Compare 2014 BMW 3-Series vs 2014 Cadillac ATS

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4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 320i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 320i 24 36 $30,130 $32,750
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 320i 24 36 $30,130 $32,750
4-Door Sedan AWD 320i xDrive 23 35 $31,970 $34,750
4-Door Sedan AWD South Africa 320i xDrive 23 35 $31,970 $34,750
4-Door Sedan 328i RWD South Africa 328i 23 35 $34,315 $37,300
4-Door Sedan 328i RWD South Africa SULEV 328i 23 35 $34,315 $37,300
4-Door Sedan RWD 328i 23 35 $34,315 $37,300
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 328i 23 35 $34,315 $37,300
4-Door Sedan RWD 328d 32 45 $35,510 $38,600
4-Door Sedan 328i xDrive AWD South Africa 328i xDrive 22 33 $36,155 $39,300
4-Door Sedan 328i xDrive AWD SULEV South Africa 328i xDrive 22 33 $36,155 $39,300
4-Door Sedan AWD 328i xDrive 22 33 $36,155 $39,300
4-Door Sedan AWD SULEV 328i xDrive 22 33 $36,155 $39,300
4-Door Sedan AWD 328d xDrive 31 43 $37,350 $40,600
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 328i xDrive 22 33 $38,135 $41,450
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 328d xDrive 31 43 $39,515 $42,950
4-Door Sedan 335i RWD South Africa 335i 22 32 $39,930 $43,400
4-Door Sedan RWD 335i 22 32 $39,930 $43,400
4-Door Sedan 335i xDrive AWD South Africa 335i xDrive 20 30 $41,770 $45,400
4-Door Sedan AWD 335i xDrive 20 30 $41,770 $45,400
4-Door Sedan ActiveHybrid 3 25 33 $45,910 $49,900
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4-Door Sedan 2.5L RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.5L RWD 22 33 $31,246 $33,065
4-Door Sedan 2.0L RWD 21 31 $33,164 $35,095
4-Door Sedan 2.0L AWD 20 30 $35,054 $37,095
4-Door Sedan 2.5L RWD Luxury 22 33 $34,869 $37,095
4-Door Sedan 2.0L RWD Luxury 21 31 $36,749 $39,095
4-Door Sedan 2.0L AWD Luxury 20 30 $38,629 $41,095
4-Door Sedan 3.6L RWD Luxury 19 28 $38,629 $41,095
4-Door Sedan 2.0L RWD Performance 21 31 $39,358 $42,095
4-Door Sedan 3.6L AWD Luxury 18 26 $40,509 $43,095
4-Door Sedan 2.0L AWD Performance 20 30 $41,228 $44,095
4-Door Sedan 3.6L RWD Performance 19 28 $41,228 $44,095
4-Door Sedan 2.0L RWD Premium 21 31 $42,163 $45,095
4-Door Sedan 3.6L AWD Performance 18 26 $43,098 $46,095
4-Door Sedan 2.0L AWD Premium 20 30 $43,192 $46,195
4-Door Sedan 3.6L RWD Premium 19 28 $44,033 $47,095
4-Door Sedan 3.6L AWD Premium 18 26 $45,062 $48,195
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,130
$31,246
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,750
$33,065
Monthly Payment Estimate
$546 / month
$551 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 BMW 3-Series retains its sporting heritage, but has grown to become a high-tech, spacious, comfortable, and safe range of vehicles. The 2014 Cadillac ATS puts the Germans on notice in handling and performance, while hitting high marks in quality and comfort, too.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.1 33.50
Front Leg Room (in)
42 42.50
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 36.80
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 53.90
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 38.60
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 55.20
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.00
Second Hip Room (in)
- 52.30
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 90.9
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.3 55.90
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.9 60.90
Wheelbase (in)
110.6 109.30
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.3 71.10
Track Width, Front (in)
60.3 59.50
Length, Overall (in)
182.5 182.80
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13 10.4
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 12.40 x 0.90
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 11.80 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake Type
- Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 36.38
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Electric Rack-&-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.16
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.8
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P255/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA RA3
Front Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P255/45R17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA RA3
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3295 3319
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 x 8.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
900 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
180 @ 5000 202 @ 6300
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
200 @ 1250 191 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA LCV
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 22
Transmission
Trans Type
8 6
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 3.20
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.37
Trans Order Code
205 MYA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.16
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.06
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.55
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
BMW 3 Series Cadillac ATS
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Five-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.4 (Est) 7.0
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 7.1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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