The 2013 Cadillac SRX Reviewed

 

The 2013 Cadillac SRX introduces the Cadillac Customer Experience (HINT) in-vehicle interface, featuring touch-panel controls for infomercial and environment control and eliminating most of the traditional handles and switches made use of in previous years. Likewise new are changed determines with a. facility LCD display, a brand-new guiding wheel with HINT faster way buttons, conventional HD. radio, Bluetooth audio streaming, added USB ports and also an SD card slot. The. vivacious, direct-injected 308-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 proceeds as the criterion. engine. The 2013 SRX was the very successful Cadillac design, striking a bull’s- eye. in the hot entry-level luxury-crossover SUV market.

 

The midsize Texas 2013 Cadillac SRX is smaller, a lot more manoeuvrable and more. fuel-efficient than the full-size Escalade. It’s only offered in a. 5-passenger model and also delivers the optional third row and also V8 engine to bigger. rivals. It comes geared up with a complete selection of safety equipment, consisting of double. front, expenses and also front-seat side airbags, a dead spot monitoring system,. rear cross-traffic alert, OnStar collision notification, anti-lock 4-wheel disc. brakes and traction as well as security control. Freshly available functions for 2013. consist of safety-alert seat modern technology, automated front as well as back braking,. lane-departure warning, forward-collision alert and flexible cruise ship control. While it does not have the Escalade’s capacity to carry additional passengers or carry. big cargo, the small SRX provides to 29.2 cu ft. of cargo area behind the. back seat as well as 61.2 cu ft. with the rear seat folded. It’s ranked to tow approximately. 3,500 pounds.

 

Things We Value

Quick performance; elegant exterior; silent inside;. 3.6-liter V6 utilizes regular fuel or E85; good handling; pop-up navigation display;. conventional dead spot tracking system as well as rear cross-traffic alert

 

Points We Don’t. Appreciate

Hard seat pillows; extreme ride effects; poor exterior. presence; no spare tire; glitchy CUE touch-panel interface has a steep. finding out curve

 

Gas Economic Climate & & Engine Specifications

The 2013 SRX is geared up with a direct-injected 3.6-liter V6. that creates 308 hp as well as 265 lb-ft of torque. This engine gives great. well-rounded efficiency and negates the need for the formerly available, peaky. 2.8-liter turbo V6, which is currently dropped from the powertrain schedule. Outfitted. with front-wheel drive, the 3.6-liter V6 is rated by the Environmental. Defense Firm at 17 miles per gallon in the city and 24 mpg on the freeway,. while all-wheel-drive designs receive 16 mpg city/23 mpg hwy. This is a. flex-fuel engine that makes use of routine unleaded fuel or E85. A 6-speed automatic is. criterion. Maximum tow rating is 3,500 extra pounds. A driver-selectable Eco mode. provides earlier upshifts to save gas. Criterion

Features & Options.

The 2013 Cadillac SRX comes in base, Deluxe, Efficiency as well as Premium trims. The base SRX is front-wheel-drive just and also features the SIGN. interface, typical Bluetooth phone connectivity, OnStar with turn-by-turn. instructions, SiriusXM radio, dual-zone automatic climate control, cruise. 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 as well as steering wheel, 18-inch alloy. wheels, security as well as traction control, anti-lock brakes, a blind spot. keeping an eye on system, back cross-traffic warning, a split folding back seat with a. cargo pass-through, power doors, power home windows and warmed power mirrors.

Moving up to High-end adds the option of all-wheel drive, plus. standard natural leather seating, Sapele timber indoor trim, warmed power pole position. with motorist’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 lights, chrome roof rails, a cargo color and also freight monitoring system,. front and back park help and a backup electronic camera. Popular alternatives consist of a. 10-speaker DVD stereo, 2-screen rear-seat DVD amusement with. headphones as well as Blu-ray compatibility and a navigation system with a 7-in. touchscreen. The Performance trim gains a standard flexible suspension, fog lamps, navigating, Bose 10-speaker surround-sound DVD audio, a rear electronic camera,. HID headlamps with flexible ahead illumination, variable-effort speed-sensing. guiding and also 20-in wheels. The Costs trim consists of the very same offerings as the. Efficiency bundle, plus rear cooling as well as audio controls, heated rear. seats as well as ventilated pole positions.

 

Rates

Entry-level luxury crossovers are a warm asset in the. new-car market, which popularity cleans, low-mileage made use of variations. equally preferable. For a great idea of the 2013 SRX’s cost variety, look into New. as well as Used Car values at Vehicle dealerships such as BBC Motor Sports Texas dealer in Dallas, TX that has large range of Cadillac. SRX to pic from.

 

Security Scores & & Guarantees

The NHTSA offered the 2013 Cadillac SRX 5 star overall:. four celebrities for frontal influences, five for side-impact efficiency as well as 4 celebrities. for rollover resistance. The independent Insurance Institute for Freeway Security offered the 2013 SRX a ranking of Good for moderate-overlap front and side influences, as. well as roof toughness, head-restraint and also seat accident efficiency. It also called the SRX a 2013 Top Security Select. Cadillac covered the 2013 SRX with a 4-year/50,000- mile bumper-to-bumper warranty, 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 assistance. Cadillac licensed pre-owned( CPO) lorries can’t have a lot more than 50,000 miles on the odometer and also should have gone into solution within the last 4 years. Every CPO Cadillac SRX goes through a 172-point assessment. Those that pass obtain bumper-to-bumper coverage that prolongs the factory warranty to 6 years or 70,000 miles from the initial in-service day CPO standing likewise consists of. 3 months of SiriusXM radio and also OnStar protection, roadside assistance as well as trip-interruption protection. The warranty is completely transferable. Expert Advice If you’re not an early adapter of new technology, the 2013 SRX’s conventional HINT user interface will certainly take some getting utilized to. Aside from. the glitchy performance of early-production examples, HINT relies upon a. smartphone-like touch panel that transforms the way you’ll run the climate. control as well as infotainment systems. Be prepared to invest time finding out. exactly how HINT collaborates with the car in the driveway; do not try to do it while you’re. driving. In addition to that, the Deluxe trim is our favored choice for an utilized. 2013 SRX, as it offers smoother-riding 18-in tires, available navigating and rear-seat home entertainment. Look for a CPO version if offered, and also if not, select a. well-cared-for, low-mileage example. Always get in touch with the dealership to earn certain. all applicable safety-recall repair services have actually been performed.

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