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Bryan Siwik

Researcher & Writer

Bryan Siwik is a researcher and writer for the U.S. News Best Cars team. Since joining U.S. News in 2016, Bryan has worked to improve new and used car reviews to accurately reflect changing consumer trends and questions. He is a member of the Washington Automotive Press Association.

Bryan previously worked in public policy communications at Global Automakers, where he focused on industry issues such as connected cars and infrastructure, safety and environmental regulations, and international trade. He has a bachelor's degree from American University in Washington, D.C. 

2020 Maserati Levante Review

The 2020 Maserati Levante boasts powerful engine options and sharp handling, but it falters in interior quality and... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 24, 2020

2019 Audi A5 Review

The 2019 Audi A5 ranks near the top of the competitive luxury small car class. It boasts a fantastic combination of... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 24, 2020

2020 Ford Mustang Review

The 2020 Ford Mustang places high in our sports car rankings. It has a lineup of powerful engines, sharp handling, an... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 24, 2020

2019 Nissan Frontier Review

The 2019 Nissan Frontier has an unimpressive base engine and cabin styling that looks outdated. That's why it comes in... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 24, 2020

2020 Toyota 86 Review

The 2020 Toyota 86 has deft handling, but it ranks poorly in the sports car class because of its weak engine, cramped... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 24, 2020

2020 Dodge Durango Review

The 2020 Dodge Durango places near the bottom of our midsize SUV rankings because of its ponderous handling... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 24, 2020

2020 Ford Expedition Review

The 2020 Ford Expedition sits near the top of our large SUV rankings. It has a powerful turbocharged engine, a composed... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 24, 2020

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class Review

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA has a cramped second row, below-average cargo space, unimpressive interior quality, and... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 24, 2020

2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid Review

The 2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid ranks near the top of the hybrid and electric car class. It combines a refined powertrain... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 22, 2020

2020 Toyota Corolla Review

The 2020 Toyota Corolla finishes in the middle third of our compact car rankings. It earns the highest predicted... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 22, 2020

2020 Ford Edge Review

The 2020 Ford Edge sits in the middle of the midsize SUV class. It has decent engine power and a balanced ride, but its... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 22, 2020

2019 Audi A8 Review

The 2019 Audi A8 sits in the middle of the super luxury car class. It has an intuitive dual-screen infotainment system... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 17, 2020

2020 Mazda CX-30 Review

The all-new 2020 Mazda CX-30 has a plush interior, responsive steering, and a comfortable ride. We don't give this... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 17, 2020

2020 Audi A8 Review

The 2020 Audi A8 sits midpack among super luxury cars. It has a nice cabin and spacious seating, but its less athletic... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 17, 2020

2020 Porsche Cayenne Review

The 2020 Porsche Cayenne combines hellacious engine power and sports-car-like handling with an opulent, roomy interior... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 17, 2020

15 Best Cars for Short People for 2020

Shopping for a new car can be tough. You have to consider price, performance, features, crash-test results, and fuel... Read More »

Bryan Siwik and Adrian Taylor Jan. 17, 2020

2020 Chevrolet Malibu Review

The 2020 Chevrolet Malibu ranks near the bottom of the midsize car class. It has a low-rent cabin and less room than... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 16, 2020

2019 Audi Q7 Review

The 2019 Audi Q7 ranks highly among luxury midsize SUVs because of its engaging performance, high-end interior, and... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 16, 2020

2019 Ford Ranger Review

The 2019 Ford Ranger returns to the compact pickup truck market after a lengthy sabbatical, and it earns a spot in the... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 16, 2020

2020 Lincoln Corsair Review

The all-new 2020 Lincoln Corsair touts a quiet and sharp-looking interior, but it has dull handling and a lackluster... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 10, 2020

2020 Hyundai Sonata Review

The fully redesigned 2020 Hyundai Sonata has one of the nicest interiors in the class, with a lengthy list of standard... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 9, 2020

2019 Mazda Mazda3 Review

The redesigned 2019 Mazda3 ranks near the top of our compact car rankings. This little car delivers better performance... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 9, 2020

2020 Toyota Tundra Review

The 2020 Toyota Tundra has an excellent predicted reliability rating and some much needed tech updates, but those... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 9, 2020

Kia Deals: Buy or Lease a Kia

Kia deals this January include attractive lease, finance, and cash back offers on most cars and SUVs in the brand's... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 8, 2020

