2013 Cadillac ATS Long-Term Road Test

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edited September 2014 in Cadillac

image2013 Cadillac ATS Long-Term Road Test

The optional adaptive cruise control is anything but cruise-y in Edmunds.com's long-term 2013 Cadillac ATS.

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  • nukedetroitnukedetroit Member Posts: 108
    Always be wary of a car design to think for you... especially one engineered by the likes of Government Motors!
  • allthingshondaallthingshonda Member Posts: 878
    Government Motors...didn't know people were still using that phrase.
  • barich1barich1 Member Posts: 143
    That is such an ugly gauge cluster.

    What's with the speedometer changing scale after 120 MPH, too?
  • allthingshondaallthingshonda Member Posts: 878
    The changing scale allows the speedometer to have a range from 0-160 without making the numbers on the lower and most often used portion of the scale small. They remain large and with more detailed 10 mph increments vs 20 mph increments after 120. Also the driver info center can show exact mph in digital form. The gauges aren't ugly to me just old school. And sometimes old school beats high tech. I bet the gauges never wash out regardless of sunlight through drivers window.
  • allthingshondaallthingshonda Member Posts: 878
    Correction, 5 mph increments not 10.
  • agentorangeagentorange Member Posts: 893
    Non-defeatable adaptive cruise is a deal breaker for me.
  • zman24_zman24_ Member Posts: 10
    Even our 2004 Sienna had a defeat function for the Distronic cruise control. Can't believe GM wouldn't have it in 2013. Frankly, I hated the Distronic for the reasons cited in the article. Instinctively defeated it every time I turned on the cruise.
  • stovt001_stovt001_ Member Posts: 799
    @barich1: I like the changing scale over 120. It allows the automakers to get their kicks by putting absurdly unrealistic upper limits on the speedometer while keeping most of the speedometer at a useful scale. Notice that over 50% of that speedometer sho
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