Compare 2014 Cadillac ATS vs 2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2014 Cadillac ATS
2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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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 RWD C 250 Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD C 250 Sport 21 31 $32,876 $35,350
4-Door Sedan RWD C 250 Luxury 21 31 $33,266 $35,770
2-Door Coupe RWD C 250 21 31 $35,154 $37,800
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC C 300 Sport 20 28 $36,224 $38,950
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC C 300 Luxury 20 28 $36,605 $39,360
4-Door Sedan RWD C 350 Sport 20 29 $38,502 $41,400
2-Door Coupe RWD C 350 19 28 $40,176 $43,200
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC C 350 19 28 $42,036 $45,200
4-Door Sedan RWD C 63 AMG 15 22 $55,614 $59,800
2-Door Coupe RWD C 63 AMG 15 22 $57,967 $62,330
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,246
$32,876
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,065
$35,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$551 / month
$589 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.2
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. For those who are image-conscious yet value-conscious, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class sedans and coupes make a lot of sense.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.80 36.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.90 55.0
Front Leg Room (in)
42.50 41.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
53.00 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
33.50 33.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.60 37.1
Second Hip Room (in)
52.30 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.20 54.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.9 88.0
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.90 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.90 59.6
Wheelbase (in)
109.30 108.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.10 69.7
Track Width, Front (in)
59.50 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
182.80 180.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.4 12.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.40 x 0.90 - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
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 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.0 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.38 35.5
Steering Type
Electric Rack-&-Pinion Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.16 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.8 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
RA3 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/45R17 P245/40R17
Rear Tire Order Code
RA3 NA
Front Tire Size
P255/45R17 P225/45R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3319 3319
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.1 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
202 @ 6300 201 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
191 @ 4400 229 @ 2200 - 4300
Engine Order Code
LCV NA
Displacement
2.5L/150 1.8L/110
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 31
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.20 3.42/2.23
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.86
Trans Order Code
MYA 427
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.45 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.06 4.38
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 1.92
Trans Type
6 7
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.73
Summary
Body Style
Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Cadillac ATS Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Five-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0 7.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 6
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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