2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Review

The all-new 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class has a premium cabin with brand-new and futuristic features. However, it also has... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 6, 2020

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class ranks near the top of the luxury small car class thanks to its lovely interior, refined... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 6, 2020

2020 Lexus RC Review

An excellent predicted reliability rating can't help the 2020 Lexus RC escape from the bottom half of our luxury small... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 6, 2020

2020 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Review

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz A-Class boasts peppy acceleration, an impressive cabin, and futuristic technology, but it also... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 6, 2020

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sits in the top third of our luxury small car rankings. It has an opulent cabin, a... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 6, 2020

2019 Chevrolet Impala Review

The 2019 Chevrolet Impala offers a soft and balanced ride, a good predicted reliability rating, and an abundance of... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 6, 2020

2020 Genesis G70 Review

The 2020 Genesis G70 secures a high ranking among luxury small cars on the strength of its available engines and... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 6, 2020

2019 Audi A7 Review

The well-rounded 2019 Audi A7 places in the top third of our luxury large car rankings. Its top qualities include... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Dec. 24, 2019

2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Review

The 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser has great off-road abilities, a solid predicted reliability rating, and plenty of standard... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Dec. 18, 2019

2020 Nissan Armada Review

The 2020 Nissan Armada has a strong V8 engine and impressive interior quality, but its somewhat-antiquated infotainment... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Dec. 18, 2019

2020 Toyota RAV4 Review

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 ranks highly among compact SUVs. It has a solid predicted reliability rating, great fuel economy... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Dec. 18, 2019

2019 Audi A6 Review

The 2019 Audi A6 ranks in the top half of the luxury midsize car class. Its ranking is boosted by a robust V6 engine... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Dec. 18, 2019

2019 Mazda CX-5 Review

The 2019 Mazda CX-5 earns a spot near the top of our compact SUV rankings. It's one of the most athletic small... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Dec. 18, 2019

2020 Honda HR-V Review

The 2020 Honda HR-V is a midpack subcompact SUV. It has a spacious interior, easy handling, and great fuel economy. Its... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Dec. 18, 2019

2019 Kia Forte Review

Following a complete redesign, the 2019 Kia Forte earns a spot near the top of our compact car rankings. This small... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Dec. 18, 2019

2019 Honda HR-V Review

The 2019 Honda HR-V ranks in the middle of the subcompact SUV class. It has roomy seating and ample cargo space, an... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Dec. 18, 2019

2020 Subaru Outback Review

The fully redesigned 2020 Subaru Outback has a classy cabin and serves up plenty of passenger and cargo space. It ranks... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Dec. 18, 2019

2020 Volvo XC40 Review

The 2020 Volvo XC40 ranks near the top of the luxury subcompact SUV class. It boasts powerful engine choices, an... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Dec. 18, 2019

2019 Chevrolet Spark Review

The 2019 Chevrolet Spark offers a good number of standard features and easy maneuverability, but it suffers from... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Dec. 17, 2019

2019 Cadillac CT6 Review

The 2019 Cadillac CT6 has a spacious cabin and delivers well-rounded performance, but it ranks near the bottom of the... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Dec. 13, 2019

2014 Audi A4 Review

The 2014 Audi A4 cracks the top half of our used luxury small car rankings. It boasts a well-appointed, spacious... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Dec. 13, 2019

2020 Toyota Tacoma Review

The 2020 Toyota Tacoma sits near the bottom of our compact pickup truck rankings. It has a nice interior and an... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Dec. 12, 2019

2020 Nissan Versa Review

The fully redesigned 2020 Nissan Versa sits in the middle of our subcompact car rankings. It has an excellent predicted... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Dec. 12, 2019

2019 Hyundai Ioniq Review

The 2019 Hyundai Ioniq places in the top halfof our hybrid and electric car rankings. It has ample cargo space and... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Dec. 12, 2019

2020 Toyota 4Runner Review

The 2020 Toyota 4Runner has good off-road chops and a modern infotainment system, but it ranks poorly in the midsize... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Dec. 12, 2019

2019 MINI Cooper Countryman Review

The 2019 Mini Cooper Countryman finishes near the top of our subcompact SUV rankings partlyon the strength of its solid... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Dec. 12, 2019

Kia Deals: Buy or Lease a Kia

Kia deals this January include attractive lease, finance, and cash back offers on most cars and SUVs in the brand's... Read More »

Bryan Siwik Jan. 8, 2020

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