2013 Cadillac ATS 2.0T Premium Collection

A swift and stylish turbocharged luxury sedan.

  • Likes
  • It's a cadillac
  • Dislikes
  • Is it a cadillac?

This luxury compact sports sedan combines high-performance engineering with smart interior features and an eco-friendly outlook in a stylish package that is perfect for both joyrides and city driving. Our black diamond tricoat tester with Morello red leather interior and carbon fiber trim rocketed every time we pushed the accelerator. No sunroof, however, which is a must in this price category of automobile. The Cadillac ATS 2.0T Premium Collection with a 6-speed manual transmission is a sweet ride. Noise level at high revolutions is contained, but we only achieved a measly 16.6 mpg combined. For the most part comfort is good, but nothing close to the Cadillacs of yesteryear, which is a voluntary departure for the brand's team.

There are three engine variants — the 2.0-liter turbo our tester came with, a 2.5-liter with 202 hp, or a V6 with 321 hp and all-wheel drive. We liked the clean dash set up with no dials and the signature GM head-up display. We made friends with the Cadillac User Experience (CUE) system, as well, which features a 5.7-inch touch-screen display with navigation. Pluses such as dual-zone climate control, LED interior and door handle accents, front and rear parking assist, and keyless operation, amongst other things, make this little Cadillac-that-can a sweetheart. Furthermore, an optional driver awareness package, rain-sensing wipers, hill hold and start assist are on hand for extra assistance. But are you ready to part with your BMW?

Warranty/Service: 4-year/50,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty; 6-year/70,000-mile powertrain limited warranty; 4-year/50,000-mile premium care maintenance; 6-year/70,000-mile courtesy transportation; 6-year/70,000-mile roadside assistance

Visit the Cadillac website

Specs

Base Price: $44,895

As Tested: $44,895

  • 19 / 30 mpg
  • EPA
  • 5.9 sec
  • 0-60
  • 272 hp @ 5,500 rpm
  • Horsepower
  • 149 mph
  • Top Speed
  • Engine: 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder with direct injection
  • Horsepower: 272 hp @ 5,500 rpm
  • Torque: 260 hp @ 1,700-5,500 rpm
  • Transmission: 6-speed manual
  • Curb Weight: 3,373 lbs
  • Wheelbase: 109.3 in
  • Length: 182.8 in
  • Width: 71.1 in
  • Height: 55.9 in
  • Turning circle: 0 ft
  • Brakes: 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS
  • Suspension: Magnetic Ride Control system
  • Traction: electronic stability control with traction control
  • 0-60 mph: 5.9 sec
  • 60-0 mph: n/a
  • Top Speed: 149 mph
  • EPA City: 19 mpg
  • EPA Highway: 30 mpg
  • Combined MPG: 23 mpg
  • Seating Capacity: 5
  • Safety: dual-stage front airbags; driver and front passenger knee and side airbags; front and rear head curtain side airbags

Similar Cars

2015 Cadillac Escalade

  • EPA: 14 / 21 mpg
  • Horsepower: 420 hp

2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe

  • EPA: 21 / 31 mpg
  • 0-60: 5.6 sec
  • Horsepower: 272 hp
  • Top Speed: 149 mph

2014 Cadillac CTS 2.0T Premium Collection

  • EPA: 20 / 30 mpg
  • 0-60: 6 sec
  • Horsepower: 272 hp @ 5,500 rpm
  • Top Speed: 133 mph

2013 Cadillac XTS AWD Premium Collection

  • EPA: 17 / 26 mpg
  • 0-60: 6.5 sec
  • Horsepower: 304 hp @ 6,800 rpm
  • Top Speed: 130 mph

2014 Kia Sorento

  • EPA: 18 / 25 mpg
  • Horsepower: 290 hp @ 6,400 rpm
  • Top Speed: 0 mph

2013 Land Rover Range Rover

  • EPA: 14 / 20 mpg
  • 0-60: 6.5 sec
  • Horsepower: 375 hp
  • Top Speed: 130 mph

