The 2013 Cadillac SRX Reviewed
The 2013 Cadillac SRX presents the Cadillac User Experience (SIGN) in-vehicle user interface, showcasing touch-panel controls for infomercial and also environment control and getting rid of a lot of the traditional handles and also switches made use of in previous years. Additionally new are modified assesses with a. center LCD display, a new guiding wheel with SIGN faster way switches, standard HD. radio, Bluetooth sound streaming, extra USB ports as well as an SD card port. The. alert, 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 hot entry-level luxury-crossover SUV market.
The midsize 2013 Cadillac SRX is smaller sized, extra manoeuvrable and also extra. fuel-efficient compared to the full-size Escalade. It’s only readily available in a. 5-passenger version and cedes the optional 3rd row and V8 engine to larger. rivals. It comes outfitted with a full range of safety gear, including double. front, expenses and front-seat side air bags, an unseen area tracking system,. back cross-traffic alert, OnStar accident notification, anti-lock 4-wheel disc. brakes and traction as well as stability control. Newly offered features for 2013. consist of safety-alert seat innovation, automated front as well as rear stopping,. lane-departure warning, forward-collision alert and adaptive cruise ship control. While it doesn’t have the Escalade’s capacity to lug additional travelers or tote. large freight, the small SRX offers up to 29.2 cu ft. of cargo space behind the. rear seat and also 61.2 cu ft. with the rear seat folded up. It’s ranked to tow approximately. 3,500 extra pounds.
Points We Like
Vigorous performance; trendy exterior; quiet inside;. 3.6-liter V6 makes use of regular fuel or E85; excellent handling; pop-up navigation screen;. common dead spot surveillance system and back cross-traffic sharp
Points We Do not. Value
Hard seat paddings; harsh flight influences; bad external. presence; no spare tire; glitchy CUE touch-panel user interface has a steep. finding out curve
Fuel Economic Climate & & Engine Specs
The 2013 SRX is equipped with a direct-injected 3.6-liter V6. that generates 308 hp as well as 265 lb-ft of torque. This engine supplies excellent. well-rounded performance and negates the demand for the previously offered, peaky. 2.8-liter turbo V6, which is now dropped from the powertrain lineup. Outfitted. 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 also 24 mpg on the freeway,. while all-wheel-drive models get 16 mpg city/23 mpg hwy. This is a. flex-fuel engine that utilizes routine unleaded gas or E85. A 6-speed automatic is. requirement. Maximum tow rating is 3,500 extra pounds. A driver-selectable Eco mode. supplies earlier upshifts to conserve fuel. Standard
Features & Options.
The Texas 2013 Cadillac SRX comes in base, Deluxe, Performance as well as Costs trims. The base SRX is front-wheel-drive only as well as features the SIGN. user interface, standard Bluetooth phone connectivity, OnStar with turn-by-turn. directions, SiriusXM radio, dual-zone automatic environment control, cruise ship. control, a tilt-telescopic steering wheel with remote audio controls, remote. keyless access, 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, stability and also traction control, anti-lock brakes, an unseen area. checking system, rear cross-traffic caution, a split folding back seat with a. freight pass-through, power doors, power windows and warmed power mirrors.
Moving up to Deluxe adds the choice of all-wheel drive, plus. typical natural leather seating, Sapele wood indoor trim, warmed power pole position. with vehicle 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 access, a garage-door opener, inside. ambient lighting, chrome roof covering rails, a freight shade and freight management system,. front as well as back park assist as well as a back-up camera. Popular options consist of a. 10-speaker DVD audio system, 2-screen rear-seat DVD enjoyment with. headphones and also Blu-ray compatibility as well as a navigating system with a 7-in. touchscreen. The Efficiency trim gains a typical flexible suspension, haze lamps, navigation, Bose 10-speaker surround-sound DVD audio, a rear cam,. HID headlamps with flexible forward illumination, variable-effort speed-sensing. guiding and also 20-in wheels. The Costs trim includes the very same offerings as the. Efficiency bundle, plus back a/c and also audio controls, heated back. seats and also ventilated pole positions.
Entry-level high-end crossovers are a warm asset in the. new-car market, which appeal makes clean, low-mileage used variations. similarly preferable. For a great idea of the 2013 SRX’s rate range, have a look at New. and Made use of Automobile worths at Cars and truck dealerships such as BBC Motor Sports Texas dealership in Dallas, TX that has huge variety of Cadillac. SRX to pic from.
Security Scores & & Guarantees
The NHTSA provided the 2013 Cadillac SRX five stars overall:. 4 stars for frontal impacts, 5 for side-impact performance and four stars. for rollover resistance. The independent Insurance Institute for Highway Security gave the 2013 SRX a rating of Great for moderate-overlap front as well as side effects, as. well as roof strength, head-restraint and also seat crash performance. It likewise called 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 warranty and also 6. years/70,000 miles of roadside support. Cadillac accredited pre-owned( CPO) automobiles can’t have extra compared to 50,000 miles on the odometer as well as should have entered service within the last 4 years. Every CPO Cadillac SRX goes through a 172-point assessment. Those that pass obtain bumper-to-bumper insurance coverage that expands the manufacturing facility warranty to 6 years or 70,000 miles from the initial in-service date CPO standing also includes. 3 months of SiriusXM radio as well as OnStar insurance coverage, roadside support as well as trip-interruption insurance coverage. The guarantee is totally transferable. Specialist Advice If you’re not a very early adapter of brand-new modern technology, the 2013 SRX’s common SIGN interface will certainly take some getting made use of to. Apart from. the glitchy performance of early-production instances, SIGN depends on a. smartphone-like touch panel that changes the means you’ll operate the environment. control and infotainment systems. Be prepared to spend a long time figuring out. exactly how HINT works with the car in the driveway; do not try to do it while you’re. driving. Other than that, the High-end trim is our favored option for an utilized. 2013 SRX, as it provides smoother-riding 18-in tires, offered navigation and rear-seat amusement. Look for a CPO model if offered, and if not, pick a. well-cared-for, low-mileage example. Always talk to the supplier to make sure. all relevant safety-recall repair work have been performed.
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