With its stunning looks and great utility, the 2017 Cadillac SRX is sure to strengthen Cadillac’s grip on the mid-size crossovers market. The 2017 SRX model will be designed around an Omega concept with a high roofline and a lengthened wheel base. It will have plenty of space on the inside and offer five seat seating. It will be able to carry around 5 or 6 passengers. It will therefore be ideal as a family car.
2017 Cadillac SRX Changes
The 2017 Cadillac SRX will be a much improved version of the current model. It will have a whole new modern interior and a sleek exterior with fog lights and neon headlights. Cadillac will also focus a lot on safety in this new model, its new crossover will have self-drying brakes among other safety features. The new Cadillac will also be made from lighter materials. This together with the Omega platform will give the vehicle lighter weight and increase its aerodynamic.
The new Cadillac will have a square-shaped chromium front grille and its headlights will be a blend of neon lights and LED technology. It will additionally have fog lights to aid the driver with visibility in foggy areas.
The exterior of the 2017 Cadillac SRX will have a sort of masculine look. The vehicle’s heavy frontal features, tilted front, and large wheels will give it an aggressive and masculine appearance.
The 2017 Cadillac SRX will have more cabin space owing to its large wheel base and high roofline. Apart from ample space, the new model will also have a number of exciting modern features. These include an audio controlled steering wheel, an audio system XM satellite radio, keyless entry, Bluetooth connectivity, audio and cruise control.
The new model’s seats will be made from leather and soft plastic. These, alongside an air refresher switch near the driver’s seat will make for a comfortable ride. The vehicle will also be fitted with air bags, parking sensors, a rear camera, adaptive cruise control to provide safety. On top of other features, it will have AndroidAuto, Pandora stereo sound and dual climate control systems.
2017 Cadillac SRX engine and performance
The 2017 Cadillac SRX will be available in multiple engine options. Its standard engine is expected to be a 3.6 liter 308 hp V6 engine. This engine is expected to give 305 pound feet of torque and will be paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission system and an all wheel drive system. The 2017 Cadillac SRX will also have a 2.7 liter dual turbocharged engine and a hybrid engine. The information about the additional engine options is, however, yet to be confirmed. They are just speculations for now. In fact there is varying information concerning the 2017 SRX engine in general. All this confusion will be put to rest when Cadillac finally releases official information about its 2017 SRX.
2017 Cadillac SRX fuel economy
The 2017 mid-size crossover is expected to have a fuel economy of 16mpg in the city and 23mpg on the freeways.
2017 Cadillac SRX price and release date
The 2017 Cadillac SRX is expected to be sold at a starting price of $38,000. There is no specific information yet about the release date of the 2017 SRX but some sources say it will hit the market in mid 2016, meaning in the next month or two. There are also speculations that Cadillac is planning to change the name of the 2017 SRX to XT5.