2012 Cadillac SRX  RealSafeCars83Safety Rating

#20 of 2012 SUVs

#28 of all 2012 vehicles


Pictured: 2013 Cadillac SRX
The SRX, part of Cadillac's lineup since 2004, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. The Cadillac SRX provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Cadillac offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2012 Cadillac SRX is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2012 Cadillac SRX has a score of 83, implying a 0.038% chance of driver death (3.4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2012 Cadillac SRX has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0384% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.385%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0384% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.385% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2012 Cadillac SRX is 20% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2012 Cadillac SRX is 8% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9566Mazda CX-9Nissan MuranoLincoln MKXSubaru TribecaToyota 4RunnerAcura RDXVolvo XC60Volvo XC90Audi Q5Acura MDXBMW X3Cadillac SRXComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2012 Cadillac SRX with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 66 to 95. The 2012 Cadillac SRX is safer than the 2012 Mazda CX-9, the 2012 Nissan Murano, the 2012 Lincoln MKX, the 2012 Subaru Tribeca, and the 2012 Toyota 4Runner and less safe than the 2012 Acura MDX, the 2012 Audi Q5, the 2012 Volvo XC90, and the 2012 Volvo XC60. It is about as safe as the 2012 BMW X3.

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