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I have started a post - for all to enter positive thoughts about our SRX's and our good experiences. I have little experience with my 07 SRX - but all is good today. Please - if you post - keep it positive....

I'll start - I had searched for my SRX for 6 months - hoping for a loaded V8
'06, I found a loaded V8 '07 for a great price (Chesrown Cadillac). I had thought I would get to drive it - and for once have the "nice" car. Well my wife now lets her convertible sit and I rarely get to drive the SRX. That says alot -as the convertible was off limits for me most of the time.
 

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Thanks for starting this post. I had started a similar one a while back. I like my SRX a lot. Great power, great handling, great ride.

If I had not been so drawn in by the new Escalade, I would get another SRX when my lease is up positively.
 

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If I had not been so drawn in by the new Escalade, I would get another SRX when my lease is up positively.
I know what you mean. One of my neighbors has a new Escalade and it looks great. Thankfully (?) my wife can't get up into it, so I won't be considering one.
 

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i love mine..can't drive it though, between my work car and my TBSS battery dieing from sitting in the driveway for two weeks at a time lol.. only 1100mi on it since march.. and that's WITH the wife using it everyday.. sad
 

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i step on the gas and it goes
Don, I would buy the car based on your keen assessment alone. lol
Cadillac should be proud to have a walking testimony like you!

I love my SRX due to the fact that I used to drive pick-ups. The first thing
I would do is put a topper on it. My best friend told me, you should look at
the SRX, it already has a topper on it. I have hauled everything from door
slabs to 20 bags of top soil to four golfers with clubs. it suits my needs well.
My wife said I earned/deserved it.
yes dear..........whatever you say dear..........
All in all, I can't see myself driving anything else. OK, maybe an EXT. But at
65K I guess I haven't arrived quite yet. I have owned an 04 & 06, and neither
have been perfect. But what vehicle is? Toyota? yeah right.....................
What anything is perfect? The Sharp TV I bought that blew in 13 months?
Cadillac owners have higher expectations, and they should. But we need to realize nothing is perfect.
 

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Alright,
Because I like GMJIM so much (not just because he knows the secret to what the redesigned 2010 SRX is to look like!!!!!!!!!!!!) I will respond more about the SRX.

Honestly, I am a super lead foot, 11mpg in my V8. I love its acceleration in combination with AWD, in a rainstorm you can still belt out some serious off the line times. I have been in the Q8, and the MDX, they are 4 bangers compared to the Northstar, kudos for the last Vestige of American Muscle. the tip-tronic is great, and functional when it is needed.

I love the seat, a grown mans seat, that is comfortable. I am a muscley 5'9"/240 American Italian, obviously the car was built for me. I like all the positions it adjusts too, and the heat is sweet.

I still to this day (after everyone is switching back to the ford taurus bubble look) am super happy with the look of the SRX. I love it, it has lasted the test of time and still looks mean, from the front/back/side.

The handling on my SRX is AWESOME for what is termed as a "truck". It is a sports car in a XUV. I have 20"'s on my car (and it corners much better than the stock 18"s) I guarantee it. It doesn't pitch in a top heavy manner when blasting around corners. Passengers who are not used to the handling are in disbelieve when I ram a corner, and the combination of stability control/TC/handling/20" takes place.

AWD is awesome in both heavy downpours at highways speeds, and in snow.

All the lights are fun/functional. The big DRL, the fog lights really light up the curbs, the HID lows are great, and HI's are good too. The tail lights look cool from the back, and illuminate anyone who is behind you in traffic/stoplight, so you can peep into what they are doing.

The stock Bose stereo is pretty damn good, it lacks a aux input, but overall its pretty good, as long as the windows are closed.

I am in love with the automatic dim feature on the rearview mirror and driverside mirror. Life has been hell up to now with headlights in my mirrors at night (sensitive eyes), now I never put any thought into it, unless I am back in a rental.

I frequently put 10 inch pipe, 2X4's and all sorts of boxes and ladders into the SRX, it takes all of them without flinching, and if i NEED extra space, I just put them out the top front of the ultraview, how convenient! If you are piling stuff in the car, you will be surprised as it takes on more than you think.
 

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My SRX is the best, nicest ride I have ever had, and being in my early 50's, I've had a few. Sure, I had a couple of nagging little problems with it (window, CD-changer, ultraview rattle) but they were always taken care of and I was even "compensated" for them by Cadillac. I love the way it rides, handles, and looks and as long as Caddie is still making them when I'm ready for a new one, I'll be ordering up another black on black SRX. Maybe 2009 or 2010??
 

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wait a second guitarbob!

how were you "compensated" by cadillac for a creaky ultraview roof?

can you provide names and numbers of your contacts?
 

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wait a second guitarbob!

how were you "compensated" by cadillac for a creaky ultraview roof?

can you provide names and numbers of your contacts?

Don........You were doing sooooo good! Easy now buddy.
Your evaluation in your previous post brought tears to my eyes.
Luv u man...............sniff........lol
 

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I don't know if I can list everything . . .

The MRC is probably my fav feature -- I can really feel it adjusting over bumpy roads, the twisties, etc.

I love the UltraView -- everyone who gets into the car always has the same "Wow" when they see it.

It's def the best looking cross-over on the road.

Oh, yeah, the N* rocks.


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I like the seats because I have a bad back and th SRX seats are great for a long trip. My wife likes the HID Headlights which light up the road. The ride is also GREAT!
 

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We spent several days (late 2003 & early 2004) comparing SRX with Acura, BMW, MB, Lexus, Nissan, Honda, Toyota, other ricers, etc, etc (V6 to V6 and V8 to V8) driving both on same day over same road & off-road courses; we selected SRX N*V8 RWD with UltraView & tow package for quiet ride, power, handling, comfort, UltraView, etc. (Ecalade nice but just too big for us and our garage and ....... no UltraView).
We promptly ordered a 2004 N*V8 Blue Chip/ Ebony/ Driver & Pass power seats (no 3rd seat)/ Lumbar/ BOSE (no NAV)/ RWD/ Tow; but we canceled after 4-5 mo wait with no delivery date in sight (color combo ?? or tow w/o AWD ???).
We re-compared rides again without finding satisfaction, so we postponed for the year.
After several more months wait, we tried another SRX 2005 order late 2004;(same dealer, same sales lady) took ~ 10 wks, took delivery late January 2005 (NO REGRETS on the wait), but Cad came though and WE LOVE IT.
Also added the GM roof bar set to allow carrying 4x8 plywood on top; height does not restrict opening Ultra!!
 

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Lets see, the styling, the handling, acceleration, the looks from all the BMW, Acura, MB, and Volvo owners as you pass them in their four bangers. Could've had a V-8!!!! The only thing I don't like is the stupid "GM" badge on the lower portion of the front quarter panels. Wait a minute, if it doesn't mean "General Motors" it must be for the BMW, Acura, etc. drivers - "Get Mad".
 

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is the stupid "GM" badge on the lower portion of the front quarter panels.
I removed mine. simple to do. Fishing line and then 3M adhesive remover (or wd40). Cleaner look without it on the SRX. Oddly , they bothered me on the SRX, but not on the Escalade.
 
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