Aaron Cole, Managing Editor

Aaron Cole is Managing Editor of Internet Brands Automotive Group’s portfolio of car sites. Aaron has been an editor and columnist at several newspapers. He's a proud Colorado native and currently lives in Denver. When he's not writing about cars, he's driving them. And when he's not driving them, he's probably eating or sleeping because you need to do that too.


Toyota Prius
Toyota Prius

The Toyota Prius is a hybrid liftback that's become the poster child for fuel-efficient cars—albeit maybe not perhaps with the green-conscious celebrity star power it once had. The current Prius continues to carry the torch as one of the most fuel-efficient vehicles without a plug sold in the...Read More»

2021 Ford Bronco
Ford Bronco

With the 2021 Bronco, Ford resurrects an old name after a long hiatus and grafts it on to a new, boxy off-roader that looks a lot like the old one. We don’t mind. It’s nostalgia in a good way, like sitcom cast reunions and sugary cereal. The Bronco challenges the king of boxy, off-road...Read More»

2019 Honda Insight
Honda Insight

The Insight is Honda's third try at finding a winning formula for a dedicated hybrid model to compete with the legendary Toyota Prius, and also the Hyundai Ioniq. Only as a sedan, it ends up competing more directly versus the Hyundai Elantra Hybrid and Toyota Corolla Hybrid. The Insight, which was...Read More»

2021 Ford Explorer Timberline
2021 Ford Explorer

What kind of SUV is the 2021 Ford Explorer? What does it compare to? Built for families, or best for a crowd—with a bevy of gear, the 2021 Ford Explorer is a three-row SUV with room to grow. It competes against a slew of family dream machines including the Honda Pilot, Kia...Read More»

2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2021 Volkswagen Atlas

The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport are three- and two-row mid-size crossovers, respectively, that use big space and value to appeal to wide American shoppers. They’re comfortable for up to eight (or five in the Cross Sport) passengers and offer a longer warranty than...Read More»

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime
2021 Toyota RAV4

The 2021 Toyota RAV4 compact crossover SUV still has a few tricks up its sleeve. It adds a plug-in hybrid this year, with a twist: the 2021 RAV4 Prime has the quickest acceleration of the lineup. For 2021 the RAV4 Hybrid can be ordered as an XLE Premium, too. The 2021 RAV4 gets a 6.5...Read More»

2021 Toyota Highlander XSE
2021 Toyota Highlander

There’s a new 2021 Toyota Highlander three-row crossover out there. Perhaps you’ve seen it on the roads, intersections, driveways, parking lots, strip malls, actual malls, or anywhere else with a paved surface and people? The family hauler may as well be standard issue in...Read More»

2021 Jeep Renegade
2021 Jeep Renegade

It’s still full of most of what shoppers are looking for from a cute ‘ute, but the 2021 Jeep Renegade crossover SUV still prioritizes off-road capability. It stands out among its rivals in that way—and, assuming that’s a good thing for you, it’s pretty...Read More»

2021 Jeep Cherokee
2021 Jeep Cherokee

Jeep’s off-road bona fides stay intact with the 2021 Cherokee. Although it doesn’t have the same boxy shape—or offer Forest Service green—with the newest Cherokee, Jeep has an off-road SUV in mall-ready crossover clothes. It earns a 5.7 TCC Rating. It can be a...Read More»

2021 Honda Insight
2021 Honda Insight

The 2021 Honda Insight is smart money. The compact hybrid sedan returns this year with a few new safety features on some trims, although the good stuff doesn’t change. It still returns more than 50 mpg combined in most trims, according to the EPA, and it costs less than $30,000 in...Read More»

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