Maruti Suzuki had launched the Ertiga based XL6 6-seater premium MPV in India in 2019. Retailed via NEXA premium sales network, the XL6 received positive response from buyers. Similarly, Suzuki has launched the Suzuki XL7 7-seater premium derivative of the Ertiga MPV in the Indonesian markets.
In comparison with the Maruti XL6, the Suzuki XL7 received subtle changes in its proportions and revised feature list. The new model looks similar to the 6-seater XL6, except for the new 16-inch alloys shod in wider tyres. The MPV also gets contrasting black roof, roof integrated spoiler and different badge spots on the tailgate.
The Suzuki XL7 is 5mm longer and 10mm taller than the XL6. It offers a boot space of 153-litres, which 56-litres less compared to the India-spec model. However, the XL7 offers up to 803-litres of boot space on folding the second and third row of seats. On the other hand, the XL6 can give up to 692-litres of boot space on folding the second and third row seats.
Inside the cabin, the Suzuki XL7 gets a bigger 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay ad Android Auto. Other features include IRVM with rear camera display and a bench seat for the second row which gets a foldable armrest.
Powering the Suzuki XL7 is a 1.5-litre K15B petrol engine that also powers the Maruti XL6. This engine is capable of producing 104bhp of power and 138Nm of torque. Transmission choices include a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed torque convertor automatic.