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2012 Cadillac SRX [w/video]

Cadillac's Best-Seller Goes RX Hunting With New Ammunition While standing in front of the newly updated 2012 Cadillac SRX, a fellow journalist asked Cadillac Communications Manager David Caldwell why the crossover wasn't based on a rear-wheel-drive chassis. The answer? "We already tried that," said Caldwell. Those who pray to the gods of rear-wheel drive can go ahead and throw your hands in the air. Smack your forehead, toss down your napkin in disgust and walk away from the dinner table. The truth is simple: The masses like their upscale 'utes to be behave like their midsize luxury... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
3.6L V6
Power:
308 HP / 260 LB-FT
Transmission:
6-Speed Auto
MSRP:
$36,060 base
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    New York: 2013 Cadillac SRX looks the same, hides its high-tech secrets
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    If there's any place a Cadillac SUV can feel at home, surely it's Manhattan. Only fitting, then, that the updated 2013 Cadillac SRX has debuted at the New York Auto Show. The revised luxury crossover has been treated to a mild facelift, but as with so many things, it's what's inside that counts with the new SRX. The cabin has been updated with a series ...

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    Official: Cadillac CUEs up improved 2013 SRX
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    Cadillac is updating its best-seller for the 2013 model year, with the SRX crossover getting several technology enhancements, including CUE, the luxury brand's new infotainment system. The acronym stands for Cadillac User Experience, which uses a capacitive touchscreen for control of numerous functions, including interfacing with a driver's ...

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    Official: Cadillac adding vibrating Safety Seat Alert to full suite of safety tech [w/video]
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    It's going to be a big year for Cadillac, which will soon be reloading its model lineup with the new ATS and XTS sedans. The 2013 ATS compact slots in below the CTS, while the larger 2013 XTS aims to take care of traditional Caddy buyers looking for immensity above all else. While at diametrical ends of the spectrum, the two new models will share a ...

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    Report: Cadillac considering smaller-than-SRX crossover?
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    Cadillac is gunning for BMW. The company's recently unveiled ATS is a clear shot across the bow of the German automaker's 3 Series, and Bloomberg BusinessWeek reports the small sedan may be the first of a larger product offensive. Kurt McNeil, vice president of sales with Cadillac, said the luxury brand is currently looking into the possibility of a small ...

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    Recalls: Over 8,700 Cadillac SRX models recalled for faulty transmission cables
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    Owners of 2010 and 2011 model year Cadillac SRX utility vehicles, lend me your ears: Your luxury crossover may be facing a recall. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some 8,789 affected units could have an improperly fitted transmission shift cable. According to the government agency's notice, the faulty installation could ...

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    Official: Cadillac CTS and SRX net top NHTSA safety scores [w/video]
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    Cadillac has earned itself a gaggle of five-star ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's New Car Assessment Program for the 2012 CTS sedan and wagon and SRX crossover. The CTS earned four stars for the rollover test, but five stars in the frontal and side tests, giving it a score of five stars overall. The SRX returned the same ...

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    Video: Hands on with Cadillac CUE
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    We just wrapped up our first hands-on with Cadillac CUE, the luxury automaker's attempt at a modern, fully-integrated infotainment system for the upcoming XTS, ATS and refreshed SRX. First impressions are favorable, although in its current form the system is still very beta in both execution and response. However, the core tenants of the system – a ...

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    First Drive: 2012 Cadillac SRX [w/video]
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    Cadillac's Best-Seller Goes RX Hunting With New Ammunition While standing in front of the newly updated 2012 Cadillac SRX, a fellow journalist asked Cadillac Communications Manager David Caldwell why the crossover wasn't based on a rear-wheel-drive chassis. The answer? "We already tried that," said Caldwell. Those who pray to the gods of rear-wheel ...

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    Official: 2012 Cadillac SRX with 308-hp V6 to start at $36,060*
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    The 2012 Cadillac SRX hits dealerships next month, and although the majority of its new model year updates are small, there's big news under the hood. General Motors has decided to ditch both its 3.0-liter naturally aspirated V6 and 2.8-liter turbocharged V6 in favor of the automaker's more powerful 3.6-liter V6, an engine found in a variety of ...

