The 2013 Cadillac SRX Reviewed
The 2013 Cadillac SRX introduces the Cadillac User Experience (HINT) in-vehicle interface, including touch-panel controls for infomercial and climate control as well as doing away with the majority of the standard knobs as well as switches utilized in previous years. Likewise new are changed determines with a. facility LCD display, a new guiding wheel with HINT shortcut buttons, common HD. radio, Bluetooth audio 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 model, hitting a bull’s- eye. in the warm entry-level luxury-crossover SUV market.
The midsize 2013 Cadillac SRX Dallas is smaller sized, more manoeuvrable as well as a lot more. fuel-efficient than the full-size Escalade. It’s just readily available in a. 5-passenger version and also cedes the optional third row as well as V8 engine to bigger. rivals. It comes furnished with a complete variety of safety equipment, including dual. front, overhead as well as front-seat side airbags, a blind spot monitoring system,. rear cross-traffic alert, OnStar crash alert, anti-lock 4-wheel disc. brakes as well as grip and stability control. Recently offered attributes for 2013. consist of safety-alert seat innovation, automatic front and also back stopping,. lane-departure caution, forward-collision alert as well as flexible cruise control. While it does not have the Escalade’s capability to lug added passengers or tote. big freight, the portable SRX offers up to 29.2 cu ft. of cargo room behind the. back seat as well as 61.2 cu ft. with the back seat folded. It’s rated to tow approximately. 3,500 pounds.
Points We Like
Quick efficiency; elegant outside; silent inside;. 3.6-liter V6 utilizes normal gas or E85; good handling; pop-up navigation screen;. basic dead spot surveillance system as well as back cross-traffic alert
Things We Do not. Appreciate
Hard seat pillows; rough flight effects; poor outside. exposure; no spare tire; glitchy HINT touch-panel user interface has a steep. finding out curve
Fuel Economy & & Engine Specs
The 2013 SRX is equipped with a direct-injected 3.6-liter V6. that creates 308 hp and also 265 lb-ft of torque. This engine gives great. well-rounded efficiency and also negates the demand for the previously readily available, 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 each gallon in the city as well as 24 mpg on the freeway,. while all-wheel-drive models obtain 16 mpg city/23 mpg hwy. This is a. flex-fuel engine that utilizes regular unleaded gas or E85. A 6-speed automatic is. standard. Maximum tow rating is 3,500 pounds. A driver-selectable Eco setting. delivers earlier upshifts to save gas. Requirement
Quality & Options.
The 2013 Cadillac SRX Dallas can be found in base, Deluxe, Performance and also Premium trims. The base SRX is front-wheel-drive just and also includes the CUE. interface, conventional Bluetooth phone connection, OnStar with turn-by-turn. instructions, 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. monitoring system, back cross-traffic warning, a split folding rear seat with a. cargo pass-through, power doors, power windows as well as warmed power mirrors.
Moving up to Deluxe adds the alternative of all-wheel drive, plus. standard leather seating, Sapele wood interior trim, warmed power pole position. with chauffeur’s- seat memory, a warmed leather-and-wood steering wheel, a power. moonroof, a power lift gate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, adjustable. pedals, rain-sensing wipers, keyless access, a garage-door opener, interior. ambient lighting, chrome roofing rails, a cargo color as well as cargo monitoring system,. front and also rear park help and a back-up cam. Popular choices include a. 10-speaker DVD audio system, 2-screen rear-seat DVD amusement with. earphones and also Blu-ray compatibility and a navigation system with a 7-in. touchscreen. The Efficiency trim gains a basic flexible suspension, haze lights, navigating, Bose 10-speaker surround-sound DVD sound, a rear video camera,. HID headlamps with adaptive ahead illumination, variable-effort speed-sensing. steering as well as 20-in wheels. The Premium trim includes the exact same offerings as the. Performance bundle, plus rear a/c and also sound controls, warmed rear. seats as well as ventilated pole positions.
Entry-level deluxe crossovers are a warm product in the. new-car market, which appeal makes clean, low-mileage made use of versions. just as preferable. For a smart idea of the 2013 SRX’s cost variety, look into New. and Used Automobile worths at Auto car dealerships such as Texas BBC Motor Sports dealership in Dallas, TX that has substantial array of Cadillac. SRX to pic from.
Safety and security Ratings & & Service warranties
The NHTSA gave the 2013 Cadillac SRX 5 star general:. four celebrities for frontal impacts, 5 for side-impact performance and 4 stars. for rollover resistance. The independent Insurance Institute for Highway Security offered the 2013 SRX a rating of Helpful for moderate-overlap front and side impacts, as. well as roof stamina, head-restraint and seat crash efficiency. 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 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 help. Cadillac certified used( CPO) vehicles cannot have much more than 50,000 miles on the odometer and need to have gone into solution within the last 4 years. Every CPO Cadillac SRX undertakes a 172-point evaluation. Those that pass obtain bumper-to-bumper insurance coverage that extends the manufacturing facility warranty to 6 years or 70,000 miles from the initial in-service date CPO status additionally includes. 3 months of SiriusXM radio as well as OnStar insurance coverage, roadside assistance as well as trip-interruption coverage. The guarantee is totally transferable. Specialist Advice If you’re not a very early adapter of new innovation, the 2013 SRX’s standard SIGN interface will take some getting used to. Apart from. the glitchy performance of early-production examples, CUE depends on a. smartphone-like touch panel that changes the way you’ll run the environment. control and infotainment systems. Be prepared to invest a long time identifying. just how SIGN collaborates with the car in the driveway; don’t try to do it while you’re. driving. Besides that, the Luxury trim is our favored choice for an utilized. 2013 SRX, as it supplies smoother-riding 18-in tires, available navigating and also rear-seat amusement. Look for a CPO model if available, and also if not, pick a. well-cared-for, low-mileage example. Always check with the dealership to make certain. all suitable safety-recall repairs have been carried out.
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