The 2011 Cadillac SRX
is a luxury hatchback crossover that is stylish, trendy vehicle with lots of features and options comprising four trim levels. Powered by a 3.0-liter V-6 engine or a 2.8-liter turbocharged V-6 engine coupled to a six-speed automatic transmission, the Cadillac SRX features all-wheel drive and 61.1 cubic-feet of cargo space.
With its capable handling, tech features, and luxury amenities, the Cadillac SRX could be a popular crossover, except for its weight and sluggish acceleration. Making up in part is a full array of high-tech safety systems, but with an EPA rating in the 18 mpg city / 25 mpg highway range, there's not much this average performer can do.
New for 2011
Since the Cadillac SRX was completely redesigned for 2010, the only updates for 2011 are a rear vision camera and two new paint colors.
Engines: 3.0L V-6, 2.8L turbocharged V-6
Transmission: 6-speed automatic
Bodystyles: Hatchback Crossover
Trims: Base Sport Utility, Luxury Collection Sport Utility, Performance Collection Sport Utility, Premium Collection Sport Utility
On the Outside
A sweeping roof and fin-like taillights give the Cadillac SRX a sporty, aggressive appearance.
From the Inside
The 2011 Cadillac SRX's interior includes standard automatic climate control and a premium stereo, while leather is standard on some trims.
While the base 265 horsepower 3.0-liter V-6 gets the job done, the premium 300 horsepower 2.8-liter turbocharged V-6 is the higher performer. However, both feel sluggish under the SRX's weight. Although its ride is sporty and compliant, the Cadillac SRX can be upgraded with a sport package that improves handling while sacrificing ride quality.
Standard safety features on the Cadillac SRX include front and side airbags, side curtain airbags, anti-roll sensors, electronic traction and ctability control, and OnStar Automatic Crash Response.
FWD: 18 mpg city/25 mpg highway
AWD 3.0L: 17 mpg city/23 mpg highway
AWD 2.8L: 15 mpg city/22 mpg highway
- Slick styling
- Sport handling
- Capable ride
- Plenty of features and options
- Comfy seats
- Heavy weight
- Sluggish acceleration
- Poor fuel economy
- Lack of interior space
- Pricey with options
Great looking crossover that needs refinement
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