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2015 Cadillac ATS vs. 2015 Cadillac CTS Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Cadillac CTS than the Cadillac ATS, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Cadillac CTS will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Cadillac ATS.

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

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). Based on MSRP, the Cadillac ATS is clearly a better financial choice over the Cadillac CTS. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Cadillac ATS and the Cadillac CTS have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Cadillac ATS is a little narrower than the Cadillac CTS, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Cadillac ATS, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Cadillac CTS.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Cadillac ATS and the Cadillac CTS do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

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

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Cadillac ATS and the Cadillac CTS.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Cadillac ATS and the Cadillac CTS. The Cadillac ATS has significantly less cargo room than the Cadillac CTS, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

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

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2015 Cadillac
ATS

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MSRP*: $33,215 - $48,715

2015 Cadillac
CTS

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MSRP*: $45,345 - $69,340
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,000 Up to $1,000
Low APR Loan: -- --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 18 - 22 16 - 20
Highway MPG: 26 - 33 24 - 30
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $31,388 - $45,549 $42,851 - $64,833

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