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2016 Highlights

The 2016 ATS-V is an all-new, high-performance variant of the regular ATS sedan and coupe.


  • Handles like a sports car but without the punishing ride quality
  • abundant power for quick acceleration
  • all-new status ensures rarity.


  • CUE electronics interface can be frustrating to use
  • backseat and trunk are small for the class.

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Used 2016 Cadillac ATS-V for Sale

Cadillac ATS-V 2016 4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl Turbo 6M) Phantom Gray Metallic Jet Black w/Saffron Accents leather/suede11,385 miles
Used 2016Cadillac ATS-VBase
Est.Loan: $837/mo
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CARFAX One-Owner. Odometer is 1615 miles below market average!

Cadillac ATS-V 2016 2dr Coupe (3.6L 6cyl Turbo 6M) Crystal White Tricoat Jet Black w/Jet Black Accents leather/suede14,662 miles
Used 2016Cadillac ATS-VBase
Est.Loan: $819/mo
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1 OWNER... NO ACCIDENTS REPORTED.. THIS IS A VERY CLEAN VEHICLE... THIS VEHICLE IS PEARL WHITE WITH A BLACK RECARO LEATHER AND ALCANTARA HEATED SEATS, HEADS UP DISPLAY, BOSE AUDIO, NAVIGATION, POWER SUNROOF, DRIVER AWARENESS PACKAGE WHICH INCLUDES ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL, LANE DEPARTURE WARNING, BLIND SPOT MONITOR, BACK UP CAMERA, PARKING SENSORS, DRIVE MODE ADAPTIVE EXHAUST, CARBON FIBER BODY ACCENTS, LED AND HID HEAD LIGHTS, TURBOCHARGED V6... Please visit our web site at for more detailed information and free carfax report available on this vehicle. To set up an appointment for test drive feel free to contact our sales team at (888) 868-1437. Vehicle sold with 1 month or 1000 miles power train warranty. Prices exclude, tax, tag, title and processing fee of $649.

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Features & Specs

4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl Turbo 6M)2dr Coupe (3.6L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
Transmission6-speed manual6-speed manual
Horsepower464 hp @ 5850 rpm464 hp @ 5850 rpm


NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Side Crash Rating

  • Side Barrier Rating

  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front Seat5/5
    Back Seat5/5
  • Rollover

    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover10.1%

Top Consumer Reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2016 Cadillac ATS-V