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    GM recalling 47,000 Cadillac SRX models over faulty airbag software
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    General Motors has announced that it is recalling 47,401 2011 Cadillac SRX models. The vehicles are programmed to deactivate the right-side roof rail airbag if sensors detect that the right side seat is unoccupied. That means that in the event of a rollover, rear seat occupants may not be protected by the supplemental restraint system. As such, the ...

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    Video: Chinese Cadillac SRX ad with Karen Mok captures romance of Route 66
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    Like just about every other automaker on the planet, Cadillac is looking to stake out a larger claim of the Chinese automotive industry. Right now, the brand is viewed as somewhat downmarket from rivals that many in the U.S. see as being on equal ground. Perhaps, then, Cadillac will look to try something new. In a new short film for the Chinese-market ...

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    Report: GM cancels plug-in hybrid Cadillac SRX
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    In early March, we reported that General Motors was toying with the idea of expanding its plug-in hybrid vehicle lineup. At the time, the Cadillac SRX crossover was rumored to be a candidate for plug-in technology. During an interview with AutoblogGreen, Jon Stec, fuel system integration engineer for the Chevrolet Volt, told us the following: We've ...

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    Report: Cadillac SRX PHEV not gonna happen after all
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    In December, 2010 there were reports that a Cadillac SRX plug-in hybrid electric vehicle was in some pipeline somewhere, and that it would eventually plop into some sort of consumer reality. The same outlet that reported that story, Reuters, now cites six GM Deep Throats as saying General Motors has killed the SRX PHEV program. Overlapping timetables ...

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    Report: Saab 9-4X production underway, only Saab currently being built
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    Production of the all-new 2011 Saab 9-4X crossover has started on schedule, despite the company's crippling financial woes. While production of the rest of the Saab lineup at its Trollhattan, Sweden plant has ground to a cash-strapped halt, 9-4Xs are rolling off the assembly lines in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico. The plant producing the latest Saab is under ...

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    2012 Cadillac SRX gains more powerful 3.6-liter engine, new features
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    Cadillac has officially announced a host of changes for the 2012 SRX crossover, including a new standard engine – General Motors' 3.6-liter direct-injected V6. This powerplant will serve as the only available engine on the SRX here in the United States, replacing both the base 3.0-liter V6 and 2.8-liter turbocharged V6 that was axed earlier this ...

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    Pretty much confirmed: GM working on plug-in Cadillac SRX
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    It's never been a secret that General Motors wants to expand the plug-in hybrid technology from the Chevrolet Volt to other models and the Cadillac SRX crossover has been one rumored candidate and today, during an interview about the powertrain used in the Volt (specifically the gas tank, which we'll have more about later), Jon Stec, fuel system ...

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    Report: 10,000 Buick LaCrosse, Cadillac SRX models face faulty defroster recall
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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and General Motors have announced the recall of 10,000 vehicles. According to The Detroit News, certain 2011 Cadillac SRX and 2011 Buick Lacrosse models may have been built with a defect that can prevent the vehicle's defroster from effectively clearing the windshield. NHTSA is concerned that the reduced ...

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    Report: 2012 Cadillac SRX to get 3.6L V6
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    General Motors may have pulled the plug on the Cadillac SRX Turbo, but fear not, we will not be stuck with the anemic 3.0-liter V6 as the Caddy's sole powerplant. A report from GM Inside News states that the 2012 SRX will use the automaker's well-received 3.6-liter V6 with direct injection – the unit currently found in the CTS sedan. Not only is ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #211: Cadillac cancels SRX Turbo, TribecaLander, Fiat doubling down on Chrysler, new 911
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    Episode #211 of the Autoblog Podcast is here with Chris Shunk, Dan Roth, Zach Bowman and Chris Paukert. We start with the Autoblog Garage and then cover the death of the Cadillac SRX Turbo, rumors of the next generation Subaru Tribeca and Toyota Highlander sharing a platform, Fiat possibly increasing its stake in Chrysler and a quick mention of the ...

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    Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #211
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    We're recording Episode #211 of the Autoblog Podcast tonight, and we've put some topics below. Drop us your own feedback and questions or vote on your fellow readers' submissions to help determine what we discuss this evening. You can subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already to hear your question answered. Discussion Topics for ...

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