Cadillac ATS In Denver winter driving | Rickenbaugh Cadillac

Cadillac ATS In Denver winter driving | Rickenbaugh Cadillac

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Information about the Cadillac ATS in Denver

Cadillac ATS In Denver winter driving | Rickenbaugh Cadillac

The Cadillac ATS, from your Cadillac Dealership in Denver, has been on the scene for a couple of years now, and the reviews have come in quite positive. When it comes to providing consumers with the kind of luxury and performance they demand, no one does it better than Cadillac, and in the Cadillac ATS, from Rickenbaugh Cadillac, we find the kind of sports luxury compact sedan that we would expect from a segment leader such as Cadillac. While there are certainly some rivals that have held the market for quite some time now, and for a very good set of reasons, they have never really had to compete with the likes of the Cadillac ATS before, and I think we will be seeing a change in the old guard to a new standard in the compact sports luxury sedan of choice. The Cadillac ATS in Denver offers us a full retinue of features and amenities that we may not expect even at the Cadillac ATS in Denver price point. Can it handle itself in the winter though? Of course it can. Lets take a look at some of the features that will keep this sporty little sedan on the road and driving true all year round.

Cadillac ATS in Denver

Cadillac ATS in Denver

Cadillac ATS in Denver Impressive Power
Three engines are available for the 2014 Cadillac ATS in Denver. The 2.5 Cadillac ATS models come with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 202 horsepower and 190 pound-feet of torque. The 2.0 Turbo models come with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder rated at 272 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. The 3.6 models come with a 3.6-liter V6 that cranks out 321 hp and 274 lb-ft of torque. All Cadillac ATS engines come matched to a six-speed automatic transmission except the 2.0-liter turbo, which can also be had with a six-speed manual. Rear-wheel drive is standard across the board. All-wheel drive is optional for the 2.0- and 3.6-liter Cadillac ATS engines and requires the automatic transmission. The rear-drive Cadillac ATS 2.0T with the manual went from zero to 60 mph in 6.3 seconds. A rear-drive ATS 3.6 Premium with an automatic accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 5.7 seconds. Both times are average among similarly powered entry-level luxury sedans. Fuel economy ratings for the base Cadillac ATS 2.5 are 22 mpg city/33 mpg highway and 26 mpg combined. Equipped with the automatic, 2.0 Turbo models are estimated to return 21/31/24 in rear-drive configuration and 20/29/23 with AWD (with the manual gearbox and rear-drive, the ATS 2.0 Turbo is rated at 19/30/23). The V6 is estimated to achieve 18/28/22 with rear-wheel drive and 18/26/21 with AWD. Now that’s impressive power.

Cadillac ATS in Denver High End Safety
Standard safety features for the 2014 Cadillac ATS, from your Cadillac Dealership in Denver,  include anti lock disc brakes, traction control, stability control, active front head restraints, front-seat side and knee airbags and full-length side curtain airbags. Also standard is OnStar, which includes automatic crash notification, on-demand roadside assistance, remote door unlocking, stolen vehicle assistance and turn-by-turn navigation. Optional safety items for the Cadillac ATS, from Rickenbaugh Cadillac, are included in the aforementioned Driver Awareness (forward collision alert, rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning, automatic wipers and rear seat side airbags) and Driver Assist packages (adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, and collision mitigation with brake assist). Note that the collision mitigation system that’s part of the Driver Assist package will automatically apply the brakes in both low-speed forward and rearward potential collision situations in the Cadillac ATS, which is an unusually high end safety feature in this price range. A rear view camera is optional on the base Cadillac ATS model and standard on the Luxury, Performance and Premium. In brake testing an ATS 3.6 Premium with summer tires came to a stop from 60 mph in 108 feet, which is an average distance for this class of car and tires. A 2.0T with summer tires required a bit more at 113 feet.

Cadillac ATS in Denver the Perfect Blend
As you can see the Cadillac ATS, from your Cadillac Dealership in Denver, is the perfect blend of raw American power and the kind of high tech features that you wouldn’t normally expect from a vehicle in this price range. All of this is wrapped up in one of the most stylish vehicles that you can purchase in Denver today. The only reason you may not be considering the Cadillac ATS as your next vehicle is that you haven’t driven one yet. I recommend that you get yourself down to Rickenbaugh Cadillac today to test drive the new Cadillac ATS in Denver and see what you have been missing. You certainly won’t regret your decision no matter what the winter has in store.

 

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