2013 Acura TL SH-AWD ADV

  • EPA: 18 / 26 mpg
  • 0-60: 6.2 sec
  • Horsepower: 305 hp @ 6,300 rpm
  • Top Speed: 125 mph

2013 Acura ILX Premium

  • EPA: 22 / 31 mpg
  • 0-60: 6.4 sec
  • Horsepower: 201 hp @ 7,000 rpm
  • Top Speed: 138 mph

2013 Acura ILX Hybrid

  • EPA: 39 / 38 mpg
  • 0-60: 10.8 sec
  • Horsepower: 111 hp @ 5,500 rpm (combined gas and electric motors)
  • Top Speed: 0 mph

2014 Jaguar F-TYPE V8 S

  • EPA: 16 / 23 mpg
  • 0-60: 4.2 sec
  • Horsepower: 495 hp @ 6,500 rpm
  • Top Speed: 186 mph

2014 Jaguar F-TYPE S

  • EPA: 19 / 27 mpg
  • 0-60: 4.8 sec
  • Horsepower: 380 hp @ 6,500 rpm
  • Top Speed: 171 mph

2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 Roadster

  • EPA: 17 / 25 mpg
  • 0-60: 4.5 sec
  • Horsepower: 429 hp @ 5,250 rpm
  • Top Speed: 0 mph

2013 Aston Martin DB9 Volante

  • 0-60: 4.6 sec
  • Horsepower: 510 hp @ 6,500 rpm
  • Top Speed: 183 mph

2013 Land Rover Range Rover

  • EPA: 14 / 20 mpg
  • 0-60: 6.5 sec
  • Horsepower: 375 hp
  • Top Speed: 130 mph

2013 Acura TL SH-AWD ADV

  • EPA: 18 / 26 mpg
  • 0-60: 6.2 sec
  • Horsepower: 305 hp @ 6,300 rpm
  • Top Speed: 125 mph

2013 Acura RDX AWD Tech

  • EPA: 19 / 27 mpg
  • 0-60: 6.3 sec
  • Horsepower: 273 hp @ 6,200 rpm
  • Top Speed: 135 mph

2013 Acura ILX Premium

  • EPA: 22 / 31 mpg
  • 0-60: 6.4 sec
  • Horsepower: 201 hp @ 7,000 rpm
  • Top Speed: 138 mph

2013 Acura ILX Hybrid

  • EPA: 39 / 38 mpg
  • 0-60: 10.8 sec
  • Horsepower: 111 hp @ 5,500 rpm (combined gas and electric motors)
  • Top Speed: 0 mph

2014 Kia Forte EX

  • EPA: 22 / 36 mpg
  • 0-60: 7.4 sec
  • Horsepower: 173 hp @ 6500 rpm
  • Top Speed: 130 mph

2013 Nissan Altima 2.5 SV

  • EPA: 27 / 38 mpg
  • 0-60: 7.7 sec
  • Horsepower: 182 hp @ 6,000 rpm
  • Top Speed: 116 mph

2013 Honda Accord EX Sedan

  • EPA: 27 / 36 mpg
  • 0-60: 7.7 sec
  • Horsepower: 189 hp @ 6,400 rpm
  • Top Speed: 120 mph

2013 Acura TL SH-AWD ADV

  • EPA: 18 / 26 mpg
  • 0-60: 6.2 sec
  • Horsepower: 305 hp @ 6,300 rpm
  • Top Speed: 125 mph

2013 Acura ILX Premium

  • EPA: 22 / 31 mpg
  • 0-60: 6.4 sec
  • Horsepower: 201 hp @ 7,000 rpm
  • Top Speed: 138 mph

2014 Kia Sorento

  • EPA: 18 / 25 mpg
  • Horsepower: 290 hp @ 6,400 rpm
  • Top Speed: 0 mph

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4x4

  • EPA: 19 / 24 mpg
  • 0-60: 8 sec
  • Horsepower: 290 hp @ 6,400 rpm
  • Top Speed: 118 mph

