The 2013 Cadillac SRX Reviewed
The 2013 Cadillac SRX presents the Cadillac Customer Experience (CUE) in-vehicle user interface, featuring touch-panel controls for infomercial and also environment control as well as doing away with most of the standard handles as well as switches used in previous years. Also brand-new are modified evaluates with a. facility LCD screen, a new guiding wheel with HINT shortcut buttons, conventional HD. radio, Bluetooth audio streaming, added USB ports and an SD card port. The. peppy, direct-injected 308-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 continues as the standard. engine. The 2013 SRX was the very successful Cadillac model, hitting a bull’s- eye. in the warm entry-level luxury-crossover SUV market.
The midsize Dallas 2013 Cadillac SRX is smaller, much more maneuverable and also a lot more. fuel-efficient than the full-size Escalade. It’s only offered in a. 5-passenger version and also yields the optional 3rd row and V8 engine to bigger. competitors. It comes equipped with a complete range of safety gear, consisting of twin. front, overhead and front-seat side air bags, a dead spot monitoring system,. rear cross-traffic alert, OnStar collision notice, anti-lock 4-wheel disc. brakes and also grip and stability control. Freshly available functions for 2013. consist of safety-alert seat technology, automated front as well as back stopping,. lane-departure warning, forward-collision alert and adaptive cruise control. While it does not have the Escalade’s ability to carry additional guests or carry. big freight, the compact SRX offers up to 29.2 cu ft. of freight room behind the. back seat and 61.2 cu ft. with the rear seat folded up. It’s rated to tow approximately. 3,500 extra pounds.
Things We Like
Quick performance; fashionable outside; peaceful interior;. 3.6-liter V6 makes use of normal gas or E85; excellent handling; pop-up navigation display;. basic dead spot tracking system and also rear cross-traffic alert
Things We Do not Like
Hard seat cushions; severe flight influences; bad outside. presence; no spare tire; glitchy CUE touch-panel user interface has a high. finding out contour
Gas Economic Climate & & Engine Specifications
The 2013 SRX is furnished with a direct-injected 3.6-liter V6. that creates 308 hp as well as 265 lb-ft of torque. This engine supplies good. well-rounded efficiency and also negates the demand for the formerly available, peaky. 2.8-liter turbo V6, which is currently dropped from the powertrain schedule. Geared up. with front-wheel drive, the 3.6-liter V6 is rated by the Environmental. Defense Firm at 17 miles each gallon in the city and also 24 mpg on the highway,. while all-wheel-drive models receive 16 mpg city/23 mpg hwy. This is a. flex-fuel engine that utilizes normal unleaded fuel or E85. A 6-speed automated is. standard. Optimum tow ranking is 3,500 extra pounds. A driver-selectable Eco setting. delivers earlier upshifts to save fuel. Criterion
Characteristic & Options.
The 2013 Cadillac SRX Dallas is available in base, Luxury, Efficiency and also Premium trims. The base SRX is front-wheel-drive just as well as features the CUE. interface, standard Bluetooth phone connectivity, OnStar with turn-by-turn. instructions, SiriusXM radio, dual-zone automated climate 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, security and grip control, anti-lock brakes, a blind spot. monitoring system, rear cross-traffic warning, a split folding rear seat with a. freight pass-through, power doors, power home windows as well as heated power mirrors.
Moving up to Deluxe includes the option of four-wheel drive, plus. standard leather seating, Sapele wood interior trim, heated power pole position. with driver’s- seat memory, a heated leather-and-wood steering 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, inside. ambient illumination, chrome roofing system rails, a cargo shade and freight monitoring system,. front and also back park assist and a backup cam. Popular options include a. 10-speaker DVD audio system, 2-screen rear-seat DVD entertainment with. earphones and Blu-ray compatibility and also a navigating system with a 7-in. touchscreen. The Performance trim gains a conventional adaptive suspension, fog lights, navigation, Bose 10-speaker surround-sound DVD audio, a rear video camera,. HID headlamps with flexible onward illumination, variable-effort speed-sensing. steering and 20-in wheels. The Premium trim consists of the exact same offerings as the. Efficiency package, plus back cooling and sound controls, warmed back. seats as well as aerated pole positions.
Entry-level luxury crossovers are a warm asset in the. new-car market, which popularity cleans, low-mileage made use of variations. equally preferable. For a good idea of the 2013 SRX’s cost array, check out New. and also Used Auto worths at Auto dealerships such as BBC Motor Sports Dallas dealership in Dallas, TX that has substantial variety of Cadillac. SRX to pic from.
Safety Ratings & & Guarantees
The NHTSA gave the 2013 Cadillac SRX 5 star total:. 4 celebrities for frontal effects, five for side-impact performance and 4 celebrities. for rollover resistance. The independent Insurance policy Institute for Freeway Safety gave the 2013 SRX a ranking of Great for moderate-overlap front as well as side effects, as. well as roof covering stamina, head-restraint and seat crash performance. It likewise named the SRX a 2013 Top Safety Choose. 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 aid. Cadillac accredited pre-owned( CPO) vehicles can’t have much more compared to 50,000 miles on the odometer as well as have to have entered solution within the last 4 years. Every CPO Cadillac SRX undergoes a 172-point inspection. Those that pass receive 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 status likewise consists of. 3 months of SiriusXM radio and OnStar protection, roadside assistance as well as trip-interruption protection. The guarantee is totally transferable. Specialist Guidance If you’re not an early adapter of brand-new technology, the 2013 SRX’s common SIGN user interface will certainly take some obtaining made use of to. Apart from. the glitchy efficiency of early-production examples, HINT counts on a. smartphone-like touch panel that alters the method you’ll run the environment. control and infomercial systems. Be prepared to invest some time figuring out. exactly how CUE works with the car in the driveway; do not attempt to do it while you’re. driving. In addition to that, the Luxury trim is our favored selection for a used. 2013 SRX, as it supplies smoother-riding 18-in tires, readily available navigating as well as rear-seat amusement. Look for a CPO version if readily available, and if not, pick a. well-cared-for, low-mileage example. Always talk to the supplier to make certain. all appropriate safety-recall fixings have been performed.
- Sales: (214) 905-6100