The 2013 Cadillac SRX Reviewed
The 2013 Cadillac SRX presents the Cadillac User Experience (CUE) in-vehicle interface, including touch-panel controls for infomercial and climate control as well as getting rid of a lot of the conventional knobs and also switches used in previous years. Also new are changed assesses with a. facility LCD screen, a brand-new guiding wheel with CUE shortcut switches, conventional HD. radio, Bluetooth sound streaming, extra USB ports as well as an SD card slot. The. alert, direct-injected 308-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 continues as the standard. engine. The 2013 SRX was the best-selling Cadillac version, hitting a bull’s- eye. in the warm entry-level luxury-crossover SUV market.
The midsize 2013 Cadillac SRX Dallas is smaller, extra manoeuvrable as well as more. fuel-efficient than the full-size Escalade. It’s only readily available in a. 5-passenger model and delivers the optional 3rd row and also V8 engine to bigger. competitors. It comes equipped with a complete array of safety gear, consisting of dual. front, expenses and front-seat side airbags, an unseen area monitoring system,. back cross-traffic alert, OnStar collision notice, anti-lock 4-wheel disc. brakes and also grip as well as stability control. Freshly available features for 2013. consist of safety-alert seat modern technology, automated front and also back stopping,. lane-departure caution, forward-collision alert as well as flexible cruise control. While it doesn’t have the Escalade’s ability to carry additional passengers or tote. large cargo, the small SRX offers up to 29.2 cu ft. of cargo area behind the. rear seat as well as 61.2 cu ft. with the rear seat folded. It’s ranked to tow as much as. 3,500 pounds.
What We Like
Brisk performance; fashionable outside; peaceful inside;. 3.6-liter V6 utilizes normal gas or E85; excellent handling; pop-up navigating screen;. common blind spot surveillance system as well as rear cross-traffic sharp
Points We Do not. Appreciate
Difficult seat cushions; rough flight impacts; inadequate outside. presence; no extra tire; glitchy SIGN touch-panel user interface has a high. learning contour
Gas Economic Climate & & Engine Specifications
The 2013 SRX is equipped with a direct-injected 3.6-liter V6. that creates 308 hp as well as 265 lb-ft of torque. This engine provides good. all-around performance and also negates the demand for the formerly available, peaky. 2.8-liter turbo V6, which is now gone down from the powertrain schedule. Furnished. with front-wheel drive, the 3.6-liter V6 is rated by the Environmental. Protection Agency at 17 miles per gallon in the city as well as 24 mpg on the highway,. while all-wheel-drive models get 16 mpg city/23 mpg hwy. This is a. flex-fuel engine that utilizes regular unleaded fuel or E85. A 6-speed automated is. criterion. Optimum tow rating is 3,500 extra pounds. A driver-selectable Eco setting. delivers earlier upshifts to save gas. Criterion
Quality & Options.
The Texas 2013 Cadillac SRX is available in base, Deluxe, Efficiency and also Costs trims. The base SRX is front-wheel-drive just as well as features the CUE. interface, conventional 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 entry, an 8-speaker Bose AM/FM/CD stereo, automated headlamps, a power. vehicle driver’s seat, a leather-wrapped shifter and also steering wheel, 18-inch alloy. wheels, security and traction control, anti-lock brakes, a dead spot. checking system, rear cross-traffic caution, a split folding back seat with a. cargo pass-through, power doors, power windows and heated power mirrors.
Going up to High-end includes the choice of four-wheel drive, plus. basic leather seats, Sapele timber indoor trim, heated power front seats. with motorist’s- seat memory, a heated leather-and-wood steering wheel, a power. moonroof, a power lift gateway, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, flexible. pedals, rain-sensing wipers, keyless accessibility, a garage-door opener, inside. ambient lights, chrome roofing rails, a cargo shade and also freight management system,. front as well as rear park aid and also a back-up video camera. Popular alternatives consist of a. 10-speaker DVD audio system, 2-screen rear-seat DVD enjoyment with. earphones as well as Blu-ray compatibility and also a navigation system with a 7-in. touchscreen. The Efficiency trim gains a basic flexible suspension, haze lights, navigation, Bose 10-speaker surround-sound DVD sound, a back camera,. HID headlamps with adaptive onward lighting, variable-effort speed-sensing. steering and also 20-in wheels. The Premium trim includes the very same offerings as the. Performance package, plus back cooling as well as audio controls, heated back. seats and also aerated pole positions.
Entry-level luxury crossovers are a warm commodity in the. new-car market, and that appeal makes clean, low-mileage utilized versions. similarly preferable. For a good idea of the 2013 SRX’s cost array, check out New. as well as Made use of Cars and truck values at Vehicle dealerships such as BBC Motor Sports Dallas car dealership in Dallas, TX that has huge variety of Cadillac. SRX to pic from.
Safety and security Rankings & & Service warranties
The NHTSA provided the 2013 Cadillac SRX 5 star overall:. four celebrities for frontal impacts, five for side-impact performance and also four celebrities. for rollover resistance. The independent Insurance Institute for Freeway Safety and security gave the 2013 SRX a ranking of Good for moderate-overlap front and also side impacts, as. well as roof stamina, head-restraint as well as seat crash performance. It additionally called the SRX a 2013 Top Security Choose. 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 help. Cadillac licensed secondhand( CPO) lorries cannot have a lot more than 50,000 miles on the odometer and also should have gone into service within the last 4 years. Every CPO Cadillac SRX undergoes a 172-point examination. Those that pass receive bumper-to-bumper coverage that extends the manufacturing facility service warranty to 6 years or 70,000 miles from the initial in-service date CPO condition also includes. 3 months of SiriusXM radio and also OnStar protection, roadside help as well as trip-interruption insurance coverage. The service warranty is completely transferable. Specialist Guidance If you’re not a very early adapter of brand-new innovation, the 2013 SRX’s conventional CUE user interface will certainly take some getting utilized to. Apart from. the glitchy efficiency of early-production instances, HINT relies upon a. smartphone-like touch panel that alters the way you’ll run the environment. control as well as infotainment systems. Be prepared to invest time finding out. just how SIGN deals with the automobile in the driveway; do not aim to do it while you’re. driving. Besides that, the Luxury trim is our recommended option for a made use of. 2013 SRX, as it offers smoother-riding 18-in tires, available navigation and also rear-seat home entertainment. Try to find a CPO version if available, and also otherwise, pick a. well-cared-for, low-mileage instance. Always consult the dealer to earn sure. all applicable safety-recall repairs have been carried out.
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