The 2013 Cadillac SRX Reviewed

 

The 2013 Cadillac SRX introduces the Cadillac User Experience (CUE) in-vehicle user interface, including touch-panel controls for infotainment and also climate control and eliminating a lot of the standard knobs and buttons made use of in previous years. Likewise new are revised evaluates with a. center LCD display, a new steering wheel with CUE faster way buttons, common HD. radio, Bluetooth audio streaming, additional USB ports and also an SD card port. The. vivacious, direct-injected 308-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 proceeds as the standard. engine. The 2013 SRX was the very popular Cadillac version, striking a bull’s- eye. in the hot entry-level luxury-crossover SUV market.

 

The midsize 2013 Cadillac SRX Dallas is smaller sized, more maneuverable as well as extra. fuel-efficient than the full-size Escalade. It’s just offered in a. 5-passenger design and cedes the optional 3rd row as well as V8 engine to larger. rivals. It comes outfitted with a full range of security gear, including dual. front, expenses and front-seat side airbags, an unseen area tracking system,. back cross-traffic alert, OnStar collision notification, anti-lock 4-wheel disc. brakes and grip as well as security control. Recently readily available attributes for 2013. consist of safety-alert seat innovation, automatic front and also back stopping,. lane-departure caution, forward-collision alert and flexible cruise control. While it does not have the Escalade’s capability to carry added passengers or lug. big cargo, the compact SRX provides to 29.2 cu ft. of cargo space behind the. rear seat and 61.2 cu ft. with the back seat folded. It’s ranked to tow approximately. 3,500 extra pounds.

 

Things We Like

Vigorous efficiency; trendy outside; quiet inside;. 3.6-liter V6 uses regular gas or E85; great handling; pop-up navigating screen;. conventional dead spot tracking system as well as rear cross-traffic alert

 

Points We’re Not to Fawned Of

Difficult seat paddings; extreme trip influences; inadequate outward. visibility; no spare tire; glitchy SIGN touch-panel interface has a high. learning curve

 

Fuel Economic Climate & & Engine Specs

The 2013 SRX is equipped with a direct-injected 3.6-liter V6. that produces 308 hp and also 265 lb-ft of torque. This engine supplies excellent. all-around efficiency and negates the need for the formerly available, peaky. 2.8-liter turbo V6, which is now dropped from the powertrain lineup. Geared up. with front-wheel drive, the 3.6-liter V6 is rated by the Environmental. Defense Company at 17 miles per gallon in the city and 24 mpg on the highway,. while all-wheel-drive versions get 16 mpg city/23 mpg hwy. This is a. flex-fuel engine that makes use of regular unleaded gas or E85. A 6-speed automated is. criterion. Maximum tow rating is 3,500 pounds. A driver-selectable Eco setting. provides earlier upshifts to conserve fuel. Requirement

Characteristic & Options.

The Texas 2013 Cadillac SRX can be found in base, High-end, Efficiency and also Costs trims. The base SRX is front-wheel-drive just and also showcases the HINT. user interface, standard Bluetooth phone connection, OnStar with turn-by-turn. instructions, SiriusXM radio, dual-zone automated environment control, cruise. control, a tilt-telescopic wheel with remote audio controls, remote. keyless entrance, an 8-speaker Bose AM/FM/CD stereo, automated headlamps, a power. chauffeur’s seat, a leather-wrapped shifter and steering wheel, 18-inch alloy. wheels, security and also traction control, anti-lock brakes, a dead spot. monitoring system, back cross-traffic warning, a split folding back seat with a. cargo pass-through, power doors, power home windows as well as warmed power mirrors.

Moving up to Deluxe includes the alternative of four-wheel drive, plus. basic natural leather seats, Sapele wood indoor trim, warmed power pole position. with motorist’s- seat memory, a heated leather-and-wood steering wheel, a power. moonroof, a power lift gate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, adjustable. pedals, rain-sensing wipers, keyless gain access to, a garage-door opener, inside. ambient lighting, chrome roof rails, a freight color and freight administration system,. front as well as rear park help as well as a backup cam. Popular options consist of a. 10-speaker DVD stereo, 2-screen rear-seat DVD enjoyment with. headphones and Blu-ray compatibility and a navigation system with a 7-in. touchscreen. The Efficiency trim gains a common flexible suspension, fog lamps, navigating, Bose 10-speaker surround-sound DVD audio, a back video camera,. HID headlamps with flexible forward lighting, variable-effort speed-sensing. guiding and also 20-in wheels. The Premium trim includes the very same offerings as the. Performance bundle, plus back a/c as well as sound controls, warmed rear. seats as well as ventilated pole positions.

 

Prices

Entry-level deluxe crossovers are a warm asset in the. new-car market, which popularity makes clean, low-mileage made use of versions. just as desirable. For a good idea of the 2013 SRX’s price variety, take a look at New. and Made use of Auto worths at Cars and truck dealerships such as BBC Motor Sports Texas dealership in Dallas, TX that has vast variety of Cadillac. SRX to pic from.

 

Safety Scores & & Guarantees

The NHTSA gave the 2013 Cadillac SRX five stars general:. 4 celebrities for frontal effects, 5 for side-impact efficiency and also 4 celebrities. for rollover resistance. The independent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the 2013 SRX a score of Helpful for moderate-overlap front as well as side effects, as. well as roof toughness, head-restraint as well as seat crash performance. It additionally named the SRX a 2013 Top Safety Pick. Cadillac covered the 2013 SRX with a 4-year/50,000- mile bumper-to-bumper guarantee, a transferable 6-year/70,000- mile powertrain. service warranty, a 6-year/unlimited-mile corrosion-perforation service warranty as well as 6. years/70,000 miles of roadside aid. Cadillac licensed secondhand( CPO) vehicles cannot have more compared to 50,000 miles on the odometer and also should have entered service within the last 4 years. Every CPO Cadillac SRX undergoes a 172-point assessment. Those that pass obtain bumper-to-bumper protection that extends the factory warranty to 6 years or 70,000 miles from the original in-service date CPO condition also includes. 3 months of SiriusXM radio and OnStar insurance coverage, roadside aid as well as trip-interruption protection. The service warranty is fully transferable. Professional Guidance If you’re not an early adapter of new modern technology, the 2013 SRX’s common CUE interface will take some getting made use of to. Aside from. the glitchy performance of early-production instances, CUE relies upon a. smartphone-like touch panel that changes the way you’ll operate the environment. control and infomercial systems. Be prepared to spend a long time finding out. just how HINT works with the vehicle in the driveway; do not aim to do it while you’re. driving. Other than that, the Luxury trim is our preferred option for a used. 2013 SRX, as it offers smoother-riding 18-in tires, offered navigating as well as rear-seat enjoyment. Seek a CPO version if readily available, and also if not, pick a. well-cared-for, low-mileage instance. Always check with the dealership to earn sure. all applicable safety-recall repairs have actually been carried out.

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