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 Hyundai Veloster YMM Overview

    July 13, 2018

    After sitting out last year, Hyundai's sporty hatchback returns with aggressive new looks, enhanced technology, and a more powerful base engine. The Veloster's defining characteristic…

  • Toyota RAV4 vs. Mazda CX-5

    July 12, 2018

    The Toyota RAV4 still reigns as America's top-selling compact crossover, even though it hasn't changed in a major way since 2013. When it comes to…

  • Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross vs. Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

    July 2, 2018

    Mitsubishi has added a third crossover to its lineup, the stylish 2018 Eclipse Cross. It's close in size to the brand's Outlander Sport, offers many…

  • Our Take: 2018 BMW X2

    June 29, 2018

    Buyers in the market for a subcompact crossover now have two choices from BMW. The current X1 serves as the basis for the all-new 2018…

  • Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid vs. Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid

    June 27, 2018

    The Kia Niro crossover debuted last year, offering standard hybrid power without a price penalty. Now comes the plug-in version, which can cruise around town…

  • Our Take: 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar

    June 22, 2018

    Land Rover rolls out an all-new SUV this year to bridge the gap between its compact Evoque and seven-passenger Range Rover Sport. The mid-size 2018…

  • Chevrolet Equinox vs. Mazda CX-5

    June 1, 2018

    Although they compete for the same buyers, the Chevrolet Equinox and Mazda CX-5 will never be mistaken for siblings. With its substantial feel and cruising…

  • Chevrolet Camaro vs. Ford Mustang

    June 1, 2018

    The Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang start out as charismatic sport coupes than can be driven and enjoyed by just about any driver. With the…

  • Chevrolet Equinox vs. Toyota RAV4

    June 1, 2018

    Chevrolet has totally revamped its long-running Equinox, one the more popular choices in the sea of compact crossovers. With its new engines and dramatically improved…

  • Chevrolet Traverse vs. Honda Pilot

    May 30, 2018

    Buyers who must have three rows of seating and ample cargo space will find a lot to like in both the Chevrolet Traverse and Honda…