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2013 Cadillac ATS Sedan

MSRP Range: $33,095 - $47,795 | 18 MPG City - 26 MPG Highway

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2013 Cadillac ATS Sedan

Benefits of Driving a 2013 Cadillac ATS Sedan

The Cadillac ATS competes with other compact luxury cars from BMW, Audi, Mercedes and Lexus. While previous efforts had focused on comfort over performance, the ATS represents a firm departure from this strategy, Cadillac opting to match BMW with a strong emphasis on rear-wheel-drive handling and a lightweight body structure. The ATS starts at about $33,000, undercutting the price of a 3-series BMW by about $3,000.

What's new for 2013?

The ATS is all new for 2013. Cadillac has finally decided to produce a car to go head-to-head with German compact sedans, namely the BMW 3-series and the Audi A4. The Cadillac ATS puts a firm emphasis on world-class performance and handling to create a car that matches its European counterparts in terms of chassis dynamics and power. Comfort has not been neglected and the ATS comes well equipped, with Cadillac's brand new CUE entertainment system being a notable option.

Model Strengths

  • Excellent handling
  • rear-wheel-drive
  • a variety of fuel efficient engines
  • traditional Cadillac luxury

Model Review

Cadillac knew that a lightweight chassis was essential if they wanted to create the kind of car that would handle and drive like a world-class sports sedan. A lightweight structure not only benefits handling, but improves acceleration and fuel economy as well. The ATS weighs in at around 3400 lbs., which is extremely among luxury cars. This helps it achieve an EPA estimate of up to 33 mpg on the highway when properly equipped.

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What do the Safety Ratings mean?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) performs independent crash testing of new vehicles and then assigns them a score based on their performance. The overall crash test rating is based on how a vehicle performs in the following tests:

Driver Crash Grade:

Measures the chance of a serious injury to a crash test dummy that is placed in a driver's seat and driven into a fixed barrier at 35 MPH. A five-star rating means there is 10 percent or less chance of injury.

Passenger Crash Grade:

Similar to the driver crash grade, only now the focus is on the passenger.

Rollover Resistance:

Simulates an emergency lane change to measure the likelihood of a vehicle rolling over. A five-star rating means there is 10 percent or less risk of rollover.

Side Impact Crash Test - Front:

Focuses on the front side of a vehicle. It simulates crashes that can occur in intersections by striking a 3,015-pound weight against the side of a vehicle at 38.5 MPH. A five-star rating means there is 5 percent or less chance of injury.

Side Impact Crash Test - Rear:

Similar to the front side impact test only now the focus is on the rear passenger.

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Safety Features & Equipment

Braking & Traction

4-Wheel ABS Opt
Traction/Stability Control Std
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Std

Passenger Restraint

Driver Air Bag Std
Passenger Air Bag Std
Side Air Bag Std
Side Head Air Bag Std
Rear Head side Air Bag Std
Child Safety Locks Std

Road Visibility

Daytime Running Lights Std
Intermittent Wipers Std

Accident Prevention

Back-Up Camera Opt
Handsfree Wireless Opt

Security

Alarm Opt
Anti-theft System Std
Telematics Opt
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4dr Sdn 2.5L RWD

Engine

Engine Type 2.5L Gas I4
Horsepower 202 @ 6300 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 190 @ 4400 RPM
Optional Engines 4-Cylinder Engine, Gasoline Fuel

Fuel

Fuel Type Gasoline Fuel
Fuel Capacity 16.0 gal
Fuel Economy 22 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy
Estimated max. distance per tank of gas 528 miles

Drivetrain

Driven Wheels RWD
Transmission 6-Speed Automatic Transmission

Wheels

Rims 17 x 8.0 in.
Tires P255/45R17

Interior Space

Seating Capacity 5 adults
Front Headroom/Legroom 38.6 in. / 42.5 in.
Rear Headroom/Legroom 36.8 in. / 33.5 in.
Luggage/Cargo Space 10.4 cubic ft.

Dimensions

Wheelbase 109.3 in.
Curb Weight 3315 lb.
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4dr Sdn 2.5L RWD

Comfort

Air Conditioning Standard
Bluetooth, Hands-Free Standard
Climate Control Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Dual Zone Climate Control Standard
Front Bucket Seats Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Telematics Standard
Bluetooth, Hands-Free Optional
Front Bucket Seats Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Sunroof Optional
Telematics Optional

Convenience

Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard
Illuminated Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Illuminated Passenger Visor Mirror Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard
Keyless Start Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard
Power Steering Standard
Power Windows Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional
Wheel Locks Optional

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard
MP3 Player Standard
Premium Sound System Standard
Satellite Radio Standard
AM/FM Stereo Optional
Auxiliary Audio Input Optional
CD Player Optional
MP3 Player Optional
Premium Sound System Optional
Satellite Radio Optional