Ben Koses

Writer

Ben Koses is a writer for the U.S. News Best Cars team. Since joining the Best Cars vertical in 2017, Ben has worked on new and used car reviews. He has a bachelor’s degree from Kenyon College. He is a member of the Washington Automotive Press Association.

2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Review

The 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport sits near the bottom of our subcompact SUV rankings. Its performance trails just... Read More »

2020 Buick Envision Review

The 2020 Buick Envision ranks near the bottom of the luxury compact SUV class. It has a lot of standard features and an... Read More »

2020 Nissan Altima Review

The 2020 Nissan Altima ranks in the bottom half of the midsize car class. It has a spacious, comfortable interior and... Read More »

2021 BMW X1 Review

An enthusiastic engine, straightforward infotainment controls, and a roomy cabin and cargo hold all help the 2021 BMW... Read More »

2020 Infiniti QX60 Review

The 2020 Infiniti QX60 ranks in the middle of the luxury midsize SUV class. It has a robust engine and good fuel... Read More »

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class Review

The redesigned 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS ranks in the middle of the luxury large SUV class. It blasts past the competition... Read More »

2020 Infiniti QX80 Review

The 2020 Infiniti QX80 ranks near the bottom of the luxury large SUV class. It has a potent engine and a serene ride... Read More »

2020 Lexus RX 350 Review

The 2020 Lexus RX 350 ranks in the top half of the luxury midsize SUV class. It has an abundance of standard safety... Read More »

2021 Lexus RX Hybrid Review

The Lexus RX Hybrid ranks midpack in the luxury hybrid and electric SUV class. While it has great predicted reliability... Read More »

2020 Chevrolet Impala Review

The 2020 Chevrolet Impala ranks in the middle of the large car class. It has a spacious cabin, a large trunk, a capable... Read More »

2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review

A premium interior, cutting-edge technology, a cushioned ride, and a range of brawny engine options all help the 2020... Read More »

2021 Audi A6 Review

The 2021 Audi A6 ranks near the top of the luxury midsize car class thanks to its opulent interior, refined ride, and... Read More »

2021 Toyota Camry Review

The 2021 Toyota Camry boasts a generous list of standard safety tech, straightforward infotainment controls, a gentle... Read More »

2020 Buick Enclave Review

The 2020 Buick Enclave ranks in the top half of the midsize SUV class. It has a refined ride and an energetic... Read More »

2020 Toyota Highlander Review

The 2020 Toyota Highlander ranks in the middle of the midsize SUV class. It offers a great predicted reliability... Read More »

2020 Cadillac Escalade Review

The 2020 Cadillac Escalade boasts a strong engine and high tow ratings. However, it ranks in the bottom half of the... Read More »

2020 Honda Accord Review

With a spacious, upscale interior and dynamic performance, the 2020 Honda Accord ranks near the top of the midsize car... Read More »

2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review

The well-rounded Toyota RAV4 Hybrid earns a spot near the top of our hybrid and electric SUV rankings. Its refined... Read More »

2021 GMC Terrain Review

The GMC Terrain ranks in the bottom half of the compact SUV class. Though it’s roomy, comfortable, and well-equipped... Read More »

2021 Chevrolet Malibu Review

The Chevrolet Malibu sits near the bottom of our midsize car rankings. A gentle ride isn’t enough to offset the... Read More »

2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid places near the top of our hybrid and electric SUV rankings. It excels across the board... Read More »

2020 Honda Civic Review

The 2020 Honda Civic ranks near the top of the compact car class thanks to its dynamic performance and upscale, roomy... Read More »

2021 Subaru Crosstrek Review

The Subaru Crosstrek earns a spot in the middle of our subcompact SUV rankings. It’s aided by a smooth ride and an... Read More »

2021 Mazda CX-9 Review

The 2021 Mazda CX-9 lands near the top of the midsize SUV class thanks to its fusion of dynamic performance and... Read More »

2021 Toyota Sequoia Review

Compared to other large SUVs, the Toyota Sequoia is a dinosaur. Its roomy interior and strong engine aren’t enough to... Read More »

