While Cadillac's 1999 car line-up features only minor changes, the biggest new for the General Motors luxury division come with a new product. Cadillac's vehicle line receives a major shake-up with the introduction the brand's first sport utility vehicle. The all-new Cadillac Escalade is similar to the GMC Yukon Denali but features the luxury car maker's individualized styling. The driving sensation behind the wheel of Cadillac models in 1999 is refined on the Seville, Eldorado and the high-end DeVille-based Concours as well as the d'Elegance. The 1999 model year allows buyers to opt for front massaging lumbar seats. For 1999, the Cadillac Catera is awarded as the first Cadillac to meet low emissions vehicle standards thanks to revised electronic throttle control and new oxygen sensors.