Blake Zimmer

Automotive Editor

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Blake Zimmer is an automotive writer who has had an interest in cars since first walking into his grandfather’s auto shop. Once behind the wheel, his interest developed into an all-out passion appreciative of all aspects in the automotive industry. Though born in Columbus, Ohio, Blake has hopped around the Midwest and currently resides in St. Louis. For leisure, he spends time relaxing with family, making music and restoring classic cars.

Recent Articles by Blake

  • Ford Fiesta vs Ford Focus

    When you compare Ford's current small-car lineup to that of just a decade ago, the transformation is remarkable. Not only is the Focus a world-class...

    Monday, Jan 13, 2014
  • Nissan Rogue vs Nissan Murano

    Every manufacturer wants to build CUVs that appeal to a wide audience with an array of capabilities. Nissan does just that with the compact Rogue...

    Friday, Jan 10, 2014
  • Ford Fusion vs Ford Taurus

    The redesigned Fusion has taken the midsize market by storm -- there have been reports that Ford couldn't keep up with demand for the stylish...

    Friday, Jan 10, 2014
  • Toyota Highlander vs Toyota 4Runner

    Searching for your next SUV can be an arduous task with the array of sizes and capabilities offered by auto manufacturers. Although even when a...

    Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013
  • Honda Civic vs Honda Fit

    There are many different factors that go into determining a model's base trim -- everything from price point to segment and competition. That's why it's...

    Monday, Dec 30, 2013
  • Toyota Avalon vs Lexus ES 350

    Toyota and its luxury subsidiary Lexus might be headquartered in Japan, but they build cars designed to glide over American roads. The full-size Toyota Avalon,...

    Monday, Dec 30, 2013
  • Mitsubishi Lancer vs Volkswagen Jetta

    While foreign entries used to dominate the small sedan market, new American cars like the Chevrolet Cruze and Ford Focus lead the segment today. Imports...

    Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013
  • Lincoln MKT vs Acura MDX

    The crossover market has become so saturated that there's something for virtually any buyer. The Acura MDX offers a tried-and-true formula that has made it...

    Tuesday, Sep 3, 2013
  • Toyota Camry Hybrid vs. Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

    As yearly sales numbers make it easy to see, Americans love midsize sedans. So with the rise in environmental awareness, it only makes sense that...

    Friday, Aug 30, 2013
  • Chevrolet Malibu vs. Nissan Altima

    It would be easy to make a case that the midsize sedan segment is the industry's most competitive -- so it's no surprise the Chevrolet...

    Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013