John Diether

Automotive Editor

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John has been a professional writer, editor, and producer for more than 15 years. His work can be found on TV, radio, web, and various publications throughout the world. He is a graduate of Northwestern University and lives in Cincinnati, Ohio. Most important, he boasts a loaded 1992 Cadillac Brougham d’Elegance in his garage.

Recent Articles by John

  • Chevrolet Equinox vs. Toyota RAV4

    Whereas midsize sedans once ruled the family car market, the compact crossover is now the vehicle of choice for folks with young ones to ferry....

    Thursday, Nov 14, 2013
  • Nissan Pathfinder vs. Ford Explorer

    They were once based on rugged pickup trucks, but now the Nissan Pathfinder and Ford Explorer get their DNA from a passenger car. Although they're...

    Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Nissan Pathfinder

    The Jeep Grand Cherokee is all-new for 2014, but retains its SUV ruggedness and off-road prowess. Nissan took a different approach with its Pathfinder last...

    Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Explorer

    It's been more than 20 years since the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ford Explorer first squared off in the marketplace. The Jeep has remained true...

    Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013
  • Chevrolet Equinox vs. Hyundai Tucson

    There's a good reason why compact crossovers are all the rage. They offer generous cargo space, reasonable efficiency and good value for the money. The...

    Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013
  • Chevrolet Equinox vs. Ford Escape

    In yet another case of Chevy versus Ford, the Equinox and Escape duke it out to impressive the same class of buyer: folks looking for...

    Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013
  • Chevrolet Equinox vs Honda CR-V

    Spend a few minutes in the Chevrolet Equinox and Honda CR-V and you'll know that these aren't niche players, but mass-appeal crossovers aimed squarely at...

    Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013
  • Subaru XV Crosstrek vs Mazda CX-5

    Now in their sophomore seasons, the Subaru XV Crosstrek and Mazda CX-5 continue to offer uncommon manueverability and efficiency in the small crossover class. With...

    Monday, Nov 11, 2013
  • Jaguar XJ vs Mercedes-Benz S550

    It's always a treat to sample flagship luxury sedans. Their regal presence, obssessive luxury and all-out power can make you forget that cars have anything...

    Monday, Nov 11, 2013
  • Buick LaCrosse vs. Chevrolet Impala

    Here's a case of sibling rivalry if ever there was one: Two fullsize GM sedans with similar drivetrains, dimensions and equipment choices. Where do the...

    Monday, Nov 11, 2013