The base engine offered on the 2018 Cadillac ATS is a 2-liter I4 that makes 272 hp @ 5500 rpm and 295 lb.-ft. @ 3000 rpm. It is mated to a 8-Speed Shiftable Automatic. Equipped with this engine, the 2018 Cadillac ATS takes 3.8 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and achieves the quarter-mile in - seconds.

Another engine available here is a 3.6-liter V6 that makes 335 hp @ 6800 rpm and 285 lb.-ft. @ 5300 rpm. It is mated to a 8-Speed Automatic. Powered by this engine, the 2018 Cadillac ATS takes only 3.8 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile run in - seconds.

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2018 Cadillac ATS 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
Luxury 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
Premium Luxury 4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
Premium Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
Premium Performance 4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
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3.8 sec

2018 Cadillac ATS vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2018 BMW ALPINA B73.4 sec----
2018 BMW M33.7 sec----
2018 Cadillac CTS3.7 sec----
2018 Cadillac ATS3.8 sec----
2018 Infiniti Q504.5 sec----
2018 Lexus IS 3004.5 sec----
2018 Lexus IS 3504.5 sec----
2018 Audi S34.7 sec13.4 sec155 mph-117 ft.
2018 Audi A74.9 sec13.4 sec190 mph-109 ft.
2018 Genesis G804.9 - 5 sec----
2018 Lincoln MKZ5.2 sec----
2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia5.2 - 5.4 sec----
2018 Lincoln Continental5.4 sec----
2018 Lexus GS 3005.7 sec----
2018 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe5.6 - 6 sec----
2018 Acura TLX5.7 - 6 sec14.5 sec126 mph-118 ft.
2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class5.9 sec----
2018 Audi A45.1 - 7 sec13.8 sec130 mph152 ft.-
2018 Audi A36.1 sec14.8 sec130 mph-88 ft.
2018 BMW 3 Series6.3 sec----
2018 Jaguar XE6 - 6.6 sec----
2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class6.3 sec----
2018 Cadillac XTS6.4 sec13.6 sec130 mph-121 ft.
2018 Acura ILX6.6 sec----
2018 Chrysler 3006.6 sec----
2018 Lexus ES 300h hybrid7 sec----
2018 Lexus ES 3507 sec----

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2017 Cadillac ATS 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
Premium Luxury 4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
Premium Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
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3.8 sec
Luxury 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
5.7 sec
Premium Performance 4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
5.6 sec

2017 Cadillac ATS vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2017 Acura ILX6.6 sec---
2017 Acura RLX5.8 sec---
2017 Cadillac ATS3.8 - 5.7 sec---
2017 BMW 3 Series plug-in hybrid Sedan5.4 sec---
2017 Jaguar XE4.5 - 6.6 sec---
2017 Lexus IS 200t4.5 sec---
2017 Lexus ES 300h hybrid7.8 sec---
2017 Cadillac CTS3.7 - 5.7 sec---
2017 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe5.6 - 6 sec---
2017 Lexus ES 3507 sec---
2017 Cadillac XTS6.4 sec13.6 sec130 mph121 ft.
2017 Lincoln MKZ4.8 - 5.2 sec---
2017 Honda Accord5.7 sec14.7 sec155 mph135 ft.
2017 Buick Regal Sedan6.3 sec---
2017 Lexus IS 3004.5 sec---
2017 Audi S34.6 - 4.7 sec---
2017 Chrysler 3005.3 - 6.3 sec---
2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class5.9 - 6.2 sec---
2017 Acura TLX6 sec---
2017 Infiniti Q504.5 sec---
2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class6.3 sec---
2017 Lexus IS 3504.5 sec---
2017 BMW 3 Series5.4 - 6.3 sec---
2017 Mercedes-Benz C 350e plug-in hybrid5.8 - 6.2 sec---
2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia5.4 sec---
2017 Lexus GS 200t6.6 sec---
2017 Audi A35.5 - 6.1 sec---
2017 Lincoln Continental5.4 sec---
2017 Audi A45.1 - 5.3 sec---
2017 Lincoln MKZ hybrid Sedan5.2 - 8.7 sec---

2016 Cadillac ATS 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (70 - 0 MPH)
Premium 4dr Sedan AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
Premium 4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
Performance 4dr Sedan AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
Premium 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
Performance 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
Performance 4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
Performance 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
Luxury 4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
Luxury 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
Luxury 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 8A)
Standard 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
Standard 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
Standard 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 8A)
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8.8 sec17.6 sec149 mph154 ft.
Premium 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
5.4 sec14.1 sec-154 ft.

2016 Cadillac ATS vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2016 Lexus IS 3508.8 sec----
2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country Sedan6.1 sec----
2016 Cadillac ATS5.4 - 8.8 sec14.1 - 17.6 sec149 mph154 ft.-
2016 Cadillac CTS5.8 - 6.9 sec14.5 - 15.1 sec163 mph149 ft.-
2016 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe5.9 - 6.9 sec13.1 - 16 sec155 mph-110 - 113 ft.
2016 Cadillac XTS8.8 sec17.6 sec135 mph-123 ft.
2016 Lexus IS 3008.4 sec----
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