Despite all the attention lavished on Cadillac’s newest cars, the compact ATS and the full-size XTS luxury sedans, its midsize CTS series remains the automaker’s best selling product. Offered in distinctively-styled sedan, coupe and wagon variants, there’s a CTS model suited to nearly every midsize luxury shopper’s expectations.
Cadillac isn’t making any significant changes to the CTS model range for 2013, and that’s fine with us. We like the linear and angular “Art & Science” exterior styling, which we find to be distinctive without being over-the-top. Unlike some Cadillac models of the past, the CTS neither borrows from nor copies other carmakers' designs.
The angular styling of the exterior carries over inside the CTS as well, where glossy piano black, chrome and polished wood blend into a more assertive mix than you’ll find in Japanese or German rivals. Cockpit materials, as well as fit and finish, are what you’d...