The new 2018-2019 Cadillac SRX – the next update


2018-2019 Cadillac SRX compact crossover, the body faces all flashed on the catwalk at New York Auto Show in April . Late model 2018-2019 Cadillac CPX with barely perceptibly changed appearance, but the new interior, which are the highlight of a modern multimedia system CUE (2018-2019 Cadillac User Experience) and virtual instrument panel, the Russians became available at a price of 1949 rubles this spring. The review acquainted with the exterior and interior of the stylish crossover, will tell about the specifications and features of the behavior of cars on the road (arrange a test drive), learn about the trim, their filling and cost in Russia. Photos and videos will help readers see and better appreciate the car.

Surveys of the main competitors of the American 2018-2019 Cadillac SRX crossover:
Audi Q5 model year
BMW X3
Lexus RX
Mercedes-Benz GLK

Price: in Russia the new 2018-2019 Cadillac CPX can be purchased in three trim levels: 2018-2019 Cadillac SRX 3.0 Base cost from 1,949 rubles, the 2018-2019 Cadillac SRX 3.0 Top with a price of 2,359 rubles and Cadilac SRX 3.6 Top estimated at 2,439 thousand. It’s nice that even in the initial version contains new dashboard and multimedia system CUE (2018-2019 Cadillac User Experience).

The second-generation 2018-2019 Cadillac SRX is available since July 2009, and now the car is going through the second restyling. The first update was made two years after the start of production – in the summer of (affected by the technical part), and the second is even less than a year – in spring (exterior and interior). What is the reason for this hasty restyling? Let’s investigate.

Body new crossover 2018-2019 Cadillac CPX has not changed, and whether it is necessary to change something in a strict and stylish appearance. Designers just awarded a new updated model, the bigger false radiator grille with beautiful faceted cuts, dressed in chrome, and the new logo of the 2018-2019 Cadillac, altered front and rear bumpers, giving them more fluid and expressive forms. Finally we decided to change the design of aluminum alloy 20-inch wheels with tires 235/55 R20.

The rest of us to the familiar image of a crossover with large and beautiful vertically arranged headlamps with complex technical content – adaptive bi-xenon with daytime running lights. Parent lighting looks like two huge crystal pieces, transformed into a master’s hand lights. Powerful bumper body with low-lying lip (degrades permeability is paved roads) supplemented with compact air intake slit and round foglights in chrome rings. Car front looks solid, powerful and energetic.

The side of the five-door body with a crossover downright huge radius of the wheel arches, filled wheels R20 not child-sized, stylish fins naturally penetrate the surface of the door at the bottom and top, doors with a high sill line, compact and glass domed roof. The dynamic and sporty image of the car underscore not only the large wheels and a roof dome, also emphasize attention to yourself ducts on the front fenders and compact feed.


The rear part of the American crossover flawlessly beautiful pillars dimensional headlamps with LED filling, with a large correctly rectangular opening tailgate, is equipped with an electric drive with the Setup Memory function of the lifting height, the bumper trim.

Traditionally, the crossover theme Underbody 2018-2019 Cadillac SRX is covered by the general protection of black not painted plastic. Though the car and not an SUV, but wheel drive will allow to move even if not by revelation off-road, but the road does not travel to monoprivodnom cars. Here for such conditions and protect the bodywork from minor damage to the inevitable when driving on rough terrain.

  • Frankly, stylish, faceted, sporty and dynamic body of American crossover we like. The car looks great and larger size components 4834 mm long, 1910 mm wide, 1669 mm in height, with 2807 mm wheelbase and 179 mm ground clearance (clearance).

Traditionally, our reviews will help you with the choice of colors for the enamel paint finishes: Platinum Ice (platinum), Radiant Silver (light silver), Silver Coast (gold), Glacier Blue (blue), Xenon Blue (blue), Evolution Green (light green), Crystal red (red), gray Flannel (dark gray), black ice (black ice) and black raven (black raven).

