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Cadillac ATS

2019
Overall Score
Cadillac ATS 2019 coupe
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  • Predicted Reliability
  • Predicted Owner Satisfaction
The ATS sedan is discontinued for 2019 but the coupe soldiers on. Nimble, capable handling and sharp steering make the ATS a treat to drive. The 2.0-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder engine is quick, but it doesn't feel all that powerful and got just 23 mpg overall when we tested it with the old six-speed automatic transmission, which has been supplanted by a better eight-speed unit. A smooth, refined 3.6-liter V6 is also available. The ride is taut, and braking is excellent. However, the Cue infotainment system, with its flush buttons, is very convoluted and frustrating to use. The interior is well-finished but very snug, particularly in the back. The high-performance ATS-V gets a 464-hp, twin-turbo V6.
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2013-2018
2013 Redesign Year
Cadillac ATS 2018
As part of its new image as a performance oriented luxury brand, Cadillac's ATS is nimble. In fact, the car's capable handling outdoes many of its European rivals and makes it a treat to drive. Three engines are offered: a 2.5-liter four-cylinder, a 3.6-liter V6, and a 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder. Rear- and all-wheel drive powertrains are offered. The turbo is quick, but doesn't feel powerful in everyday driving and got just 23 mpg overall. The six-speed automatic is a step behind the seven- and eight-speeds of most competitors, but a manual is also available. The ride is taut and braking is excellent. However, the touch-based CUE infotainment system, with its flush buttons, is very convoluted and frustrating to use. The interior is well finished, but very snug with a small rear seat and trunk.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2018 N/A N/A
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2017 N/A N/A
2016 $20,100 - $40,100 $17,070 - $36,010
2015 $15,500 - $25,850 $12,160 - $22,360
2014 $13,025 - $19,275 $9,820 - $15,920
2013 $11,925 - $14,450 $8,720 - $11,020
2019
  • Road Test
    N/A
  • Predicted Reliability
  • Predicted Owner Satisfaction
2019 Cadillac ATS Ratings & Reliability
The ATS sedan is discontinued for 2019 but the coupe soldiers on. Nimble, capable handling and sharp steering make the ATS a treat to drive. The 2.0-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder engine is quick, but it doesn't feel all that powerful and got just 23 mpg overall when we tested it with the old six-speed automatic transmission, which has been supplanted by a better eight-speed unit.

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2013-2018
2013 Redesign Year
Cadillac ATS 2018
As part of its new image as a performance oriented luxury brand, Cadillac's ATS is nimble. In fact, the car's capable handling outdoes many of its European rivals and makes it a treat to drive. Three engines are offered: a 2.5-liter four-cylinder, a 3.6-liter V6, and a 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder. Rear- and all-wheel drive powertrains are offered.

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Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2018 N/A N/A
N/A
N/A
2017 N/A N/A
2016 $20,100 - $40,100 $17,070 - $36,010
2015 $15,500 - $25,850 $12,160 - $22,360
2014 $13,025 - $19,275 $9,820 - $15,920
2013 $11,925 - $14,450 $8,720 - $11,020