The 2015 Cadillac ATS is a compact sedan offered in 4 trims, starting off at a base MSRP of $33,215. For that price, it mainly competes with the BMW 3 Series, the Audi A4, and the Lexus IS. Between 4 trims, the ATS offers 3 powertrains. The base engine is a 2.5L inline-4 capable of making 202 horsepower and 191 lb-ft of torque. If more power is required, there is also a 272 horsepower making 2.0L Turbocharged Inline-4. You also get an optional 3.6L V6 engine with 321 horsepower. All three engines are mated to a standard 6-Speed Automatic transmission and an optional 6-Speed Manual transmission.
The ATS reaches 60 MPH from zero in 7.4 seconds on its base engine, which gets pumped up to 6.3 and 5.7 seconds with the 2.0L Turbo Inline-4 and 3.6L V6 engines respectively. Depending on the powertrain, the ATS can manage a combined fuel economy between 22 and 25 MPG. While we’re on the topic of choices, the 11 striking colors the ATS comes in really pull you towards itself.