John Diether

Automotive Editor

John Diether has been a professional writer, editor, and producer since 1997. His work can be found on TV, radio, web, and various publications throughout the world.  He is a graduate of Northwestern University and has a 1992 Cadillac Brougham d’Elegance in his garage. 

Recent Contributions by John

  • GMC Terrain vs. Honda CR-V

    May 10, 2018

    The next-generation GMC Terrain has hit the streets, complete with three new engines, better efficiency, and more adventuresome styling. It's a formidable competitor to Honda's…

  • Honda CR-V vs. Acura RDX

    April 24, 2018

    The Honda CR-V has long been regarded as one of the most versatile family-friendly crossovers on the market. Buyers get generous room for people and…

  • Honda CR-V vs. Honda Pilot

    April 24, 2018

    Honda serves up family-friendly crossovers in two sizes, the compact-but-spacious CR-V and the eight-passenger Pilot. Both are efficient for their class and designed for maximum…

  • Toyota Prius vs. Chevrolet Volt

    April 20, 2018

    Electric power doesn't get any more mainstream than the Toyota Prius and Chevrolet Volt. The Prius was one of the first hybrid vehicles on the…

  • Volkswagen Golf vs. Ford Focus

    April 17, 2018

    Two of the most recognizable compacts on the road, the Volkswagen Golf and Ford Focus offer crisp performance and a touch of sophistication at an…

  • Volkswagen GTI vs. Ford Focus ST

    April 16, 2018

    The standard bearer for the hot hatchback movement, the Volkswagen GTI continues to offer a balance of thrills and practicality that resonates with buyers. It's…

  • Volkswagen Golf R vs. Volkswagen GTI

    April 13, 2018

    The Volkswagen GTI invented a niche decades ago as a spirited offspring of the compact Golf. While other hatchbacks stress efficiency and practicality, the GTI…

  • Nissan Versa Note vs. Honda Fit

    April 9, 2018

    Despite the immense popularity of compact crossovers, the tried-and-true hatchback still has a place on the American scene. Some vehicles, it turns out, are simply…

  • Subaru Impreza vs Subaru Legacy

    March 7, 2018

    Subaru enjoys a loyal following that keeps customers returning to the brand when life calls for a new set of wheels. Buyers who start out…

  • Chevrolet Equinox vs. Chevrolet Traverse

    March 7, 2018

    Chevrolet strengthens its crossover lineup this year with all-new renditions of its top-selling Equinox and family-focused Traverse. The five-passenger Equinox once again ranks as a…