Thursday, January 27, 2011
2011 Cadilac SRX Reviews
The 2011 Cadillac SRX enters the market without any major change in the market.
The 2011 Cadillac SRX comes in a single body style of a compact luxury crossover SUV and is obtainable in about six trim levels: Base, Performance, Luxury, Turbo Performance, Turbo Premium and Premium.
The Performance SRX trim brings adaptive suspension dampers, 20-inch wheels, a voice-activated navigation system offering real-time traffic, adaptive xenon headlights, a 10-speaker Bose surround-sound system having USB/iPod interface, foglamps and digital music storage.
The top-shelf Premium SRX trim gets ventilated front seats, tri-zone climate control, rear seat audio controls and heated rear seats. The 2011 Cadillac SRX has a 3.0-liter V6 engine as its standard engine, and gets 265 hp power and 223 pound-feet of torque from it--The 2011 Cadillac SRX gets front seat side airbags, antilock disc brakes, side curtain airbags, traction and stability control and OnStar as its standard safety equipments.
The Cadillac SRX carries over unchanged for 2011--For one, the SRX is fat. While legroom is generous, headroom is notably cramped for even average-height passengers because of the panoramic sunroof that's standard on all but the base SRX. In total, the 2011 Cadillac SRX is an appealing compact luxury crossover as long as you can live with its insufficient performance and compromised backseat. The 2011 "Cadillac SRX" is a compact luxury crossover SUV available in six trim levels: Base, Luxury, Performance, Premium, Turbo Performance and Turbo Premium.
The SRX Luxury adds front and rear parking sensors, power-folding and driver-side-dimming mirrors, automatic wipers, keyless ignition/entry, a power tailgate with adjustable maximum height, a panoramic sunroof, remote engine start, driver memory functions, power-adjustable pedals, heated front seats with eight-way power passenger adjustment, leather upholstery, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a cargo management system, interior accent lighting, wood trim, Bluetooth and a rearview camera.
The top-shelf SRX Premium gains tri-zone climate control, ventilated front seats, heated rear seats and rear seat audio controls--A rear-seat DVD entertainment system with dual seat-mounted screens is optional on all trims but the base SRX.
The 2011 Cadillac SRX comes standard with a 3.0-liter V6 that produces 265 hp and 223 pound-feet of torque. Front-wheel drive is standard and all-wheel drive optional on all but the base SRX. The 2011 Cadillac SRX comes standard with antilock disc brakes, stability and traction control, front seat side airbags, side curtain airbags and OnStar. In Edmunds brake testing, an SRX Luxury Collection with 18-inch wheels came to a stop from 60 mph in a longer-than-average 128 feet. An SRX Turbo with 20-inch wheels was essentially no different.
In government crash tests, the SRX scored a perfect five stars in front impact testing for driver protection and side protection. The SRX's interior is its single most appealing aspect--In other respects, the 2011 Cadillac SRX is a commendable luxury crossover.
The 2011 Cadillac SRX ranks 6 out of 8 Luxury Compact SUVs. Reviewers say the 2011 Cadillac SRX is a smooth-riding and stylish crossover that has plenty of amenities to keep buyers happy. Also, the SRX is big for a luxury small SUV. It has a lower starting price than the SRX and has better fuel economy. If you like the SRX’s room, go for the Volvo XC60.
The SRX comes in base, Luxury, Performance and Premium trims with a choice of two V6 engines. The SRX was all-new for 2010.