2013 Acura TL SH-AWD ADV

  • EPA: 18 / 26 mpg
  • 0-60: 6.2 sec
  • Horsepower: 305 hp @ 6,300 rpm
  • Top Speed: 125 mph

2013 Acura RDX AWD Tech

  • EPA: 19 / 27 mpg
  • 0-60: 6.3 sec
  • Horsepower: 273 hp @ 6,200 rpm
  • Top Speed: 135 mph

2015 Audi S4

  • EPA: 18 / 28 mpg
  • 0-60: 4.5 sec
  • Horsepower: 333
  • Top Speed: 155 mph

2014 Chevrolet Sonic RS

  • EPA: 27 / 34 mpg
  • 0-60: 8 sec
  • Horsepower: 138 hp
  • Top Speed: 125 mph

2014 Audi A4 2.0T Quattro Manual

  • EPA: 22 / 32 mpg
  • 0-60: 6.6 sec
  • Horsepower: 220 hp @ 4,450-6,000 rpm
  • Top Speed: 130 mph

2013 Acura ILX Premium

  • EPA: 22 / 31 mpg
  • 0-60: 6.4 sec
  • Horsepower: 201 hp @ 7,000 rpm
  • Top Speed: 138 mph

2014 Cadillac CTS 2.0T Premium Collection

  • EPA: 20 / 30 mpg
  • 0-60: 6 sec
  • Horsepower: 272 hp @ 5,500 rpm
  • Top Speed: 133 mph

2014 Buick LaCrosse Premium

  • EPA: 18 / 28 mpg
  • 0-60: 6.4 sec
  • Horsepower: 304 hp @ 6,800 rpm
  • Top Speed: 133 mph

2013 Acura ILX Premium

  • EPA: 22 / 31 mpg
  • 0-60: 6.4 sec
  • Horsepower: 201 hp @ 7,000 rpm
  • Top Speed: 138 mph

2013 Acura ILX Hybrid

  • EPA: 39 / 38 mpg
  • 0-60: 10.8 sec
  • Horsepower: 111 hp @ 5,500 rpm (combined gas and electric motors)
  • Top Speed: 0 mph

2014 Volkswagen GTI 4-Door

  • EPA: 24 / 33 mpg
  • 0-60: 6.8 sec
  • Horsepower: 200 hp @ 5,100 rpm
  • Top Speed: 130 mph

2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 Roadster

  • EPA: 17 / 25 mpg
  • 0-60: 4.5 sec
  • Horsepower: 429 hp @ 5,250 rpm
  • Top Speed: 0 mph

2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo A/T

  • EPA: 24 / 31 mpg
  • 0-60: 6.3 sec
  • Horsepower: 201 hp @ 6,000 rpm
  • Top Speed: 130 mph

2013 Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio

  • EPA: 28 / 34 mpg
  • 0-60: 6.8 sec
  • Horsepower: 160 hp @ 5,500 rpm
  • Top Speed: 130 mph

2013 Dodge Charger R/T AWD

  • EPA: 15 / 23 mpg
  • 0-60: 0 sec
  • Horsepower: 370 hp @ 5,250 rpm
  • Top Speed: 0 mph

2014 Infiniti Q60

  • EPA: 18 / 26 mpg
  • 0-60: 5.7 sec
  • Horsepower: 325 hp @ 7000 rpm
  • Top Speed: 158 mph

2014 Audi S7 Quattro S Tronic

  • EPA: 17 / 27 mpg
  • 0-60: 4.5 sec
  • Horsepower: 420 hp @ 5,500-6,400 rpm
  • Top Speed: 155 mph

2013 Cadillac XTS AWD Premium Collection

  • EPA: 17 / 26 mpg
  • 0-60: 6.5 sec
  • Horsepower: 304 hp @ 6,800 rpm
  • Top Speed: 130 mph

2013 Aston Martin DB9 Volante

  • 0-60: 4.6 sec
  • Horsepower: 510 hp @ 6,500 rpm
  • Top Speed: 183 mph
blog comments powered by Disqus