Cadillac SRX – a large luxury crossover manufactured by concern General Motors since 2004. The basis for the new model was the platform Sigma, also used in the development and production of passenger sedans Cadillac CTS and STS. Cars first generation went on sale in 2004. Customers are offered a version with V-shaped six-and eight-cylinder engines, drive variants also had two rear or full. The behavior of the car on the road was not quite “American” – the desire to sell the model in foreign markets prompted Cadillac to take care of European driving dynamics.
Configuration and price Cadillac SRX 2014.
|3.0 Base FWD AT||$39,000||3.0 petrol (249 hp)||Automatic (6)||front|
|3.0 Base AT||$44,700||3.0 petrol (249 hp)||Automatic (6)||full|
|3.0 Top AT||$50,000||3.0 petrol (249 hp)||Automatic (6)||full|
|3.6 Top AT||$52,100||3.6 petrol (318 hp)||Automatic (6)||full|
SRX Cadillac reviews In 2006, the first generation of the crossover has been updated, resulting in a car has changed significantly. Cadillac SRX has become relatively popular in the USA, China and the Middle East. In 2010, it started production of the second generation of the car, and in the summer of 2011 the model underwent its first light restyling. Overall length of the Cadillac SRX II is 4834 mm, width – 1910, height – 1 669, the wheelbase – 2807 mm. The luggage compartment, depending on the position of the rear seats, can range from 844 to 1730 liters. Brutal and chopped, but at the same time a little bit futuristic exterior shape Cadillac SRX makes it easily recognizable on the background of European or Asian classmates.
Vertically elongated faceted headlamp pronounced edge in the middle of the bumper exaggerated, false radiator grille and bonnet make the car look like a locomotive in front. In profile, the sporting character Cadillac SRX 2 is shown most clearly – a significant angle of inclination of the windscreen, a rising shoulder line and the sloping roofline, low-slung front bumper skirt and held high “feed” is a textbook methods make the car look dynamic. The rear too, is hardly inconspicuous – an abundance of metal easier taillights and contrasting lining over the place for the license plate. Shop crossover is quite a match for the exterior. The abundance of corners and edges, too “cunning” forms of airflow deflectors on the center console, instrument panel and unusual indicate that the designers aimed to create futuristic and luxurious interior.
The base is a gasoline V-shaped “six” working volume of 3.0 liters. The second is a more powerful 3.6-liter “six” with the impact strength of 318 (358 Nm at 2400 r/min). Both engines are aggregated exclusively mated to a 6-band automatic transmission. The AWD system transmits torque to all wheels, and is responsible for improving the cross-coupling limited-slip differential with limited slip.
The updated Cadillac SRX 2013.
In the summer of 2011, the manufacturer introduced once again revamped Cadillac SRX II, whose sales in the United States started in the autumn of the same year. Externally, the car got a new 20-inch polished wheels, installed in top trim levels, as well as additional options for paint finishes Xenon Blue Metallic. The interior has been improved insulation and added new options of finishes. A key innovation is a restyled version of the Cadillac CPX 2012 is the new 3.6-liter gasoline engine V6, capable of running on both petrol and bioethanol E85. In addition, engineers have upgraded the suspension of the car, including the migration of the active chassis, available in high-end versions of the Performance and Premium. Among other things, restyled Cadillac SRX 2012 acquired additional equipment, such as: heated steering wheel with control buttons, cruise control, Bluetooth protocol support and advanced control system features a multimedia system with voice recognition.
The updated Cadillac SRX 2014.
At the auto show in New York in 2012 he made his debut in an updated third Cadillac SRX 2013 model year. At this time, the company decided to freshen up the exterior a little model, so the upgraded SUV sports a modified grille, retouched bumper and 20-inch wheels with a different pattern. But much more interesting changes are expected in the cabin. Cadillac SRX 2013 acquired proprietary multimedia system CUE (Cadillac User Experience) with an eight-inch LCD display, touch controls and the ability to connect up to ten devices for Bluetooth, as well as through USB and SD-connectors.
Also in the interior appeared the steering wheel of the new design, a new instrument panel and center console is different. Plus, the automaker reported the installation on the active crossover system noise reduction. Price base SUV with 249-horsepower three-liter engine starts at $44,700 for the version with front wheel drive and from $50,000 – full.
The list of equipment includes airbags and curtain airbags, a premium audio system with 8 speakers Bose, separate climate control, cruise control, leather-trimmed seats, anti-theft system, monitoring system air pressure in the tires, fog lights, ABS, Dynamic Stability Control system, traction system, 18-inch alloy wheels, parking sensors, etc. New Cadillac CPX 2015 by Top with a 3.6-liter V6 will cost $52,100. This version sports a further element of wood throughout the interior, rain sensors, 20-inch alloy wheels, xenon headlamps, reversing camera, electric adjustments position the pedal assembly, three-zone climate control, rear heated seats, ventilated front seats, the system unlocking with remote engine start, and others.