With a choice of rear- or all-wheel drive and V-6 or V-8 engines, the 2010 Cadillac STS/STS-V slots right alongside the mid-size luxury sedans from Germany and Japan, but both those vehicles are new for 2010 and 2011.
The new E-Class takes a turn to the edgy, and its styling doesn't win many friends, though it feels lighter and more adept than ever before.
Yet another STS rival is the new Jaguar XF/XFR, with a stunning new body, a boutique-hotel interior, and massively powerful V-8 engines but no all-wheel drive.
The Infiniti M models are due to be replaced in 2011 with a svelte new shape, but the 2010 models have a surprisingly roomy interior-including a spacious backseat, which is somewhat hard to find in this class-along with available all-wheel drive.
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|2010 Cadillac STSBrowse Used Listings||2009 Jaguar XFBrowse Used Listings||2008 Audi A6Browse Used Listings||2008 BMW 5-SeriesBrowse Used Listings||2008 Mercedes-Benz E ClassBrowse Used Listings|
|15 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||11 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||12 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy|
|Gas V6||Gas V8||Gas V6||Gas I6||Gas V6|
|Mid-Size||- TBD -||Midsize||Mid-Size||Mid-Size|
|4-Door Sedan V6 AWD w/1SA||4-Door Sedan Luxury||4-Door Sedan 3.2L FrontTrak||4-Door Sedan 528i RWD||4-Door Sedan Sport 3.5L RWD|
|All Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|4 Door Sedan||4-Door Sedan||4 Door Sedan||4 Door Sedan||4 Door Sedan|
|Automatic||Automatic||Automatic CVT||Manual||Automatic w/OD|
|Detailed Spec Comparison|
|2010 Cadillac STS vs. 2009 Jaguar XF||2010 Cadillac STS vs. 2008 Audi A6||2010 Cadillac STS vs. 2008 BMW 5-Series||2010 Cadillac STS vs. 2008 Mercedes-Benz E Class|