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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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