The 2013 Cadillac SRX Reviewed

 

The 2013 Cadillac SRX presents the Cadillac User Experience (CUE) in-vehicle user interface, featuring touch-panel controls for infomercial and also environment control as well as getting rid of most of the conventional knobs and also switches utilized in previous years. Additionally new are revised evaluates with a. center LCD display, a new steering wheel with HINT faster way buttons, typical HD. radio, Bluetooth sound streaming, additional USB ports and an SD card slot. The. alert, direct-injected 308-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 continues as the criterion. engine. The 2013 SRX was the very popular Cadillac version, hitting a bull’s- eye. in the hot entry-level luxury-crossover SUV market.

 

The midsize 2013 Cadillac SRX Dallas is smaller, a lot more manoeuvrable as well as a lot more. fuel-efficient than the full-size Escalade. It’s only readily available in a. 5-passenger version and delivers the optional third row as well as V8 engine to larger. rivals. It comes geared up with a complete array of safety and security equipment, including double. front, expenses and front-seat side airbags, an unseen area monitoring system,. rear cross-traffic alert, OnStar crash alert, anti-lock 4-wheel disc. brakes and also grip and also security control. Newly readily available features for 2013. include safety-alert seat technology, automated front as well as rear stopping,. lane-departure warning, forward-collision alert and adaptive cruise control. While it does not have the Escalade’s ability to bring extra travelers or lug. huge freight, the compact SRX offers up to 29.2 cu ft. of cargo room behind the. rear seat as well as 61.2 cu ft. with the back seat folded. It’s ranked to tow up to. 3,500 pounds.

 

What We Like

Quick performance; elegant outside; peaceful inside;. 3.6-liter V6 uses normal fuel or E85; good handling; pop-up navigation display;. basic dead spot tracking system and also rear cross-traffic sharp

 

What We Don’t

Difficult seat cushions; extreme flight effects; bad outward. exposure; no extra tire; glitchy SIGN touch-panel interface has a high. discovering curve

 

Gas Economic Situation & & Engine Specifications

The 2013 SRX is geared up with a direct-injected 3.6-liter V6. that creates 308 hp and also 265 lb-ft of torque. This engine offers good. all-around efficiency and also negates the need for the formerly readily available, peaky. 2.8-liter turbo V6, which is now dropped from the powertrain lineup. Equipped. with front-wheel drive, the 3.6-liter V6 is ranked by the Environmental. Security Company at 17 miles per gallon in the city as well as 24 mpg on the freeway,. while all-wheel-drive designs get 16 mpg city/23 mpg hwy. This is a. flex-fuel engine that utilizes routine unleaded gas or E85. A 6-speed automated is. requirement. Maximum tow score is 3,500 pounds. A driver-selectable Eco mode. delivers earlier upshifts to save fuel. Criterion

Characteristic & Options.

The 2013 Cadillac SRX comes in base, Luxury, Performance as well as Costs trims. The base SRX is front-wheel-drive only as well as showcases the HINT. interface, typical Bluetooth phone connectivity, OnStar with turn-by-turn. instructions, SiriusXM radio, dual-zone automatic environment control, cruise ship. control, a tilt-telescopic wheel with remote audio controls, remote. keyless entry, an 8-speaker Bose AM/FM/CD stereo, automated headlamps, a power. driver’s seat, a leather-wrapped shifter and steering wheel, 18-inch alloy. wheels, stability as well as grip control, anti-lock brakes, a dead spot. monitoring system, rear cross-traffic caution, a split folding rear seat with a. cargo pass-through, power doors, power home windows and also warmed power mirrors.

Moving up to High-end includes the choice of all-wheel drive, plus. conventional leather seating, Sapele timber interior trim, warmed power front seats. with vehicle driver’s- seat memory, a warmed leather-and-wood wheel, a power. moonroof, a power lift gate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, flexible. pedals, rain-sensing wipers, keyless access, a garage-door opener, inside. ambient lighting, chrome roof covering rails, a cargo color and also freight management system,. front and rear park aid as well as a back-up camera. Popular choices consist of a. 10-speaker DVD stereo, 2-screen rear-seat DVD entertainment with. headphones and also Blu-ray compatibility and also a navigation system with a 7-in. touchscreen. The Performance trim gains a conventional adaptive suspension, haze lamps, navigation, Bose 10-speaker surround-sound DVD audio, a back camera,. HID headlamps with adaptive ahead lights, variable-effort speed-sensing. guiding as well as 20-in wheels. The Costs trim includes the same offerings as the. Performance package, plus back cooling and audio controls, heated back. seats and aerated pole positions.

 

Pricing

Entry-level high-end crossovers are a warm product in the. new-car market, and that appeal makes clean, low-mileage used variations. equally desirable. For a smart idea of the 2013 SRX’s price range, check out New. and also Utilized Car worths at Vehicle car dealerships such as BBC Motor Sports Texas dealership in Dallas, TX that has vast array of Cadillac. SRX to pic from.

 

Security Scores & & Guarantees

The NHTSA provided the 2013 Cadillac SRX five stars general:. 4 celebrities for frontal effects, 5 for side-impact performance and also four stars. for rollover resistance. The independent Insurance policy Institute for Highway Safety offered the 2013 SRX a rating of Good for moderate-overlap front and also side effects, as. well as roof stamina, head-restraint and also seat accident efficiency. It likewise named the SRX a 2013 Top Safety Pick. Cadillac covered the 2013 SRX with a 4-year/50,000- mile bumper-to-bumper warranty, a transferable 6-year/70,000- mile powertrain. warranty, a 6-year/unlimited-mile corrosion-perforation service warranty and 6. years/70,000 miles of roadside help. Cadillac certified used( CPO) cars cannot have extra than 50,000 miles on the odometer and should have gotten in service within the last 4 years. Every CPO Cadillac SRX goes through a 172-point evaluation. Those that pass receive bumper-to-bumper coverage that expands the factory warranty to 6 years or 70,000 miles from the original in-service date CPO standing likewise includes. 3 months of SiriusXM radio as well as OnStar coverage, roadside aid as well as trip-interruption coverage. The guarantee is fully transferable. Specialist Guidance If you’re not an early adapter of brand-new technology, the 2013 SRX’s typical HINT interface will take some getting used to. Besides. the glitchy efficiency of early-production examples, SIGN relies upon a. smartphone-like touch panel that alters the way you’ll run the climate. control as well as infomercial systems. Be prepared to invest a long time identifying. how HINT collaborates with the automobile in the driveway; do not aim to do it while you’re. driving. Besides that, the Deluxe trim is our favored option for a used. 2013 SRX, as it provides smoother-riding 18-in tires, available navigating and also rear-seat home entertainment. Try to find a CPO design if offered, and also if not, choose a. well-cared-for, low-mileage example. Always check with the dealer to make certain. all appropriate safety-recall fixings have actually been carried out.

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