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

  • 2019 Jeep Compass YMM Overview

    November 7, 2018

    The middle offering in Jeep's trio of compact crossovers, the 2019 Jeep Compass promises easy drivability and room for the family at an economical price.…

  • Nissan Maxima vs. Toyota Avalon

    October 24, 2018

    Buyers who want an upscale sedan without paying a brand premium have two long-running choices: the Nissan Maxima and Toyota Avalon. The Maxima has always…

  • 2019 Lexus IS YMM Overview

    October 19, 2018

    The compact 2019 Lexus IS sedan combines a dash of sport, alert handling, and youthful style with the brand's knack for luxury. Its strongest play…

  • Nissan Titan vs. RAM 1500

    October 15, 2018

    Full-size pickups are considered all-American fare, but Nissan has stayed very much in the game with its formidable Titan. It has all the right credentials…

  • RAM 1500 vs. Toyota Tundra

    October 15, 2018

    The all-new RAM 1500 remains a classic American pickup – tough, brawny, and a little intimidating. But that doesn't mean it's uncivilized. Some buyers will…

  • Subaru Impreza vs. Subaru Crosstrek

    October 9, 2018

    Subaru stylists deserve credit for making the Impreza and Crosstrek seem like totally different vehicles. Truth be known, they use the same platform, engine, and…

  • 2019 Chevrolet Suburban YMM Overview

    October 3, 2018

    A staple of the Chevrolet brand since 1935, the Suburban continues to offer room and capability as only an extra-large SUV can. Buyers who aren't…

  • 2019 BMW X6 YMM Overview

    October 3, 2018

    The largest of BMW's so-called sports activity coupes, the X6, is actually a raised hatchback with four doors and the cargo capacity of a crossover.…

  • Ford F-150 vs. RAM 1500

    August 29, 2018

    The Ford F-150 aims to retain its sales crown for 2018 with updated styling, features, and engine choices. But those sales won't come easy with…

  • Audi Q5 vs. Acura RDX

    August 27, 2018

    Luxury automakers have dived into the compact crossover market with gusto. Buyers who want versatility and premium appointments on a smaller scale can take their…