2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan vs 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
AwardsCiting its fun-to-drive, affordable luxury, the New York Daily News agrees that "the best entry luxury car doesn’t wear a German badge, but an American one," which is why they honored the 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan with their DNA Award1.
Cadillac is committed to safety, and it shows: the 2016 ATS Sedan has earned a coveted 5-star Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA2.
FeaturesGet the convenience of 4G LTE connectivity anytime, anywhere, standard on the 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan3, and not even an option on the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
Is it possible to get increased visibility while using less energy? With the HID Headlights that come standard on the 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan4, the answer is yes. On the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, those brilliant, energy-efficient HID headlights are a pricey add-on.
Getting where you're going has never been easier, with turn-by-turn directions and other features of the 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan's5 standard on-board navigation system. If you want the convenience and peace of mind of an on-board nav system in the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class6, you'll have to pay extra for it.
No more parallel parking jitters - the Rear Parking Aid, standard on the 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan7, can help guide you into the perfect parking spot, signaling when you're getting too close to the curb, or other cars. Unless you enjoy the parallel parking jitters, in which case, choose the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and don't pay extra for the rear parking aid option.
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PerformanceMore transmission speeds means a better overall ratio spread - in other words, smoother acceleration - and the 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan3 has 83 speeds, 1 more than the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class8.
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SafetyThe 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan’s7 optional Forward Collision Alert system can detect a collision threat before it happens, giving you precious time to react and stop to avoid a crash. This potentially life-saving safety measure isn’t even an option on the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
If your vehicle begins to drift out of its lane, the Lane Departure Warning System, standard on the 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan4, will sound an alarm. This extra layer of safety isn't standard on the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class6, so if you want it, you'll have to pay extra.
According to the NHTSA, the 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan's3 standard safety features provide better protection in the event of a head-on collision than the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class6.9.
NHTSA testing proves the 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan's3 stability and handling features make it less likely to roll over than the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class6.10.
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PricingThe drivetrain in the 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan3 is carefully engineered and built to last, and they're willing to back it with a warranty that's 20,000 miles longer than the drivetrain warranty on the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class6.
The 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan3 is priced at $5,735 less than the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class6 - that's some pretty sizable savings.
In the very unlikely event you'll need it, help is just a phone call away, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan's3 Roadside Assistance, standard for 2 years longer than 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class6.
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1 - Learn more at http://www.nydailynews.com/autos/types/luxury/2016-dna-award-winner-cadillac-ats-article-1.2563830
2 - Learn more at http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings
3 - 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan 4dr Sdn 2.5L Standard RWD
4 - 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan 4dr Sdn 2.0L Performance Collection RWD
5 - 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan 4dr Sdn 2.0L Premium Collection RWD
6 - 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sdn C300 RWD
7 - 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan 4dr Sdn 2.5L Luxury Collection RWD
8 - 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sdn C300 Sport RWD
9 - Find out more at: http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings
10 - Learn more at: http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings