After lots of under-the-skin updates in 2016 and 2017, we anticipate the 2018 Cadillac ATS to be a carryover model. There are, nevertheless, reports claiming that the ATS might embrace Cadillac’s brand-new naming scheme and end up being the CT4, but this stays unconfirmed in the meantime.
2018 Cadillac ATS Design
In terms of appearance, we anticipate the ATS to continue the same, as it’ll carry over its sharp and sporty body that integrates aggressiveness and class quite well. Inside, we likewise anticipate no changes, so search for its well-equipped cabin however tight back seat and trunk to continue.
With it remaining stylistically unchanged, we anticipate to see no changes in the ATS’ basic features. The base ATS will continue with its standard 17-inch wheels, rearview electronic camera, keyless entry and ignition, dual-zone environment control, six-way power front seats, leatherette upholstery, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and 10-speaker Bose audio system.
2018 Cadillac ATS Engine
We anticipate not a change under the 2018 ATS’ hood. It’ll continue with its basic 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that will crank out 272 horse power and 295 pound-feet of torque. This base engine will only feature rear-wheel drive, however there will be a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission available. The optional 3.6-liter V6 will top the non-V range at 335 hp and 285 lb-ft of torque. This engine will only couple with the eight-speed automobile, however it will have optional all-wheel drive.
The ATS-V will base on its own with a twin-turbo 3.6-liter V6 that will crank out 464 hp and 445 lb-ft of torque. This engine will pair with either a six-speed manual transmission or an eight-speed automobile with paddle shifters. All versions of the ATS-V will send power just to the rear wheels.
2018 Cadillac ATS Safety
The latest-generation ATS has actually not undergone complete IIHS safety testing, however it did get a superior rating for its optional forward collision mitigation system, which belongs of the Driver Assistance plan.
2018 Cadillac ATS Release Date and Price
We anticipate Cadillac to begin producing the 2018 Cadillac ATS in July with an expected on-sale date in August. Secret competitors for the 2018 ATS will include the BMW 3-Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and the Audi A4.
With no modifications in the works, we anticipate no major rates shifts for the 2018 ATS. For reference, the 2017 model varieties from $35,590 to $65,890. Lately, Cadillac has actually offered terrific leases and appealing APR deals on the ATS.