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Cadillac CTS vs. Cadillac ATS Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Cadillac CTS vs. Cadillac ATS Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $75,390

Cadillac ATS ATS-V   
Difference: $21,670

Lowest Total Invoice: $70,850

Cadillac ATS ATS-V   
Difference: $19,606

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Model Year20172017
ModelCTSATS
TrimCTS-VATS-V
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $85,595 $60,695
Base Invoice $80,031 $57,660
Recaro performance seats 2,300 2,300
Performance data recorder 1,600 1,600
CD player, remote 250 250
Synthetic suede steering wheel 300 300
Wheels, dark finish 900 600
Painted brake calipers (optional) 595  
Panoramic sunroof 1,450  
Luxury Package 2,075 2,500
8-speed shiftable automatic   2,000
Protection Package   0
Safety and Security Package   1,850
Painted brake calipers, alternate color   595
Sunroof   1,050
Cargo net   60
Metallic paint (extra cost)   595
Recaro performance seats 2,047 2,047
Performance data recorder 1,424 1,424
CD player, remote 223 223
Synthetic suede steering wheel 267 267
Wheels, dark finish 801 534
Painted brake calipers (optional) 530  
Panoramic sunroof 1,291  
Luxury Package 1,847 2,225
8-speed shiftable automatic   1,780
Protection Package   0
Safety and Security Package   1,647
Painted brake calipers, alternate color   530
Sunroof   935
Cargo net   53
Metallic paint (extra cost)   530
Options (change) 9,470 13,700
Options (change) 8,430 12,195
Destination 995 995
Gas Tax 1,000 0
Total Price $97,060 $75,390
Total Invoice $90,456 $70,850

The configured Cadillac CTS 4dr Sedan has a supercharged 640hp 6.2L V8 engine, a RWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Cadillac ATS 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 464hp 3.6L V6 engine, a RWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Cadillac CTS and Cadillac ATS are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Cadillac CTS CTS-V trim is $85,595. The features would cost an additional $9,470. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $97,060.

The base sticker price of the Cadillac ATS ATS-V trim is $60,695. The features would cost an additional $13,700. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $75,390.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Cadillac CTS trims is 9. The feature adjusted price of the Cadillac ATS trims is 5. Based on this adjustment, the Cadillac ATS ATS-V appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Cadillac CTS 4dr Sedan has a supercharged 640hp 6.2L V8 engine, a RWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Cadillac ATS 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 464hp 3.6L V6 engine, a RWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Cadillac CTS and Cadillac ATS are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Cadillac CTS CTS-V trim is $80,031. The features would cost an additional $8,430. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $90,456.

The invoice of the Cadillac ATS ATS-V trim is $57,660. The features would cost an additional $12,195. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $70,850.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Cadillac CTS trims is 8. The feature adjusted price of the Cadillac ATS trims is 0. Based on this adjustment, the Cadillac ATS ATS-V appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Cadillac CTS vs. Cadillac ATS

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Cadillac ATS ATS-V
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $18,245
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $16,414
Model Year20172017
ModelCTSATS
TrimCTS-VATS-V
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine640hp V8464hp V6
TransmissionT8T8
DrivetrainRWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)14/21 MPG17/25 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 13?, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)265/35-19255/35-18
Total Price$97,060$75,390
Adjustments for Features-3,4250
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$93,635$75,390
Total Invoice$90,456$70,850
Adjustments for Features-3,1920
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$87,264$70,850

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Features Comparison: Cadillac CTS vs. Cadillac ATS

Model Year20172017
ModelCTSATS
TrimCTS-VATS-V
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300
RWD$0$0
Accessories 
Heated steering wheel$100 
Semi-automated parking system$500 
Sunshade, rear, power$225 
Sunshades, second row$125 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Dedicated short-range radio communications (DSRC)$0 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Tire inflation kit (optional) $0
Vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication$0 
Vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication$0 
Wide-view front camera$150 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Rear air vents $100
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250 
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional) $0
Black grille (optional) $0
Painted brake calipers (optional)$0 
Painted brake calipers, alternate color $0
Panoramic sunroof$1200 
Sunroof $900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Approach detection$25 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250 
Rear camera mirror$200 
Powertrain 
Differential cooler$0 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates $100
Heated second row seats$200 
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200 
Synthetic suede headliner$1000 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels $350
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Total Value of Features$6,175$2,750
Value of Feature Adjustments$3,425$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-3,1920

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Specifications Comparison: Cadillac CTS vs. Cadillac ATS

Model Year20172017
ModelCTSATS
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase114.6 in109.3 in
Length195.5 in182.8 in
Width72.2 in71.1 in
Height57.2 in55.9 in
Curb Weight4,145 lb.3,700 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.0 gal.16.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.2 in38.6 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.9 in55.2 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.8 in53.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.6 in42.5 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in36.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.8 in53.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.3 in52.3 in
Row 2 Legroom35.4 in33.5 in
Cargo Volume13.7 ft310.2 ft3

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Option Package Details
Cadillac CTS CTS-V

Recaro performance seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat100Yes
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat100Yes
Front sport buckets100Yes
Total Requested300100%
Total Not Requested00%
Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200No
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench100No
Rear air vents with automatic controls150No
Folding second row seats300Yes
Sunshades, second row125No
Sunshade, rear, power225No
AC power outlet100Yes
Rear camera mirror200No
Total Requested40029%
Total Not Requested100071%

Option Package Details
Cadillac ATS ATS-V

8-speed manually-shiftable automatic
FeatureValueRequested?
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic0Yes
Remote start150Yes
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100Yes
Total Requested250100%
Total Not Requested00%
CD player, remote
FeatureValueRequested?
CD player, remote100Yes
MP3-compatible player50Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%
Performance data recorder
FeatureValueRequested?
Performance data recorder200Yes
Video recorder300Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Wheels, dark finish
FeatureValueRequested?
Wheels, dark finish0Yes
Black grille (optional)0No
Black exterior trim (optional)0No
Total Requested0100%
Total Not Requested00%
Protection Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Tow hook(s), front40Yes
Tire inflation kit (optional)0No
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench100No
Folding second row seats300Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Rear seat pass-through100Yes
Metal pedals75Yes
Bose, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Navigation system600Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Speed limit information0No
Total Requested212583%
Total Not Requested45017%
Recaro performance seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat100Yes
Front sport buckets100Yes
Total Requested400100%
Total Not Requested00%
Safety and Security Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Rear side airbags300Yes
Alarm100No
Wheel locks25No
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane keeping assist system400Yes
Following distance indicator25Yes
Total Requested207594%
Total Not Requested1256%

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