2011 Cadillac
SRX
vs. 2012 BMW
X6 M

2011 Cadillac SRX

9.7

starting from

$42,415

Reasons to buy the Cadillac SRX

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Quite expensive
$42,415
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Average highway fuel efficiency
23 mpg
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Average city fuel efficiency
17 mpg
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Average range in the city
357 miles
2012 BMW X6 M

9.4

Runner-up

BMW X6 M

starting from

$90,375

Reasons to buy the BMW X6 M

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Quite powerful
555 HP @ 6,000 RPM
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Power outlets
Standard
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Turbocharged engine improves performance
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Lightning fast 0-60 time
4.3 seconds
Cost 10.0 vs 7.6
2011 Cadillac SRX Winner: SRX
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  • The best price we've seen is $47,960 cheaper (2.1x less), $42,415 vs $90,375
  • Gets more than 40% more miles per gallon in the city, 17 mpg vs 12 mpg
Entertainment System 8.8 vs 10.0
2012 BMW X6 M Winner: X6 M
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  • Have your pick of music from around the world with the X6 M's satellite radio
  • The X6 M has 6 more speakers, providing a better entertainment experience, 16 vs 10
Safety Features 10.0 vs 10.0
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Luxury Features 10.0 vs 10.0
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  • Both come standard with sun roofs
  • Both come standard with leather interiors
  • Both have power seats
Crash Test Ratings - vs -
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Performance - vs 10.0
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  • Both offer a semi-automatic transmission, quite rare for this class
  • More gears
Practicality 10.0 vs -
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  • Limited number of cupholders
  • Both have very limited cargo room
  • Few seats
Road Tests - vs 10.0
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  • The X6 M has extraordinary brakes, and the SRX is pretty good, too
  • The X6 M has phenomenal cornering abilities, and the SRX is not bad, either
Overall 9.7 vs 9.4

Cost

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SRX
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MSRP $42,415 vs $90,375 The SRX has a reasonable price, while the X6 M is very expensive
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In-city gas mileage 17 mpg vs 12 mpg The SRX has OK city mileage, while the X6 M is very inefficient
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basic warranty miles 50,000 mile vs 50,000 mile Longer basic warranty
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basic warranty years 4 year vs 4 year Longer-lasting basic warranty

Entertainment System

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Number of speakers 10 vs 16 Both have more speakers, but the X6 M in particular has a large number
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Has speed sensitive volume No vs No Neither offers speed-sensitive volume
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Not Available vs Standard Have your pick of music from around the world with the X6 M's satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Yes vs Yes Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
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Has subwoofer No vs No Neither has a subwoofer; audio won't have that deep thumping bass sound
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entertainment system Optional vs Optional Both can be upgraded to include an entertainment system

Safety Features

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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs Yes Both have electronic stability control
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Airbags 5 vs 5 OK number of airbags
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Standard vs Standard Child door locks come standard
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Roadside assistance system OnStar vs BMW Assist

Luxury Features

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moon roof Standard vs Standard Both come standard with sun roofs
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power seats Standard vs Standard Both have power seats
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Standard vs Standard Both come standard with leather interiors

Crash Test Ratings

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Rollover resistance 4 stars vs Unknown
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Front driver crash test Unknown vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test Unknown vs Unknown

Performance

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SRX
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X6 M
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Horsepower 265 HP @ 6,950 RPM vs 555 HP @ 6,000 RPM The X6 M is very powerful, while the SRX is only of average power
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Number of gears 6 vs 6 More gears
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Transmission Semi-automatic transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission Both offer a semi-automatic transmission, quite rare for this class
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paddle shifters Not Available vs Standard The X6 M comes standard with paddle shifters for ultimate driving control; not available on the SRX
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Air compressor None vs Twin turbocharger The X6 M's Twin turbocharger lets it maximize power output, quite rare for this class of vehicle
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Power-to-weight ratio 16.6 lb/hp vs 9.6 lb/hp The X6 M is a very sporty car, while the SRX is just average
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Drivetrain type all-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive Both have the usual drivetrain for this class of vehicle
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Curb-to-curb turning radius Unknown vs 42.0 ft

Practicality

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Passengers 5 vs 4 Few seats
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Cargo space 61.1 ft3 vs 59.7 ft3 Both have very limited cargo room
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front seats 55.2 ft3 vs 53.6 ft3 The SRX has average-sized front seats, while the X6 M is very cramped
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Base payload capacity 3500 lb vs Unknown
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folding rear seats Standard vs Standard Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
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power outlets Not Available vs Standard The X6 M's standard power outlets will keep your gadgets charged; not available on the SRX
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navigation system Optional vs Standard The X6 M's standard navigation system will ensure you never get lost again; optional upgrade required on the SRX
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Cupholders 4 vs 4 Limited number of cupholders
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Road Tests

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0-60 mph 8.6 seconds vs 4.3 seconds The X6 M has lightning fast acceleration and the SRX is just OK
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Braking distance at 60mph 126 ft vs 106 ft The X6 M has extraordinary brakes, and the SRX is pretty good, too
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1/4 mile 16.9 s @ 85 mph vs 12.8 s @ 110 mph The X6 M's 1/4 mile time is blazingly fast, and the SRX 's is OK, too
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Lateral acceleration 0.82 g vs 0.92 g The X6 M has phenomenal cornering abilities, and the SRX is not bad, either
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Top speed Unknown vs 155 mph

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