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2018 Cadillac ATS vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Cadillac ATS than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class 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 Cadillac ATS as you will with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, 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). Based on MSRP, the Cadillac ATS is clearly a better financial choice over the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. 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 Mercedes-Benz E-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Cadillac ATS is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The Cadillac ATS is slightly shorter than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Cadillac ATS doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

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

Performance
The Cadillac ATS has less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

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 E-Class. The Cadillac ATS has significantly less cargo room than the Mercedes-Benz E-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 E-Class.

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2018 Cadillac
ATS

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MSRP*: $38,495 - $50,395

2018 Mercedes-Benz
E-Class

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MSRP*: $58,900 - $61,400
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City MPG: 19 - 22 20
Highway MPG: 27 - 31 N/A
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 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*: $36,570 - $47,875 $54,777 - $57,102

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.