Compare 2013 Cadillac ATS vs 2013 BMW 3-Series

2013 Cadillac ATS
2013 BMW 3-Series
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4-Door Sedan 2.0L AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
ATS 4-Door Sedan 2.0L AWD 20 30 $34,870 $36,900
ATS 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Luxury AWD 20 30 $38,911 $41,395
ATS 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Luxury RWD 21 31 $37,031 $39,395
ATS 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Performance AWD 20 30 $41,041 $43,895
ATS 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Performance RWD 21 31 $39,171 $41,895
ATS 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Premium AWD 20 30 $43,005 $45,995
ATS 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Premium RWD 21 31 $41,976 $44,895
ATS 4-Door Sedan 2.0L RWD 21 31 $32,980 $34,900
ATS 4-Door Sedan 2.5L Luxury RWD 22 33 $35,334 $37,590
ATS 4-Door Sedan 2.5L RWD 22 33 $31,274 $33,095
ATS 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Luxury AWD 18 26 $40,603 $43,195
ATS 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Luxury RWD 19 28 $38,723 $41,195
ATS 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Performance AWD 18 26 $42,724 $45,695
ATS 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Performance RWD 19 28 $40,854 $43,695
ATS 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Premium AWD 18 26 $44,688 $47,795
ATS 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Premium RWD 19 28 $43,659 $46,695
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2-Door Conv 328i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3 Series 2-Door Conv 328i 18 27 $44,070 $47,900
3 Series 2-Door Conv 328i SULEV 18 27 $44,070 $47,900
3 Series 2-Door Conv 335i 23 33 $49,770 $54,100
3 Series 2-Door Conv 335is 18 26 $56,210 $61,100
3 Series 2-Door Coupe 328i RWD 18 28 $35,605 $38,700
3 Series 2-Door Coupe 328i RWD SULEV 18 28 $35,605 $38,700
3 Series 2-Door Coupe 328i xDrive AWD 17 25 $37,170 $40,400
3 Series 2-Door Coupe 328i xDrive AWD SULEV 17 25 $37,170 $40,400
3 Series 2-Door Coupe 335i RWD 18 27 $41,490 $45,100
3 Series 2-Door Coupe 335i xDrive AWD 18 27 $43,055 $46,800
3 Series 2-Door Coupe 335is RWD 18 26 $47,930 $52,100
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 320i RWD 24 36 $29,945 $32,550
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 320i RWD South Africa 24 36 $29,945 $32,550
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 320i xDrive AWD 23 35 $31,785 $34,550
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i RWD 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i RWD SULEV 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i RWD South Africa 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i RWD South Africa SULEV 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i xDrive AWD 22 33 $35,740 $38,850
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i xDrive AWD SULEV 22 33 $35,740 $38,850
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i xDrive AWD SULEV South Africa 22 33 $35,740 $38,850
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i xDrive AWD South Africa 22 33 $35,740 $38,850
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 335i RWD 23 33 $39,700 $43,150
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 335i RWD South Africa 23 33 $39,700 $43,150
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 335i xDrive AWD 21 31 $41,540 $45,150
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 335i xDrive AWD South Africa 21 31 $41,540 $45,150
3 Series 4-Door Sedan ActiveHybrid 3 25 33 $45,680 $49,650
M3 2-Door Conv 13 20 $63,525 $69,050
M3 2-Door Coupe 14 20 $55,290 $60,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,870
$44,070
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,900
$47,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$615 / month
$798 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
With unerring focus on handling, Cadillac finally has the 3-Series' number with the 2013 ATS. The 2013 BMW 3-Series is safe, fuel-efficient, and well-connected, yet it delivers the class-leading performance and handling that enthusiasts have come to expect.
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TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
Compact Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.80 36.500
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.90 49.300
Front Leg Room (in)
42.50 42.000
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Front Hip Room (in)
53.00 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
33.50 32.000
Front Head Room (in)
38.60 38.000
Second Hip Room (in)
52.30 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.20 55.300
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.9 84.200
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.400
Length, Overall (in)
182.80 181.900
Height, Overall (in)
55.90 54.500
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.90 59.600
Wheelbase (in)
109.30 108.700
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.10 71.500
Track Width, Front (in)
59.50 59.100
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.4 9.000
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.40 x 0.90 11.800 x - 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)
12.40 x 0.90 12.300 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.0 16.100
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.05 36.100
Steering Type
Electric Rack-&-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.16 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.8 16.000
Tires
Front Tire Size
P255/45R17 225/45R17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
RA6 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/45R17 225/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code
RA6 NA
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)
3543 3825
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.1 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/122 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
272 @ 5500 230 @ 6500
Engine Type
Turbocharged I4 Gas I6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 1700-5500 200 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
LTG NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 27
Transmission
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 1.000
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.20 3.940
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.460
Trans Order Code
MYA ZMT
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 3.230
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 1.230
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.850
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.06 4.320
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 1.700
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Convertible
Vehicle Name
Cadillac ATS BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Five-Link 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0 8.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 5 (2012)
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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