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2015 Cadillac ATS vs. 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review

Comparison Review

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

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). Whether you pick the Cadillac ATS or the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 will cost more in transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Dimensions
The Cadillac ATS is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. When looking at overall length, the Cadillac ATS takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Cadillac ATS transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Handling
The Cadillac ATS has about the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Cadillac ATS is somewhat more powerful than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Cadillac ATS and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The Cadillac ATS has significantly less cargo room than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, 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 Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

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2015 Cadillac
ATS

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

2015 Mercedes-Benz
C-Class

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MSRP*: $38,400 - $48,590
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 1.99%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 18 - 22 19 - 20
Highway MPG: 26 - 33 27 - 28
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 4 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $31,388 - $45,549 $35,712 - $45,189

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