2010 Cadillac SRX Unveiled
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Well, according to the WorldCarFans editors, the fuel consumption the new crossover provides is not event close to the “low” rating, as it goes nearly 25 mpg on the highway and obviously less in the city. But even so, Cadillac admits the testing isn't complete when it comes to fuel economy, so new specifications should be announced during the upcoming Detroit auto show.
On the other hand, 2010 Cadillac SRX excels at safety, with advanced functions (starting with all-wheel-drive system and ending with redesigned crumple zones) available as standard. Safety features highlights include head curtain side airbags, standard seat-mounted pelvic/thorax side airbags, front safety belts with dual pretensioners and load limiters, pedal release system and rollover mitigation sensors.
Cadillac says the designing process was particularly focused on European pedestrian protection standards and, in addition, the front bumper is positioned for perfect compatibility with other car bumpers currently on the market.
“The all-new SRX is a fresh and compelling crossover aimed squarely at the priorities of luxury buyers. With new technologies for increased efficiency and safety, the redesigned 2010 SRX Crossover focuses on both the emotional and pragmatic sides of the luxury consumer,” said Mark McNabb, North America vice president, Cadillac/Premium Channel. “The all-wheel-drive system with electronic limited slip effectively transfers torque not only from front to rear, but also along the rear axle. This system sets a new benchmark for all all-wheel-drive systems, giving the driver control and confidence on any road surface,” Bob Reuter, global vehicle chief engineer, added.
The 2010 Cadillac SRX is due to arrive in production in the second quarter of 2009, with authorized dealerships to get the new model in the next few months.
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