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2006 Cadillac SRX

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VERY UNHAPPY WITH PURCHASE
1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By theresas3
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2006 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 5A)


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I bought this car October 2013. 2 weeks after the motor blew. Fortunately we were able to get GM to cover the costs of replacing the motor. then i was back in again to have the entire strut assembly replaced, not long after that i went in to have wheel barings replaed (i was ok with that) then again back in to have the water pump replaced. ive only owned this car 6 months. Now i am having some issues again that the service techinicians cant seem to figure out. I had my oil changed on March 6th. On April 23rd i took my car back in do it acting weird and find out i only have 1 qt of oil in it although i had 6 qts put in it 1 1/2 months before... they have no idea what wrong now... very unhappy


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2006 Cadillac SRX Don't waste your money
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By shellyj
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2006 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 5A)


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I bought this car because it was more of a luxury car don't waste your money. Bought car 9/09 list of problems sense then. Lights burn out to often, have to get car Aligned every 5000 miles, been thru 4 sets of tires, with proper rotation every 5000 miles, Bushing on front wore out, Front brakes wore out 3 times, cadlic converter went out, A/C went bad, Water pump bad, replaced struts, Replaced spark plugs, motor mount broke, and to top it off 4 times, my car will spit and sputter going down road, check engine shows miss fire. Mechanic shows nothing wrong. Have spent $1500.00 becuase mechanic's keep guessing at problem. No one can figure it out.


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No problems
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By bukkyt81
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2006 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 5A)


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I bought the 06 SRX in august of last year and i am happy with my buy. The car is very powerful and fun to drive. i have yet to have an issue with the car except to replace the rear wheel bearings which the warranty covered..


Favorite Features

Smooth ride


Suggested Improvements

Better interior


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Don't be lured by luxury!
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By donnak48
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2006 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 5A)


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I have read many reviews regarding the SRX, nearly all of them positive. However.... I have owned my 2006 for just over 2 years now and can't even count the number of times I've had to take it to the shop for major repairs. These include the panorama sun roof not closing, the wheel bearings needing to be replaced not once but twice, check engine light coming on for reasons the shop was unable to duplicate (of course!), electrical issues causing the engine to quit and the final straw-no compression to the engine, which required a tow to the dealership, a call to GM, and more than a week's worth of repairs. I have absolutely had it with this car! $6000+ in repairs in 2 years? Not acceptable.


Favorite Features

The ride is very comfortable in this vehicle. I have driven it on several long trips (500+ miles) and never had a twinge from the 2 herniated discs in my lower back (despite the lumbar function not working properly in the seat). The panorama sunroof is phenomenal, just a really fun feature and especially nice in the Northeast-have to take advantage of every minute of sun here! On the flip side the heated seats in winter make the 6am commute to work in January a little easier to take. There is plenty of space in the back seats for tall passengers, and the storage is more than adequate.


Suggested Improvements

Gas mileage is horrendous! I knew it would be less than stellar with a vehicle this size but 15-17 highway? Really? AWD really doesn't work well at all in snowy Central New York- many near-wipeouts due to lack of traction.


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Better than the new one
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By mattjames24
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2006 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 5A)


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Purchased as a demo fully loaded (minus the navigation system and V8) and absolutely love the car. The magnetic ride control gives the car a performance/handling on par with BMW. The moonroof is great, especially when open on the long drive home from work. The only downside was the high cost of brake work after the service department failed to notice the wear. But all in all a great car and much better than the cheap, underpowered one released 2010. on the long drive home from work.


Favorite Features

Magnetic Ride Control, V6 Performance, Ultraview Moon Roof, Bose sound system.


Suggested Improvements

Fuel economy, as expected, not great - but at least it's on regular fuel.


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