Well, it seems that the SUV fever is indeed catching on as more SUV and crossovers are launched – it seems that we can expect the 2019 Cadillac SRX to make its appearance into the luxury SUV segment anytime now. What has gotten us excited is the fact that the automaker has already announced that the new model will feature more than a few changes and given the fact that sales for this model had been lower than expected in the last two years, we do hope that the changes are indeed radical enough or positive enough to effect a transformation of sorts. Either way, with the buzz getting louder by the day, we decided t prep a review and take a closer look at the car itself.
2019 Cadillac SRX Overview:
The 2019 Cadillac SRX is rumoured to become slightly larger but then again, with the company keeping most of the details under wraps we had to sift through the lotto vet the real from the flaky ones and what we can confirm is that the 2019 model would be larger but it would still be a mid-range SUV. So it won’t be a behemoth and is designed more for the family with more than a few modifications to boot. So, let’s take a closer look at this mid-range SUV, shall we?
Exterior, under the hood:
The 2019 Cadillac SRX comes with a more pronounced grille, thereby lending it a more aggressive look. It also sports on a bold new front fascia with LED headlights and cornering, with changes to the light cluster and giving it a new look in the process. The design is slightly more aerodynamic than the last one and we did check out the images closely but it still looks good. But what got our attention is the fact that this model comes with completely redesigned bumpers, slightly larger wheels and a larger wheelbase which naturally translates to better space on the inside.
We expect that GM would be going in for new tires but we do not have the info as to which ones yet. But what gives this makeover a creative touch is the fact that the LED lights have been integrated with the bumper, thereby making the new model stand out for all the right reasons and we fully expect the same treatment at the rear end as well.
The 2019 Cadillac SRX comes with three seat rows, well it is an SUV and we would not expect any less. But if GM is serious about adding the third row, then space may be a tad restricted at the back but other than that, it seems to be okay on the interior with enough head room and leg room.
The new model comes with plush leather seats, good upholstery, power steering with adaptive cruise control and enhanced suspension to make the ride as smooth as possible. As far as entertainment goes, the new model comes with a large touchscreen infotainment panel along with the rear camera for the blind corners, and parking, navigation assist along with a host of other gadgets including advanced safety features.
Engine detail, Release date and price:
The 2019 Cadillac SRX comes loaded with the 3.6-liter V-6 engine capable of making 308 hp with 260 lbs of torque. This car was designed more for comfortable travel with the family but that being said it still packs more than a punch. The new model is expected to be launched by mid-2019 and the base price is set to be around $37400.