This car is a dream to drive. I knew it was a great car but I did not know what a thrilling experience it can be to drive a 'near' sports car for that amount of money. I have owned a Cadillac DeVille before (1992) but the two vehicles cannot be compared. I also own an SUV (other brand) and am delighted with the CTS's comfort. I finally found a car that more nimble and more fun to drive and ride in than a BMW (which I still own and will get rid of) or my friends' Mercedes. I test drove the Toyota Avalon before deciding to buy the CTS. My advice: Drive a CTS before buying the Avalon; the handling will convince you - plus the CTS has style and character.
Acceleration, handling, fold down rear seat, OnStar, and sport shift
White interior with pearl outside would be great. Other, bolder, colors such as pastels inside and out would be great. European manufacturers offer greater choices in that.