2014 Cadillac ATS

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The 2014 Cadillac ATS is a five-passenger, luxury-oriented sport sedan that is available in multi color and  base, Luxury, Performance and Premium. Standard features on the base include color wheels-17 inch alloy, heated mirrors, lamps and active use of the Aero grille, cruise control, two- zone climate control the use of six-way power front seats with power bar, leatherette premium vinyl Upholstery, the tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, OnStar, the Bluetooth phone connections a seven speaker Bose sound system with satellite radio, iPod interface/USB and auxiliary jack audio.

Optional on the base 2014 Cadillac ATS is Cadillac User Experience infotainment system and improve the system of surround sound, making HD Radio, i-8 inch audio display screen, 10-speaker sound system Bose (with CD player) and a rearview camera. Cue interface is standard on the Luxury trim, it adds to the run-flat tires, entry and keyless ignition, remote engine start (automatic transmission only model), and eight way power front seats, front and parking sensors, with an auto-dimming mirror, leather seats, driver memory functions and a 60 / 40 split seat-back in its rear.

The Working trim includes the previously mentioned equipment and dual exhaust outlets, package and Driver Awareness (automatic beam control, wipers make use of-seat side airbag, and a forward collision, rear cross traffic and travel medicine warning systems), xenon lights, 10-speaker surround sound system for the better Bose audio, sport front seats (with driver-side bolster adjustment), pedals aluminum-trimmed and, as the ATS, a rear fixed seat with pass.

Many of the features that are standard on upper trim levels are optional on lower trims. A few other option packages are also available. The driver assists package includes features from the pack Awareness and adds adaptive cruise control, blind monitoring-a place, a collision mitigation system with brake assist and the color of the head-up display. The Cold Weather packages include, the heated front seats and the heated steering wheel. Available only for rear-drive V6 Premium models, Track, Performance package add an engine oil cooler and better brake iPads. Other methods include different wheels, a sunroof and a cargo organizer suitcase.

2014 Cadillac ATS Interior

Inside, the 2014 Cadillac ATS boasts a variety of materials, including wood, tasteful and Metallica in different ways. The cabin feels solidly together, but we noticed a few fits and finish with the ATS over competitors in the same priced. I iyatholakala cue infotainment interface features large images and works like an iPhone or iPad, which ukukusho you operate it by flicking, tapping, swiping or spreading your fingers-making it familiar plural. In addition, the “Haptic” feedback lets you know when you have pressed the virtual button is pulsing when you touch it.

This all results in a certain wow factor, but in practice, a cue can be slow to respond (and at times, they failed to answer at all), but other factors, such as the slide bar for volume change, we become more trouble than normal controls. In this class, we chose the BMW Drive and Mercedes-Benz COMAND interfaces (both of which use the multidirectional dial- type controller). On the upside, the ATS has a power of voice recognition interface, so if  get tired of fiddling with the screen, initiating voice commands is pretty painless.

Earlier, most drivers will find it easier to have a comfortable driving position, and in experience, front seats provide ample support on a long car. Oddly, the optional sport seats provide more lateral support than the standard seats, even with the addition bolsters the strength-Adjustable.

Compared to most other entry level-Luxury dancing, Backseat the ATS is smaller than normal. Not really a deal breaker depending on what your priorities are, but they know that adults long to find headroom, shoulder room, a shortage of hiproom. Moderation in the same trunk. Despite broad in its opening, provides 10.2 cubic feet of volume. Only the top and Premium trims have a 60/40 split seat-back in its rear.

2014 Cadillac ATS Engine

Three engines available for the 2014 Cadillac ATS. 2.5 The models come with 2.5-liter-a four-cylinder engine that produces 202 horsepower and 190 pound feet of torque. The Turbo model 2.0 coming to the turbocharged 2.0-liter four cylinder rated at 272 HP and 260 LB-ft of torque. The models 3.6 coming to the V6 3.6 liter that cranks out 321 HP and 274 LB-ft of torque. All engines ATS come to a country to go with six-speed automatic without Turbo 2.0-liter, which can be had with a manual six -speed. The stop wheel drive is standard across the board. All-wheel drive optional for 2.0 and the 3.6 liter engines and requires the automatic transmission.

In the test, a rear drive ATS 2.0T with the manual went from zero to 60 Mph in 6.3 seconds. Default-equipped ATS 2.0T (also rear-wheel drive), casting the same time. A rear-drive ATS 3.6 Premium, accelerated from zero to 60 Mph in 5.7 seconds. Both times the ratio between the powered Similarly, entry level-Luxury dancing.

EPA estimated fuel economy for the base 2.5 ATS is a 26 MPG combined (22 MPG city/33 MPG highway). Equipped with the 2.0 Turbo models are estimated to return 24 MPG combined (21/31) in the rear-drive suspension and 23 MPG combined (20/29) with AWD. Meet with a manual gearbox and rear-Drive, the 2014 Cadillac ATS 2.0 Turbo is rated at 23 MPG combined (19/30). The V6 is estimated to achieve 22 MPG combined (18/28) with rear wheel drive and 21 combined (18/26) with AWD.

2014 Cadillac ATS Safety

Standard safety features for the 2014 Cadillac ATS include anti-lock disc brakes, the traction control, stability control, the active front head boundaries, front seat side and knee airbag and full length side curtain airbag. Also standard is OnStar, which includes automatic crash notification, on demand the roadside assistance, remote door Unlocking, stolen car service turn-by-turn navigation. Optional safety items are included in the Awareness of the aforementioned Driver and the Driver Assist package. Note that the collision mitigation system that part of the Driver Assist package automatically apply the brakes of both low-speed forward and rearward conflict situations-a unique feature in this price range. The camera is optional on the base model and standard on the Luxury, Performance and Premium.

2014 Cadillac ATS V

In brake testing, 2014 Cadillac ATS 3.6 Premium and summer tires came to a stop from 60 Mph in 108 feet, and the 2.0T with summer tires needed a bit more at 112 feet. The 2014 Cadillac ATS 3.6 Performance with all season tires made ​​it 113 feet. All three distances average for this class of vehicle these types of fatigue.