Compare 2014 Cadillac ATS vs 2014 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2014 Cadillac ATS
2014 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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4-Door Sedan 2.0L Luxury AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
ATS 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Luxury AWD 20 30 $38,629 $41,095
ATS 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Luxury RWD 21 31 $36,749 $39,095
ATS 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Performance AWD 20 30 $41,228 $44,095
ATS 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Performance RWD 21 31 $39,358 $42,095
ATS 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Premium AWD 20 30 $43,192 $46,195
ATS 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Premium RWD 21 31 $42,163 $45,095
ATS 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Standard AWD 20 30 $35,054 $37,095
ATS 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Standard RWD 21 31 $33,164 $35,095
ATS 4-Door Sedan 2.5L Luxury RWD 22 33 $34,869 $37,095
ATS 4-Door Sedan 2.5L Standard RWD 22 33 $31,246 $33,065
ATS 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Luxury AWD 18 26 $40,509 $43,095
ATS 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Luxury RWD 19 28 $38,629 $41,095
ATS 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Performance AWD 18 26 $43,098 $46,095
ATS 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Performance RWD 19 28 $41,228 $44,095
ATS 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Premium AWD 18 26 $45,062 $48,195
ATS 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Premium RWD 19 28 $44,033 $47,095
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2-Door Coupe C 250 RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
C-Class 2-Door Coupe C 250 RWD 22 31 $35,526 $38,200
C-Class 2-Door Coupe C 350 4MATIC 19 27 $42,641 $45,850
C-Class 2-Door Coupe C 350 RWD 20 28 $40,781 $43,850
C-Class 2-Door Coupe C 63 AMG RWD 13 19 $58,358 $62,750
C-Class 4-Door Sedan C 250 Luxury RWD 22 31 $33,713 $36,250
C-Class 4-Door Sedan C 250 Sport RWD 22 31 $33,294 $35,800
C-Class 4-Door Sedan C 300 Luxury 4MATIC 20 27 $37,061 $39,850
C-Class 4-Door Sedan C 300 Sport 4MATIC 20 27 $36,642 $39,400
C-Class 4-Door Sedan C 350 Sport RWD 20 29 $39,153 $42,100
C-Class 4-Door Sedan C 63 AMG RWD 13 19 $56,033 $60,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,629
$35,526
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,095
$38,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$685 / month
$637 / 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 have a want a value-oriented car that projects the right image, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class makes a lot of sense.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Subcompact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33.50 33
Front Head Room (in)
38.60 37
Second Hip Room (in)
52.30 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.20 54
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.9 81
Second Head Room (in)
36.80 35.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.90 50.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.50 41.7
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Front Hip Room (in)
53.00 -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.10 69.7
Track Width, Front (in)
59.50 61
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
182.80 180.7
Height, Overall (in)
55.90 54.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.90 61.1
Wheelbase (in)
109.30 108.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.4 11.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.60 x 1.18 11.6
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 4-Wheel Disc
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 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.8 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.05 35.6
Steering Type
Electric Rack-&-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P255/45R17 P245/40HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
RA6 NA
Front Tire Size
P255/45R17 P225/45HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
RA6 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3543 3538
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)
8.1 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 150
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 1700-5500 229 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
LTG NA
Displacement
2.0L/122 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
272 @ 5500 201 @ 5500
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 (2013) 25 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 (2013) 31 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 (2013) 22 (Est)
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.06 4.38
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 1.92
Trans Type
6 7
Drivetrain
All 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
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.86
Trans Order Code
MYA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 3.07
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name
Cadillac ATS Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Body Style
Sedan Coupe
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.6 (2013) 7.3 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 6.0 (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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