2014 Cadillac ATS

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$33,065

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2014 Cadillac ATS
2014 Cadillac ATS

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Excellent handling
  • 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder
  • Cabin materials
  • Respectable mileage

The bad:

  • Snug backseat
  • Small trunk
  • Imitation leather standard
  • Folding backseat optional
  • Stick-shift disappoints

9 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

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Our 2014 Cadillac ATS trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • Sport sedan slots under CTS
  • Rear- or all-wheel drive
  • Four-cylinder, turbocharged four-cylinder or V-6
  • Manual or automatic transmission
  • Available touch-sensitive CUE multifunction control center

2014 Cadillac ATS review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2014 Cadillac ATS?

The 2014 Cadillac ATS is a five-seat luxury sedan offered in four main trim levels: Base, Luxury, Performance and Premium. Rear-wheel drive is standard, and all-wheel drive is available for most trims. The car's most notable competitor is the BMW 3 Series.

What's New on the 2014 Cadillac ATS?

For 2014, the ATS can have headlights with automatic high beams as part of the Driver Awareness and Driver Assist packages. Models with the Cadillac User Experience multimedia system and navigation get a 110-volt power outlet at the rear of the center console, while models with steering-wheel paddle shifters now feature a sport steering wheel. Dealer-installed accessories include a variety of 19-inch aluminum wheels, summer performance tires and a black-chrome sport grille.

How Does the 2014 Cadillac ATS Compare to Other Luxury Sedans?

Compared to the BMW 3 Series, the Cadillac ATS delivers similar power levels and efficiency, and even better weight distribution. The ATS' impressive driving dynamics and interior quality and features give Cadillac some cred in the compact sports sedan class.

What Features in the 2014 Cadillac ATS Are Most important?

Under the hood of the 2014 ATS, you'll find a 202-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that runs on regular gas, with a six-speed automatic transmission. Two additional engines are available: a 272-hp, 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that runs on regular gas (premium for maximum performance) and a 321-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 that runs on regular gas or E85 ethanol. A six-speed manual is available with the turbo four-cylinder. A limited-slip differential and adaptive performance suspension with Magnetic Ride Control are optional.

The ATS is compact, with an overall length of 182.8 inches. Significant standard features include 17-inch aluminum wheels, heated side mirrors, simulated leather upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control, push-button start, a 10.4-cubic-foot trunk and a choice of Bose stereos. Notable options include 18- or 19-inch aluminum wheels, adaptive high-intensity-discharge headlights with LED accents, a power sunroof, rain-sensing windshield wipers, leather upholstery, a surround-sound stereo system, navigation, and Cadillac's CUE multimedia system with an 8-inch touchscreen, three USB ports, an SD card slot and an MP3 jack.

Eight standard airbags, all-disc antilock brakes and an electronic stability system with traction control are standard. Available safety features include rear-seat side-impact airbags, front and rear automatic braking, lane departure warning, blind spot warning, forward collision alert and rear cross-traffic alert.

Should I Buy the 2014 Cadillac ATS?

The 2014 Cadillac ATS delivers notable performance from its turbo four-cylinder engine, as well as excellent handling and good mileage. The backseat is snug and the trunk is small, and you won't get a folding backseat standard. However, with the exception of the standard imitation leather, the cabin feels high-quality.

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Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.5
  • Interior design 4.5
  • Performance 4.7
  • Value for the money 4.4
  • Exterior styling 4.8
  • Reliability 4.6

Most recent consumer reviews

2.9

Problematic car.

I am trying to sell it. My car got injection system failing. Odometer went up approx a thousand miles with no reason . I did not drive more than 150 miles though . Also headlights look foggy. It doesn't worth to drive this vehicle

5.0

Beautiful car!

Very clean, smooth ride... easily the nicest car I have ever owned. Interior is in impeccable condition, as is the exterior. Smaller Cadillac, looks very sporty!

5.0

Most realible car i owned. Car is garaged

This car will meet all your needs. If you love Cadillac like me you will love this car. It drives smooth and have awesome sound with bose speakers.

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Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Cadillac
New car program benefits
Bumper-to-bumper
48 months/50,000 miles
Corrosion
48 months/50,000 miles
Powertrain
72 months/70,000 miles
Maintenance
48 months/50,000 miles
Roadside assistance
72 months/70,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Less than 50,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
4 year, 50,000 miles bumper-to-bumper
Powertrain
6 years/100,000 miles (2012-2017 models)
Dealer certification required
172-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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