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2016 Cadillac ATS-V: 5 Reasons to Buy – Video

Editor’s note: If you’re looking for information on a newer Cadillac ATS, we’ve published an updated review: 2018 Cadillac ATS Review.


Designed to compete with foreign luxury brands, the 2016 Cadillac ATS-V is ready for competition in more ways than one. We have five reasons why compact luxury automakers need to watch out for this one.

Premium Power

In coupe or sedan form, the ATS-V is the enhanced high-performance version and receives an amazing 3.6 liter twin-turbo V6, producing 464 horsepower and 445 lb-ft of torque. With engine options that meet just about every driving desire, the Cadillac ATS-V has thrilling power and performance.

Feature Friendly

The ATS-V is equipped with 18-inch alloys with run-flat tires, LED running lights and front and rear park assist, all standard. No detail has been overlooked in the ATS-V. Available safety technology can include forward-collision alert and the Cadillac Driver Awareness package, which features an array of safety and protection. See the 2016 Cadillac ATS models for sale near you

Impressive Interior

Inside, you’ll find just as much attention to detail as the ATS-V delivers under the hood. Its modern layout features a standard premium Bose sound system with Bluetooth/USB/iPod connectivity, a 5-year OnStar plan, sunroof and dual-zone climate control. There are top-notch materials throughout and the optional Cadillac User Experience (CUE) infotainment system with navigation gives you impressive up-to-date technology.

Cadillac Comfort

Even though the ATS-V is an extremely powerful sport-performance vehicle, Cadillac ensured it with its well-known comfort. The heated bucket front seats offer support both for long distance trips and navigating tight turns. And with standard active noise cancellation, road noise is kept to a minimum.

Handling and Precision

When competing with fine import brands like BMW and Lexus, stakes are high. The ATS-V is more than ready to compete. Whether it be the street or the track, the ATS’s suspension handles with balance and precision. Well outfitted out of the gate with sport-tuned braking and adaptive suspension dampers, the ATS-V brings the heat to its competition.

Autotrader Says

Sophisticated and elegant for the finest of tastes and with superb performance delivery, the 2016 Cadillac ATS-V has a blend of power, precision and refinement that is unmatched. Become a believer and get behind the wheel of the Cadillac ATS-V. Find a Cadillac ATS for sale


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