- Revised styling
- Standard Bluetooth streaming audio and HD radio
- Standard CUE technology
- Broader array of available safety features
IntroductionA luxury crossover SUV, the 2013 Cadillac SRX is a 5-passenger vehicle designed to compete against the BMW X3, Lexus RX, and Mercedes-Benz GLK. It receives several updates this year.
Exterior FeaturesThe Cadillac SRX receives a new grille, revised side vent trim, redesigned 20-inch wheel options, and vertical LED light pipes in its taillights for 2013. New colors include Glacier Blue, Silver Coast, and Evolution Green.
Interior FeaturesIf the 2013 SRX looks almost identical to the 2012 model on the outside, interior changes are more noticeable thanks to a new steering wheel, new gauge cluster, and a new shifter. A Light Titanium over Raven Sapele wood décor scheme is also new for 2013, and standard Active Noise Cancellation technology aims to quiet the cabin.
uresA number of extra-cost features can be added to the 2013 Cadillac SRX, depending on the "collection," or trim level, selected. Highlights include leather, power panoramic sunroof, Bose 5.1 surround sound system, navigation system, rear-seat entertainment system, adaptive forward lighting, heated and ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, and triple-zone automatic climate control.
Under the HoodThe 2013 Cadillac SRX is equipped with a direct-injected, 3.6-liter V-6 engine making 308 horsepower. Power flows to the front wheels through a 6-speed automatic transmission. All-wheel drive is optional.
Fuel EconomyFuel economy estimates for the 2013 SRX are not final as this preview is published. Given that the engine and transmission are identical to the 2012 model, the 2013 SRX should receive the following ratings:
- SRX with front-wheel drive: 17/24/19 mpg (city/hwy/combined)
- SRX with all-wheel drive: 16/23/18 mpg