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Cherise Threewitt

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Cherise Threewitt is a Chicago-based writer and editor with 15 years of experience covering the automotive industry. She started as a freelance contributor to VWvortex fresh out of college, though her interest in cars quickly grew beyond the confines of the Volkswagen enthusiast community.

In addition to U.S. News Best Cars, Cherise has contributed to publications such as The Chicago Tribune, Hagerty Classic Cars, and HowStuffWorks.

Feel free to get in touch with Cherise on LinkedIn.

11 Best Lease Deals Under $200

When you need a new car cheaply and quickly, a lease is an easy way to go – as long as you’re smart about it. That... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Sep. 6, 2019

The Best Four-Door Sports Cars in 2019

Sedans and other four-door cars often fly under the radar – not just from a consumer’s perspective, but for the... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Sep. 3, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in North Carolina

Like many states, North Carolina has a few cities with high density and lots of rural areas with fewer people – and... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 29, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Alabama

With a population of 4.8 million and about 3.9 million licensed drivers, Alabama is a mixture of rural and urban areas... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 29, 2019

American Family Car Insurance vs. Geico Car Insurance: Which Is Better?

Car insurance companies compete for your attention with goofy commercials and cheeky mascots in an effort to seem... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 29, 2019

Allstate vs. State Farm Car Insurance

Having good car insurance can help make a terrible situation – having a car accident – more bearable. Having bad car... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt and Kristen Hall-Geisler Aug. 29, 2019

16 Best Affordable Compact SUVs in 2019: Photos and Details

It’s hard to resist the lure of an entry-level crossover. They’re convenient and comfortable, providing a good view of... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 28, 2019

State Farm vs. American Family Car Insurance

If you’ve ever been perplexed by the process of shopping for car insurance, you’re not alone. Auto insurance companies... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 28, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance for Teens, Students, and New Drivers

If you have ever looked into car insurance for teenagers, you were likely shocked by the price you received on your... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 27, 2019

Nationwide vs. Geico Car Insurance

Time to shop for new car insurance? You’re not alone. We’re here to help you demystify the process of finding the best... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 27, 2019

Nationwide vs. State Farm Car Insurance

Shopping for car insurance is a confusing process, and insurance companies are in no hurry to help you simplify it... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 20, 2019

USAA Car Insurance Review

USAA, short for United Services Automobile Association, has a good reputation as a provider of insurance and other... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 20, 2019

Progressive Car Insurance Review

Long before Flo became Progressive’s perky spokeswoman, this auto insurance company was known for its user-friendly... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 20, 2019

20 Best Labor Day Luxury Car Deals in 2019

Summer doesn’t officially end until mid-September, but Labor Day is the unofficial last hurrah across most of the... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 20, 2019

23 Most Comfortable Luxury SUVs of 2019

It can be tough to fit a spa day or a massage into a busy schedule, but some luxury SUVs and crossovers can elevate... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 15, 2019

20 Best Labor Day Car Sales for 2019

This article covers the best Labor Day financing and cash back deals. If you're looking for the best Labor Day lease... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Aug. 12, 2019

23 Fastest SUVs in 2019

There have always been a handful of speedy SUVs available for buyers who are into such things, but 2019’s lineup is... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jul. 30, 2019

Allstate vs. Nationwide Car Insurance

If you’ve ever been completely baffled by the process of shopping for car insurance, you’re not alone. Auto insurance... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt and Nate Parsons Jul. 25, 2019

23 Fastest Sedans in 2019

Have you noticed that there are fewer sedans around than there used to be? Automakers are churning out crossovers and... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jul. 25, 2019

25 Most Reliable Used SUVs Under $10,000

“Used” doesn’t necessarily mean “used up” — shop carefully and you can find an SUV or crossover that still has plenty... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jul. 10, 2019

2019 GMC Acadia vs. 2019 Chevrolet Traverse: Head to Head

The Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia are often thought to be two sides of the same coin, which, as it turns out, is a... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt and Liana Madrid Jul. 5, 2019

Redesigned 2020 Ford Explorer: All You Need to Know

Ford has completely redesigned the Explorer for 2020, addressing many of the issues that led the current 2019 Ford... Read More »

John M. Vincent and Cherise Threewitt Jul. 5, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Rhode Island

In 2016, the state of Rhode Island was home to 753,143 licensed drivers, according to the Federal Highway... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jun. 28, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Minnesota

