When comparing the Cadillac ATS's and the Cadillac CTS's specifications and ratings, the Cadillac ATS has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars and base engine power. The Cadillac CTS has the advantage in the area of interior volume. The Cadillac ATS and Cadillac CTS have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Cadillac ATS's and the Cadillac CTS's specifications and ratings, the Cadillac ATS is a better car than the Cadillac CTS.
Cadillac ATS vs. Cadillac CTS Pricing
A used 2018 Cadillac ATS ranges from $17,073 to $27,994 while a used 2018 Cadillac CTS is priced between $20,500 to $31,997.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Cadillac ATS’s base engine makes 272 horsepower, and the Cadillac CTS base engine makes 268 horsepower. Both the ATS and the CTS are rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 496 and 570 miles respectively. Both models use premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Cadillac CTS, a midsize car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Cadillac CTS has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.