(4.0) 23 reviews
MSRP: $3,658$10,826
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 18-19
Engine: 255-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x2
Seats: 5-7
2006 Cadillac SRX

Our Take on the 2006 Cadillac SRX

Our Take

Cadillac launched the SRX midsize luxury sport utility vehicle as an early 2004 model. Bridging the gap between luxury sedans and powerful SUVs, it was Cadillac's first crossover — a model that features the attributes of more than one vehicle class. Rivals include the league-leading Le... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Fuel economy
  • Engine noise under hard acceleration
  • Dashboard materials
  • Thick pillars reduce rear visibility

Notable Features

  • V-6 or V-8
  • Five-speed automatic
  • Available AWD
  • Optional seven-passenger capacity
  • Available Magnetic Ride Control


Our Expert Reviews

Crossover SUVs are the hot ticket because they mix the best of both worlds. They blend the function of an SUV with the handling of a car in a package that is lighter and more fuel-efficient than larger truck-based SUVs.Cadillac's SRX is an excellent example of the concept. It can function as a luxury sedan one minute and an SUV the next. Such flexibility is appealing, particularly when it ... Read full review for the 2006 Cadillac SRX

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 23 reviews

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A Cut Above the Rest

by Nole fan from Tallahassee, FL on January 22, 2007

Best driving, handling, and looking car that i have owned. Interior finish and design doesn't measure up to the rest of the car. A friend recently purchased a 2007 model and interior has been signif... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Cadillac SRX V6

Head Restraints and Seats
Moderate overlap front

IIHS Ratings

Based on Cadillac SRX V6

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Overall Rear
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry

Moderate overlap front

Left Leg/Foot
Overall Front
Right Leg/Foot
Structure/safety cage
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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