In 2016, the state of Minnesota had a total of 3,377,910 licensed drivers, according to the Federal Highway... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jun. 28, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Louisiana

If you are a Louisiana resident shopping for a new car insurance policy, you’re not alone. According to the U.S... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jun. 28, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Illinois

According to data from the Federal Highway Administration, there were 8,514,644 licensed drivers in Illinois in 2016... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt and Nate Parsons Jun. 26, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Georgia

According to the United States Census Bureau, Georgia has the eighth-highest population of any state in the country... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jun. 19, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Maryland

There is a total of nearly 4.3 million licensed drivers in Maryland as of 2016, according to data from the Federal... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jun. 19, 2019

9 Most Fuel-Efficient 3-Row Luxury SUVs

Luxury SUVs and crossovers typically offer better performance and more power than their mainstream counterparts, and... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jun. 18, 2019

12 Most Fuel-Efficient 3-Row SUVs

Common sense dictates that the more weight you’re carrying around, the more fuel you’re going to burn, so finding an... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jun. 18, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Colorado

The state of Colorado had 4,066,580 licensed drivers in 2016, the last year for which data was available from the U.S... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jun. 17, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Washington

There’s a big market for car insurance in the state of Washington, with 5,635,715 licensed drivers on the road as of... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jun. 14, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Pennsylvania

According to the 2017 United States Census, Pennsylvania is the fifth most populous state in the country, with a total... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jun. 14, 2019

Best Cheap Car Insurance in California

California has the highest population of any state in the country, according to the United States Census Bureau. In... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jun. 13, 2019

New 2019 Hyundai Veloster N: All You Need to Know

The Hyundai Veloster , first introduced in 2012 , was a good idea that initially fell short of its promise. In terms of... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jun. 5, 2019

20 Most Fuel-Efficient SUVs in 2019

The increasing popularity of crossovers and SUVs should surprise absolutely no one. They’re comfortable to drive, great... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jun. 5, 2019

8 Best Luxury Large SUV for Families in 2019

It’s a good year to shop for a new large luxury SUV. The current crop offers configurations to satisfy just about... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Jun. 4, 2019

Redesigned 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS: All You Need to Know

The Mercedes-Benz GLS was introduced in 2006, under the GL nameplate, and was renamed the GLS as part of a facelift for... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt May. 20, 2019

Refreshed 2020 Nissan GT-R: All You Need to Know

The Nissan GT-R, colloquially known as “Godzilla,” is a luxury sports car with a unique attitude. Nissan hasn’t given... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt May. 16, 2019

2020 Land Rover Range Rover Velar: All You Need to Know

The Land Rover Range Rover Velar made its debut in 2017, slotting between the brand’s Evoque and Sport models. Land... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt May. 16, 2019

Redesigned 2020 Subaru Outback: All You Need to Know

Wagons might be cool again, for the time being, but in Subaru’s eyes, they’ve never been uncool. The Subaru Outback has... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt May. 1, 2019

7 Best 3-Row Luxury SUVs for Families in 2019

In need of a new three-row crossover or SUV for your family this year? The information you need is right here. Families... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Apr. 30, 2019

9 Best Midsize Sedans for Families in 2019

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t absolutely need a crossover or SUV to get your family where they need to go. If... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Apr. 26, 2019

16 Roomiest SUVs for the Money in 2019

If you’ve ever found yourself wishing your crossover or SUV was a little more spacious, whether for passengers or for... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Apr. 26, 2019

Best Trucks for Families in 2019

Believe it or not, a truck can be a really great vehicle for a family. The most popular pickup trucks are consistently... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Apr. 23, 2019

10 Best Luxury Compact SUVs for Families in 2019

If you plan to shop for a new luxury compact SUV this year, you have a lot to consider. It’s a particularly competitive... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Apr. 22, 2019

Chevrolet vs. GMC: Head to Head

If you’ve shopped for a truck, SUV, or crossover in recent years, you’ve probably checked out at least one model from... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Apr. 3, 2019

2019 Honda Fit vs. 2019 Toyota Yaris: Head to Head

Small cars have gotten really good, with significant improvements in safety, efficiency, and feature availability at a... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 29, 2019

2019 Toyota Camry vs. 2019 Nissan Altima: Head to Head

If you have shopped for a midsize sedan at any point over the past couple of decades, the Toyota Camry and Nissan... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 28, 2019

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