1st Generation (2004—2009) SRX Problems

This generations ranks 39th out of 42 Cadillac generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (28%), exterior (9%), and the interior (9%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Check Engine Light 4 complaints at an average of 71,402 miles in the 2007 Cadillac SRX.
  2. Check Engine Light On 4 complaints at an average of 92,125 miles in the 2006 Cadillac SRX.
  3. Transmission Failure 4 complaints at an average of 94,000 miles in the 2004 Cadillac SRX.

What SRX Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Cadillac model years.

Watch out for the 2004 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2009 1 0 705 0.57
2008 6 0 659 1.95
2007 19 1 599 14.52
2006 16 3 471 9.99
2005 11 3 416 7.65
2004 32 7 469 14.93

Watch out for these common problems

Keep Up with Everything SRX Related

Get FREE email alerts from CarComplaints.com anytime something new pops up about the SRX. Simple as that. Learn about the news before others. Impress your friends. Be a hero.