After a lot of under-the-skin updates in 2016 and 2017, we expect the 2018 Cadillac ATS to be a carryover model. There are, nevertheless, reports declaring that the ATS might adopt Cadillac’s new calling scheme and become the CT4, however this stays unconfirmed in the meantime.
2018 Cadillac ATS Design
In regards to look, we anticipate the ATS to continue unchanged, as it’ll rollover its sharp and stylish body that integrates aggressiveness and class quite well. Inside, we also anticipate no modifications, so look for its fully equipped cabin but tight rear seats and trunk to continue.
With it staying stylistically the same, we expect to see no changes in the ATS’ basic features. The base ATS will continue with its basic 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 standard 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that will crank out 272 horse power and 295 pound-feet of torque. This base engine will just come with rear-wheel drive, however there will be a six-speed handbook or eight-speed automatic transmission available. The optional 3.6-liter V6 will top the non-V variety at 335 hp and 285 lb-ft of torque. This engine will only couple with the eight-speed auto, but it will have optional all-wheel drive.
The ATS-V will stand 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 couple with either a six-speed handbook transmission or an eight-speed auto with paddle shifters. All versions of the ATS-V will send out power only to the rear wheels.
2018 Cadillac ATS Safety
The latest-generation ATS has not undergone full IIHS safety screening, but it did get an exceptional score for its optional forward accident mitigation system, which belongs of the Driver Assistance bundle.
2018 Cadillac ATS Release Date and Price
We anticipate Cadillac to begin producing the 2018 ATS in July with an anticipated on-sale date in August. Secret rivals for the 2018 ATS will consist of the BMW 3-Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and the Audi A4. Without any changes in the works, we expect no significant rates shifts for the 2018 ATS. For recommendation, the 2017 model ranges from $35,590 to $65,890. Lately, Cadillac has actually used great leases and appealing APR deals on the ATS.