2020 Acura MDX Review

The 2020 Acura MDX ranks in the top half of the luxury midsize SUV class, largely because of its strong powertrain... Read More »

2021 Porsche Cayenne Review

The 2021 Porsche Cayenne is one of the most dynamic performers in the luxury midsize SUV class. It offers a top-notch... Read More »

2021 Honda HR-V Review

The 2021 Honda HR-V ranks in the middle of the subcompact SUV class. It’s easy to maneuver and has a ton of cargo room... Read More »

2020 Honda CR-V Review

The 2020 Honda CR-V ranks among the leaders of the compact SUV class. Its passenger and cargo volumes eclipse those of... Read More »

2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Review

A cavernous interior and cargo hold, as well as powerful engines and a perfect predicted reliability rating, help the... Read More »

2020 Buick Encore Review

The 2020 Buick Encore ranks in the top half of the subcompact SUV class, largely because of its solid predicted... Read More »

2020 Honda Fit Review

The 2020 Honda Fit ranks near the top of the subcompact car class. It boasts a spacious and handsome cabin with a... Read More »

2020 FIAT 500X Review

The 2020 Fiat 500X has a bad predicted reliability rating, tiny trunk, and firm ride, and its rear seats are cramped... Read More »

2021 Audi Q3 Review

The 2021 Audi Q3 ranks near the top of the luxury subcompact SUV class. The Q3 expertly blends dynamic handling and a... Read More »

2021 Chrysler Pacifica Review

The 2021 Chrysler Pacifica ranks in the middle of the minivan class. It offers a well-mannered ride and a laundry list... Read More »

2020 Chrysler Pacifica Review

The 2020 Chrysler Pacifica ranks midpack among minivans. While it has a refined ride, poised handling, an elegant... Read More »

2021 Audi Q7 Review

The 2021 Audi Q7 ranks in the top third of the luxury midsize SUV class. It fuses high-class cabin materials and... Read More »

2020 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Review

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz G-Class ranks near the top of the luxury large SUV class. It combines a sumptuous cabin and... Read More »

2021 Subaru Impreza Review

The 2021 Subaru Impreza ranks near the bottom of the compact car class. It offers a spacious interior and playful... Read More »

2020 Lincoln Navigator Review

The 2020 Lincoln Navigator ranks near the top of the luxury large SUV class. It has a roomy, opulent interior and... Read More »

2021 Toyota Corolla Review

The 2021 Toyota Corolla lands in the bottom half of our compact car rankings because it struggles to match the power... Read More »

2020 Mazda Mazda6 Review

The 2020 Mazda6 ranks near the top of the midsize car class, largely on the strength of its spirited performance and... Read More »

2020 Volkswagen Passat Review

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat sits near the bottom of our midsize car rankings. Its fuel economy, infotainment system, and... Read More »

2020 MINI Cooper Countryman Review

The 2020 Mini Cooper Countryman ranks in the top third of the subcompact SUV class. It has a good predicted reliability... Read More »

2021 Lexus ES Hybrid Review

The Lexus ES Hybrid slots near the bottom of our luxury hybrid and electric car rankings. It’s not a bad car, but as... Read More »

2021 Kia Sedona Review

The Kia Sedona offers a cushioned ride, poised handling, and easy-to-use tech features. However, it doesn't match the... Read More »

2020 Mazda Mazda3 Review

The 2020 Mazda3 sits near the top of our compact car rankings. Its engaging performance and upscale interior help it... Read More »

2020 Kia Sportage Review

The 2020 Kia Sportage features an attractive interior, plenty of easy-to-use technology, and a smooth ride. This level... Read More »

2020 Hyundai Elantra Review

The 2020 Hyundai Elantra finishes in the middle of our compact car rankings. It has a lot of positive traits, including... Read More »

2021 Genesis G70 Review

Thrilling performance, an opulent cabin, and a perfect predicted reliability rating propel the 2021 Genesis G70 toward... Read More »

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