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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.

12 Best End of Year SUV Deals

The onslaught of holiday-themed car ads might have you rolling your eyes in exasperation, but it must be said, there’s... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 11, 2019

12 Best End of Year Car Deals

All year long, we’ve been calling out the best deals on new vehicles, but one factor stays consistent: December is... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 10, 2019

12 Best SUV Purchase Deals in December

Whether it was the best or worst year ever, you can usually count on one thing: automakers and dealers all but... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 5, 2019

12 Compact SUVs With the Most Cargo Room

Cargo capacity is one of the key benefits of buying a crossover or SUV instead of a car. Or at least, that’s what SUV... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Dec. 4, 2019

What Do Those Dashboard Lights in Your Car Mean?

With each passing year, cars get outfitted with more technology. While that's a blessing from the standpoint of making... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt and Cody Trotter Nov. 22, 2019

The Best Black Friday Lease Deals for 2019

If it’s time to find a new vehicle, but you’d prefer not to buy, leasing is always an option. While most of the best... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Nov. 12, 2019

The Best Black Friday Car Deals in 2019

Black Friday’s on the way, and it’s time to admit to yourself that you probably have enough TVs and kitchen gadgets... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Nov. 11, 2019

12 Best Black Friday SUV Purchase Deals

Auto manufacturers are getting into the holiday spirit with a wide variety of deals. Here, we’ve focused on what you’ll... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Nov. 8, 2019

37 Cheapest AWD Cars in 2019

A positive side effect of the crossover boom is a corresponding increase in the number of affordable vehicles that are... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Oct. 22, 2019

6 Best Full-Size SUVs for 2019: Photos and Details

It’s understandable that the small and midsize crossover segments are booming. These vehicles provide SUV-like looks... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Oct. 22, 2019

2019 Toyota Tundra vs. 2019 Chevrolet Silverado: Head to Head

Pickup trucks enjoy some of the best customer loyalty in the auto industry. This means that buyers tend to choose a... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Oct. 17, 2019

2019 Chevy Equinox vs. 2019 Toyota RAV4: Head to Head

The compact crossover and SUV segment offers some of the best-selling vehicles in the country, and most major auto... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Oct. 17, 2019

2019 Nissan Rogue vs. 2019 Nissan Murano: Worth the Upgrade?

Our head-to-head comparisons often pit vehicles in the same category against one another. However, we understand that... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Oct. 11, 2019

Best Columbus Day Deals

This Columbus Day weekend, consumers in search of a new vehicle can expect to see markdowns upon markdowns. For the... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Oct. 8, 2019

25 Safest Cars of 2019

Buying a new vehicle based on its safety credentials can be confusing, but it doesn’t have to be. If you’re a regular... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Sep. 23, 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

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

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

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

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

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

10 Alternatives to the 2019 Audi Q5

It’s hard to deny the appeal of the Audi Q5 . It’s peppy, perky, and well-equipped, and it was a finalist for both our... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 27, 2019

2019 BMW 5 Series vs. 2019 Audi A6: Head to Head

If you go straight to the Germans when you’re shopping for a new luxury sedan, you’re not alone. Audi and BMW are two... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 21, 2019

12 Best Luxury Midsize Cars for the Money in 2019

If you want a vehicle that is practical yet upscale, a luxury midsize sedan is one of your best bets. Most models in... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 18, 2019

16 Best Compact SUVs for the Money in 2019

There are a lot of great compact SUVs on the market right now, but not all of them are a great value. If you’re... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Mar. 14, 2019

10 Alternatives to the 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe

The Chevrolet Tahoe is a great choice for a large SUV. It’s one of the more reliable models in its class, and it has a... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Feb. 20, 2019

2019 Subaru WRX vs. 2019 Volkswagen GTI: Head to Head

The Volkswagen GTI and Subaru WRX are two established nameplates in the compact car segment. Both cars are... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Feb. 19, 2019

2019 Toyota Camry vs. 2019 Honda Accord: Head to Head

The front-runners of the midsize car class haven’t seen many updates since their 2018 redesign. As of this writing, the... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt and Liana Madrid Feb. 13, 2019

12 Best Presidents Day Luxury Car Deals

Presidents Day was once the celebration of George Washington’s birthday on February 22, but it has since been expanded... Read More »

Cherise Threewitt Feb. 11, 2019

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