Comparison - Audi A8 Sport quattro 2018 - vs - Cadillac ATS-V 2018

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Model: 
Average Price: 
92,000
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
60,995
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
4
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Manual
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
21.70gals
16.00gals

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Audi A8 ranks well among super luxury cars, thanks to its athletic performance and sumptuous interior. Where the A8 falls short is with its outdated infotainment system and small trunk.

Pros
Very comfortable seats and loads of rear-seat legroom
Refined, quiet interior
Powerful, fuel-efficient base engine

Cons
Tiny trunk for a car this size
Outdated infotainment system with some hard-to-reach controls

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Audi A8 is a luxurious full-size new car that's decidedly old school. It's comfortable and quiet, but lacking new self-driving features.

Pros
Opulent interior
Standard all-wheel drive
Beautiful executive trims for rear seats
Big V-8 is fast
Long wheelbase will please a crowd

Cons
Conservative exterior
Lacking self-driving tech
V-8 is a pricey upgrade

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Overall, though, the 2018 A8 gives up little in terms of comfort, luxury and performance. The 4.0T engine, a 450-horsepower turbocharged V8, is of special note for its ability to sprint from zero to 60 mph in about 4 seconds while matching the 22 mpg combined of the standard V6.

PROS
Impeccably crafted cabin
Engines provide plenty of power with decent efficiency
Responsive steering and cornering for a big sedan
All-wheel drive is standard

CONS
Relatively small trunk
Lacks the latest tech offered by rivals and newer Audis

By: 
edmunds.com

A sports car with a more practical body, the 2018 Cadillac ATS-V represents American engineering at its very best.

Pros
Strong twin-turbo V-6
Great transmissions
Ride/handling balance
Muscular style

Cons
No automatic emergency braking
No AWD
Interior quite cramped

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Cadillac ATS-V features the latest generation of the Cadillac User Experience (CUE) tech interface, which promises more intuitive operation and a smartphone-style navigation app. Mechanically, the ATS-V remains unchanged.

PROS
Handles like a sports car without the punishing ride discomfort
Turbo V6 engine generates abundant power for quick acceleration
Brakes are as impressive and strong as the power and handling
The ATS-V is a true driver's car, built to perform on road or track

CONS
Many interior controls and ergonomics are more clever than functional
The back seat and trunk are small compared to similar competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

Pros
Excellent handling
Smooth power with turbo four-cylinder engine
Respectable gas mileage
Inventive cabin materials
Sharp styling

Cons
Disappointing manual transmission
Snug interior
Some poorly fitted cabin materials
Tiny trunk

By: 
cars.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
16.00mpg
16.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
26.00mpg
23.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
32
24
Cylinders: 
8
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
4.00L
3.60L
Torque: 
444ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
445ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
Horsepower: 
450hp
at 5 300rpm
464hp
at 5 850rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
41.70Feet
38.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
no
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless Ignition
Sun Sensor
Cooled Storage Compartment
Heated Steering Wheel
Extended Cabin Heating
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
207.40in
184.00in
Width: 
76.70in
71.30in
Height: 
57.90in
55.70in
Wheel Base: 
122.90in
109.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
37.20
38.60
Rear Head Room: 
39.10
35.10
Front Leg Room: 
41.40in
42.30in
Rear leg room: 
42.90in
33.50in
Front Hip Room: 
54.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.10in
54.10in
Rear Hip Room: 
44.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.80in
51.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
10.40cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
14.20cu.ft
10.40cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3812.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
18 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Bucket Front Seats
Premium Leather
18 -Way Power Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Massaging
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
12 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
2 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Leather/Sueded Microfiber
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
12 -Way Power Driver Seat
2 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Multi-Level Heating
Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Four Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Keyless Ignition

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Bose Premium Brand Stereo System
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
1 Subwoofer(S)
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Memory Card Slot
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
630 Watts Stereo Output
14 Total Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
7 Total Speakers
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 X 9.0 In.
18 X 9.5 In
Wheels more: 
All Season Tyres
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Fullsize Matching Spare Tire
Run Flat Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
35
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
no
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Cornering Lights
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Post-Collision Safety System
High Pressure Washers Headlamps
LED Headlamp
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt

Options

Packages: 
21" Black Optic Plus Package
Executive Plus Package
20" Black Optic Package
Track Performance Package
Carbon Fiber Package
Safety And Security Package
Winter Protection Package
Luxury Package
Protection Package
Exterior Options: 
Audi Guard Wheel Lock Kit
Paint Protection Rear Load Sill/Door Cup/Door Edge
Delete Front License Plate Holder
20" 10-Spoke-Star-Design Wheels
Power Sunroof
Black Chrome V-Series Grille
Base Splitter
Wheel Locks
License Plate Front Mounting Package
Red Brembo Calipers
18" Polished Face Forged Alloy Wheels
Vehicle Cover W/V-Series Cadillac Logo
18" After Midnight Dark Finish Forged Alloy Wheels
No Splitter
Dark Gold Brembo Calipers
Interior Options: 
Audi Beam-Rings
Audi Beam-Quattro
Audi Cargo Box
Audi Guard All-Weather Floor Mats
Audi Guard Cargo Mat
Audi First Aid Kit
Black Alcantara Headliner
Head-Up Display
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer
Sueded Microfiber Steering Wheel
Recaro Performance Seats
Premium All-Weather Cargo Mat
V-Series Logo Premium Carpeted Floor Mats
Premium All-Weather Floor Mats
Cadillac CUE And Navigation
Cargo Net
Performance Data And Video Recorder