Consumer Rating

Caddie makes a World-class sport sedan!
This car can't be compared to a Camry or Accord, but rather a BMW M4 or Mercedes AMG C63 S. When compared to those cars, they're all pretty even. The Caddie has the nicest powerband with the twin-turbo. The 8 speed automatic (GM 8L90) is borrowed from the 650hp Corvette Z-06, so in the application it's pretty bullet-proof and understressed. It shifts every bit as quickly as Porsche's PDK. It's a wonderful driver. You really can't describe it, but rather you have to drive it to understand. It feels as though it is on rails. The interior quality is very high. The Cadillac CUE has been updated and I don't mind it a bit. It is a little slower to adjust fan speed or temp. People have complained on the BMW fanboy site "Bimmerpost" that the instument panel looks out dated. I think it's fine. It has a totally cool, configurable HUD like an F-16 fighter that really makes the instrument panel unnecessary. All 3 of these top-notch sports sedans have their own personalities and whichever you pick will get you a winner. What I liked about the Caddie was that performance-wise or, really any measure, it is the equal of Europe's best. The Caddie gives up NOTHING in performance, comfort, of technology. Numerous outings from Willow Springs to the Nurburgring have shown it at least equal to BMW and Mercedes best. The Caddie has touring/sport/ track modes that adjust damping/shiting and other parameters that make it excel as a daily driver. The back seat is pretty cramped--seriously. Not for adults. I didn't buy it for the back seat though. All that should go into my back seat is a piece of soft luggage. The Caddie is 10s of thousands of dollars less than the other two and is arguable better. And finally, you can feel good about driving an American car. I NEVER thought I would own a GM car. It's a new company though. the 2016 ATS-V, Camaro, CTS-V, and Corvette Z-06 are all world class cars at bargain prices. No longer is driving one a compromise. They are among the best. I am more impressed with this car every time I drive it. That engine and and automatic transmission are absolutely stunning. The chassis is very stiff. The feature list is high. It's an amazing vehicle. Other cars I considered were the CTS-V, the Corvette Z-06 (way too cramped for me), the Jaguar F-Type R, and the Porsche 911. I'm very happy with my choice.
Wow, you must test drive this car.
This car equals the corvette with the 6,2 base engine; acceleration, steering, figure eight time, g-force, and braking. Every-else is a matter of personal opinion. Most coupes and sedans all have the same look which is trying to look like the modern re-design of the BMW 7 series. Cadillac dares to be different. I love it for being distinctive. It is real sleeper and real surprise to lesser cars who challenge you at a stoplight. The CUE computer management is much maligned as a way to find something wrong with the V series, I find the CUE easy to learn and use, not slow in any way. I read a review that criticized the automatic transmission. The V transmission is the same one in the corvette and is quite a thrill in race mode.
Thoroughly Impressed!
I bought this 2016 ATS-V Coupe used with 14K miles on it four months ago. I traded in a BMW 530i which I drove and loved for nine years. I have previously owned 2 Porsche 911's and a Porsche 944T (Yeah, I'm an older guy). I have only owned this vehicle a short time so I cannot speak to reliability issues other than to say the car had all the records and had been maintained by the dealership who sold it to me. Those records only indicate routine maintenance. I will start with the downsides. The backseat is for luggage, children, or an extremely crowded short trip for an adult. The car is essentially a two-seater, but that is what I bought it for. Getting in and out isn't the easiest, but it is a coupe. Compared to the Corvette and the Porsche Cayman S, it is much easier. I am not a fan of the touch-screen technology utilized throughout. I think it takes attention away from the road to a degree that buttons and dials do not. Also, the piano black color shows fingerprints quickly. I always carry a cloth to touch it up. And of course, when it comes to gas mileage, it is gonna cost you more. Those are the bad things. Lets talk about the good. PERFORMANCE! This thing is a rocket which handles so predictably, and gives you so many options as to how you want to set it up, that I just make excuses to get into it and drive. The Tour mode is remarkably comfortable for grocery store runs or cruising on the highway, but moving to Track Mode transforms the car. I really feel as if I get the best of both worlds. The Recaro chair upgrade is a must - I have never had a seat that was so supportive and yet flexible in how I want it to feel. As a driver's car, as opposed to a family car, this is an extremely comfortable and confident ride. It is both the fastest and best handling car I have ever owned. I chose it over a 2016 Corvette Z06, 2016 BMW M4, and 2014 Porsche Cayman S. All were amazing cars, but the decision came down to comfort and cost. All four of the cars I drove were impressive, but the Caddy was just easier to get in and out of for this 66 yo. That probably isn't an issue for most. The cost also was a factor. It was between $7-14K cheaper than the other three with less mileage on it. But most of all, the ATS-V just blew me away with its performance. I did not ever think I would buy a Cadillac, but I did, and I could not be more thrilled. If it proves to be reliable, then I will hang on to it for quite a while.
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Quick Summary
That the 2016 Cadillac ATS-V deftly communicates an imminent slide at 90 mph on a racetrack belies its ability to be a perfectly reasonable daily driver.

This competitor to BMW's M3 and M4 is available in coupe and sedan body styles with either a six-speed manual or eight-speed paddle-shifted automatic transmission. The only available engine is a twin-turbocharged 3.6-liter V6. It's good for 464 horsepower and 445 pound-feet of torque and sends its power to the rear wheels.

How Does It Drive on the Track?
Saying that the ATS-V is fast is obvious. Saying that it's enjoyable is somewhat less so. Being fast isn't hard. GM has a long history of making fast cars. Making them enjoyable, Corvette Stingray aside, has been a trouble spot — even relatively recently. It's the details, the rare mix of rewarding feedback, speed and sound that earn this dual-merit badge of honor. And the ATS-V, in most arenas, is successful.

Certainly its biggest achievement comes in balancing stunning on-track abilities with the requirements of no-compromise daily use. On track the ATS-V is an instrument of rapid precision.

Its steering redirects the machine without hesitation, provides ample feedback about front grip and is quick enough for track duty. Its engine, brakes and transmission manage the heat generated by a car this powerful and weighty. And it's got tricks up its sleeve like Performance Traction Management and no-lift shifting, which make it both faster and more clever than many of its competitors.

Which Transmission Is Right for Me?
Both transmissions work well but each serves a different buyer. The eight-speed, though highly competent (naturally, manual downshifts are rev-matched), is less involving. Leave it in Drive and the brainpower otherwise reserved for shifting is free for steering and braking, which makes the experience different but not necessarily better. It's potently effective, though. If going fast is all that matters, this is your transmission.

The manual transmission, however, isn't just your average gate rower. We're always skeptical when anyone tells us that no-lift shifting is a good idea on a road course, so we approached the advice this time with equal suspicion. Then we tried it. Careful calibration has produced a system capable of midcorner flat shifts that won't upset the chassis. It works, it's not abusive and there's no reason to avoid it. Auto rev-matching on downshifts also works remarkably well.

