Compare 2014 Cadillac ATS vs 2014 BMW 3-Series

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