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 Ford F-150 YMM Overview

    December 13, 2018

    Fresh off last year's makeover, the 2019 Ford F-150 bounces back with something to offer everyone in the market for a full-size pickup. Dressed up…

  • 2019 Mitsubishi Mirage YMM Overview

    December 13, 2018

    Mitsubishi's bargain hatchback, the 2019 Mirage competes in the lowest price class where economy reigns. Buyers who don't mind its tiny three-cylinder engine will be…

  • Lexus ES vs. Lexus GS

    December 11, 2018

    Lexus serves up mid-size sedans in two flavors: the silky ES and athletic GS. Both represent the luxury automaker well in this segment, but they…

  • 2019 Volkswagen Beetle YMM Overview

    December 10, 2018

    The 2019 Volkswagen Beetle will be the final edition of the German automaker's charming hatchback and convertible. The Beetle continues to offer distinctive looks and…

  • 2019 Hyundai Elantra YMM Overview

    December 7, 2018

    The 2019 Hyundai Elantra, the automaker's popular compact, gains fresh styling and expanded safety technology to bolster its appeal. Perhaps most important to buyers, the…

  • Infiniti QX50 vs. Lexus NX

    December 4, 2018

    Infiniti's resident compact crossover has been totally redesigned for 2019 with emphasis on interior space and efficiency. The QX50's new drivetrain and layout make it…

  • BMW X3 vs. Lexus NX

    December 4, 2018

    Buyers have a range of priorities when it comes to luxury crossovers, which is why the BMW X3 and Lexus NX keep racking up sales…

  • 2019 Acura ILX YMM Overview

    November 30, 2018

    The 2019 Acura ILX, the automaker's entry-level sedan, offers refined style and premium features without tipping into the luxury price bracket. This makes the ILX…

  • 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…