Ah, the Cadillac! The American gold standard of automobiles! The jewel in General Motors’ crown! The rubric by which all things can be measured! You might say you’re serving “the Cadillac of steaks,” or pushing your baby in “the Cadillac of strollers.” Your compost heap is full of (don’t click if you’re squeamish) “the Cadillac of worms,” and your elderly relatives use “the Cadillac of walkers.” But we can’t all be All Cadillac All the Time–some days, you might just want the Mazda of pizzas, the Toyota of beers, the Peugeot of underwear. When it comes to choosing home appliances, whether for a new home, remodel, or upgrade, you can go with a Caddy or a Yugo, or something in between. What’s the Fiat of fridges? The Datsun of dryers? Take a look at how these common appliances and compare to well-known car models.