2015 BMW M235 vs. 2016 Cadillac ATS Review

Comparison Review

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.

The Cadillac ATS requires fewer visits to the gas station than the BMW M235, making it more convenient to drive.

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. The BMW M235 and the Cadillac ATS have similar Destination Charges.

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. The BMW M235 is slightly shorter than the Cadillac ATS, which may make it easier to park.

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

The BMW M235 has about the same turning radius as the Cadillac ATS, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

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

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.

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

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2015 BMW

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MSRP*: $43,100 - $44,900

2016 Cadillac

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MSRP*: $37,995 - $51,945
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.89% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.14% --
City MPG: 20 - 21 19 - 22
Highway MPG: 30 - 32 28 - 31
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
Invoice*: $40,150 - $41,810 $35,905 - $48,569

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.