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2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan Offers Race-Inspired Performance


Born and bred to challenge the world’s finest luxury sports sedans, the stunning new 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan for sale near Clearwater, FL at Dimmitt Cadillac shatters convention and defies expectations.


A Commanding Presence

The ATS combines a rakish, aerodynamic exterior, a sumptuous sports interior and superbly powerful V6 high-performance engine that epitomizes the essence of the modern sports luxury sedan.  The exterior of the ATS is as strikingly beautiful as it is aerodynamically functional with chiseled lines and sharp edges that give a commanding presence on the road.

It’s low, athletic stance, signature grille proudly emblazoned with the iconic Cadillac crest emblem, and its graceful, coupe-like roofline combine with signature vertical LED taillights to demonstrate its proud, historic Cadillac pedigree. Striking forged aluminum wheels, available run-flat tires, available Adaptive Forward High-Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting that turns in the direction of the vehicle, LED headlight accents, and illuminated door handles declare that this is one sports luxury sedan that’s truly a breed apart.

You can also order your new ATS Luxury and Performance Collection models with the striking Black Chrome Package that consists of gloss black window moldings, body color door handles, a black chrome accented grille and black chrome rear fascia accent.

Superbly Crafted Sports Interior

The interior of the new 2016 Cadillac ATS offers the perfect blending of sumptuous luxury and sporty demeanor. Fit and finish are superb, materials are of the finest quality, and there is an abundance of exotic woods and exquisite details that create a new standard of elegance and refinement. Such meticulous details as cut and sewn stitching, the finest semi-aniline leather, and a choice of seven distinctive interior themes accentuate the impression of superlative style you come to expect from Cadillac.

However, there’s no mistaking that this is a real driver’s car. Available front performance seating is designed to support you firmly and comfortably through every twist and turn. Available Aluminum Sport Pedals give the interior a race-inspired vibe. The comfortable leather sports steering wheel feels just right in your hands while the electroluminescent gauges instantly communicate vital information at a glance. Switches, controls, and seating position are ergonomically calibrated for the utmost in comfort and ease of use. And you’ll appreciate how unique sound-deadening technology keeps out noise for a remarkably quiet driving experience.

Power & Performance At Your Command

Power, performance, handling, and control are at your command turning even the most mundane trip into an exhilarating adventure. The 2016 Cadillac ATS carries over its efficient yet spirited 202 horsepower 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine, as well as its companion 2.0-liter, 272 horsepower high-performance turbocharged engine from last year’s model. The big news for 2016 is the addition of an all-new 3.6-liter V6 engine that delivers a potent 335 horsepower and 285 lb.-ft. of torque. It features a forged steel crankshaft, higher-flow cylinder heads, and efficient Active Fuel Management cylinder deactivation for improved fuel economy. Power is routed through a new 8-speed Hydra-Matic automatic transmission that achieves up to 5% better fuel economy. New available magnesium paddle shifters offer lightning-quick shifts, minus the clutch for instant response.

Thanks to these technologies, the ATS 2.0-liter Turbo rear-wheel-drive model achieves up to an EPA-estimated 22 mpg city/31 mpg highway when outfitted with an automatic transmission.

Engineered To Tame The Road

Born and bred on the track, the 2016 ATS exhibits the handling characteristics of a sports car thanks to an advanced suspension, chassis, and aerodynamic design. GM’s exclusive available Magnetic Ride Control™ instantly reacts to changing road conditions in a thousandth of a second. Large Brembo® front brakes provide superior, sure-footed stopping power while an available Limited Slip Differential delivers the perfect balance of power and torque to the rear wheels for excellent control. A five-link rear independent rear suspension adds a new dimension of exceptional handling.

Technology At Your Fingertips

Not only does the ATS offer a scintillating driving experience, but it also cues up the latest in advanced infotainment technology for your driving pleasure. Your passengers will appreciate connecting to the Internet, checking social media, and streaming their favorite videos thanks to the available built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot powered by OnStar®. Cadillac CUE® offers an intuitive and easy-to-use interface for controlling a variety of entertainment, navigation, communication, and telephony options through a large, color touchscreen display with vibrating feedback. You can also control many of these functions via convenient steering wheel mounted controls or by using the system’s Natural Voice Recognition.

New for 2016 is Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration that puts the power of your smartphone at your command. You’ll also appreciate the convenience of an app that allows you to control your vehicle remotely from your smartphone. Lock or unlock doors, start or stop the engine and sound the horn with fingertip simplicity.

Plus, your smart key fob automatically locks or unlocks the doors and allows you to start the vehicle with the push of a button without leaving your pocket or purse. You can also enjoy your favorite soundtracks through the available, audiophile-quality BOSE® Premium Centerpoint® Surround Sound System with Active Noise Cancellation.

The Latest Safety Features

Last, but certainly not least, the 2016 Cadillac ATS from Dimmitt Cadillac in Clearwater, FL offers the last word regarding the latest safety advancements. Using eight ultrasonic sensors, six radars, and two cameras, the ATS features a comprehensive suite of available safety technologies for unrivaled peace of mind. GM’s exclusive Safety Alert Seat, for example, vibrates left or right in the direction of a potentially hazardous situation. An available Heads-Up Display (HUD) projects vital vehicle stats as well as navigational directions on the windshield so you can stay focused on the road.

Other available safety packages you can order with your new Cadillac ATS include

  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Lane Keep Assist
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Front & Rear Automatic Braking
  • Automatic Seatbelt Tightening

Additionally, the Cadillac ATS Sedan also comes equipped with 8 airbags, electronic stability control, and a high-strength steel safety cage.

Engage your senses, supercharge your daily commute, and experience what it means to own a genuinely world-class four-door luxury sports sedan that offers a new dimension of responsive and spirited driving excitement. Test drive the new 2016 Cadillac ATS four-door Sedan from Dimmitt Cadillac today.

Discover Inspiring Savings At Dimmitt Cadillac

Just as the new 2016 Cadillac ATS luxury sports sedan for sale near Tampa, FL offers inspiring performance, style, and luxury, you’ll be inspired by the exceptional savings on our entire lineup of stunning new 2016 Cadillacs at your preferred Clearwater, FL Cadillac dealer, Dimmitt Cadillac.

Experience a new level of customer service, selection, and savings with exclusive Cadillac lease offers, and GM factory incentives. If you’re in the market for quality used cars near St. Petersburg, FL, our GM-Certified Pre-owned Cadillacs undergo rigorous inspection and reconditioning, offering superlative “like-new” quality for thousands less.

Stop by our Clearwater, FL Cadillac new car dealership today and experience the new breed of Cadillac luxury automobiles for yourself. We’re conveniently located at 25191 US Highway 19 N, Clearwater, FL 33763 serving Dunedin, Palm Harbor, St. Petersburg, and Tampa. Call us today at 727-608-5639 to schedule your personalized VIP sales consultation.





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