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    Next-Generation Cadillac SRX To Debut In LA


    • The Next-Gen SRX is expected to show in LA

    The replacement for the Cadillac SRX is expected to be shown this fall, possibly at the LA Auto Show. The Detroit News reports that the next SRX will likely be wearing the XT name, along with a number to designate where it stands in the lineup. Many analysts believe that the SRX replacement will be named the XT5.

    The SRX has proven to be a big seller for the brand since it moved to the front-wheel drive Theta platform. Last year, Cadillac moved 53,578 SRX models. But the model is getting long in the tooth. Sales so far this year have dropped 17.5 percent to 12,294 vehicles.

    "Cadillac's current SRX is one of the oldest products in the segment. The XT5 is part of Cadillac's new nomenclature, and will need to provide some serious features if Cadillac continues to hope to eat into share of the luxury leaders," said Akshay Anand, analyst for Kelley Blue Book.

    Source: The Detroit News

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    I love the SRX... so stylish; easily the best-looking CUV in the segment.  I hope they can retain their magic.  Cadillac has to get rid of the god-awful base trim level's gauges they use in so many of their cars with the half-circle speedometer.  Someone said it before and it's true... looks like it's from an early 90's GM sedan (like my old Century, or the Lumina, etc.)  The gauges they had before the refresh were beautiful (granted it didn't leave room for the larger LCD screen below the speedometer like now, but they could have come up with something better IMO).

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    It's April and it's time to start our November spreadsheet already William?

     

    I want to enjoy a month at least without worrying about that.

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