Top Safety Pick

2010 Cadillac SRX

midsize luxury SUV / 4-door SUV

2010 Cadillac SRX 4-door SUV

Crashworthiness

Rating overview
Moderate overlap front
Side
Roof strength
Head restraints & seats

Other available safety features

  • Standard daytime running lights

Key

  • G
    Good
  • A
    Acceptable
  • M
    Marginal
  • P
    Poor
  • Superior
  • Advanced
  • Basic

Some ratings use a scale of Poor to Good. Others range from Basic to Superior.

Moderate overlap front

Rating applies to 2010-16 models

Tested vehicle: 2010 Cadillac SRX 4-door 4wd

The Cadillac SRX was redesigned for the 2010 model year, and the Saab 9-4X was introduced in the 2011 model year. Both are structurally related to the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain. Frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test on an SRX conducted by General Motors as part of frontal crash test verification.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Injury measures
Head/neck
Chest
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
Restraints and dummy kinematics

Side

Rating applies to 2010-16 models

Tested vehicle: 2010 Cadillac SRX Luxury 4-door 4wd with front and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags

The Cadillac SRX was redesigned for the 2010 model year, and the Saab 9-4X was introduced in the 2011 model year. Both are structurally related to the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis/leg
Head protection
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis/leg
Head protection

View of the vehicle and barrier just after the crash test.

View of the vehicle after the crash with doors removed, showing the side airbags and damage to the occupant compartment.

Smeared greasepaint shows where the rear passenger dummy’s head was protected by the side airbag.

Smeared greasepaint shows where the driver dummy's head was protected from being hit by hard structures by the side curtain airbag.

Roof strength

Rating applies to 2010-16 models built after May 2010

Tested vehicle: 2010 Cadillac SRX Luxury 4-door 4wd

Overall evaluation
Curb weight 4,505 lbs
Peak force 18,652 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 4.14

Head restraints & seats

Rating applies to 2010-16 models

Seat type: Power seats with lumbar

Overall evaluation
Dynamic rating
Seat/head restraint geometry