2012 New York Auto ShowJust the Facts:
- The Cadillac SRX gets a modest midcycle face-lift and lots of new technology for model year 2013.
- Much of the attention has been focused on safety, with Cadillac's new Driver Awareness and Driver Assist technology packages.
- The 2013 SRX also features Cadillac's new CUE infotainment system.
NEW YORK — The Cadillac SRX gets a modest midcycle face-lift and lots of new technology for model year 2013. The midsize crossover is being unveiled at the 2012 New York Auto Show and goes on sale this fall.
Exterior changes are limited to a new grille and new front fender vents with LED light pipes, as well as a new collection of 20-inch alloy wheels and three new exterior colors.
New interior color and trim choices complement the revised steering wheel, shift knob and instrument cluster on the 2013 SRX. But the most notable addition is CUE, Cadillac's new infotainment system that integrates smartphones and other mobile devices with voice recognition and an 8-inch LCD touch-sensitive screen. Active noise cancellation is another new-for-2013 feature.
Under the skin, the 2013 SRX offers Cadillac's new Driver Awareness and Driver Assist packages, which help improve crash avoidance through the use of radar, cameras, ultrasonic devices and other advanced technology.
The systems bundle such features as Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Safety Alert Seat, Automatic Front and Rear Braking, Adaptive Cruise Control, Forward Collision Alert, Lane Departure Warning, Rear Vision Camera and Side Blind Zone Alert.
Edmunds.com says: Rivaling the best of the German and Japanese luxury cars, in terms of advanced technology.