BMW M3 vs. Cadillac ATS-V

Alpine White
VS
Dark Adriatic Blue Metallic

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$66,729 - $71,602
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
425 hp
464 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.0L Inline 6
COMPETITION PACKAGE
3.6L V6 Twin Turbo SIDI DOHC VVT (464 hp [343.3 kW] @ 5850 rpm 445 lb
3.6L V6 TWIN TURBO SIDI DOHC VVT

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Not Available
Optional

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Not Available
Optional

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42 in.
42.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.3 in.
38.6 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.1 in.
33.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.7 in.
35.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
12 cu. ft.
10.4 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Not Available

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Not Available
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Not Available

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Not Available
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Not Available

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Not Available
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
110.7 in.
109.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
40 ft.
38.38 ft.

Length

Length
184.5 in.
184 in.

Width

Width
73.9 in.
71.3 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3540 - 3595 .lbs
3812 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
425 - 444 hp
464 hp

Torque

Torque
406 ft. lbs.
445 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
Not Available
.lbs

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
15.9 gal.
16 gal.

Combined

Combined
9 - 13 mpg
17 - 24 mpg

City

City
17 mpg
16 - 17 mpg

Highway

Highway
25 mpg
23 - 25 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional
Not Available

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Not Available

Safety Features

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks
Not Available
Optional

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Not Available
Optional

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Not Available

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Not Available
Optional

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
BMW M3
Cadillac ATS-V Sedan

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Compact Cars
Compact

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3540 - 3595 lbs.
3812 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
20 mpg.
19 - 20 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 mpg.
16 - 17 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 - 25 mpg.
23 - 25 mpg.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
_BC02_ - _BC03_
LF4

Engine Type

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6
Turbocharged Gas V6

Displacement

Displacement
3.0 L/182
3.6L/217

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
2MK, ZMT, _6MT02, _DCT01
M5U - MG9

Trans Type

Trans Type
6 - 7
6 - 8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD - Manual w/OD
Automatic w/Manual Shift - Manual

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.11 - 4.81
3.01 - 4.56

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.32 - 2.59
2.07 - 2.97

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 - 1.70
1.43 - 2.08

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.18 - 1.28
1.00 - 1.69

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.84 - 1.27

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 - 0.85
0.57 - 1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.73 - 4.17
3.28 - 3.82

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.46
2.85 - 3.73

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
900
Not Available

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.8 - 8.9
8.9 - 9.2

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210
Not Available

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Independent Five-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Magnetic Ride Control

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Magnetic Ride Control

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P255/35YR19, P255/40YR18, P265/30YR20
P255/35ZR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P275/35YR19, P275/40YR18, P285/30YR20
P275/35ZR18

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 9 - 20 X 9 in.
18 x 9.0 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 10 - 20 X 10 in.
18 x 9.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Electric Rack & Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40 ft.
38.38 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Pwr

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15 - 15.7 in.
14.5 x 1.34 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.6 - 15 in.
13.3 x 1.02 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.9 gal.
16.0 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.3 in.
38.6 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42 in.
42.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
55.1 in.
54.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.7 in.
35.1 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
35.1 in.
33.5 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.1 in.
51.1 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
110.7 in.
109.3 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
184.5 in.
184.0 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.9 in.
71.3 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
56.1 in.
55.7 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.2 in.
60.5 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.1 in.
60.4 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
12 ft³.
10.4 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
0.85

Model Group

Model Group
3 Series
ATS

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
Luxury Sport

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.0
3.6

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4