MotorWeek 2013 Drivers' Choice Best of the Year: 2013 Cadillac ATS


cadillac ats (select to view enlarged photo)


CHICAGO - February 7, 2013: MotorWeek named the Cadillac ATS as its "Best of the Year" 2013 Drivers' Choice award winner for delivering an American-made driving experience that's as close to a classic European sport sedan as you can get. The Drivers' Choice Awards are among the auto industry's most coveted honors and are announced annually at the Chicago Auto Show. The 2013 Cadillac ATS edged out the competition by setting ambitious new benchmarks in the sport sedan segment.

"The objective of the  ATS was to challenge the world's best sport sedans head-to-head, developing a true driver's car that was nimble, quick and fun," said Jim Vurpillat, director of marketing, global Cadillac. "That makes this recognition from the experts at Motorweek especially meaningful."

"There is no other new American car that excels in every measure within its class like the new Cadillac ATS," said MotorWeek  host  John Davis.  "It's lightweight; it's powerful, has extraordinary handling and is impressively fuel efficient. On top of that it has the latest in advanced technology and connectivity, including Cadillac's CUE system. The Cadillac ATS is simply the most impressive luxury sport sedan ever to wear an American brand name."

Recognized as the best overall among winners in 13 lifestyle categories, the Cadillac ATS also won as "Best Sport Sedan." All Drivers' Choice winners are featured on motorweek.org, as well as on a special episode (#3223) of MotorWeek airing on public television stations beginning February 9, 2013, and on cable's Velocity beginning February 19, 2013. MotorWeek's Driver's Choice Awards are nationally sponsored by RockAuto, Tire Rack and 3M.

The MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Awards are unique for their consumer focus and represent the best automotive picks for a range of lifestyles. MotorWeek's editorial staff evaluates more than 150 cars, trucks and utilities based on performance, technology, practicality, fuel efficiency and dollar value.

2013 Drivers' Choice Winners:

Best Subcompact Car

Hyundai Accent


Kia Rio

Best Compact Car

Dodge Dart

Best Family Sedan

Ford Fusion

Best Convertible

Volkswagen Beetle

Best Luxury Sedan

Lexus ES

Best Sport Sedan

Cadillac ATS

Best Sport Coupe

Fiat 500 Abarth

Best Performance Car

Ford Shelby GT500

Best Small Utility

Toyota RAV4

Best Large Utility

Nissan Pathfinder


Infiniti JX

Best Pickup Truck

Ram 1500

Best Eco-Friendly

Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

Best Dream Machine

SRT Viper


Land Rover Range Rover


Home | Buyers Guides By Make | New Car Buyers Guide | Used Car Super Search | Total New Car Costs | New Car and Truck Reviews
Automotive News | TACH-TV | Media Library | Discount Auto Parts

Copyright © 1996-2014 The Auto Channel. Contact Information, Credits, and Terms of Use. These following titles and media identification are Trademarks owned by The Auto Channel, LLC and have been in continuous use since 1987 : The Auto Channel, Auto Channel and TACH all have been in continuous use world wide since 1987, in Print, TV, Radio, Home Video, Newsletters, On-line, and other interactive media; all rights are reserved and infringement will be acted upon with force.

Privacy Statement | Size Does Matter | Media Kit | Affiliates

Send your questions, comments, and suggestions to Editor-in-Chief@theautochannel.com.

Submit Company releases or Product News stories to submit@theautochannel.com.
Place copy in body of email, NO attachments please.

To report errors and other problems with this page, please use this form.

Link to this page: http://www.theautochannel.com/