In its latest edition for 2016 Cadillac SRX combines style, utility and safety in one vehicle. This carefully mixed blend, results in an luxurious crossover-SUV which was built to suit an every-day driver. Although it is planned to be replaced by the XT5 next year, the 2016 SRX has still much to offer.
2016 Cadillac SRX Exterior and Design
Being a crossover, the SRX has a subtlety of the sedan and ruggedness of an SUV at the same time. Sharp lines on SRX‘s bodywork, typical for Cadillac design theme, are more smoother now and shaped in a way to increase overall aerodynamics. On the frontal side of the car, carefully sculptured radiator grille separates two HID headlamps.
Nice touch to the overall silhouette of the car are LED illuminated fender vents, positioned behind front wheels. These are followed by two sharp diffusior-like lines on each side of the SRX, that are ending in taillights.
On the back of the Cadillac, aerodynamics is further more enhanced. There is an integrated spoiler, which is positioned on the edge of the roof. Wheels of 2016 SRX comes in two sizes: 18- or 20-inch aluminum, with a total choice of seven rim shapes. Exterior color is available in following nuances: Sapphire Blue Metallic, Cocoa Bronze Metallic, Radiant Silver Metallic, Black Raven, Crystal Red Tyntcoat, Platinum Ice Tricoat, Graphite Metallic, Silver Coast Metallic, Terra Mocha Metallic.
2016 Cadillac SRX Interior
Inside of 2016 Cadillac SRX cabin there is a place for five passengers. A sense of a luxury is emphasized by hand-stitched leather appointed seats and wooden trim details. As an option, front seats can be heated and ventilated. Driver’s seat can be provided with an option to memorize seating preferences of 2 different drivers. This should ensure a nice and pleasant ride.
For those who prefer a bit of sunlight, the Ultraview Sunroof is available and it spans above both seating rows. To ensure that interior of SRX remains isolated from the outside noise, Cadillac installed triple-sealed doors and acoustic windshield along side front glass door.
The cockpit is equipped with an analog three gauged instrument table including small LCD screen and leather-stitched steering-wheel with built in hands-free system. Central console is divided in two sections. Upper section hosts an 8-inch LCD touch screen with Cadillac‘s CUE system, which is responsible for SRX‘s infotainment system. Lower section houses Tri-zone Climate Control, which ensures optimal temperature in three separate areas of cabin.
Functionality and practicality of the 2016 Cadillac SRX is even more improved by the features such are:
- power liftgate, which opens just by touch
- cargo management system, with U-rail system and adjustable cargo fence
- underfloor storage bin
- 60/40 split rear seat
- integrated roof rails
- available key-less access
2016 Cadillac SRX Engine Specs
Only one engine is available for 2016 Cadillac SRX, as this is the last year of production. Nevertheless, this 3.6 Liter V6 powertrain will produce 308 bhp at 6,800 rpm with a torque of 265 lb-ft at 2,400 rpm. This petrol fueled engine is available with 6-speed transmission and choice of front or all wheels drive. Fuel consumption for FWD is 17 MPG in city and 24 MPG, while for AWD is 16 MPG and 23 MPG in city and on a highway respectively.
2016 Cadillac SRX Safety
Advanced technology installed in 2016 Cadillac SRX improves safety of both passengers and other participants in traffic. It also actively helps prevention of crashes and damages. Depending on a chosen trim, 2016 SRX provides following features:
- side blind zone alert
- seats that can alert you by vibration, on a possible crash
- front and rear park assist with rear vision camera
- forward collision alert
- lane departure warning
- rear cross-traffic alert
- advanced theft deterrent system
2016 Cadillac SRX Price and Trim levels
Depending on a choice of a trim, price for 2016 Cadillac SRX varies from $37,605 for Standard edition, up to $48,920 for Premium package.