The Cadillac ATS is a midsize luxury car that was first launched for the 2013 model year. Available as a coupe or a sedan, this sport-oriented model competes with cars like the BMW 3-Series, Infiniti Q70 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
Cadillac ATS Overview
The Cadillac ATS was first introduced as a five-passenger sedan for the 2013 model year. The four-passenger ATS coupe was introduced for 2015, and the high-performance ATS-V sedan and coupe debuted for the 2016 model year.
Rear-wheel drive, a six-speed automatic transmission and a 202-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine are standard in the base ATS. Engine options include a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 272 horsepower and a 3.6-liter V6 that makes 321 horsepower. All-wheel drive is available, and the turbocharged four-cylinder model is available with a six-speed manual transmission. All ATS models impress with nimble handling, and both of the engine upgrades provide ample power in most driving situations. The base ATS gets the best fuel economy in the lineup, returning an EPA-estimated 21/33 mpg city/highway.
Cadillac ATS-V models feature a twin-turbocharged 3.6-liter V6 engine that produces 464 horsepower. A six-speed manual transmission and an eight-speed automatic are available. Cadillac says that the ATS-V has a top speed of 189 mph and can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.8 seconds.
On the inside, the Cadillac ATS comes standard with dual-zone automatic climate control, power-adjustable front seats, leatherette upholstery, satellite radio, Bluetooth and a USB port. Available features include a heated steering wheel, heated front seats, leather upholstery, a Bose audio system, navigation and Cadillac’s CUE infotainment system.
Available driver assistance features include front and rear parking sensors, a rearview camera, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning and blind spot monitoring.