Tim Charlet

Automotive Editor

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A published columnist, mechanic, automotive journalist, and licensed NHRA Drag Racer, Tim Charlet brings nearly four-decades of automotive experience as a contributor to Internet Brands. Prior to joining our team, Tim has worked with Fortune 500 companies, multiple high-performance parts manufacturers, dealerships, and automotive consumer review print media and websites.

Recent Contributions by Tim

  • 2019 Honda Accord Hybrid YMM Overview

    December 12, 2018

    If an affordable hybrid sedan is on your wish list, the 2019 Honda Accord Hybrid is worth look. Offered in four trims, the recently redesigned…

  • 2019 Volkswagen Passat YMM Overview

    December 12, 2018

    Sometimes less is more in the competitive mid-size sedan segment. Such is the case with the 2019 Volkswagen Passat. Formally offered in six, highly-complex trim…

  • 2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid YMM Overview

    December 7, 2018

    If a fuel-efficient minivan is on your radar, the 2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid should be near the top of your list. The Pacifica Hybrid continues…

  • 2019 Toyota Highlander YMM Overview

    December 7, 2018

    The 2018 Toyota Highlander, with three rows and room for as many as eight, operates in the crowded mid-size crossover SUV segment. Although it offers…

  • 2019 Genesis G70 YMM Overview

    November 30, 2018

    The highly-anticipated 2019 Genesis G70 has made a splash in the competitive sport sedan segment. Genesis’ newest entry begins with a starting price of $35,895…

  • 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe XL YMM Overview

    November 12, 2018

    The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe XL is the black sheep of the recently redesigned Hyundai crossover SUV lineup. The Santa Fe XL is the new…

  • 2019 Ford Explorer YMM Overview

    November 7, 2018

    The 2019 Ford Explorer continues to shine in the heavy populated sea of crossover SUVs. Entering its final production year in the current generation, the…

  • 2019 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid YMM Overview

    November 1, 2018

    In the ever-growing world of the plug-in hybrid, Kia stands tall among a crowded group. The 2019 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid (or PHEV) is sold…

  • 2019 Ford Fusion Hybrid YMM Overview

    November 1, 2018

    If you want a Ford hybrid, 2019 might be your best opportunity, as the Fusion lineup is scheduled to be discontinued by 2020. The 2019…

  • 2019 Toyota Tacoma YMM Overview

    October 29, 2018

    The 2019 Toyota Tacoma continues to shine in the mid-size pickup segment. Starting at $26,595 (all prices include the $1,045 destination charge), the latest Tacoma…