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Compare 2018 Cadillac ATS vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2018 Cadillac ATS
2018 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 $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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AMG C 43 4MATIC Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
C-Class AMG C 43 4MATIC Convertible 19 26 $56,544 $60,800
C-Class AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupe 20 27 $51,987 $55,900
C-Class AMG C 43 4MATIC Sedan 20 27 $49,662 $53,400
C-Class AMG C 63 Convertible 17 22 $68,355 $73,500
C-Class AMG C 63 Coupe 17 23 $62,775 $67,500
C-Class AMG C 63 S Convertible 17 22 $75,795 $81,500
C-Class AMG C 63 S Coupe 17 23 $70,215 $75,500
C-Class AMG C 63 S Sedan 18 24 $68,541 $73,700
C-Class AMG C 63 Sedan 18 24 $61,473 $66,100
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Convertible 22 29 $49,476 $53,200
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Coupe 22 30 $42,036 $45,200
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Sedan 23 32 $39,293 $42,250
C-Class C 300 Convertible 22 29 $47,616 $51,200
C-Class C 300 Coupe 22 30 $40,176 $43,200
C-Class C 300 Sedan 24 33 $37,433 $40,250
C-Class C 350e Sedan N/A N/A $44,547 $47,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,850
$56,544
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,895
$60,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$682 / month
$1013 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
A sports car with a more practical body, the 2018 Cadillac ATS-V represents American engineering at its very best. Very expensive and still not very large, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class nonetheless leads its luxury niche with fabulous style and fantastic power and grip.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Subcompact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
2 -
Interior Dimensions
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 -
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in)
54.80 55.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.4 8.8
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 14.2
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 12.6
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.0 17.4
Steering
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 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.05 36.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/35R18 P245/40HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
QLC STDTR
Front Tire Size
P225/40R18 P225/45HR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
QLC STDTR
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3418 4145
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.1 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 180
Engine
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/- TBD - 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
272 @ 5500 362 @ 5500
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
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
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.26 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.93 4.93
Summary
Body Style
Coupe 4MATIC Cabriolet
Vehicle Name
Cadillac ATS Coupe Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Strut
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
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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