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2014 Cadillac ATS 2014 Audi A4 2014 BMW 3-Series
2.5L I4 RWD
  • 2.5L I4 RWD
  • 2.0L I4 RWD
  • 2.0L I4 AWD
  • 2.5L I4 RWD Luxury
  • 2.0L I4 RWD Luxury
  • 2.0L I4 AWD Luxury
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Luxury
  • 2.0L I4 RWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Luxury
  • 2.0L I4 AWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Performance
  • 2.0L I4 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Performance
  • 2.0L I4 AWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Premium
4dr Sdn CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Prestige
  • 4dr Sdn Man quattro 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn Man quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn Man quattro 2.0T Prestige
  • 4dr Sdn Auto quattro 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn Auto quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn Auto quattro 2.0T Prestige
  • 4dr Sdn Man Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn Man Prestige
  • 4dr Sdn S Tronic Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn S Tronic Prestige
Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sports Wagon
  • Wagon
  • Sports Wagon
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Wagon

Prices

MSRP $33,065 $33,800 $32,750
Invoice $31,246 $31,434 $30,130
Avg. Paid $32,400 $32,808 $31,296

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.6 8.5 8.7
Critics' Rating 9.0 8.8 9.2
Performance 8.2 8.3 8.5
Interior 7.2 8.2 7.8
Safety 10.0 9.2 9.1
Reliability 3.5 3.5 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Nimble, refined handling
  • Powerful engine options
  • Top-notch interior materials
  • Balanced handling
  • Good fuel economy
  • Impressive handling and acceleration
  • Spacious cabin
  • Excellent fuel economy
Cons
  • Limited trunk space
  • Finicky CUE infotainment system
  • Complicated MMI infotainment system
  • Limited cargo capacity
  • Some cheap materials in base models
  • Some switchgear is hard to use

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.5L/150 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/121 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/122
MPG 22 City / 33 Hwy 24 City / 32 Hwy 24 City / 36 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 109.30 110.6 110.6
Length, Overall (in) 182.80 185.1 182.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.10 71.9 71.3
Height, Overall (in) 55.90 56.2 56.3

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional Standard Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional Standard Optional
Rear Spoiler Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3319 3516 3295

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Optional
Back-Up Camera Optional Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Optional
Keyless Start Standard
Luggage Rack Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Optional Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 90.9 91
Front Head Room (in) 38.60 38 40.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.50 41.3 42
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.20 55.5 55.1
Front Hip Room (in) 53.00
Second Head Room (in) 36.80 37.5 37.7
Second Leg Room (in) 33.50 35.2 35.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.90 54.3 55.1
Second Hip Room (in) 52.30
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 10.4 12.4 13

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Optional Standard Standard
HD Radio Optional Optional Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Optional
Premium Sound System Standard Standard Standard
Hard Disk Drive Optional Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

Leather Seats Standard Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional Optional Optional
Heated Rear Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Optional
Passenger Lumbar Standard Optional
Seat Memory Optional Optional
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Optional
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Optional
Pass-Through Rear Seat Optional Optional
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Optional

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard
Auto-Leveling Headlights Optional Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.0 L/121 2.0 L/122
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 202 @ 6300 220 @ 4450 180 @ 5000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 191 @ 4400 258 @ 1500 200 @ 1250
Transmission Automatic CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 36.38 37.7 37.1

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 32 36
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 16.1 15.8

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Five-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-Link Multi-Link

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard
8-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard
Manual Optional
6-Speed Manual Optional