Joel Patel

Automotive Editor

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Based out of the Washington, D.C. area, Joel Patel is an automotive journalist that hails from Northern Virginia. His work has been featured on various automotive outlets, including Autoweek, Digital Trends, and Autoblog. When not writing about cars, Joel enjoys trying new foods, wrenching on his car, and watching horror movies. 

Recent Contributions by Joel

  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC Priced From $68,895

    November 21, 2019

    Electrified vehicles have stolen quite a bit of the spotlight at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show. The latest brand to jump onto the electrified…

  • 2021 Kia Seltos Will Be The Brand's Most Affordable SUV

    November 21, 2019

    The 2021 Kia Seltos was unveiled earlier in the year, but the automaker recently brought the subcompact SUV to the Los Angeles Auto Show as…

  • 2021 Chevy Trailblazer Priced At Less Than $20,000

    November 21, 2019

    General Motors is revising a nameplate with the 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer. Unlike the old Trailblazer, which was a pickup truck-based midsize SUV, the new Trailblazer…

  • 2020 Mazda CX-30 Priced From $22,945

    November 21, 2019

    Mazda’s latest crossover, the 2020 CX-30, was one of the vehicles we were looking forward to seeing in the flesh at the Los Angeles Auto…

  • 2020 Chevrolet Sonic Overview

    November 20, 2019

    What's New The 2020 Chevrolet Sonic only sees minor changes for the new model year. The biggest news is the fact that the six-speed manual…

  • Audi Debuts Power-Packed RS Q8 At LA Auto Show

    November 20, 2019

    Volkswagen has numerous automakers under its umbrella, some of which offer high-performance SUVs with an incredible amount of power. Lamborghini has the Urus, Bentley the…

  • Toyota Unveils 302-hp 2021 RAV4 Prime

    November 20, 2019

    When Toyota unveiled the all-new RAV4, the automaker confirmed an upcoming plug-in hybrid variant of the compact SUV. Last month, the automaker gave us some…

  • 2020 Ford Edge Overview

    November 20, 2019

    What's New After last year’s mild refresh, the 2020 Ford Edge enters the new model year with minimal changes. Dual-zone automatic climate control is now…

  • 2020 Infiniti QX50 Overview

    November 19, 2019

    What's New Two new trims have been added to the 2020 Infiniti QX50 lineup for the new model year. The Sensory and Autograph trims sit…

  • 2020 Nissan Murano Overview

    November 19, 2019

    What's New The 2020 Nissan Murano is back with a few notable changes following last year's refresh. The Nissan Safety Shield 360 suite of active…

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