Joel Patel

Automotive Editor

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Based out of the Washington, D.C. area, Joel Patel is an automotive journalist that hails from Northern Virginia. His work has been featured on various automotive outlets, including Autoweek, Digital Trends, and Autoblog. When not writing about cars, Joel enjoys trying new foods, wrenching on his car, and watching horror movies. 

Recent Contributions by Joel

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2021 Subaru Impreza

    2021 Subaru Impreza Review

    January 20, 2021

    All-weather capability. Very few compact cars on the market are offered with all-wheel drive, and fewer still have it standard. The 2021 Subaru Impreza not…

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2021 Nissan Altima

    2021 Nissan Altima Review

    January 20, 2021

    More available safety features. After receiving a full redesign in 2019 and some minor changes last year, the 2021 Nissan Altima arrives with some new…

  • Most-Anticipated New Car Releases: Winter 2021

    January 20, 2021

    2020 was a horrible year for the automotive industry because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Redesigns were pushed back, all-new cars were delayed, and consumers struggled…

  • Porsche Taycan Gets New Entry-Level RWD Variant

    January 20, 2021

    One of the main issues with the Porsche Taycan is its price. The Taycan 4S starts at $105,150 (prices include destination), while the range-topping Turbo…

  • 2021 Nissan Armada Gets $1,000 Starting Price Increase

    January 20, 2021

    Nissan refreshed the full-size Armada for the 2021 model year. For the new year, the SUV wears an updated exterior design, a slightly more powerful…

  • 2021 GMC Terrain Overview

    January 18, 2021

    What's New The 2021 GMC Terrain, entering its fourth model year since its last redesign, comes without many changes. The compact crossover SUV adds a…

  • Ford Delays Some Mustang Mach-E Deliveries

    January 18, 2021

    Buyers that rushed online to put a deposit on the Ford Mustang Mach-E may have to wait a little longer before they’re able to take…

  • BMW, Audi Cancel Vehicle Subscription Programs

    January 18, 2021

    Luxury automakers, like BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, Cadillac, and Porsche introduced subscription programs as a way to give consumers easier access to luxury vehicles and…

  • 2021 Subaru Forester Overview

    January 18, 2021

    What's New 
The 2021 Subaru Forester manages to stand out in the crowded compact crossover class for its standard all-wheel-drive system and lengthy list of…

  • Chevrolet Corvette Lineup Could Gain EV Crossover

    January 15, 2021

    If there’s one thing about automotive rivalries to keep in mind, it’s that nothing goes unnoticed. Ford recently stuck its most iconic nameplate on an…

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