Jimmy Lykens

Automotive Editor

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Jimmy Lykens is a native of the coalfields of southern West Virginia, but he and his wife currently live in Nashville, TN and are expecting their first child.  Jimmy has been a lifelong auto and motorcycle enthusiast and writes many independent articles on both. He holds a degree in Fine Arts from Marshall University in Huntington, WV.

Recent Contributions by Jimmy

  • Toyota Venza vs. Ford Edge

    Oct 9, 2015

    Crossover utility vehicles are very popular these days, offering the size and capability of a traditional SUV in a more efficient and -- often -- more stylish package. Two prime

  • Honda Pilot vs. Nissan Pathfinder

    Sep 28, 2015

    While sport utility vehicles were originally designed to be rugged, off-road trailblazers, in today's world the reality is that most SUVs and crossovers can be found in a suburban driveway

  • Honda Pilot vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee

    Sep 28, 2015

    Sport-utility vehicles are one of the highest sellers in the U.S. Over the years, they've had to adapt and change to meet the standards of today's typical SUV customer. Where

  • Toyota 4Runner vs. Honda Pilot

    Sep 28, 2015

    The Toyota 4Runner and Honda Pilot may both occupy the same mid-size SUV segment, but they come from very different backgrounds. See a side-by-side comparison of the 4Runner & Pilot

  • Chevrolet Impala vs. Hyundai Azera

    Aug 24, 2015

    If we asked you to name an American sedan, it wouldn't be a surprise if the first car that comes to mind is a Chevrolet Impala. In and out of

  • Nissan Versa vs. Nissan Sentra

    Apr 29, 2015

    If you're looking for a brand new car but don't want to spend a lot of money, then it's only natural that you'd look to Nissan and entry-level offerings like

  • Dodge Dart vs. Dodge Avenger

    Apr 29, 2015

    After Fiat's takeover of Chrysler, the Italian company worked quickly to introduce new models and revise those that were already on the market. The 2013 Dart, for instance, gave Dodge

  • Lexus GX 460 vs BMW X5

    Apr 29, 2015

    When it comes to luxury SUVs, the BMW X5 has been one of the leading lights for years. Its dedicated approach to precision engineering, sporty handling and true luxury has

  • Nissan Titan vs. RAM 1500

    Apr 29, 2015

    Back in 2004, the Nissan Titan was the first full-size pickup from Japan that was meant to compete directly with heavyweights like the Ford F-150, Chevy Silverado and the then-Dodge-now-RAM

  • Audi A4 vs. Lincoln MKZ

    Apr 29, 2015

    The Audi A4 has established itself as a wise choice in the world of entry-level luxury, while the Lincoln MKZ has to prove it can be taken seriously in this