Compare 2019 Cadillac ATS vs 2019 Lexus RC

2019 Cadillac ATS
2019 Lexus RC
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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 21 29 $39,325 $41,395
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 2.0L Luxury AWD 21 29 $42,555 $44,795
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 2.0L Luxury RWD 22 30 $40,655 $42,795
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 2.0L RWD 22 30 $37,045 $38,995
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 3.6L Premium Luxury AWD 18 26 $47,875 $50,395
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 3.6L Premium Luxury RWD 19 29 $45,975 $48,395
ATS Coupe 2-Door Coupe 3.6L Premium Performance RWD 19 29 $48,350 $50,895
ATS-V Coupe 2-Door Coupe 16 23 $64,405 $67,795
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RC 300 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RC RC 300 AWD 18 24 $40,767 $43,835
RC RC 300 F SPORT AWD 18 24 $46,533 $50,035
RC RC 300 F SPORT RWD 21 30 $44,510 $47,860
RC RC 300 RWD 21 30 $38,264 $41,145
RC RC 350 AWD 18 24 $43,003 $46,240
RC RC 350 F SPORT AWD 18 24 $48,732 $52,400
RC RC 350 F SPORT RWD 20 28 $47,236 $50,790
RC RC 350 RWD 20 28 $40,992 $44,075
RC F RWD 16 25 $60,219 $64,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,325
$40,767
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,395
$43,835
Monthly Payment Estimate
$690 / month
$731 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.4
6.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Cadillac ATS pares down to only a two-door coupe this year as it heads toward the sunset as Cadillac's sporty compact. The 2019 Lexus RC does both comfort and excitement well enough to take on the Germans.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
2 -
EPA Classification
Compact Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.10 54.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91 82
Second Head Room (in)
35.10 34.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.10 50.8
Front Leg Room (in)
42.30 45.4
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Hip Room (in)
54.10 53.9
Second Leg Room (in)
33.50 27.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.60 39
Second Hip Room (in)
44.50 44.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
183.60 184.8
Height, Overall (in)
54.80 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.70 63
Wheelbase (in)
109.30 107.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.50 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
60.30 62.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.4 10.4
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.0 17.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.0 34.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/40R18 P235/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QLC NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/35R18 P235/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
QLC NA
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)
3418 3891
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 X 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.1 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 100
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/122 3.5 L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
272 @ 5500 260 @ 6600
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 3000 236 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
LTG NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 21
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
N/A -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.07 1.40
Trans Type
8 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.26 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.93 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.04 2.04
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66 -
Trans Order Code
M5N NA
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
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.62 3.52
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Cadillac ATS Coupe Lexus RC
Body Style
Coupe Coupe
Suspension
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 - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 -

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