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 Hyundai Ioniq Electric

    November 14, 2018

    The greenest in a trio of fuel efficient powertrains, the 2018 Hyundai Ioniq Electric offers spectacular fuel economy, usable range, a smooth ride, and quiet…

  • Our Take: 2018 Toyota Tundra

    November 13, 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 Mazda Mazda3

    October 24, 2018

    The 2018 Mazda Mazda3 adds standard low-speed automatic emergency braking to a value proposition that already includes a slick design, stellar performance, and solid fuel…

  • Our Take: 2018 Lexus LX

    October 24, 2018

    A combination of old-school SUV, and leather- and wood-trimmed luxury yacht, the large-on-the-inside and -outside 2018 Lexus LX offers big V8 power, a lush cabin,…

  • Our Take: 2018 Hyundai Kona

    October 2, 2018

    The 2018 Hyundai Kona, all new this year, is the brand's first foray into the small crossover class. The Kona offers a strong value proposition,…

  • Our Take: 2018 Mazda Mazda6

    September 26, 2018

    With updated styling touches and a new turbocharged four-cylinder engine borrowed from the CX-9, the 2018 Mazda6 retains its slick design, upscale interior, and lofty…

  • Our Take: 2018 Lexus RX

    September 21, 2018

    Three years into its current generation, the 2018 Lexus RX offers strong acceleration, an edgy design, and a wide range of standard advanced safety features.…

  • Our Take: 2018 Genesis G90

    September 20, 2018

    The 2018 Genesis G90, the full-size luxury sedan flagship of Hyundai's relatively new premium brand, provides a luxurious interior and a comfortable ride. Compared with…

  • Getting a Car Loan With No Credit is Easier Than You Think

    September 14, 2018

    If you lack a solid credit history, you may still be able to get an auto loan. Depending on your current employment and residence situation,…

  • Our Take: 2019 Cadillac XT5

    September 14, 2018

    With minimal changes that include three new colors and more standard safety features for a number of models, the 2019 Cadillac XT5 also continues to…