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

  • Toyota Prius vs. Chevrolet Volt

    April 20, 2018

    Electric power doesn't get any more mainstream than the Toyota Prius and Chevrolet Volt. The Prius was one of the first hybrid vehicles on the…

  • Volkswagen Golf vs. Ford Focus

    April 17, 2018

    Two of the most recognizable compacts on the road, the Volkswagen Golf and Ford Focus offer crisp performance and a touch of sophistication at an…

  • Volkswagen GTI vs. Ford Focus ST

    April 16, 2018

    The standard bearer for the hot hatchback movement, the Volkswagen GTI continues to offer a balance of thrills and practicality that resonates with buyers. It's…

  • Volkswagen Golf R vs. Volkswagen GTI

    April 13, 2018

    The Volkswagen GTI invented a niche decades ago as a spirited offspring of the compact Golf. While other hatchbacks stress efficiency and practicality, the GTI…

  • Nissan Versa Note vs. Honda Fit

    April 9, 2018

    Despite the immense popularity of compact crossovers, the tried-and-true hatchback still has a place on the American scene. Some vehicles, it turns out, are simply…

  • Subaru Impreza vs Subaru Legacy

    March 7, 2018

    Subaru enjoys a loyal following that keeps customers returning to the brand when life calls for a new set of wheels. Buyers who start out…

  • Chevrolet Equinox vs. Chevrolet Traverse

    March 7, 2018

    Chevrolet strengthens its crossover lineup this year with all-new renditions of its top-selling Equinox and family-focused Traverse. The five-passenger Equinox once again ranks as a…

  • Hyundai Santa Fe Sport vs. Honda CR-V

    March 7, 2018

    Still fresh from last year's total redesign, the Honda CR-V remains one of the best-selling compact crossover of all time. Whatever it is that families…

  • Chevrolet Equinox vs. Ford Escape

    February 26, 2018

    After nearly a decade on the market with minimal changes, the Chevrolet Equinox has been redesigned from the ground up with emphasis on efficiency and…

  • Jaguar E-Pace vs. Jaguar F-Pace

    February 20, 2018

    Jaguar's first-ever crossover, the F-Pace debuted last year to widespread praise for its hearty performance and ample interior space. The brand follows up this year…