Comparison - Cadillac CTS-V 2018 - vs - Cadillac ATS Luxury 2018

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Model: 
Average Price: 
86,295
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
40,695
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
19.00gals
16.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
BLACK RAVEN
#242021
CRYSTAL WHITE
#F7F7F7
PHANTOM GRAY METALLIC
#494A4E
RED OBSESSION
#A00012
SATIN STEEL METALLIC
#858A90
VECTOR BLUE METALLIC
#005EA9

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Cadillac CTS-V scorches the earth, and leaves the E63 and RS7 with some burn marks.

Pros
Shocking acceleration
Beautifully composed at speed
Lively, connected steering
Brilliantly balanced

Cons
Brash looks aren’t for everyone
Poor IIHS crash-test scores
Back seat lacks rivals’ space

By: 
thecarconnection.com

For 2018, the CTS-V gains an updated infotainment system interface and two USB charge ports for the rear passengers.

PROS
One of the most powerful sedans on the road
Far cheaper than comparably powered performance sedans
Ultra-sophisticated suspension delivers world-class ride and handling
Superior support from optional sport seats

CONS
Ride may be too rough for some
Tech interface may frustrate
Small trunk
Less luxurious cabin than those of competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

Pros
Distinctive exterior styling
Powerful, high-tech engines
Stylish interior design
Interior materials quality

Cons
Backseat headroom is tight
CUE system's learning curve
Rear visibility
Small trunk

By: 
cars.com

The 2018 Cadillac ATS ranked #6 in Luxury Small Cars. Currently the Cadillac ATS has a score of 8.8 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 67 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Muscular engine lineup
Engaging driving dynamics
Long list of standard features
Excellent crash test ratings

Cons
Quirky and distracting infotainment system
Slim back seat and trunk
Mediocre gas mileage

By: 
usnews.com

The Cadillac ATS remains a highly desirable underdog with its terrific ride and handling and willing powertrains. It's as fun-to-drive as any compact luxury sedan.

Pros
Strong engine choices
Excellent handling
Upscale infotainment
Classy feel inside and out

Cons
Cramped back seat and trunk
Pricey with options
Due for a more thorough update

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Cadillac ATS coupe 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 coupe remains unchanged.

PROS
Takes quick turns and curves with ease, an ace handling machine
Optional manual transmission is rare in this class

CONS
Many interior controls and ergonomics are more clever than functional
Turbo four-cylinder engine is noisy and not that fuel-efficient
The back seat and trunk are small compared to competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
14.00mpg
22.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
21.00mpg
30.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
8
V
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
6.20L
2.00L
Torque: 
630ft-lbs
at 3 600rpm
295ft-lbs
at 3 000rpm
Horsepower: 
640hp
at 6 400rpm
272hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
overhead valves (OHV)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
40.30Feet
38.10Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
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: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
197.60in
182.80in
Width: 
72.20in
71.10in
Height: 
57.20in
55.90in
Wheel Base: 
114.60in
109.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.40
Rear Head Room: 
37.50
Front Leg Room: 
45.70in
Rear leg room: 
35.40in
Front Hip Room: 
53.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.90in
Rear Hip Room: 
53.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
13.70cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
13.70cu.ft
10.40cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4141.00lbs
3542.00lbs

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: 
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
16 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
2 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
16 -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
Premium Leather/Sueded Microfiber
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leather
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding With Storage And Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

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: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Keyless Ignition
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
13 Total Speakers
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
1 Subwoofer(S)
USB Connection
10 Total Speakers
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: 
19 X 10.0 In
17 X 8.0 In
Wheels more: 
Performance Tires
Polished Alloy Wheels
Run Flat Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
295.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
30
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R17

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 front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
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: 
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlamp
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt

Options

Packages: 
Advanced Security Package
Carbon Fiber Package
All-Weather Mat Protection Package
Winter Protection Package
Luxury Package
Performance Exhaust And Engine Cover Package
Safety And Security Package
All-Weather Mat Protection Package
Winter Protection Package
Exterior Options: 
CTS-V-Series Outdoor Vehicle Cover
19" X 9.5" Front And 19" X 10" Rear After Midnight Premium Painted Finish Alloy Wheels
Black Chrome V-Series Grille
Base Splitter
Wheel Locks
19" X 9.5" Front And 19" X 10.0" Rear Polished Wheels
Red Brembo Calipers
Front License Plate Mounting Package
UltraView Sunroof
No Splitter
Dark Gold Brembo Calipers
Front License Plate Bracket
Rear Spoiler
Body-Color V-Series Rear Spoiler
Power Sunroof
18" X 8.0" Forged Polished Alloy Wheels
Wheel Locks
Black Chrome Rear Trim
Ground Effects Kit
Vehicle Cover
V-Sport Logo Engine Cover
Black Chrome Grille
Interior Options: 
Morello Carbon Fiber Interior Trim Kit
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer
Recaro Performance Seats
Sueded Microfiber Steering Wheel
Cabin Filter
Premium All-Weather Cargo Mat
Premium All-Weather Floor Mats
Performance Data And Video Recorder
Premium V-Series Logo Carpeted Floor Mats
Summer/Winter Mat Package
Brushed Aluminum Sport Pedal Cover Set
Natural Sapele Wood Interior Trim Kit
Premium Carpeted Floor Mats
Premium All-Weather Cargo Mat
Premium All-Weather Floor Mats
Dark Olive Ash Wood Interior Trim Kit
Cargo Net
V-Sport Logo Premium Carpeted Floor Mats
Sill Plates W/V-Sport Logo
Odor/Particulate Cabin Filter
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer
Brushed Aluminum Interior Trim Kit
Okapi Stripe Designer Wood Interior Trim Kit
Red Accented Carbon Fiber Interior Trim Kit