I really wanted to love this car, but...
By bob on
2004 Cadillac SRX Rwd 4dr SUV (4.6L 8cyl 5A)
Something is always broken. Driveline vibration required axle rebuild. Numerous suspension repairs, particularly front. Replaced the radio 2x. Brake pads last 12,000 miles max. Towed when electric failed due to bad dealer repair. Front fenders crease from mild front impact (small subtle bend in middle of tire well). Don't buy this car if you have children. Seatbelts don't work well with child seats because buckles are too large - can't get the seat tight. Not designed for childseat in safest position in middle rear, just outside positions. And can you believe the 2wd version tipped up in us govt rollover testing. Somehow GM avoided the test for the first 4 years of production.
Handling. Brakes. Front seats. Radio/guidance system controls. Design.
Safety - child seat fit, rollover tests, front crash test results. Driving range on a tank of gas. Reliability. And please add body-side molding.