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 board member and secretary 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. 

Porsche Deals

This June, Porsche has lease deals on its Macan, Cayenne, Panamera, and 911 models. Current Porsche leases run for... Read More »

Kia Deals: Buy or Lease a Kia

We’re working to update our deals pages with this month’s car deals and will get them posted as soon as possible. In... Read More »

2018 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review

With great gas mileage and decent performance, the well-equipped 2018 Toyota Highlander Hybrid claims one of the top... Read More »

2020 Dodge Durango Review

The 2020 Dodge Durango ranks well among midsize SUVs. It has a roomy and comfortable interior, user-friendly features... Read More »

2020 Toyota RAV4 Review

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 ranks in the top half of the compact SUV class. It gets great fuel economy estimates, feels stable... Read More »

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 »

2020 Toyota Corolla Review

The 2020 Toyota Corolla finishes in the bottom half of our compact car rankings. Despite a great predicted reliability... Read More »

2020 Toyota Tacoma Review

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

2020 GMC Canyon Review

The 2020 GMC Canyon boasts capable handling as well as class-leading towing and hauling capabilities. However, it ranks... Read More »

Best Luxury Deals: Buy or Lease a Luxury Vehicle

This month, we’re highlighting attractive incentives on some of the most popular models from luxury brands such as... Read More »

2020 Land Rover Defender Review

The 2020 Land Rover Defender has excellent off-road capability, a comfortable ride, a roomy cabin, and a long list of... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

2020 BMW X1 Review

The 2020 BMW X1 takes a top spot in our luxury subcompact SUV rankings thanks to its well-rounded performance... Read More »

2020 Mazda CX-3 Review

The 2020 Mazda CX-3 offers engaging handling, decent acceleration, and good fuel economy, but it sits in the middle of... Read More »

2020 Chevrolet Suburban Review

The 2020 Chevrolet Suburban has ample engine power and decent handling, along with an upscale cabin and tons of cargo... Read More »

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 »

2020 Nissan Armada Review

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

2020 Maserati Levante Review

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

2020 BMW X6 Review

The 2020 BMW X6 offers brutish engine power and an upscale, comfortable cabin with loads of technology. However, its... Read More »

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 »

2020 Honda HR-V Review

The 2020 Honda HR-V ranks midpack among subcompact SUVs. It has a spacious interior, easy handling, and great fuel... Read More »

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 »

2020 Nissan Sentra Review

The 2020 Nissan Sentra sits near the bottom of our compact car rankings. It has an unimpressive powertrain and mixed... Read More »

2020 Nissan Versa Review

The fully redesigned 2020 Nissan Versa sits in the bottom third of our subcompact car rankings. It has a very good... Read More »

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 »

2020 Porsche Cayenne Review

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

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

2020 Toyota Tundra Review

The 2020 Toyota Tundra has a good predicted reliability rating and gains some much needed tech updates, but that's not... Read More »

2020 Chevrolet Trax Review

The 2020 Chevrolet Trax has a weak engine, a harsh ride, and an unremarkable interior. For these reasons, it ranks... Read More »

2020 Porsche Macan Review

The 2020 Porsche Macan doles out thrilling, carlike handling and satisfying acceleration. It also has a refined... Read More »

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Review

The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado ranks highly in the full-size pickup truck class. It features powerful engine choices and... Read More »

2020 Nissan Titan Review

The 2020 Nissan Titan places near the bottom of the full-size pickup truck class. It comes with a powerful engine and a... Read More »

2020 Genesis G70 Review

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

Bank of America Auto Loan Review 2020

Buying a new or used car and finding the right auto loan can seem daunting, but the reality is that you've never had... Read More »

2020 Acura TLX Review

The 2020 Acura TLX ranks near the back of the luxury midsize car class because of its lackluster interior materials... Read More »

2020 Nissan Maxima Review

The 2020 Nissan Maxima ranks in the middle of the large car class. It has ample engine power and lots of features, but... Read More »

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 »

2020 Lincoln Continental Review

The 2020 Lincoln Continental lands in the bottom half of our luxury large car rankings. It has powerful optional... Read More »

2020 Volvo V60 Review

The 2020 Volvo V60 has a spacious, elegant cabin, but it's held back in our wagon rankings by a cumbersome infotainment... Read More »

2020 Cadillac CT5 Review

The all-new 2020 Cadillac CT5 makes a poor first impression with underwhelming interior quality, lackluster... Read More »

2019 Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class Review

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz SLC suffers from a cramped and underwhelming interior. Its overall performance, while fine... Read More »

2020 Mazda CX-30 Review

The all-new 2020 Mazda CX-30 ranks highly among subcompact SUVs because it has a plush interior, responsive steering, a... Read More »

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