really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
50,060 miles

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problem #5

Nov 272018


  • miles
When driving the acceleration is slow to pick up. The engine light came on and when I took it to get check the code P0008 came up. That's when you have an issue with the engine module detecting a problem with the timing between the crankshaft and bank 1 crankshaft.

- Bronx, NY, USA

problem #4

Aug 012018


  • 130,000 miles
Stabilitrak light comes on, engine light comes on with reduced engine power, loud thumping noises from front drive train at any speed turning or driving straight, unsafe to drive

- Davenport, FL, USA

problem #3

Jan 082018


  • 84,500 miles
When driving home from a 2 hour trip in snowy conditions, the car started making a noise from the engine just as we pulled onto our road but no warning lights came on. We did not drive the vehicle and had it towed to the mechanic. The mechanic changed oil and filter and says he doesn't know what is wrong without going through the entire engine to find the problem. Took it to another mechanic who said it is not keeping oil pressure, the camshafts are misfiring and he thinks the timing chain is an issue. They both said it needs a new engine and it has just under 85,000 miles.

- Dubois, PA, USA

problem #2

Jun 162014

SRX 6-cyl

  • 28,000 miles
We were stopped at a traffic light, when the engine made a very loud, harsh noise and began racing at a high rev. Even with brakes fully applied, we were propelled into the intersection; tried to jam the gear shift into neutral, but could not in time. We were struck from the left front and the vehicle was knocked onto the right side. Minor injuries, treated and released at the emergency room. Vehicle was totaled.

- Oviedo, FL, USA

problem #1

Apr 092008

SRX 6-cyl

  • 7,800 miles
Leased vehicle from Cadillac dealer in mobile al in Oct 2007. Had problems right away gauges would quit working. Dealer said couldn't repeat problems. May 2008 moving to tx, while attempting to enter I-10 from rest stop, engine quit running, no power steering, or brakes. Managed to get off road. After 5 minutes started again. Dealers in la and tx couldn't duplicate problem. Car continued to quit running off and on. Batteries burned up on two occasions, technicians suspected bad harness but couldn't locate problem. Returned to al in 2009, took car to dealer told them to fix, replace or take back. They said couldn't duplicate so I left the car with them as an unsafe vehicle. The consumer stated he experienced problems with the vehicle rattling and the gauges not working. The dealer found the source of the rattle, which was an exhaust bracket that was not installed correctly, but could not locate the problem with the gauges, or why the engine stalling. Several days later, the vehicle would not start. It was determined the battery was dead. A new battery was installed, and as the consumer was driving, the gauges stopped working again.

- Fairhope, AL, USA