Have the midlevel SE trim. The SE has a sport-tuned suspension for better handling. Don’t concern yourself with a stiff ride, although the SE continues to be relatively comfortable on the road. The SE can be a good bargain considering all of the safety and tech equipment you receive for the money. Finally, the SE can be acquired with a wide range of options, in order to pick and choose which ones are right for the budget.
Crossover SUVs could be all the rage, but there’s still something to be said for the tried-and-true midsize sedan. Exhibit A: the 2019 Cadillac SRX. Coming off a redesign just this past year, the 2019 Cadillac SRX is a spacious, fuel-efficient sedan with lots of standard safety equipment and lots of options to decide on from.
As has been the case for a time, you may get the 2019 Cadillac SRX with a four-cylinder engine or a more powerful V6, or you may get the miserly 2019 Cadillac SRX Hybrid. On the highway, the 2019 Cadillac SRX is comfortable and compliant. 2019 Cadillac SRX also offers two sporty versions that infuse the 2019 Cadillac SRX with a little bit of extra personality. Inside, the 2019 Cadillac SRX provides a simple yet feature-packed cabin, especially if you go with among the upper trim levels. There are many of options to select from over the way.
The 2019 Cadillac SRX is as competent as they come. It’s well-priced generally, and modern feature content helps it be supremely easy to drive. If you’re looking for something with much more class and space than a small sedan, the 2019 Cadillac SRX might you need to be the sedan for you.
The 2019 Cadillac SRX is the base trim. It comes with a relatively light load of features that features 16-inch steel wheels, automatic LED headlights, cloth upholstery, a height-adjustable driver’s seat, a rearview camera, keyless entry, a 7-inch touchscreen interface, navigation (GPS Scout Link), Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa connectivity, one USB port, Bluetooth, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and a six-speaker sound system.
Standard on every 2019 Cadillac SRX Safety Sense, which is really a suite of driver assistance features including adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, lane departure alert with steering assistance, and automatic high beams.
On the following rung up the ladder is the LE.It adds a power-adjustable driver’s seat, 17-inch alloy wheels, a 60/40-split folding back seat and a vehicle alarm. For a sporty dynamic, look at the SE.It adds a sport-tuned suspension, revised steering calibration, 18-inch wheels, simulated-leather upholstery (SofTex) seats and paddle shifters.
You can think of the XLE and the XSE trim levels as versions of the LE and the SE, respectively, with a number of additional comfort and convenience items. Highlights include larger wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, a head-up display, blind-spot monitoring, keyless ignition, a power-adjustable front passenger seat, extra USB ports, a bigger 8-inch touchscreen, and wireless smartphone charging.
Many of the features located on the upper trim levels may be added to the lower trim levels as options. Other notable options add a sunroof, a JBL audio system combined with an integral navigation system, a head-up display, and a top-down parking camera system.
As sedans go, the 2019 Cadillac SRX stuff-hauling credentials are pretty solid. The cargo area is large and opens wide, plus the trunk seat is easy to fold down to match longer items. You will find enough cabin storage options to make many people happy. Loading a vehicle seat is straightforward, too.
Cabin storage is good however not stellar. The forward center console bin is perfect for concealing items but includes a hard, slippery floor, so that they slide around noisily. The console bin at your elbow is just a decent size, and you can find modest door pockets in the front and rear that are great for small water bottles only.
The 2019 Cadillac SRX has a large trunk, and the 60/40-split folding back seat with trunk-mounted release handles make it an easy task to expand the space. Loading groceries or luggage is helped out by the wide opening and a low liftover height.
Child safety seat accommodation
It’s super easy to mount a vehicle seat, with obvious and readily available lower anchors and package tray-mounted tether point, both under plastic covers. There’s enough space so that the front seat will not need to be scooted completely forward.