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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 2.5L RWD
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Trim

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 3.6L AWD Luxury 18 26 $40,509 $43,095
4-Door Sedan 2.0L RWD Performance 21 31 $39,358 $42,095
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 3.6L AWD Performance 18 26 $43,098 $46,095
4-Door Sedan 2.0L RWD Premium 21 31 $42,163 $45,095
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
4-Door Sedan C250 Sport RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe RWD C250 21 31 $35,154 $37,800
2-Door Coupe RWD C350 19 28 $40,176 $43,200
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC C350 19 28 $42,036 $45,200
2-Door Coupe RWD C63 AMG 15 22 $57,967 $62,330
4-Door Sedan RWD C250 Sport 21 31 $32,876 $35,350
4-Door Sedan RWD C250 Luxury 21 31 $33,266 $35,770
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC C300 Sport 20 28 $36,224 $38,950
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC C300 Luxury 20 28 $36,605 $39,360
4-Door Sedan RWD C350 Sport 20 29 $38,502 $41,400
4-Door Sedan RWD C63 AMG 15 22 $55,614 $59,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,876
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$589 / month
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TCC Rating
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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
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Number of Passenger Doors 4 -
Interior Dimensions
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
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 -
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in) 55.90 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.90 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 109.30 108.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.4 12.4
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 17.4
Steering
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 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.38 35.5
Steering Type Electric Rack-&-Pinion Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P255/45R17 P245/40R17
Rear Tire Order Code RA3 NA
Front Tire Size P255/45R17 P225/45R17
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code RA3 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3319 3319
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 17 x 8.5
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
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 202 @ 6300 201 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Turbocharged Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 21
Transmission
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
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 -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name Cadillac ATS Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Body Style Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
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
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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