2016 Cadillac ATS  RealSafeCars77Safety Rating

#36 of 2016 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#79 of all 2016 vehicles


Pictured: 2017 Cadillac ATS
The ATS, which Cadillac introduced in 2013, is a midsize sedan with seating up to 4. The ATS has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2016. The Cadillac ATS has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. Cadillac offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2016 Cadillac ATS is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2016 Cadillac ATS has a score of 77, implying a 0.046% chance of driver death (4.1% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.042%, and the chance of injury falls to 3.8%.

We estimate that the 2016 Cadillac ATS has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0459% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.2424%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0459% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.2424% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2016 Cadillac ATS is 4% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2016 Cadillac ATS is 11% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2016 Cadillac ATS offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 8%.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9268Volkswagen EosVolvo V60Volvo S60INFINITI Q50Acura TLXVolkswagen CCBMW 2 SeriesBMW 3 SeriesM.-B. C-ClassAudi A4Lexus ISCadillac ATSComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2016 Cadillac ATS with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 68 to 92. The 2016 Cadillac ATS is safer than the 2016 Volkswagen Eos, the 2016 Volvo V60, and the 2016 Volvo S60 and less safe than the 2016 Audi A4, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, the 2016 BMW 3 Series, and the 2016 BMW 2 Series. It is about as safe as the 2016 Lexus IS.

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