The 2013 Cadillac SRX Reviewed

 

The 2013 Cadillac SRX introduces the Cadillac User Experience (CUE) in-vehicle user interface, featuring touch-panel controls for infotainment and environment control as well as eliminating the majority of the conventional knobs and also buttons utilized in previous years. Additionally brand-new are changed gauges with a. facility LCD display, a new guiding wheel with HINT shortcut buttons, common HD. radio, Bluetooth audio streaming, additional USB ports as well as an SD card slot. The. alert, direct-injected 308-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 continues 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 Dallas is smaller, more maneuverable as well as extra. fuel-efficient compared to the full-size Escalade. It’s only readily available in a. 5-passenger design and yields the optional 3rd row and also V8 engine to bigger. rivals. It comes geared up with a complete array of security equipment, consisting of twin. front, overhead and also front-seat side air bags, an unseen area monitoring system,. rear cross-traffic alert, OnStar crash notice, anti-lock 4-wheel disc. brakes as well as traction and also security control. Recently readily available attributes for 2013. include safety-alert seat technology, automated front as well as back stopping,. lane-departure warning, forward-collision alert as well as flexible cruise control. While it doesn’t have the Escalade’s capability to lug added guests or carry. large cargo, the portable SRX provides to 29.2 cu ft. of freight space behind the. back seat and 61.2 cu ft. with the rear seat folded up. It’s ranked to tow up to. 3,500 pounds.

 

Points We Like

Quick performance; stylish outside; peaceful interior;. 3.6-liter V6 utilizes regular gas or E85; great handling; pop-up navigation display;. conventional blind spot tracking system as well as rear cross-traffic alert

 

Things We’re Not to Fawned Of

Difficult seat pillows; extreme ride impacts; inadequate outward. presence; no spare tire; glitchy SIGN touch-panel user interface has a high. finding out curve

 

Gas Economy & & Engine Specifications

The 2013 SRX is geared up with a direct-injected 3.6-liter V6. that generates 308 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque. This engine gives excellent. all-around performance and negates the need for the previously available, peaky. 2.8-liter turbo V6, which is now gone down from the powertrain lineup. 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 freeway,. while all-wheel-drive designs get 16 mpg city/23 mpg hwy. This is a. flex-fuel engine that utilizes normal unleaded fuel or E85. A 6-speed automatic is. requirement. Maximum tow score is 3,500 pounds. A driver-selectable Eco setting. delivers earlier upshifts to save fuel. Criterion

Quality & Options.

The 2013 Cadillac SRX Dallas is available in base, Luxury, Efficiency and Costs trims. The base SRX is front-wheel-drive just and showcases the SIGN. interface, standard Bluetooth phone connection, OnStar with turn-by-turn. instructions, SiriusXM radio, dual-zone automatic environment control, cruise. control, a tilt-telescopic 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 steering wheel, 18-inch alloy. wheels, stability and also 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 also heated power mirrors.

Going up to Deluxe includes the alternative of all-wheel drive, plus. standard leather seating, Sapele timber indoor trim, warmed power front seats. with chauffeur’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 gain access to, a garage-door opener, interior. ambient illumination, chrome roof covering rails, a freight shade and cargo monitoring system,. front and also rear park assist and also a back-up camera. Popular alternatives consist of a. 10-speaker DVD stereo, 2-screen rear-seat DVD enjoyment with. headphones and Blu-ray compatibility as well as a navigating system with a 7-in. touchscreen. The Performance trim gains a common adaptive suspension, haze lights, navigating, Bose 10-speaker surround-sound DVD sound, a back cam,. HID headlamps with adaptive ahead illumination, variable-effort speed-sensing. steering as well as 20-in wheels. The Costs trim consists of the same offerings as the. Efficiency plan, plus rear air conditioning as well as sound controls, warmed back. seats and aerated pole positions.

 

Rates

Entry-level high-end crossovers are a warm product in the. new-car market, which appeal cleans, low-mileage utilized versions. similarly preferable. For a great idea of the 2013 SRX’s rate array, have a look at New. and Made use of Car worths at Automobile car dealerships such as Texas BBC Motor Sports dealer in Dallas, TX that has huge array of Cadillac. SRX to pic from.

 

Safety and security Ratings & & Guarantees

The NHTSA gave the 2013 Cadillac SRX 5 star general:. four stars for frontal effects, five for side-impact efficiency and 4 celebrities. for rollover resistance. The independent Insurance policy Institute for Freeway Safety offered the 2013 SRX a score of Great for moderate-overlap front and side effects, as. well as roofing stamina, head-restraint as well as seat collision performance. It likewise 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. service warranty, a 6-year/unlimited-mile corrosion-perforation service warranty as well as 6. years/70,000 miles of roadside support. Cadillac certified pre-owned( CPO) lorries can’t have much more than 50,000 miles on the odometer and also have to have entered solution within the last 4 years. Every CPO Cadillac SRX goes through a 172-point inspection. Those that pass receive bumper-to-bumper protection that extends the factory warranty to 6 years or 70,000 miles from the original in-service date CPO standing additionally includes. 3 months of SiriusXM radio and OnStar insurance coverage, roadside support and also trip-interruption insurance coverage. The warranty is fully transferable. Specialist Recommendations If you’re not an early adapter of brand-new modern technology, the 2013 SRX’s conventional SIGN user interface will take some obtaining used to. Besides. the glitchy performance of early-production examples, HINT relies on a. smartphone-like touch panel that changes the means you’ll run the environment. control and also infomercial systems. Be prepared to spend a long time determining. how SIGN deals with the cars and truck in the driveway; do not aim to do it while you’re. driving. Other than that, the High-end trim is our favored selection for a used. 2013 SRX, as it provides smoother-riding 18-in tires, available navigating and rear-seat entertainment. Search for a CPO design if offered, as well as otherwise, select a. well-cared-for, low-mileage example. Constantly get in touch with the supplier to make certain. all applicable safety-recall repair work have actually been performed.

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