2015 Audi RS 5 vs. 2016 Cadillac ATS Review

Comparison Review

Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the Audi RS 5 than in the Cadillac ATS, due to the Audi RS 5's smaller rear head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Audi RS 5 and the Cadillac ATS in the front seats.

With the Cadillac ATS you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Audi RS 5, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Audi RS 5 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Cadillac ATS, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Audi RS 5 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Cadillac ATS.

The Audi RS 5 is about the same width as the Cadillac ATS. When looking at overall length, the Audi RS 5 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Cadillac ATS.

With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Audi RS 5 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Cadillac ATS.

The Audi RS 5 has a larger turning radius than the Cadillac ATS, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the Audi RS 5 has a much more powerful engine than the Cadillac ATS. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi RS 5 and the Cadillac ATS. The Audi RS 5 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Cadillac ATS.

The Audi RS 5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Cadillac ATS.

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2015 Audi
RS 5

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MSRP*: $70,900

2016 Cadillac

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MSRP*: $37,995 - $51,945
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $750
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 16 19 - 22
Highway MPG: 23 28 - 31
Engine(s): V-8 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $65,938 $35,905 - $48,569

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