Compare 2017 Cadillac ATS vs 2017 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2017 Cadillac ATS
2017 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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2-Door Coupe 2.0L AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 2.0L AWD 22 30 $37,995 $39,995
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 2.0L Luxury AWD 22 30 $41,225 $43,395
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 2.0L Luxury RWD 22 31 $39,325 $41,395
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 2.0L Premium Luxury AWD 22 30 N/A N/A
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 2.0L Premium Luxury RWD 22 31 N/A N/A
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 2.0L Premium Performance RWD 22 31 N/A N/A
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 2.0L RWD 22 31 $35,715 $37,595
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 3.6L Luxury AWD 19 27 N/A N/A
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 3.6L Luxury RWD 20 30 N/A N/A
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 3.6L Premium Luxury AWD 19 27 $46,545 $48,995
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 3.6L Premium Luxury RWD 20 30 $44,645 $46,995
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 3.6L Premium Performance RWD 20 30 $47,020 $49,495
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L AWD 22 30 $34,765 $36,595
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Luxury AWD 22 30 $38,375 $40,395
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Luxury RWD 22 31 $36,475 $38,395
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Premium Luxury AWD 22 30 N/A N/A
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Premium Luxury RWD 22 31 N/A N/A
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Premium Performance RWD 22 31 N/A N/A
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L RWD 22 31 $32,865 $34,595
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.5L Luxury RWD 22 32 N/A N/A
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.5L RWD 22 32 N/A N/A
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Luxury AWD 19 27 N/A N/A
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Luxury RWD 20 30 N/A N/A
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Premium Luxury AWD 19 27 $43,695 $45,995
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Premium Luxury RWD 20 30 $41,795 $43,995
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Premium Performance RWD 20 30 $44,645 $46,995
ATS-V Coupe 2-Door Coupe 17 23 $59,750 $62,895
ATS-V Sedan 4-Door Sedan 17 23 $57,660 $60,695
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AMG C 43 4MATIC Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
C-Class AMG C 43 4MATIC Convertible 19 26 $56,172 $60,400
C-Class AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupe 20 28 $51,615 $55,500
C-Class AMG C 43 4MATIC Sedan 20 28 $48,360 $52,000
C-Class AMG C 63 Convertible 17 22 $67,751 $72,850
C-Class AMG C 63 Coupe 17 23 $62,310 $67,000
C-Class AMG C 63 S Convertible 17 22 $75,191 $80,850
C-Class AMG C 63 S Coupe 17 23 $69,750 $75,000
C-Class AMG C 63 S Sedan 18 24 $67,704 $72,800
C-Class AMG C 63 Sedan 18 25 $60,636 $65,200
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Convertible 22 29 $49,197 $52,900
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Coupe 23 29 $41,525 $44,650
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Sedan 24 31 $38,595 $41,500
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Sedan with Luxury Pkg 24 31 $38,595 $41,500
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Sedan with Sport Pkg 24 31 $38,595 $41,500
C-Class C 300 Convertible 23 31 $47,337 $50,900
C-Class C 300 Coupe 23 30 $39,665 $42,650
C-Class C 300 Sedan 24 34 $36,735 $39,500
C-Class C 300 Sedan with Luxury Pkg 24 34 $36,735 $39,500
C-Class C 300 Sedan with Sport Pkg 24 34 $36,735 $39,500
C-Class C 350e Sedan N/A N/A $42,827 $46,050
C-Class C 350e Sedan with Luxury Pkg N/A N/A $42,827 $46,050
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,995
$56,172
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,995
$60,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$667 / month
$1007 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
A legitimate sports car in a sedan or coupe body, the 2017 Cadillac ATS-V rewards drivers with exceptionally polished handling and performance, making it truly in the league with Germany's best. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class adds to the impressive roster with a convertible version this year and a newly minted AMG C43 version. Bavaria is even better now.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
2 -
EPA Classification
Compact Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
35.10 35.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.10 51.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.30 42
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Hip Room (in)
54.10 -
Second Leg Room (in)
33.50 32
Front Head Room (in)
37.60 38.8
Second Hip Room (in)
44.50 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.10 54.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
54.80 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.70 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
109.30 111.8
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.50 71.3
Track Width, Front (in)
60.30 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
183.60 184.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.4 8.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 x 0.90 12.6
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.18 14.2
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)
38.05 36.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
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 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QLC R02-D
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/35R18 P245/40HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
QLC R02-D
Front Tire Size
P225/40R18 P225/45HR18
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3571 4145
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.1 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 180
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
272 @ 5500 362 @ 5500
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 3000 384 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
LTG NA
Displacement
2.0L/122 3.0 L/183
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 26
Transmission
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.26 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.93 4.93
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66 0.72
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.04 3.24
Trans Order Code
M5N 421
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.86
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.62 5.35
Clutch Size (in)
N/A -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.07 2.25
Trans Type
8 9
Summary
Body Style
Coupe 4MATIC Cabriolet
Vehicle Name
Cadillac ATS Coupe Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Five-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0 8.0
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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