Though it lacks a carbon-ceramic rotor option, braking is an ATS-V strength. This, says Cadillac, is a case of wanting the car to be track-ready in base form. Competitors add carbon brake packages for about $8,000. In case repeated slowing from 145 mph to 35 mph isn't enough to convince you, consider that we never once witnessed a change in pedal feel or response over extended lapping sessions.

On track, the ATS-V works right. It's clear track use was a huge component of its development process. Only higher ambient temperatures will wring potential shortcomings from this otherwise competent package.

How Does It Drive on the Street?
Like its Magnetic Ride Control forebears, the ATS-V is strikingly serene in street use. Touring mode (one of four driver-adjustable settings — Touring, Sport, Track, Snow/Ice) produces well-controlled body motions without being jarring. It's a satisfying compromise that feels neither too soft nor too busy. Sport and Track modes increase throttle and transmission response as well as ramping up steering effort and suspension damping rates.

The eight-speed transmission makes few compromises in either environment, and on the street when demands are light, it glides seamlessly between gears in a way that makes most dual-clutch transmissions seem utterly gratuitous.

Optional 16-way-adjustable Recaro seats manage to be both supportive and comfortable. The trick is suede inserts, which hold occupants in place without the need for massive bolsters.

What Technologies Make It Work?
Standard magnetorheological dampers are the real magic in the mix. They manage to smother potholes on the street and still provide track-capable damping. This strategy, because of its latitude and rapid response, is among the most effective adjustable suspension options available today.

Another key to the ATS-V's do-it-all character is the standard electronic differential's ability to precisely control its locking rate in specific situations. A tight differential isn't what you want in the mall parking lot, and an open differential paired with this much power is worthless on the track. Accordingly, the differential's calibration changes with each driving mode.

Performance traction management, the ATS-V's configurable stability and traction control system, provides a huge range of control over the car's chassis. Its most aggressive setting, PTM 5, only intervenes when powerslides are big enough to slow the pace.

What About the Weight?
Hotshot hardware comes with a cost, however. In the ATS-V that cost is sheer heft. At about 3,750 pounds, the ATS-V is at least 200 pounds heavier than the last BMW M4 we tested. This despite a standard carbon-fiber hood.

Only a back-to-back drive with the M3/M4 brethren will discern exactly how detrimental the weight actually is. But since the M3/M4 twins were the primary benchmark in the ATS-V's development, it seems unlikely that they would wind up faster around a track, even if they are lighter.

Part of the weight over the standard ATS comes from significant chassis bracing — including a substantial aluminum shear panel that spans the gap between the front crossmember and the footwell area of the chassis. The result is a 25 percent increase in stiffness over the standard ATS body. There are also 16 new or redesigned bushings, plus two spherical bearings in the suspension.

What's the Interior Like?
Though it shares its basic design with the standard car, the ATS-V's interior is a step up in materials. Carbon-fiber trim and stitched seams give it a higher-grade feel, too.

CUE, Cadillac's infotainment and connectivity interface remains, along with the standard ATS's haptic-feedback buttons. Though the overall design is attractive, it lacks the simple, effective usability of most competitors.

On the upside, however, the optional Performance Data Recorder, which overlays the car's vitals and performance data on 720p video, is a genuinely engaging toy and a valuable learning tool for track driving.

How Much Does It Cost?
The base price for the ATS-V sedan is $61,460, with the coupe starting at $63,660. This pricing undercuts the M3/M4 twins by about $1,500 in both cases, but it's close enough to be insignificant when options are considered. Though there's no arguing with the ATS-V's comfort, luxury and track ability, it's chasing a proven competitor with a loyal constituency.

What Competing Models Should You Also Consider?
It's no secret that the 2015 BMW M3 and M4 are the ATS-V's primary targets, so to ignore them in this equation would be a massive mistake. Both BMWs combine speed, comfort and luxury in a way no other car has ever matched in this segment.

Though it's a very different sort of hot rod, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG sedan deserves an honorable mention here as the tire-smoker of the bunch. Its twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 makes the most torque in the segment at 479 lb-ft. The C63 is also available in coupe form with a 451-hp 6.2-liter V8.

Lexus' 2015 RC F Coupe is available only with two doors and lacks the performance focus of the others in the group. Still, it's a strikingly smooth operator with real performance capability.

Why Should You Consider This Car?
Maybe you're a patriot, maybe you like to see the home team win or maybe you just like to be different. The ATS-V gets you all three in a no-compromise package that's every bit as capable and comfortable as the German offerings.

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Used 2016 Cadillac ATS-V Overview

The Used 2016 Cadillac ATS-V comes with rear wheel drive, . Available transmissions include: 6-speed manual, . The Used 2016 Cadillac ATS-V comes with a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. basic warranty, a 6 yr./ 70000 mi. roadside warranty, and a 6 yr./ 70000 mi. powertrain warranty.

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