According to a recent report, Cadillac will drop the turbocharged 2.8-liter V6 from the SRX lineup.

According to a recent report, Cadillac will drop the turbocharged 2.8-liter V6 from the SRX lineup.

Speaking with GM Inside News, company spokesperson Robyn Henderson said the SRX Turbo - with 300 hp (224 kW / 304 PS) and 295 lb-ft (400 Nm) of torque - was being axed because of low sales. While she hinted fuel economy concerns were to blame, there's a more likely scenario - the $49,315 SRX Turbo was overpriced. For comparison, the entry-level SRX costs $33,830 and uses a naturally-aspirated 3.0-liter V6 with 265 hp (198 kW / 269 PS) and 223 lb-ft (302 Nm) of torque.

It remains unclear if the death of the SRX Turbo will affect the Saab 9-4X Aero (which also uses the turbocharged 2.8-liter V6), but it's doubtful.

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