In comparing the Acura TL's and the Cadillac ATS's specifications and ratings, the Acura TL has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. The Cadillac ATS has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Acura TL's and the Cadillac ATS's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Acura TL vs. Cadillac ATS Pricing
A used 2014 Acura TL ranges from $10,983 to $21,930 while a used 2014 Cadillac ATS is priced between $8,998 to $23,982.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Acura TL’s base engine makes 280 horsepower, and the Cadillac ATS base engine makes 202 horsepower. The TL is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 537 miles. The ATS is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 528 miles.This gives the Cadillac ATS the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Acura TL the advantage in maximum range. Both models use gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Acura TL has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Cadillac ATS has the advantage in the areas of front head room and rear head room. The Acura TL and Cadillac ATS are comparable in regards to front leg room.