Christian Gulliksen

Senior Automotive Editor

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Christian Gulliksen is the Senior Automotive Editor for CarsDirect. He was formerly a senior editor with Robb Report magazine, and has contributed to publications like Worth, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and

Recent Contributions by Christian

  • Act Quickly to Get the Best Deal on a 2015 Model

    Nov 17, 2015

    Car shoppers might think it’s a good idea to wait until December or January for the best deals on an outgoing model year. After all, isn’t that when dealers are

  • Car Buying Choices for All Kinds of Families

    Nov 17, 2015

    Everyone’s family doesn’t look the same, and that means there’s no one-size-fits-all choice when you’re choosing a car that’s well suited to the lives of active families. So we’ve rounded

  • Wicked Deals for Wicked Cars

    Oct 21, 2015

    As Halloween approaches, our thoughts turn to the sinister—specifically to cars that look downright wicked in red or black. But this is CarsDirect, after all, so we wouldn't recommend a

  • Options and Packages That Pack a High-Value Punch

    Oct 19, 2015

    Unless you're shopping with the strictest of budgets, you'll discover the best deal isn't necessarily the cheapest car with the fewest options. The price for some optional features and packages

  • 2015 Chevrolet Malibu YMM Overview

    Jun 18, 2014

    Squeezed between two popular siblings—the compact Cruze and the full-size Impala—the midsize Malibu might feel like the proverbial middle child. But Chevrolet has been making gradual updates that make

  • What You Need to Know to Get the Best Deal on Your New Car

    Sep 2, 2015

    "Did I really get a good deal?" It's a question that nags almost all of us when we're signing papers for a new car purchase. After all, even if you're

  • Our Take: 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek

    Jan 17, 2014

    Pricing and Equipment Finished in an attractive shade of Quartz Blue Pearl, our XV Crosstrek 2.0i test car drew plenty of praise for its upscale looks. In combination with

  • Our Take: 2014 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque

    Jan 23, 2014

    Price and Equipment No Range Rover comes cheaply, and our test car—finished in Indus Silver—had an MSRP of $50,895 including destination. You can buy one closer to the Evoque's

  • Our Take: 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander GT

    Jan 31, 2014

    Pricing and Equipment Our top-of-the-line Mitsubishi Outlander GT (MSRP $27,795) came with an array of standard features like automatic HID headlights, automatic dual-zone climate control, heated front seats, hill

  • Our Take: 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage

    Feb 6, 2014

    Pricing and Equipment Our test car—a top-of-the-line Mitsubishi Mirage ES finished in a blinding shade of Kiwi Green—listed for $15,990 with destination charges. It came fully loaded and had