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 2022 Hyundai Elantra

    2022 Hyundai Elantra Review

    November 17, 2021

    Stylish design. The Hyundai Elantra arrived as an all-new sedan in 2021, featuring a bold, aggressive design. For 2022, Hyundai hasn’t touched the Elantra’s design,…

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2022 Ford Maverick

    2022 Ford Maverick Review

    November 17, 2021

    Actually compact. Every year, vehicles get bigger and bigger. This is especially true with pickup trucks. Modern midsize pickups are nearly as big as full-size…

  • Ford F-150 Lightning Is Flipping Tesla Owners

    November 16, 2021

    Tesla was one of the first automakers to come out with a concept version of an electric pickup truck. The Cybertruck, with its wonky design,…

  • Tesla Delays Base Model S, X Deliveries Until 2023

    November 16, 2021

    Tesla continues to struggle to keep up with demand for its vehicles. Earlier this August, the automaker pushed the delivery of the majority of its…

  • 2022 Toyota Sienna Overview

    November 16, 2021

    What's New For 2022, Toyota has added a new Woodland Edition to the Sienna minivan’s lineup. The trim is meant to be the most rugged…

  • Subaru Solterra EV Range Could Be Pretty Good

    November 12, 2021

    Subaru has finally officially unveiled its first all-electric vehicle, the 2023 Solterra. Before you get too excited about the SUV, which is hard to do…

  • 2022 Acura MDX Type S Release Date Revealed

    November 8, 2021

    The Acura TLX Type S is a major performance upgrade over the regular TLX and we’re expecting to see something similar for the MDX and…

  • VW Drops Base Trim For 2022 GLI

    November 2, 2021

    For 2022, Volkswagen will not offer the sporty GLI sedan in a base trim. Instead, the sedan will only be available in a fully-loaded Autobahn…

  • Ford Bronco Desert Racer Costs Over $200k

    November 2, 2021

    The Ford Bronco has returned in a midsize body as a serious off-roader that competes with the Jeep Wrangler. When Ford announced the Bronco, some…

  • 2022 Kia Sorento Overview

    November 2, 2021

    What's New After coming out as a fully-redesigned SUV last year, the 2022 Kia Sorento arrives with new X-Line trims and the introduction of a…

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