The 2014 Cadillac SRX is a compact luxury crossover SUV available in four trim levels, including the Luxury, Base, Performance and the Premium. The 2014 Cadillac SRX Base model comes equipped with alloy wheels 18 inches, sensors front and rear parking, keyless entry, automatic headlights, the dual-zone automatic climate control, the automatic headlights, keyless entry, dual-zone leather upholstery a power driver seat eight positions, and a reclining 60/40 split folding rear seat, the cruise control and a tilt and telescoping steering wheel. The 2014 Cadillac SRX CUE-control infotainment an 8-inch screen system is also standard, as is OnStar, Bluetooth phone and the audio connectivity and a system of eight-speaker sound system with CD player, satellite and HD radio, two USB and an auxiliary audio jack.
The 2014 Cadillac SRX Luxurious setting adds keyless / remote start, a warning system of blind spot warning system rear cross traffic, rearview camera, rain-sensing wipers, panoramic sunroof and the power liftgate height adjustable opening. Inside is leather, adjustable thigh support for the driver’s seat, power passenger seat eight positions, heated front seats and steering wheel, the driver memory functions, power adjustable pedals, a rearview mirror Auto-dimming interior wood setting and accent lighting and load management system. A system of voice-activated navigation and 10-speaker Bose surround sound audio are optional.
Optional on the level of luxury equipment package is optional driver awareness, which includes the departure warning systems forward-collision and lane, the automatic high beams and a driver’s seat safety alert. Assist package the controller, which includes adaptive cruise control, the automatic collision preparation and automatic braking is also available.
The 2014 Cadillac SRX adds 20-inch wheels alloy, variable-effort power steering, a sport suspension, adaptive dampers, the adaptive xenon headlights, fog lights, the navigation system and Bose audio system surround sound. The top-of-the-line premium 2014 Cadillac SRX adds driver awareness standard package, along with control of three climate zones, ventilated, heated rear seats and the audio controls in the backseat front seats. A towing package and an entertainment system for rear seat backrests mounted dual screens are available on all but the base model.
2014 Cadillac SRX Interior
Inside, the 2014 Cadillac SRX interior trim has a high quality look and feel, and everything is very well together for the most part. We want some wood accents did not look as polished, but overall impression is an excellent blend of technology is luxury. The centerpiece of the cabin is definitely the CUE interface, including a crisp clear 8-inch touch screen that provides an intuitive control over most of audio, phone and climate control functions. It also controls navigation system when that option is fitted. As a smartphone or tablet, the CUE screen responds to touch commands relatives such as bumps and pinching, and includes tactile feedback to let you know when a command has been accepted.
Unfortunately, the system is often slow to respond to inputs, and certain characteristics like volume adjustment slider bar become more difficult to use than the conventional control. In this class, the interfaces COMAND BMW iDrive and Mercedes-Benz is preferred. On the positive side, the SRX has a good voice recognition interface, so if get tired of fiddling with touch screen, voice commands beginning is pretty straightforward. The 2014 Cadillac SRX offers ample space for 4 adults, although headroom is comfortable in the back seat, especially when panoramic sunroof is in place. The cargo space is average 30 cubic feet behind the rear seats and 61 cubic feet with two sections of the backs of the rear seats 60/40-split killed.
2014 Cadillac SRX Engine
Each model 2014 Cadillac SRX is powered by a 3.6-liter V6 engine that generates 308 horsepower and 265 pound-feet of torque. ThefCargo space is average for the six-speed automatic is only the transmission offered. Front-wheel drive is the standard, but all-wheel is available for all trim levels other than Base. In tests, 2014 Cadillac SRX FWD model ran from zero to 60 mph in 7.0 seconds, an average of compact luxury crossovers.
Fuel economy of the 2014 Cadillac SRXare slightly below average, with an EPA estimated 19 mpg combined (17 mpg highway city / 24 mpg) for FWD models and 18 combined (16 city / 23 highway) to AWD. Properly equipped.
2014 Cadillac SRX Safety
The 2014 Cadillac SRX comes standard with antilock disc brakes, the stability and traction control,the front side air-bags and the side curtain airbags. The OnStar system includes automatic notification accident, roadside assistance to the letter, remote door unlock, stolen vehicle assistance and turn-by-turn navigation. Front and the rear parking sensors are standard on all models, while the rearview camera, blind spot monitoring and rear cross traffic alert include starting at the level of luxury equipment.
The package of awareness among drivers optional adds forward collision warning, lane departure warning and the driver seat safety alert. Recent vibrates in the left or right side of the seat, based on the direction in which potential danger looms. The optional Driver Assist Package includes automatic collision preparation and the automatic braking at low speed, both when going forward and when in reverse.
In braking tests, 2014 Cadillac SRX FWD performance stopped from 60 mph in 120 feet, a good number of this class. In government crash tests, the 2014 Cadillac SRX received four of five stars in frontal crash tests and five out of five stars in side impact and global assessments of crash tests. In crash tests by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the 2014 Cadillac SRX received the highest rating in tests of moderate overlap, side impact and roof strength.