Colin Aylesworth

Senior Editor

Colin Aylesworth is a senior editor with the U.S. News Best Cars team. He currently serves as an advisor on the Washington Automotive Press Association’s Board of Directors and has previously served as the board’s vice president and communications manager.

Colin joined the Best Cars team in 2011. He helped oversee the creation of the team’s used car rankings and currently manages and edits much of the new car reviews on the site. He also manages the monthly Best Car Deals project, which highlights the best new and used car deals, as well as lease deals, across 20 major car brands. Colin received his bachelor’s degree from Binghamton University (SUNY).

2015 Nissan Murano Review

The 2015 Nissan Murano ranks in the top third of the midsize SUV segment, thanks to its stylish, spacious interior... Read More »

Is a Tesla the Right Electric Vehicle For You?

As automakers work to meet lofty government fuel economy standards and battery technology improves, the market for... Read More »

Tesla, Electric Cars, and You

Electric cars have grown in popularity recently thanks in part to improving technology and stringent government fuel... Read More »

Tesla Model X - 11 Unique Features

The Tesla Model X is the automaker's first foray into the popular SUV segment. Sharing major components with the Model... Read More »

11 Cool Features of the Tesla Model X

The Tesla Model X is the automaker's first SUV. SUVs are growing in popularity with consumers, and this new model is... Read More »

Great Cheap Used SUVs

SUVs have taken off in popularity in the last several years, and it isn't hard to see why. They typically offer at... Read More »

Best Cheap Used SUVs

We've compiled a list of the best cheap used SUVs you can buy today. These SUVs will save you money in comparison... Read More »

Redesigned 2016 Kia Optima Priced Lower than Accord, Camry

The Kia Optima is fully redesigned for the 2016 model year. The new model is larger and more spacious than the... Read More »

Redesigned 2016 Lexus RX Looks to Shake Up Luxury Midsize SUV Class

The fully redesigned 2016 Lexus RX was launched last week after being unveiled at the New York International Auto... Read More »

Redesigned 2016 Toyota Tacoma Pricier than Rivals

Facing stiff competition, Toyota is stepping up its compact pickup truck game. The redesigned 2016 Toyota Tacoma... Read More »

Redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Priced Higher than Mustang

If you've been anxiously waiting to find out how much you'll have to pay for the redesigned 2016 Chevy Camaro , the... Read More »

Redesigned 2016 Hyundai Tucson Priced Lower than CR-V, Escape, Rogue

As compact SUVs continue to gain in popularity with consumers, automakers have been working to keep their products... Read More »

All-New 2016 Mazda CX-3 Priced Higher than HR-V, Renegade

The subcompact sport utility vehicle class is expanding, and Mazda is zooming in to join the action. The 201... Read More »

Redesigned 2016 Chevy Cruze Gains Space, Tech, MPG

The Chevrolet Cruze is the brand's top-selling car so far this year, and Chevrolet hopes to continue that sales... Read More »

2015 Chevrolet Silverado vs. 2015 Ford F-150: Which Should You Buy?

Full-size trucks are very popular vehicles among Americans. They can haul heavy payloads, tow large trailers and can be... Read More »

Redesigned 2016 Honda Pilot Priced Less than Explorer, Traverse, Durango

Honda announced pricing for the 2016 Pilot last week, and the redesigned three-row crossover starts at $30,875... Read More »

Will the Redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Lead the Muscle Car Pack?

The wraps were taken off of the fully redesigned 2016 Chevy Camaro last weekend. This is the first redesign of... Read More »

Redesigned 2016 Chevy Volt $1,175 Less than Outgoing Model

Chevrolet said this week the fully redesigned 2016 Volt plug-in hybrid will start at $33,995, including $825 for... Read More »

Redesigned 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Priced From $25,735

The temperatures are finally creeping up, but summer isn't the only thing right around the corner. After making its... Read More »

Redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Spark gets More Power, New Styling

The fully redesigned 2016 Chevy Spark was unveiled at the New York International Auto Show this week. The new Spark... Read More »

2016 Scion iA, iM Unveiled at New York Auto Show

Scion pulled the sheets off two all-new models yesterday at the New York International Auto Show. The compact 201... Read More »

Great Sports Cars for Summer Fun

With the snow finally melting away, driving enthusiasts and sunshine lovers turn an eye toward bringing their sports... Read More »

Best SUV Purchase Deals in March

If you've been thinking about buying a new compact, midsize or large SUV but have been reluctant to pull the trigger... Read More »

Redesigned 2016 Honda Pilot Gets Available Nine-Speed Transmission

Honda introduced the fully redesigned 2016 Pilot last week at the Chicago Auto Show. According to Honda , "the 2016... Read More »

Best Car Deals on the Best Cars for the Money

Our 2015 Best Cars for the Money awards were released this week, and they give you a look at the top vehicles in 21... Read More »

Hyundai Reveals All-New 2016 Sonata Plug-in and Redesigned 2016 Sonata Hybrid

Hyundai unveiled the all-new 2016 Sonata Plug-in Hybrid and the redesigned 2016 Sonata Hybrid yesterday at the 201... Read More »

Redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Volt Debuts at Detroit Auto Show

Chevrolet unveiled the fully redesigned 2016 Volt plug-in hybrid today at the 2015 North American International Auto... Read More »

Best Compact SUV Lease Deals Under $250 in January

If you're in the market for an SUV and want a vehicle that is easy to park and maneuver in close quarters, a compact... Read More »

Used SUVs with the Most Cargo Space

If one of your New Year's resolutions is to live a more active lifestyle, chances are you'll have lots of equipment to... Read More »

Best Used Compact SUVs Under $20,000

Compact SUVs give you lots of seating and cargo space in a relatively small package, so they're equally at home in the... Read More »

2015 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year Finalists Announced

The 2015 North American International Auto Show is next month, and finalists for the North American Car and... Read More »

Best Small Car Financing Deals in December

Although Black Friday and Cyber Monday are now over, there are lots of great car deals on small cars this December. The... Read More »

Subcompact SUV Competition Heats Up with Debut of 2016 Honda HR-V

Honda is joining the subcompact SUV game with the 2016 HR-V , which made its official debut Wednesday at the Los... Read More »

2015 Ford F-150 Priced From $26,615

Ford fully redesigned the 2015 F-150 , and pricing starts at $26,615 (including $1,195 for destination). This price is... Read More »

Best Used Trucks Under $25,000 to Buy Now

The best-selling vehicle in the U.S. is a pickup truck, and it’s easy to see why. Trucks are available with four-wheel... Read More »

Best End of the Month Car Sales for October

Many of the best car sales this October are valid through Monday, so there is still time to get some “daylight savings... Read More »

2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Gains New Infotainment and Driver Assistance Features

Subaru announced yesterday that both the XV Crosstrek and the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid are receiving some new... Read More »

Best Cash Back and Zero Percent Financing Deals for October

As automakers look to clear their lots of 2014 models to make room for the 2015s, now is a great time to get... Read More »

Tesla Motors Reveals All-Wheel Drive Model S, Autopilot System

Tesla Motors announced yesterday that it will build an all-wheel drive version of the Model S electric car. The... Read More »

Best SUV Lease Deals Under $299 for October

If you're shopping for a new compact SUV or midsize SUV , there are lots of great October lease deals on SUVs that... Read More »

Small Cars that Get 40 MPG Highway

One of the advantages of buying a small car is that they are often among the most fuel-efficient vehicles on the market... Read More »

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