Cadillac SRX - 2009

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Overview

Models:

Cadillac SRX V-6 and V-8

Body style / driveline:

midsize, 4-door luxury crossover, front-engine, rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive

Construction:

body frame integral

EPA vehicle class:

midsize, 4-door luxury sport utility

Manufacturing location:

Lansing, Mich.

Key competitors:

BMW X5, Lexus RX 350, Acura MDX, Volvo XC90, Mercedes M-Class, Volkswagen Touareg, Infiniti FX35 and FX45, Porsche Cayenne

 Engines 3.6L V-6 VVT Northstar 4.6L V-8 VVT

Type:

3.6L V-6 VVT (LY7)

Northstar 4.6L V-8 VVT (LH2)

Displacement (cu in / cc):

217 / 3564

279 / 4565

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

3.70 x 3.37 / 94 x 85.6

3.66 x 3.30 / 93 x 84

Block material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

4 camshafts, 4 valves per cylinder, continuously variable valve timing (VVT)

4 camshafts, 4 valves per cylinder, continuously variable valve timing (VVT)

Ignition system:

individual coil on plug, individual cylinder knock control

individual coil on plug with dual knock sensors

Fuel delivery:

returnless sequential fuel injection

sequential fuel injection

Compression ratio:

10.2:1

10.5:1

Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm):

255 / 190 @ 6500

320 / 239 @ 6400

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

254 / 344 @ 2800

315 / 427 @ 4400

Recommended fuel:

unleaded regular

premium recommended but not required

Maximum engine speed (rpm):

7000

6750

Emissions controls:

dual close-coupled catalytic converters, positive crankcase ventilation, intake- and exhaust-cam phasers, evaporative emissions system, internal recirculation performed with cam phasers

close coupled catalytic converters; internal recirculation performed with cam phasers, AIR and EGR not required

Estimated fuel economy

(mpg city / hwy / combined)

15 / 22 (RWD)

14 / 22 (AWD)

13 / 20 (RWD)

13 / 20 (AWD)

 Transmissions

Type:

Hydra-Matic 5L40 5-speed electronic automatic

Hydra-Matic 6L50 6-speed electronic automatic

Application:

std. w/ 3.6L VVT

std. with 4.6L Northstar V-8 VVT

Gear ratios (:1):

First:

3.42

4.065

Second:

2.21

2.37

Third:

1.60

1.55

Fourth:

1.00

1.15

Fifth:

0.75

0.85

Sixth:

-----

0.67

Reverse:

3.02

3.02

Final drive ratio:

3.73 (RWD)

3.91 (AWD)

3.23 (RWD / AWD)

 Chassis/Suspension

Front:

independent short/long arm with aluminum upper and lower control arms; hydraulic control arm front bushings, solid mounted front frame, pressurized monotube front shock absorbers, 36-mm stabilizer bar; MR shocks available on uplevel models

Rear:

fully independent multi-link design with fully isolated sub frame; aluminum upper control arms, knuckles and rear differential; Nivomat load-leveling rear shocks, 22-mm stabilizer bar; uplevel vehicles outfitted with MR air life shocks and electronic auto-leveling compressor

Traction control:

Delphi 4-channel system, full speed brake and engine control

Steering type:

electronic variable assist power steering, rack and pinion

Steering ratio:

20:01

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

3

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m):

39.7 / 12.1

 Brakes

Type:

power four-wheel vented disc with standard 4-wheel anti-lock, dynamic rear proportioning, Panic Brake Assist

Rotor diameter x thickness

(in / mm):

front: 12.7 x 1.26 / 323 x 32

rear: 12.6 x 1.02 / 320 x 26

 Wheels/Tires

Wheel size and type:

17-inch x 7.5-inch cast aluminum – standard V-6

18-inch x 8-inch cast aluminum – standard V-8; optional V-6

20-inch – AWD Sport

Tires:

front: Goodyear all-season P235/65R17; rear: Goodyear all-season P255/60R17 – standard V-6

front: Michelin all-season P235/60R18; rear: Michelin all-season radial P255/55R18 – standard V-8; optional V-6

 Dimensions

Exterior

 

Wheelbase (in / mm):

116 / 2957

Overall length (in / mm):

195 / 4950

Overall width (in / mm):

72.6 / 1844

Overall height (in / mm):

67.8 / 1722

Track (in / mm):

front: 61.9 / 1572

rear: 62.2 / 1580

Minimum ground clearance (in / mm):

8.2 / 208

Step-in height (in / mm):

19.2 / 488

Curb weight (lb / kg):

RWD V-6: 4229 / 1918

AWD V-6: 4438 / 2013

RWD V-8: TBD

AWD V-8: TBD

Weight distribution

(% front / rear):

RWD: 51 / 49

AWD: 52 / 48

Approach angle (deg):

21.6

Departure angle (deg):

21.8

Interior

 

 Front

 Middle

 Rear

(3 rd row seat)

Seating capacity:

2

3

2

Headroom (in / mm):

40.3 / 1024

38.4 / 975

35 / 889

Legroom (in / mm):

42.1 / 1069

41 / 1041

24.2 / 615

Shoulder room (in / mm):

58.7 / 1491

57.6 / 1463

43.6 / 1107

Hip room (in / mm):

56.3 / 1430

56.3 / 1430

55.1 / 1400

 Capacities

EPA interior volume (cu ft / L):

132 / 3727

Cargo volume (cu ft / L):

8.4 / 238 (2 nd and 3 rd row up)

32.4 / 918 (2 nd row up, 3 rd row down)

69.5 / 1968 (2 nd and 3 rd row down)

Trailer towing maximum (lb / kg):

2000 / 907 (standard)

4250 / 1928 (optional)

Fuel tank (gal / L):

20 / 75.7

Engine oil (qt / L):

V-6: 6 / 5.6

V-8: 8 / 7.5

Cooling system (qt / L):

V-6: 11.7 / 11.1

V-8: 12.0 / 11.4

The 2009 SRX Sport features body-colored front and rear fascias with a wire mesh backing, optoinal 20" wheels and new 6-speed automatic transmission.

2009 Cadillac SRX

2009 Cadillac SRX

2009 Cadillac SRX

2009 Cadillac SRX

2009 Cadillac SRX

2009 Cadillac SRX

2009 Cadillac SRX

2009 Cadillac SRX

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