The 2014 Cadillac SRX Crossover is a midsize 5-seat luxury crossover SUV that offers 61.1 cubic feet of cargo-carrying capacity with the rear seatbacks folded, a modern design with upmarket materials and a high level of attention to detail, a powerful engine and a smooth and able ride. First introduced in 2010, the current SRX has a revised interior that incorporates Cadillac’s CUE (Cadillac User Experience) touchscreen interface. This interface has a large screen and uses proximity sensors and voice recognition to control phone, audio and navigation functions. The 2014 Cadillac SRX competes with Audi Q5, Lexus RX, Acura RDX and Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.
The 2014 Cadillac SRX is available in four trim levels: Base, Luxury, Performance and Premium. The 2014 Cadillac SRX base model comes standard with 18-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, keyless entry, front and rear parking sensors, automatic headlights, leatherette upholstery, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a 60/40 split-folding rear seat, an eight-way power driver seat, the CUE interface with 8-inch color display, OnStar, Bluetooth connectivity and an eight-speaker Bose audio system with a CD player and two USB ports.
The Luxury trim adds keyless ignition, keyless entry, an eight-way adjustable passenger seat, power-folding mirrors, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, automatic wipers, a power tailgate with adjustable height, a panoramic sunroof, a blind-spot warning system, a rearview camera, a rear cross-trafic alert system and adjustable thigh support for thr driver seat. Also standard on the Cadillac SRX Luxury are driver memory functions, power-adjustable pedals, heated front seats and steering wheel, leather upholstery and interior wood trim. Optional on the Luxury trim level are automatic high beams, lane departure warning system and adaptive cruise control.
The Cadillac SRX Performance model adds 20-inch alloy wheels, adaptive dampers, a sport-tuned suspension, foglights, a variable-effort power steering, adaptive xenon headlights, a voice-activated navigation system with real-time traffic and a 10-speaker Bose Surround-sound audio system. The top-of-the-line SRX Premium adds three-zone climate control, heated rear seats, ventilated front seats, rear seat audio controls, a safety alert driver seat and forward-collision and lane departure warning system.
The 2014 Cadillac SRX is powered by a 3.6-liter DOHC V6 VVT engine that produces 308 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque. The only transmission offered is a 6-speed automatic. Front-wheel drive is standard, while all-wheel drive is available for all models.
Safety features of the 2014 SRX include OnStar ( that includes automatic crash notifications, on-demand roadside assistance, remote door unlocking and turn-by-turn navigation), antilock disc brakes (ABS), six airbags (front, side and curtain), stability control and traction control.
The website thecarconnection.com says about the 2014 Cadillac SRX:
The 2014 Cadillac SRX is the uniquely American pick among luxury crossovers; and its interior appointments and class-leading technology don’t disappoint.
The 2012 Cadillac CTS is an American-made luxury sedan that offers a large dose of style and an impressively finished interior. For 2012, the Cadillac CTS receives a new 3.6-liter V6 engine, a new slightly revised grille and new options such as a heated steering wheel and automatic wipers. The 2012 Cadillac CTS competes with BMW 3-Series, Audi A4 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
The 2012 Cadillac CTS (also named CTS Sport Sedan) is a midsize luxury sedan that is available in four trim levels: 3.0 base (at $35,915 MSRP), 3.0 Luxury (from $39,050 MSRP), 3.6 Performance (at $ 42,290) and 3.6 Premium (from $48,290). The Cadillac CTS Coupe, Sport Wagon and high-performance CTS-V are considered distinct models.
The 2012 Cadillac CTS sedan 3.0 base comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels, heated mirrors, cruise control, automatic headlights, keyless entry, dual-zone automatic climate control, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, Bluetooth and an eight-speaker Bose sound system with a CD player. The Cadillac CTS Sport Sedan 3.0 Luxury adds automatic wipers, remote ignition, driver memory functions, a rearview camera, leather upholstery, a wood-trimed steering wheel and a six-CD changer. The optional 18-inch All-Season Tire Performance package adds a sport-tuned suspension, xenon headlights and 18-inch wheels. The Touring package adds special interior trim and a sport grille.
