Steve Cypher

Contributing Writer

Steve Cypher is a contributing writer for and Senior Editor for When not covering the latest automotive news or reviewing vehicles, Steve calls upon his years of experience selling cars to explain the car buying process and all things subprime at

Recent Contributions by Steve

  • Our Take: 2018 Audi A6

    January 15, 2018

    Eight years into its fourth generation, the 2018 Audi A6 remains a solid contender in the luxury mid-size class. But its sleek design, intelligent interior,…

  • Our Take: 2018 Volvo XC60

    January 11, 2018

    The all-new 2018 Volvo XC60 features a slick exterior, stunning interior, and outstanding advanced safety features that, together, surpasses offerings from Jaguar, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz.…

  • Our Take: 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

    January 11, 2018

    In a nod to American tastes, the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is larger – both inside and out – than the outgoing model. A spacious…

  • Our Take: 2018 Toyota Tundra

    January 11, 2018

    Twelve years into its current model cycle and refreshed for a second time just this year, changes to the 2018 Toyota Tundra include dropping the…

  • Our Take: 2018 Chevrolet Volt

    January 11, 2018

    Three years into its current model cycle, the 2018 Chevrolet Volt scores points for its EPA-estimated 53 mile electric-only range, ride quality, and silent operation…

  • Our Take: 2018 Cadillac XT5

    January 10, 2018

    The 2018 Cadillac XT5 carries over from the all-new model introduced last year. While the exterior closely follows the SRX model it replaced, a finely-detailed…

  • Our Take: 2018 Kia Soul

    January 4, 2018

    Unchanged from last year, the 2018 Kia Soul is in the fifth year of its model run. Available in three trim levels, each with its…

  • Our Take: 2018 Toyota Yaris iA

    December 19, 2017

    Three years into its model run, the 2018 Toyota Yaris iA – a Mexican built, re-badged Mazda2 – continues to offer buyers an upscale interior,…

  • Our Take: 2018 Dodge Challenger

    December 19, 2017

    With the addition of the 840-horsepower SRT Demon – a street-legal drag car – this year, the 2018 Dodge Challenger can be everything from a…

  • Our Take: 2018 Chrysler Pacifica

    December 19, 2017

    In the year following its introduction, the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica receives a new, lower-priced entry-level trim, the Pacifica L, adding another dimension to a vehicle…