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 MarketingProfs.com.

Recent Contributions by Christian

  • When A Range Rover Might Be A Really Good Deal

    Feb 9, 2016

    There’s a good chance you’ll find yourself on a waiting list if you want to buy a Range Rover, Range Rover Sport or Land Rover LR4. One of the reasons

  • The Value of Low-Interest Loans From Automakers May Get Even Better

    Jan 11, 2016

    With a recent quarter-percent rate hike from the Federal Reserve, and more hikes expected later this year, borrowing money for your next new car will probably cost a bit more

  • 2015 Acura MDX YMM Overview

    Jun 18, 2014

    The popularity of Acura's crossovers has never been in doubt. After all, what's not to like? They add style and luxury to the expectation of Honda-like refinement and reliability.

  • 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