Over the years, Cadillac has gone back to the drawing board to improve the ATS. For awhile, the model was offered as both a four-door sedan and a two-door coupe version. In 2019, based on previous model sales, the ATS is available only as a two-door coupe. But with the power and performance that it offers, customers won't even know the sedan variation is no longer offered. As with other Cadillac vehicles, the ATS specializes in luxury and power. There are four trim levels available, and each has its own distinct look. Highlights for this year are Magnetic Ride Control, which uses real-time feedback from road conditions to adjust the car's driving capacity, and a lightweight design that makes the ATS one of the lightest and most nimble cars in its class.
There are four trim levels available in the Cadillac ATS, which start with the Standard. The Standard, which is the base model, contains a wealth of standard amenities. In this trim, you'll find a convenient wireless charging station, a backup camera to facilitate reversing in tight situations, sporty front brakes that stop on a dime, and an infotainment system in the form of the Cadillac UserExperience, which features hands-free phone connection and smartphone integration. USB connections are also available for certain devices.
Moving up to the Luxury trim, you'll add to that list a remote starting capacity, which is ideal when you have your hands full or you're trying to avoid a downpour, and a cold weather package that makes it much easier – and much more pleasant – to operate your ATS in colder temperatures. You will also get front and rear parking assistance, which comes in handy when you're trying to parallel park or perpendicular park in tough places. Navigation is added to the infotainment system in this trim.
Moving up to the Premium Luxury trim, the standard features you can look forward to include ultra-bright HID headlamps and adaptive forward lighting, which shines the headlights in the direction that you're traveling to ensure optimal visibility. A sunroof is standard on this trim, and the door handles illuminate in low-light conditions to help you see better.
The Premium Performance trim, which is the top trim, has a sportier feel complete with aluminum sport pedals that give you a race car driving experience when you're cruising down highways or showing off on back roads. This trim also comes standard with a safety-oriented head up display and magnetic ride control, which provides real-time feedback about road conditions to make sure you have the safest driving experience possible.
The base engine of the 2019 Cadillac ATS is a 2.0L, four-cylinder engine that generates up to 272 HP at 5,500 RPM and up to 295 LB-FT of torque at up to 3,000 RPM. This same engine is standard on the lowest two trim levels. Moving up to the highest trim levels, you'll get a 3.6L engine that generates up to 335 HP at 6,800 RPM and up to 285 LB-FT of torque at 5,300 RPM. All engines have a direct injection technology. Rear wheel drive is the standard drivetrain in all trim levels of the ATS. All trim levels are paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission.
In addition to performance, you have plenty to look forward to when it comes to safety in the ATS, too. Safety features include OnStar and a backup camera. Heated side mirrors with integrated LED turn signals make it much easier for other drivers to determine your next move. Eight airbags are standard on all trim levels, as is a child restraint system and electronic stability control. A variety of driver-assist features, such as forward collision alert, forward and reverse automatic braking, and front and back parking assist are standard.
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