Famous American producer launches new luxury 2016 Cadillac SRX on the market later this year, proudly presenting third generation of middle size crossover.
The new SRX will likely be renamed the XT5 under producers latest naming scheme.
2016 Cadillac SRX changes and interior
2016 Cadillac SRX will have this time changes both exterior and interior. Change of production facility made a change in the platform for developing new model. Modern Omega platform will raise luxury vehicles on another level. Beside of the new platform, engineers have also used a light weight materials to reduce weight of the vehicle and achieve better general performances and better fuel economy. The new SUV will also have new dimension, so potential buyers this time can count on a little longer model with a longer wheelbase. A longer wheelbase will affect the spaciousness of the interior fit and make it comfortable. The new look will be attractively packaged in a new design, visually attractive and in the same time with better aerodynamic capabilities. Concrete changes will include larger wheelbase, 204 inches wide, instead of 118.5 inches, which is the length of wheelbase on the current. This widening results in more interior space which is welcoming change for all SUVs.
2016 Cadillac SRX Engine
When it comes to performances we suppose that the new model’s base engine should be carried from its predecessor. That is 3.6 liter V6 engine that is capable to produce 308 horsepower with 260 lb-ft of torque. Some rumors say that there will be an optional choice, 4.5 liter V8 engine with ability to produce 500 horsepower. Current 6-speed automatic transmission could be changed. Instead of it, new 2016 Cadillac SRX could come with one with more gears.German car producers are marked as closest rivals. When we consider potential competitive models, we speak about BMW X1, X3, Audi Q5 and Mercedes-Benz GLK.
2016 Cadillac SRX Price and Release Date
Base model price is expected around $39k while top-of-the-line models will probably come close even to $55k. It is interesting that the most popular from current model is not the most affordable one, but the middle-of-the-road SRX Luxury Collection FWD trim, priced at $42,788 with current incentives. The is planned to go on sale in November or December of 2015.