Once upon a time, trading in your reliable foreign car for an entry-level luxury ride was an obvious process.
You drove a Toyota Camry? A Lexus ES was in your future. Die-hard Honda Civic types stepped up to an Acura.
Yet the entry point to luxury has changed, as many inexpensive cars now offer scads of gadgets once only found on pricier vehicles. South Korea's Hyundai and Kia have muscled onto the scene, using the same techniques the Japanese once did — over-delivering good cars at even better prices.
Which might leave one wondering: What constitutes an entry-level luxury car these days, and where do Lexus and Acura fit in?Read Article