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Compact Luxury: Upscale new models pack plenty of style and amenities in smaller packages
Compact Luxury: Upscale new models pack plenty of style and amenities in smaller packages

There was once a time when size was what separated luxury vehicles from the rest of the herd. “Bigger” simply meant “better.” Not anymore. Upscale automakers from Audi to Cadillac are shaking up the luxury car world by rolling out smarter vehicles with smaller bodies and engines that achieve better gas mileage — but not at the expense of the speed, performance or amenities you’d expect from a high-end marque. So why are luxury carmakers shrinking some of their vehicles? “Fuel economy is certainly one reason,” Edmunds.com senior editor John O’Dell said. “Another reason could be that entry-level models give car shoppers the...

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