Inside, the updated 2018-2019 Cadillac CPX changes are visible immediately. It sets a new steering wheel with a mass of buttons that can be used without taking your hands off the steering-wheel control cruise control and innovative information system CUE (2018-2019 Cadillac User Experience) with an 8-inch color touch screen mounted in the center console. Advanced gadget is responsible for setting the audio system (CD MP3 USB SD Bluetooth) with acoustics Bose (8 speakers) or Bose 5,1 Cabin Surround Sound (10 speakers) and dual-zone climate control, navigation maps and displays the image from the rear view camera. CUE System easy to manage, like a conventional tablet, and electronics recognizes voice commands.

Also, a new instrument panel with large color multifunction graphic display provides excellent image quality, and a lot of useful information for the driver. Through such innovations Salon American crossover began to look modern and stylish, but most importantly, functionality and usability of electronic assistants have risen to a higher level.

Out function provides the driver security, and a complete set of passengers Top is worth noting new and previously inaccessible system: monitoring blind spots, warning of the possibility of collision in the front, control exit from the lane, warning approaching object back over the cross-rate, three-zone climate control, remote engine start ( Start the engine, will heat or cool the interior and seats), entertainment center for rear passengers with two 8-inch color screens.

Let’s Enjoy the convenience of placing on the seats of the first and second row. The driver’s seat (with memory settings for two) and front passenger with electric adjustment in 8 directions, electrical lumbar support, heated and ventilated (in the expensive models). The steering column is adjustable for height and depth, pedals adjusted via an electric motor. On the driver’s seat can easily accommodate even a tall man, but his chair, despite the anatomical profile, poorly kept in the corners. Ergonomics and ease of use of all controls do not cause problems, of course it will take time, in order to deal with the 2018-2019 Cadillac User Experience system.

The second-row seats with a minimum margin above his head and feet of three passengers may enjoy heated seats. In general, to sit comfortably, but only on condition that the sitting front giants not and will not push your chair all the way back. Split back series is capable of changing the angle of inclination.

Cargo space with passengers on the second row is able to take about 844 liters of luggage, lowering the rear seat backrest obtain trunk with increased cargo capacity up to 1730 liters.

So, the main changes for the updated 2018-2019 Cadillac SRX crossover present in the passenger compartment and hidden from prying eyes.
Finishing materials, of course, the premium level – high-quality leather, natural wood. Shop carefully assembled, the interior is very cozy.

Specifications 2018-2019 Cadillac CPX imply the existence of an independent suspension on MacPherson struts with stabilizer bar in front and mnogoryichazhka rear shock absorbers able to change the stiffness of the real-time, advanced disk brake with Auto-Dry (drying the brake discs after water ingress), Hill Start, Brake Assist, ABC, StabiliTrak (stabilization system), TRC (traction control), Power steering force is changing, depending on the speed. Available AWD system is intelligent all-wheel drive with limited slip differential (eLSD).

Engines for the US crossover offers two, both six-cylinder petrol.

  • The 3.0-liter V6 SIDI DOHC VVT (270 hp).
  • 3.6-liter Variable Valve Timing V6 DI Direct Injection (318 hp).

In tandem with the engines working machine 6 automatic transmission with manual and sport mode.

Test drive 2018-2019 Cadillac SRX : paved road machine shows excellent handling, power engines and efficient enough to let the machine and not the hurricane, but powerful acceleration. The dynamics of up to 100 mph crossover with 318 horsepower is impressive – 7.2 seconds, top speed is limited to 200 mph. On the high-speed line and cornering crossover obedient and stable, and the sound of the engine provokes a stronger pressure on the accelerator pedal. Suspension pleases with the comfort and composure at the same time, it is not believed that the car rests on asphalt low profile tires on wheels size 20.
What we did not, so it is not comprehensible brakes that slow the frankly bad crossover weighing more than 2 tons and prone to rapid overheating.
Leaving the asphalt behind the wheel of an American crossover strongly recommend. wheel-drive work is not satisfactory, with easy off-road machine copes easily, but a tiny clearance forced to move at a snail’s pace. Of course, highway tires and large vehicle weight also helps to muddy dirt road.

As an outcome would like to say that the new 2018-2019 Cadillac SRX – trendy car with stunning good looks, high-tech equipment and a luxurious interior for movement in city traffic and throws over long distances on country highways, but not for going on a picnic.