When we compare the Cadillac ATS's and the Lexus IS 250'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 fuel efficiency and interior volume. The Lexus IS 250 has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Cadillac ATS's and the Lexus IS 250's specifications and ratings, the Cadillac ATS is a better car than the Lexus IS 250.
Cadillac ATS vs. Lexus IS 250 Pricing
A used 2015 Cadillac ATS ranges from $10,994 to $24,997 while a used 2015 Lexus IS 250 is priced between $16,450 to $27,590.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Cadillac ATS’s base engine makes 202 horsepower, and the Lexus IS 250 base engine makes 204 horsepower. The ATS is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 528 miles. The IS 250 is rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 522 miles. This gives the Cadillac ATS the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Lexus IS 250. Both models use gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Cadillac ATS has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The Lexus IS 250 has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, and cargo space.