The 2013 Cadillac SRX Reviewed

 

The 2013 Cadillac SRX introduces the Cadillac Individual Experience (SIGN) in-vehicle user interface, showcasing touch-panel controls for infomercial and also environment control and eliminating most of the traditional knobs and switches utilized in previous years. Additionally new are revised assesses with a. facility LCD screen, a brand-new steering wheel with HINT faster way buttons, standard HD. radio, Bluetooth sound streaming, additional USB ports and also an SD card slot. The. peppy, direct-injected 308-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 proceeds as the requirement. engine. The 2013 SRX was the best-selling Cadillac model, hitting a bull’s- eye. in the warm entry-level luxury-crossover SUV market.

 

The midsize 2013 Cadillac SRX Dallas is smaller sized, more manoeuvrable as well as a lot more. fuel-efficient than the full-size Escalade. It’s just readily available in a. 5-passenger model and also yields the optional third row and also V8 engine to larger. competitors. It comes equipped with a complete array of safety and security gear, consisting of twin. front, overhead and front-seat side air bags, a blind spot monitoring system,. rear cross-traffic alert, OnStar collision alert, anti-lock 4-wheel disc. brakes and also grip and also stability control. Newly available attributes for 2013. include safety-alert seat modern technology, automatic front as well as back stopping,. lane-departure caution, forward-collision alert as well as adaptive cruise control. While it does not have the Escalade’s ability to carry extra travelers or lug. huge freight, the small SRX provides to 29.2 cu ft. of cargo area behind the. rear seat and also 61.2 cu ft. with the rear seat folded up. It’s rated to tow up to. 3,500 extra pounds.

 

What We Like

Brisk efficiency; elegant outside; quiet inside;. 3.6-liter V6 makes use of regular fuel or E85; great handling; pop-up navigation screen;. basic unseen area tracking system as well as rear cross-traffic sharp

 

Things We Don’t. Appreciate

Tough seat pillows; harsh flight effects; bad outward. exposure; no extra tire; glitchy SIGN touch-panel user interface has a steep. learning curve

 

Gas Economic Climate & & Engine Specs

The 2013 SRX is furnished with a direct-injected 3.6-liter V6. that generates 308 hp and also 265 lb-ft of torque. This engine gives great. all-around performance and also negates the need for the formerly available, peaky. 2.8-liter turbo V6, which is now gone down from the powertrain lineup. Geared up. with front-wheel drive, the 3.6-liter V6 is rated by the Environmental. Defense Firm at 17 miles each gallon in the city as well as 24 mpg on the freeway,. while all-wheel-drive versions get 16 mpg city/23 mpg hwy. This is a. flex-fuel engine that utilizes normal unleaded fuel or E85. A 6-speed automated is. criterion. Optimum tow ranking is 3,500 extra pounds. A driver-selectable Eco mode. supplies earlier upshifts to conserve gas. Standard

Quality & Options.

The Texas 2013 Cadillac SRX comes in base, Luxury, Efficiency and also Costs trims. The base SRX is front-wheel-drive only and also showcases the HINT. interface, conventional Bluetooth phone connectivity, OnStar with turn-by-turn. instructions, SiriusXM radio, dual-zone automatic climate control, cruise. control, a tilt-telescopic steering wheel with remote audio controls, remote. keyless entry, an 8-speaker Bose AM/FM/CD stereo, automatic headlamps, a power. vehicle driver’s seat, a leather-wrapped shifter and also guiding wheel, 18-inch alloy. wheels, security and also traction control, anti-lock brakes, an unseen area. monitoring system, back cross-traffic warning, a split folding rear seat with a. freight pass-through, power doors, power windows and warmed power mirrors.

Going up to High-end adds the choice of four-wheel drive, plus. standard leather seats, Sapele wood interior trim, heated power pole position. with driver’s- seat memory, a heated leather-and-wood wheel, a power. moonroof, a power lift entrance, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, flexible. pedals, rain-sensing wipers, keyless accessibility, a garage-door opener, interior. ambient lighting, chrome roofing system rails, a cargo color as well as freight monitoring system,. front and also back park assist and a back-up video camera. Popular alternatives consist of a. 10-speaker DVD audio system, 2-screen rear-seat DVD home entertainment with. earphones and also Blu-ray compatibility and a navigating system with a 7-in. touchscreen. The Efficiency trim gains a conventional adaptive suspension, haze lamps, navigating, Bose 10-speaker surround-sound DVD sound, a rear electronic camera,. HID headlamps with flexible ahead lights, variable-effort speed-sensing. guiding and 20-in wheels. The Premium trim consists of the same offerings as the. Performance plan, plus back air conditioning and also audio controls, heated rear. seats and also ventilated pole positions.

 

Pricing

Entry-level luxury crossovers are a warm commodity in the. new-car market, and that popularity makes clean, low-mileage utilized versions. equally desirable. For a smart idea of the 2013 SRX’s cost array, take a look at New. and also Utilized Cars and truck values at Auto car dealerships such as BBC Motor Sports Dallas dealership in Dallas, TX that has substantial variety of Cadillac. SRX to pic from.

 

Security Rankings & & Guarantees

The NHTSA offered the 2013 Cadillac SRX five stars overall:. 4 celebrities for frontal influences, 5 for side-impact performance and also four celebrities. for rollover resistance. The independent Insurance policy Institute for Highway Safety provided the 2013 SRX a score of Helpful for moderate-overlap front as well as side influences, as. well as roofing strength, head-restraint and also seat accident performance. It also called the SRX a 2013 Top Safety And Security Choose. Cadillac covered the 2013 SRX with a 4-year/50,000- mile bumper-to-bumper guarantee, a transferable 6-year/70,000- mile powertrain. warranty, a 6-year/unlimited-mile corrosion-perforation guarantee as well as 6. years/70,000 miles of roadside help. Cadillac licensed used( CPO) lorries cannot have a lot more than 50,000 miles on the odometer as well as must have gone into solution within the last 4 years. Every CPO Cadillac SRX goes through a 172-point examination. Those that pass obtain bumper-to-bumper coverage that extends the manufacturing facility service warranty to 6 years or 70,000 miles from the initial in-service day CPO status also includes. 3 months of SiriusXM radio as well as OnStar coverage, roadside support and trip-interruption protection. The guarantee is fully transferable. Expert Guidance If you’re not a very early adapter of brand-new technology, the 2013 SRX’s conventional HINT interface will take some obtaining utilized to. In addition to. the glitchy efficiency of early-production instances, CUE relies upon a. smartphone-like touch panel that transforms the way you’ll run the climate. control and also infomercial systems. Be prepared to spend a long time identifying. exactly how SIGN works with the cars and truck in the driveway; don’t aim to do it while you’re. driving. Besides that, the Deluxe trim is our recommended choice for a used. 2013 SRX, as it provides smoother-riding 18-in tires, available navigation and also rear-seat amusement. Try to find a CPO model if available, and also if not, select a. well-cared-for, low-mileage example. Always contact the dealership to earn sure. all appropriate safety-recall repair work have been executed.

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