2013 Cadillac SRX
2013 Cadillac SRX
You will be quite surprised to find out that one of the best-selling car models under Cadillac umbrella is actually the Cadillac SRX crossover. For the year 2013, Cadillac SRX had received a new revised interior that was centered on new high-tech CUE infotainment interface. The new “2013 Cadillac SRX has driver awareness packages that introduce new automatic braking technologies to assist in reduction of very low speed impacts.” In addition, this 2013 model joins other Cadillac’s XTS as well as ATS sedans in usage of new technology vibrating safety warning seats to indicate that the car’s strong sensors have identified a dangerous situation. Moreover, Cadillac’s focus on improving the 2013 SRX’s exterior and interior has put this model on a competitive edge with other top selling compact luxury crossovers.
What’s new for 2013?
This 2013 Cadillac SRX model receives a brand new electronics interface. Cadillac User Experience, i.e. “CUE” is a touch-screen system that operates through voice command or hand gestures similar to those of Smartphone. In addition, this 2013 Cadillac SRX has new technology safety features, subtly restyled front as well as rear fascias, and active noise-reduction system that help in reducing road and wind noise while driving.
Performance and power-trains
2013 Cadillac SRX has a simple engine choice since all models features a well powered 3.6-liter V6 engine capable of generating 308-hp and 265 pound-feet of high torque. The only transmission offered by the engine is six-high speed automation. The standard drive is the front-wheel drive, but also four-wheel drive can be used for any other SRX trim. “The front-drive test for this SRX model is believed to be 60 mph in about 7.1 seconds.” The fuel economy for 2013 Cadillac SRX is slightly lower with 17 mpg city and 24 mpg highway. It is believed that there is a high tech switchable eco riding mode that will improve fuel consumption for this model by up to about 1 mpg.
Some of the safety features of 2013 Cadillac SRX model include; front side airbags, antilock disc brakes, side curtain stylish airbags, and traction control. OnStar system of this model includes; remote door unlocking, automatic crash notification, stolen vehicle assistance, on-demand assistance on the roadside as well as turn-by-turn help in navigation. The standard safety feature on most SRXs is the cross-highway traffic alert systems and blind-spot monitoring. SRX performance on brake test of the front-drive is believed to be 120 feet. This is distance covered by the car from 60mph to zero.