2014 Cadillac SRX Review


We're not saying the 2014 Cadillac SRX's design is old, but college freshmen have gone on to earn bachelor's degrees since the luxury crossover's last overhaul. When it'll graduate to a new design is unclear, but Cars.com reviewer Aaron D. Bragman says it's managed to stay up-to-date with the latest technology and interior fashions. Where it's fallen behind its classmates is fuel economy and cargo space. Does the SRX still make the grade, or will it need a major update to return to the head of the class? Read Bragman's review and decide.

2014 Cadillac SRX Review

Cars.com photo by Aaron Bragman


The MKX and RX were both new for 2011 which means they are barely newer than the SRX. And unlike those 2 the SRX did get brand new center stack and gauge cluster 2013 after getting new engine for 2012. So I'm not sure it's far to say the vehicle has barely changed in 5 years. Considering it's either the 2nd or 3rd best selling 5 seat crossover I'm not sure why the pricing is being criticized, its on par with key competitors. If you compare to something like the X3 it's probably a good value.


I think Sheth has some good points here. Would be interested to hear some editorial response on this.


The RX was new for the 2010 model year, and is on a six year cycle.
The SRX isn't an old design, it is a bad design.

Bad design based on what? But thanks for reminding me that the RX is just as old as the SRX and has actually been changed LESS than the SRX. The reviewer kept comparing SRX to MDX which is newest entry in this segment and is a 7 seater. The X3, MKX and RX would be more comparable.


The RX went through its mid-cycle refresh for the '13 model year.
Nice spare wheel in the SRX, what, you have to get that as an option.
One of the worst red turn signals of any vehicle are on the back of this one. If the throwback [more like throw away, please] tailfin LED tail/brake lights are illuminated, you almost can not see the small square turn signals.
GM used a crap-tastic 2.8 liter single turbocharged port injected engine, or a too small/too tally geared 3.0 V6.
Both were replace with what should have been standard on day one, the 3.6 V6.
6 lug wheels aren't necessary on a 4500 pound vehicle.
The 20" wheels are so heavy [and overly wide 8" for a 235/55 tire, that increases sidewall rate], you absolutely need the MR dampers to make the ride acceptable.
The rear 'design' leads to 10 cubic feet less cargo volume.

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