Next Cadillac SRX to Be Built in Former Saturn Factory

The Spring Hill, Tennessee, factory that once built Saturn vehicles will host the next-generation Cadillac SRX. General Motors confirmed today that it will shift production of the SRX from Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, to Tennessee when the next generation of the luxury crossover debuts.

The announcement is part of a $185 million investment to build GM’s new generation of three- and four-cylinder Ecotec engines at Spring Hill. The engines, which range from 1.0 to 1.5 liters in displacement and 75 hp to 165 hp, will eventually be used in 27 GM vehicles by the 2017 model year. The move will add 390 jobs at Spring Hill.

GM announced last year that its Spring Hill factory would build two “future midsize vehicles.” It’s believed those will be the Cadillac SRX and an as-yet unrevealed Buick crossover. Both models could

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