In comparing the Cadillac ATS's and the Ford Fusion's specifications and ratings, the Cadillac ATS has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Ford Fusion has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and interior volume. The Cadillac ATS and Ford Fusion have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Cadillac ATS's and the Ford Fusion's specifications and ratings, the Ford Fusion is a better car than the Cadillac ATS.
Cadillac ATS vs. Ford Fusion Pricing
A used 2018 Cadillac ATS ranges from $18,115 to $28,938 while a used 2018 Ford Fusion is priced between $13,499 to $22,992.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Cadillac ATS’s base engine makes 272 horsepower, and the Ford Fusion base engine makes 175 horsepower. The ATS is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 496 miles. The Fusion is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 528 miles. This gives the Ford Fusion the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Cadillac ATS. The ATS uses premium unleaded, and the Fusion uses regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Ford Fusion, 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 Ford Fusion has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.