why is my Suzuki XL-7 timing chain not working?

BTW, much of the talk on the timing chain issue seems to indicate that the use of bad filters and the wrong oil either causes the problem or makes it happen quicker. Many of the recommendations are to use the lightest weight oil for the truck, and to use a good filter like the OEM Suzuki filters.

When to get Suzuki XL-7 under warranty?

If you purchased your truck after August 2002 and have less than 100K miles, you should be able to get it worked on under warranty. If you purchase it before August 2002 and have more than 3years and/or 36K miles on it, you will have to cover the repairs yourself.

How long does it take Suzuki XL 7 to warm up?

This is normal. The XL-7 is just warming up after a cold start. On warm days, it reduces RPM very quickly, and cold winter days, it can take a few minutes. It is important to let the powertrain warm up properly before taking off. I have a 2002 XL-7 with 58Kmiles on it.