The 3.6 Performance adds to the 3.0 base equipment a more powerful engine, driver memory functions, remote ignition, heated front seats and 10-speaker Bose audio system with a CD player and an iPod/USB audio interface. The 3.6 Premium includes all the above equipment and adds a heated steering wheel, a panoramic sunroof and a navigation system with a pop-up touchscreen interface.
The 3.0 models of 2012 Cadillac CTS sedan come standard with a 3.0-liter V6 engine that produces 265 hp and 220 lb-ft of torque. Rear-wheel drive is standard and all-wheel drive is optional. Rear-wheel drive models come standard with a six-speed manual transmission while all-wheel drive models come with a six-speed automatic transmission.
The 2012 Cadillac CTS 3.6 models come with a new 3.6-liter V6 engine that delivers 318 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque, compared to the current engine’s 304 hp and 273 lb-gt of torque. Rear-wheel drive is standard and all-wheel drive is optional. All 3.6 models of Cadillac CTS sedan come with a six-speed automatic transmission.
Standard safety features of 2012 Cadillac CTS sedan include traction control, antilock disc brakes, stability control, active front head restraints, side-impact airbags for the front seats, side curtain airbags for both rows and more.
Starting at $63.160 MSRP (base) and with 12 trims available, the new 2011 Cadillac Escalade is a representative american car.
Cadillac is currently the second oldest American automobile manufacturer behind Buick and among the oldest automobile brands in the world. Cadillac was born in 1902. Its founder (Henry Lelard) named the company after his ancestor, Anoine de la Mothe Cadillac, the founder of Detroit. It was purchased in 1909 by General Motors and within six years, Cadillac laid the foundation for the modern mass production of automobiles.
The Cadillac Escalade 2011 is a large, luxurious SUV that delivers performance and style. This premium large SUV is basically an upscale version of the Chevrolet Tahoe and GMC Yukon.
The 2011 Cadillac Escalade features luxury seating for up to eight, with removable third-row seat for maximum cargo space. The 2011 Escalade offers good cargo capacity for its class. Behind the third-row seats is 16.9 cubic feet of cargo space. As rear seats are folded or removed, the cargo space drastically increases. With the second row folded, the Cadillac Escalade has a 108.9 cubic feet of cargo space.
The 10-way power driver’s seat comes with a memory feature. His and hers key fobs allow each driver to program their own seat position: unlock the doors with your personal remote entry fob, and the seat slides to your favorite position.
The 2011 Cadillac Escalade comes standard with rear park assist, a power lift gate and remote starter. A three month trial of XM sattelite radio is standard, as are independent tri-zone climate controls. An optional DVD-based navigation system is disponible. The 2011 Cadillac Escalade comes standard with a premium Bose stereo with dual play (CD/DVD) in-dash six CD charger, 10 speakers and MP3 capability. Independent rear-seat audio controls with headphone jacks also come standard.
The engine is a characteristically large and powerful 6.2 liter V8, providing 403 horsepower and 417 ft/lbs of torque. With a fuel-injected system equipped with a 26 gallons tank , the Cadillac Escalade 2011 gets 20 miles per gallon on the highway and 14 mpg in city. The Cadillac Escalade comes equipped with rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive system and a six-speed automatic transmission.
This power plant gives to the new 2011 Cadillac Escalade a leg up in horsepower and drive capability over the competition wich includes full size SUV like the Lincoln Navigator, Infiniti QX56 and Range Rover.
Offered on Escalade and the extended-length Escalade ESV, the 2011 Cadillac Escalade Platinum edition include a blend of technical innovations and aesthetic enhancements, including unique 22-inch wheels and exclusive Platinum exterior badges. Segment-first applications of Magnetic Ride Control technology (available on all Escalade models with 22-inch wheels) and full-function light-emitting diode (LED) headlamps highlight the Platinum’s technology.
Available safety features for all Escalades include ABS, traction control, front-side airbags and curtain-side airbags.
In conclusion, the edmunds.com says:
For folks who feel the need for a combination of luxury sedan trappings and full-size SUV functionality, the Escalade proves that sometimes too much is just enough.