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2014 BMW M235 vs. 2015 Cadillac ATS Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The BMW M235 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Cadillac ATS. The BMW M235 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Cadillac ATS.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW M235 as you will with the Cadillac ATS, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
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). When looking only at MSRP, the BMW M235 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Cadillac ATS. 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 BMW M235 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Cadillac ATS.

Dimensions
Since the BMW M235 is much slimmer than the Cadillac ATS, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW M235, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Cadillac ATS.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW M235 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Cadillac ATS.

Handling
The BMW M235 has a smaller turning radius than the Cadillac ATS, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW M235 is somewhat more powerful than the Cadillac ATS.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW M235 and the Cadillac ATS. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the BMW M235 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Cadillac ATS.

Warranty
The BMW M235 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Cadillac ATS.

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2014 BMW
M235

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MSRP*: $43,100

2015 Cadillac
ATS

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MSRP*: $37,995 - $51,435
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $750
Low APR Loan: -- --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 22 18 - 21
Highway MPG: 32 26 - 30
Engine(s): Inline-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $39,650 $35,905 - $48,092

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