The 2013 Cadillac SRX Reviewed
The 2013 Cadillac SRX presents the Cadillac Individual Experience (SIGN) in-vehicle user interface, featuring touch-panel controls for infotainment and climate control and doing away with a lot of the standard knobs as well as switches utilized in previous years. Also new are revised assesses with a. center LCD display, a new guiding wheel with SIGN faster way buttons, typical HD. radio, Bluetooth audio streaming, additional USB ports and also an SD card slot. The. alert, direct-injected 308-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 continues as the requirement. engine. The 2013 SRX was the very popular Cadillac model, hitting a bull’s- eye. in the hot entry-level luxury-crossover SUV market.
The midsize Texas 2013 Cadillac SRX is smaller sized, more maneuverable and more. fuel-efficient compared to the full-size Escalade. It’s only readily available in a. 5-passenger design and also cedes the optional 3rd row and V8 engine to larger. rivals. It comes geared up with a full selection of security gear, including double. front, expenses and also front-seat side air bags, a dead spot monitoring system,. back cross-traffic alert, OnStar accident notice, anti-lock 4-wheel disc. brakes and also grip and also security control. Freshly available functions for 2013. include safety-alert seat innovation, automatic front as well as rear braking,. lane-departure caution, forward-collision alert as well as adaptive cruise control. While it doesn’t have the Escalade’s capacity to bring extra passengers or tote. huge freight, the compact SRX provides to 29.2 cu ft. of cargo area behind the. rear seat and also 61.2 cu ft. with the back seat folded. It’s ranked to tow up to. 3,500 pounds.
Things We Like
Quick performance; fashionable exterior; silent interior;. 3.6-liter V6 uses regular gas or E85; great handling; pop-up navigation screen;. basic blind spot surveillance system and back cross-traffic sharp
Points We Do not. Appreciate
Tough seat pillows; severe ride effects; poor outside. presence; no spare tire; glitchy SIGN touch-panel user interface has a steep. discovering curve
Fuel Economic Climate & & Engine Specs
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 offers excellent. well-rounded performance as well as negates the need for the formerly readily available, peaky. 2.8-liter turbo V6, which is currently dropped from the powertrain lineup. Furnished. with front-wheel drive, the 3.6-liter V6 is ranked by the Environmental. Protection Agency at 17 miles per gallon in the city and 24 mpg on the freeway,. while all-wheel-drive versions receive 16 mpg city/23 mpg hwy. This is a. flex-fuel engine that utilizes routine unleaded gas or E85. A 6-speed automatic is. requirement. Maximum tow rating is 3,500 pounds. A driver-selectable Eco setting. provides earlier upshifts to save fuel. Criterion
Features & Options.
The Texas 2013 Cadillac SRX comes in base, High-end, Efficiency and also Costs trims. The base SRX is front-wheel-drive just as well as includes the SIGN. user interface, standard Bluetooth phone connectivity, OnStar with turn-by-turn. directions, SiriusXM radio, dual-zone automated climate control, cruise. control, a tilt-telescopic wheel with remote audio controls, remote. keyless access, an 8-speaker Bose AM/FM/CD stereo, automated headlamps, a power. chauffeur’s seat, a leather-wrapped shifter as well as steering wheel, 18-inch alloy. wheels, security and traction control, anti-lock brakes, a blind spot. checking system, rear cross-traffic warning, a split folding rear seat with a. cargo pass-through, power doors, power home windows and also warmed power mirrors.
Going up to High-end includes the option of four-wheel drive, plus. conventional leather seats, Sapele wood interior trim, heated 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, flexible. pedals, rain-sensing wipers, keyless access, a garage-door opener, inside. ambient illumination, chrome roofing rails, a cargo color and freight administration system,. front as well as back park assist as well as a back-up cam. Popular choices include a. 10-speaker DVD stereo, 2-screen rear-seat DVD home entertainment with. earphones as well as Blu-ray compatibility as well as a navigation system with a 7-in. touchscreen. The Efficiency trim gains a common flexible suspension, haze lamps, navigation, Bose 10-speaker surround-sound DVD sound, a back electronic camera,. HID headlamps with flexible onward lights, variable-effort speed-sensing. steering and also 20-in wheels. The Premium trim consists of the very same offerings as the. Efficiency plan, plus back cooling and audio controls, heated rear. seats and also aerated front seats.
Entry-level luxury crossovers are a warm product in the. new-car market, which appeal makes clean, low-mileage made use of versions. similarly preferable. For a great idea of the 2013 SRX’s rate variety, check out New. as well as Utilized Car worths at Car car dealerships such as Texas BBC Motor Sports car dealership in Dallas, TX that has huge variety of Cadillac. SRX to pic from.
Security Rankings & & Guarantees
The NHTSA offered the 2013 Cadillac SRX 5 star general:. four stars for frontal influences, five for side-impact efficiency as well as 4 stars. for rollover resistance. The independent Insurance policy Institute for Highway Security offered the 2013 SRX a ranking of Helpful for moderate-overlap front and side effects, as. well as roof covering toughness, head-restraint as well as seat accident performance. It additionally named the SRX a 2013 Top Safety And Security Pick. Cadillac covered the 2013 SRX with a 4-year/50,000- mile bumper-to-bumper guarantee, a transferable 6-year/70,000- mile powertrain. warranty, a 6-year/unlimited-mile corrosion-perforation warranty and also 6. years/70,000 miles of roadside assistance. Cadillac certified secondhand( CPO) cars can’t have extra than 50,000 miles on the odometer as well as should have entered solution within the last 4 years. Every CPO Cadillac SRX goes through a 172-point examination. Those that pass receive bumper-to-bumper coverage that expands the manufacturing facility guarantee to 6 years or 70,000 miles from the initial in-service day CPO status additionally includes. 3 months of SiriusXM radio and also OnStar protection, roadside help and trip-interruption insurance coverage. The service warranty is completely transferable. Specialist Guidance If you’re not an early adapter of new modern technology, the 2013 SRX’s conventional HINT user interface will take some obtaining utilized to. In addition to. the glitchy efficiency of early-production instances, CUE relies on a. smartphone-like touch panel that alters the means you’ll operate the environment. control and infotainment systems. Be prepared to spend some time finding out. how SIGN deals with the vehicle in the driveway; don’t attempt to do it while you’re. driving. Other than that, the Deluxe trim is our favored selection for a used. 2013 SRX, as it provides smoother-riding 18-in tires, available navigating and also rear-seat enjoyment. Try to find a CPO version if available, as well as if not, choose a. well-cared-for, low-mileage example. Always consult the supplier to make certain. all appropriate safety-recall repair services have actually been carried out.
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