2013 Cadillac ATS Values
The 2013 Cadillac ATS is a compact luxury sedan with sporting elements that make it a serious class competitor. Engine options consist of a 202 hp producing 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine, 270 hp producing 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, and a 320 hp producing 3.6-liter V6 engine. RWD and AWD are paired to a 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmission, enabling the ATS to achieve an EPA estimated range of 22 mpg city and 33 mpg highway. Features include surround sound, rearview backup camera, sunroof, sport suspension, and Brembo brakes. Safety is comprised of anti-lock braking (ABS), electronic brake distribution (EBD), advanced airbags, vehicle stability assist (VSA), and tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS). The ATS is backed by a 4-year/50,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
The ATS is all new for 2013. Cadillac has finally decided to produce a car to go head-to-head with German compact sedans, namely the BMW 3-series and the Audi A4. The Cadillac ATS puts a firm emphasis on world-class performance and handling to create a car that matches its European counterparts in terms of chassis dynamics and power. Comfort has not been neglected and the ATS comes well equipped, with Cadillac's brand new CUE entertainment system being a notable option.
Excellent handling; rear-wheel-drive; a variety of fuel efficient engines; traditional Cadillac luxury
The Cadillac ATS competes with other compact luxury cars from BMW, Audi, Mercedes and Lexus. While previous efforts had focused on comfort over performance, the ATS represents a firm departure from this strategy, Cadillac opting to match BMW with a strong emphasis on rear-wheel-drive handling and a lightweight body structure. The ATS starts at about $33,000, undercutting the price of a 3-series BMW by about $3,000.