The original Cadillac CTS broke the European domination of the entry-luxury class, and the second-generation model, its latest example the 2013 CTS, continues the foray.
German and Japanese alternatives remain strong alternatives, however, including the likes of the Audi A4, which has a larger back seat in its latest generation, and a very well-executed interior.
BMW's 3-Series is all-new this year, and it brings a turbo four-cylinder engine and excellent fuel economy along with very good dynamics and a comely interior.
The Lexus IS is more sedately styled than the CTS, but its interior is just as well-finished.
The Infiniti G37 is something of a Japanese equivalent to the CTS, with very good dynamics, even more available power, and a well-finished interior that just slightly misses the mark.
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