Expert Reviews

2018 Mitsubishi Mirage GT Review: Unsurprisingly a Little Cheap, Surprisingly a Little Fun

By Brian Wong on April 16, 2018

The Mitsubishi Mirage is not the lowest-priced new car you can buy in 2018. That title — and accompanying ignominy or praise (I'm not sure which one yet) — goes to the 2018 Nissa... Read More
2017 Audi RS 3 Review: At This Price, Good Doesn’t Cut It

By Brian Wong on April 11, 2018

"The grass is always greener on the other side of the pond." That's the lament car enthusiasts in the U.S. have long uttered while gazing with intense longing across the Atlantic a... Read More
2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Review: A True Member of the Golf Family

By Brian Wong on April 10, 2018

The intersection between driving fun and utility is not the SUV — it's the wagon. No better proof of this exists than the 2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen. The Golf SportWagen'... Read More
2018 Hyundai Accent Review: Sensible Trumps Sexy

By Kelsey Mays on April 9, 2018

Hyundai gave its fifth-generation Accent sedan the green light for U.S. dealers, but a hatchback variant that's available elsewhere won't make it stateside. Hatch-o-philes can consider t... Read More
2018 Volkswagen Passat Review: Comfortable and Composed With a Hint of Flair

By Jennifer Geiger on April 2, 2018

After a redesign for 2016, the Volkswagen Passat saw minor changes for 2017, and for 2018 it gets a new base engine and a sporty Passat GT trim level.   The Passat straddles sedan classes, co... Read More
2018 Infiniti Q50 Review: Freshened, But Not Fresh Enough

By Brian Wong on March 30, 2018

The 2018 Infiniti Q50 is the latest iteration of one of Infiniti's most popular cars, the compact luxury sedan originally named G35. The G35 was one of the first cars I had an automotive cru... Read More
2018 Toyota Avalon Review: Wait Till Next Year

By Jennifer Geiger on March 14, 2018

Toyota last updated its largest sedan for 2016, then added more standard safety features in 2017. For 2018, the Avalon carries over unchanged, but it's being redesigned as an all-new 2019 model. Th... Read More
2018 Jeep Wrangler Review: Lighter, Stronger, User-Friendlier and More Comfortable, But Not Cheaper

By Aaron Bragman on March 13, 2018

It used to be that the idea of buying a Wrangler was always tempered by "yeah, buts." "Yeah, it looks like a lot of fun, but I have a family." So Jeep added a four-door model... Read More
2018 Lincoln Navigator Review: Luxury and Technology on a Grand Scale

By Jennifer Geiger on February 27, 2018

It's been more than a decade since the Lincoln Motor Company Navigator's last redesign, and some long-overdue changes for 2018 modernize it inside and out, including an opulent exterior ... Read More
2017 Nissan Frontier Review: Cheap Trucks Do Exist

By Joe Bruzek on February 19, 2018

The new Nissan Frontier is the last small, affordable pickup truck. Its starting price of just $19,365 (including destination) is the equivalent of an entry-level Honda Civic or Toyota Corolla b... Read More