Compare 2018 Cadillac ATS vs 2018 Lexus IS

2018 Cadillac ATS
2018 Lexus IS
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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 $38,850 $40,895
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 2.0L Luxury AWD 22 30 $42,080 $44,295
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 2.0L Luxury RWD 22 31 $40,180 $42,295
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 2.0L RWD 22 31 $36,570 $38,495
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 3.6L Premium Luxury AWD 19 27 $47,400 $49,895
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 3.6L Premium Luxury RWD 20 30 $45,500 $47,895
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 3.6L Premium Performance RWD 20 30 $47,875 $50,395
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L AWD 22 30 $35,620 $37,495
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Luxury AWD 22 30 $39,230 $41,295
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Luxury RWD 22 31 $37,330 $39,295
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.0L RWD 22 31 $33,720 $35,495
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Premium Luxury AWD 19 27 $44,550 $46,895
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Premium Luxury RWD 20 30 $42,650 $44,895
ATS Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.6L Premium Performance RWD 20 30 $45,500 $47,895
ATS-V Coupe 2-Door Coupe 16 23 $60,605 $63,795
ATS-V Sedan 4-Door Sedan 16 23 $58,515 $61,595
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IS 300 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
IS IS 300 AWD 19 26 $37,814 $40,660
IS IS 300 F Sport AWD 19 26 $37,814 $40,660
IS IS 300 F Sport RWD 22 32 $35,535 $38,210
IS IS 300 RWD 22 32 $35,535 $38,210
IS IS 350 AWD 19 26 $40,916 $43,995
IS IS 350 F Sport AWD 19 26 $40,916 $43,995
IS IS 350 F Sport RWD 20 28 $38,903 $41,830
IS IS 350 RWD 20 28 $38,903 $41,830
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,850
$37,814
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,895
$40,660
Monthly Payment Estimate
$682 / month
$678 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
A sports car with a more practical body, the 2018 Cadillac ATS-V represents American engineering at its very best. The Lexus IS needs more powertrain guts, and more styling glory, to tackle the cars it wants to take down.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
2 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33.50 32.2
Front Head Room (in)
37.60 38.2
Second Hip Room (in)
44.50 54
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.10 55.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91 90.2
Second Head Room (in)
35.10 36.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.10 53.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.30 44.8
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.10 54.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.50 71.3
Track Width, Front (in)
60.30 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
183.60 184.3
Height, Overall (in)
54.80 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.70 61
Wheelbase (in)
109.30 110.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.4 10.8
Brakes
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 13.2
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)
12.4 x 0.90 12.2
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
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 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P255/35R18 P225/45VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
QLC NA
Front Tire Size
P225/40R18 P225/45VR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QLC 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)
3418 3737
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 X 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.1 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - -
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 3000 236 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
LTG NA
Displacement
2.0L/- TBD - 3.5 L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
272 @ 5500 260 @ 6400
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Premium Unleaded V-6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.58
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.62 3.52
Clutch Size (in)
N/A -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.07 1.40
Trans Type
8 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.26 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.93 3.17
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.04 2.04
Trans Order Code
M5N NA
Summary
Body Style
Coupe Sedan
Vehicle Name
Cadillac ATS Coupe Lexus IS
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
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 - -
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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