The 2013 Cadillac SRX Reviewed
The 2013 Cadillac SRX introduces the Cadillac User Experience (CUE) in-vehicle interface, featuring touch-panel controls for infotainment and also climate control as well as eliminating the majority of the traditional knobs as well as buttons made use of in previous years. Additionally brand-new are changed determines with a. center LCD display, a brand-new steering wheel with SIGN faster way buttons, standard HD. radio, Bluetooth sound streaming, extra USB ports and an SD card port. The. peppy, direct-injected 308-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 continues as the requirement. 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 2013 Cadillac SRX Dallas is smaller, more manoeuvrable and also 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. rivals. It comes geared up with a full selection of safety and security gear, including double. front, expenses and front-seat side air bags, a dead spot surveillance system,. back cross-traffic alert, OnStar crash notice, anti-lock 4-wheel disc. brakes as well as traction and security control. Freshly offered attributes for 2013. consist of safety-alert seat modern technology, automated front and also rear stopping,. lane-departure caution, forward-collision alert and flexible cruise control. While it doesn’t have the Escalade’s capability to lug added guests or tote. big freight, the small SRX offers up to 29.2 cu ft. of freight room behind the. back seat as well as 61.2 cu ft. with the rear seat folded up. It’s ranked to tow as much as. 3,500 extra pounds.
Points We Appreciate
Vigorous performance; trendy exterior; quiet interior;. 3.6-liter V6 uses regular fuel or E85; excellent handling; pop-up navigating screen;. typical blind spot monitoring system as well as back cross-traffic alert
Things We Do not Like
Tough seat pillows; severe ride influences; bad outside. presence; no spare tire; glitchy CUE touch-panel interface has a steep. learning contour
Fuel Economy & & Engine Specs
The 2013 SRX is outfitted with a direct-injected 3.6-liter V6. that generates 308 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque. This engine offers good. all-around performance as well as negates the requirement for the previously offered, peaky. 2.8-liter turbo V6, which is currently gone down from the powertrain lineup. Outfitted. with front-wheel drive, the 3.6-liter V6 is ranked by the Environmental. Protection Firm at 17 miles each gallon in the city and 24 mpg on the highway,. while all-wheel-drive models obtain 16 mpg city/23 mpg hwy. This is a. flex-fuel engine that uses normal unleaded fuel or E85. A 6-speed automatic is. criterion. Maximum tow rating is 3,500 pounds. A driver-selectable Eco mode. supplies earlier upshifts to conserve gas. Requirement
Features & Options.
The 2013 Cadillac SRX Dallas comes in base, Luxury, Performance and Costs trims. The base SRX is front-wheel-drive just and includes the HINT. user interface, conventional Bluetooth phone connectivity, OnStar with turn-by-turn. instructions, SiriusXM radio, dual-zone automatic environment 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. chauffeur’s seat, a leather-wrapped shifter and steering wheel, 18-inch alloy. wheels, security and also traction control, anti-lock brakes, an unseen area. checking system, rear cross-traffic caution, a split folding rear seat with a. cargo pass-through, power doors, power home windows and warmed power mirrors.
Going up to Luxury includes the option of all-wheel drive, plus. standard leather seats, Sapele wood interior trim, warmed power pole position. with vehicle driver’s- seat memory, a heated leather-and-wood wheel, a power. moonroof, a power lift gateway, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, adjustable. pedals, rain-sensing wipers, keyless access, a garage-door opener, interior. ambient lights, chrome roof rails, a freight color and cargo monitoring system,. front as well as back park aid and also a backup camera. Popular options consist of a. 10-speaker DVD stereo, 2-screen rear-seat DVD entertainment with. earphones as well as Blu-ray compatibility and 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 camera,. HID headlamps with flexible forward lighting, variable-effort speed-sensing. guiding and also 20-in wheels. The Premium trim includes the same offerings as the. Efficiency package, plus back cooling as well as sound controls, heated back. seats as well as ventilated front seats.
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Safety Ratings & & Guarantees
The NHTSA provided the 2013 Cadillac SRX five stars total:. four celebrities for frontal impacts, five for side-impact efficiency and four stars. for rollover resistance. The independent Insurance policy Institute for Freeway Safety gave the 2013 SRX a ranking of Helpful for moderate-overlap front as well as side impacts, as. well as roof toughness, head-restraint as well as seat accident performance. It likewise called the SRX a 2013 Top Security Pick. Cadillac covered the 2013 SRX with a 4-year/50,000- mile bumper-to-bumper service warranty, a transferable 6-year/70,000- mile powertrain. guarantee, a 6-year/unlimited-mile corrosion-perforation service warranty and also 6. years/70,000 miles of roadside assistance. Cadillac accredited pre-owned( CPO) cars can’t have extra compared to 50,000 miles on the odometer and also have to have entered solution within the last 4 years. Every CPO Cadillac SRX undergoes a 172-point evaluation. Those that pass receive bumper-to-bumper protection that extends the factory guarantee to 6 years or 70,000 miles from the original in-service date CPO status additionally consists of. 3 months of SiriusXM radio as well as OnStar protection, roadside support as well as trip-interruption protection. The service warranty is completely transferable. Specialist Guidance If you’re not a very early adapter of brand-new innovation, the 2013 SRX’s standard CUE user interface will take some getting made use of to. In addition to. the glitchy efficiency of early-production instances, SIGN counts on a. smartphone-like touch panel that changes the means you’ll run the environment. control and also infomercial systems. Be prepared to invest some time determining. how CUE deals with the auto in the driveway; do not aim to do it while you’re. driving. Aside from that, the Deluxe trim is our recommended selection for an utilized. 2013 SRX, as it supplies smoother-riding 18-in tires, available navigating and rear-seat amusement. Try to find a CPO version if offered, as well as otherwise, choose a. well-cared-for, low-mileage example. Constantly talk to the dealer making sure. all applicable safety-recall repairs have actually been performed.
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