2011 Cadillac SRX 2

The Cadillac SRX levers against the trend of the cylindrical gelutschten SUVs. The angular exclusive cycling offers comfort and is well equipped. The catch: There is no diesel engine.



2011 Cadillac SRX 1

Corners and edges are rare in the SUV world. Land Rover holds up the flag in this discipline, Mercedes has the GLK after all. But also Cadillac shows courage to strict geometry with the SRX. The form certainly has its advantages – the hood with its square headlamps with straight top, such as the improved track forward in manoeuvring. Has also disadvantages: the dramatically rising sideline and tilted rear Windows ensure a bad overview to the rear. The shape game hides but sent on balance the size of 4.85-metre SUV. He is more compact than he actually is.

2011 Cadillac SRX 3

In the rear, however, the space available is not as generous as you would expect that of a luxury SUV. Especially when the leg room, it should be abundant. The trunk 537 liters, which is about the class average (BMW X 5: 620 L;) Mercedes ML: 551 litres; VW Touareg: 493 litres; Volvo XC90: 483 litres). The Interior of the Cadillac is dominated by its slightly v-shaped center console and a flood of chrome architraves. The guidance screen is electrically out of the centre console. The arrangement of the switches is sometimes confusing and therefore not always intuitive operation but the processing and material selection leaves a high-quality impression.

2011 Cadillac SRX 6

Under the hood, the SRX has coupled a three litre large V6 gasoline engine with 268 HP / 197 of kW, with a six-speed automatic transmission. Almost two tons unladen weight of the car can make use quite the powerful V6 engine, which accelerates the SRX gently in 8.4 seconds from 0 to 100 km / h. Unfortunately, there is no harmonious interaction between the engine and automatic transmission. The latter must often hectic back and forth to deliver the appropriate speeds. Because only of 5,000 tours the maximum torque (302 NM) available. The average consumption of gasoline is 11.6 litres per 100 kilometres. BMW X 5 or VW are Touareg with comparable engines significantly more fuel efficient on the road.

2011 Cadillac SRX 5

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