Compare 2016 BMW 3-Series vs 2016 Cadillac ATS vs 2016 Lexus IS

2016 BMW 3-Series
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2016 Cadillac ATS
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2016 Lexus IS
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4-Door Sedan 320i RWD
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2-Door Coupe 2.0L Luxury Collection AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 2.0L Luxury Collection AWD N/A N/A $41,848 $44,520
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 2.0L Luxury Collection RWD 22 31 $39,404 $41,920
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 2.0L Performance Collection AWD N/A N/A $44,361 $47,445
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 2.0L Performance Collection RWD 22 31 $42,491 $45,445
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 2.0L Premium Collection AWD N/A N/A $45,548 $48,715
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 2.0L Premium Collection RWD 22 31 $44,510 $47,605
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 2.0L Standard AWD N/A N/A $38,220 $40,445
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 2.0L Standard RWD 22 31 $35,905 $37,995
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 3.6L Luxury Collection AWD N/A N/A $44,885 $47,750
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 3.6L Luxury Collection RWD 20 30 $42,441 $45,150
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 3.6L Performance Collection AWD N/A N/A $47,381 $50,675
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 3.6L Performance Collection RWD 20 30 $45,511 $48,675
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 3.6L Premium Collection AWD N/A N/A $48,568 $51,945
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 3.6L Premium Collection RWD 20 30 $47,530 $50,835
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Luxury Collection AWD 22 30 $38,859 $41,340
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Luxury Collection RWD 22 31 $36,979 $39,340
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Performance Collection AWD 22 30 $42,219 $45,155
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Performance Collection RWD 22 31 $40,349 $43,155
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Premium Collection AWD 22 30 $44,141 $47,210
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Premium Collection RWD 22 31 $43,112 $46,110
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Standard AWD 22 30 $35,196 $37,245
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Standard RWD 22 31 $33,306 $35,245
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.5L Luxury Collection RWD 22 32 $35,099 $37,340
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.5L Standard RWD 22 32 $31,388 $33,215
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Luxury Collection AWD 19 28 $40,739 $43,340
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Luxury Collection RWD 20 30 $38,859 $41,340
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Performance Collection AWD 19 28 $44,089 $47,155
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Performance Collection RWD 20 30 $42,219 $45,155
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Premium Collection AWD 19 28 $46,011 $49,210
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Premium Collection RWD 20 30 $44,982 $48,110
ATS-V Coupe 2-Door Coupe 17 23 $58,591 $62,665
ATS-V Sedan 4-Door Sedan 17 23 $56,534 $60,465
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
IS 200t 4-Door Sedan 22 33 $34,713 $37,325
IS 300 4-Door Sedan AWD 19 26 $36,921 $39,700
IS 350 4-Door Sedan RWD 19 28 $38,009 $40,870
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,000
$41,848
$34,713
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,150
$44,520
$37,325
Monthly Payment Estimate
$553 / month
$742 / month
$622 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.6
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 BMW 3-Series delivers outstanding performance and comfort in a tastefully understated package. The 2016 Cadillac ATS meets all the benchmarks for performance, features, and driving dynamics, and it somehow emerges to market with a little more soul than most of its key rivals. The 2016 Lexus IS doesn't quite hit the high-water mark set by German rivals, but it's a pleasantly capable compact luxury car.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 0 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 0 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Compact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
- 2 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.1 33.50 32.2
Passenger Capacity
5 4 5
Front Leg Room (in)
42 42.30 44.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 35.10 36.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 51.10 53.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 37.60 38.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 54.10 55.9
Front Hip Room (in)
- 54.10 54.3
Second Hip Room (in)
- 44.50 54
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 91 90.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.3 55.30 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.9 61.70 61
Wheelbase (in)
110.6 109.30 110.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.3 72.50 71.3
Track Width, Front (in)
60.3 60.30 60.4
Length, Overall (in)
182.5 183.60 183.7
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD - -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - TBD - 5.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13 10.4 13.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 12.4 x 0.90 12.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 12.6 x 1.18 13.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 16.0 17.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 38.05 34.2
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.16 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.8 -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA QLC NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55VR17 P255/35R18 P225/45VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QLC NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55VR17 P225/40R18 P225/45VR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3295 3571 3583
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 8 18 x 8.0 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 8 18 x 8.0 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 - TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
900 - TBD - -
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
200 @ 1250 295 @ 3000 258 @ 1650
Engine Order Code
NA LTG NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
180 @ 5000 272 @ 5500 241 @ 5800
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Turbocharged Gas I4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 - TBD - 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 - TBD - 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 - TBD - 33
Transmission
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.66 0.69
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.62 4.60
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.27 3.13
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 2.07 1.86
Trans Type
8 8 8
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.85 0.82
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.26 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 3.93 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.04 2.72
Trans Order Code
205 M5N NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.66 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic Automatic w/OD
Clutch Size (in)
- N/A -
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Coupe Sedan
Vehicle Name
BMW 3 Series Cadillac ATS Coupe Lexus IS 200t
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Five-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut NA Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD - -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 - TBD - 6.8
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 8.1 -
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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