2014 Cadillac CTS Sedan

Nowhere is the CTS’s newfound mission more evident than in its dimensions. The car’s wheelbase is up by 1.2 inches, and overall length swells by 4.2 inches to 195.5, making the new car roughly two inches longer than its German competition. Despite the growth, interior measurements don’t change by much—a tenth of an inch here, three-tenths there—and rear-passenger legroom has actually decreased by 0.7 inch. But the company says that curb weight is down from the previous car, and that the CTS packs about 200 fewer pounds than does the BMW 528i