Jasmine Sayles

Researcher & Writer

Jasmine Sayles is a researcher and writer for the U.S. News Best Cars team, where she gives consumers insight on various components of any given vehicle to help them make a smart buying decision. Jasmine is also a member of the Washington Automotive Press Association, and she earned her bachelor's degree from Stevenson University.

Volvo Deals: Buy or Lease a Volvo

This June, Volvo has many attractive lease, finance, and cash back incentives. The brand’s best lease deals feature... Read More »

BMW Deals: Buy or Lease a BMW

There are many lease deals and finance incentives from BMW. Monthly lease payments are as low as $309 for the 2020 i... Read More »

Hyundai Deals: Buy or Lease a Hyundai

There are many Hyundai lease deals, finance specials, and cash back rebates available. The brand’s advertised lease... Read More »

10 Best Car Lease Deals for June 2020

June is a promising month for leasing a car. Several dealers have adjusted their practices amid the COVID-19 pandemic... Read More »

Best Lease Deals

Leasing a new vehicle allows you to get the most up-to-date connectivity, infotainment, and safety technology without... Read More »

2020 Honda Passport Review

The 2020 Honda Passport places in the middle of our midsize SUV rankings. Its standout qualities include a massive... Read More »

2020 Chevrolet Tahoe Review

The 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe places in the upper half of our large SUV rankings. It boasts powerful engines, a comfortable... Read More »

2020 Nissan Kicks Review

The 2020 Nissan Kicks sits in the top third of our subcompact SUV rankings thanks in part to its ample list of standard... Read More »

2020 Kia Sorento Review

The 2020 Kia Sorento lands in the top half of our competitive midsize SUV rankings. It has a relaxed ride, spacious... Read More »

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Review

The 2020 Volkswagen Jetta offers user-friendly technology and a comfortable ride, but it places near the bottom of our... Read More »

2019 Kia Niro Review

The 2019 Kia Niro ranks midpack among hybrid and electric SUVs. It returns great fuel economy and has a decent amount... Read More »

2019 Chevrolet Volt Review

The 2019 Chevrolet Volt's great all-electric driving range, swift acceleration, solid handling, and generous list of... Read More »

2020 Chevrolet Bolt Review

The 2020 Chevrolet Bolt sits in the bottom half of our hybrid and electric car rankings. It has ample passenger space... Read More »

2020 Jeep Renegade Review

The 2020 Jeep Renegade possesses strong off-road capability and user-friendly technology, but its sluggish... Read More »

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class Review

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA is athletic and offers a user-friendly infotainment system, but it’s slow to accelerate from... Read More »

2020 Toyota Camry Review

The 2020 Toyota Camry sits near the top of our midsize car rankings. It offers an enjoyable ride, plenty of active... Read More »

2020 Chrysler Voyager Review

The brand-new 2020 Chrysler Voyager sits in the bottom half of our minivan rankings. It's an affordable family hauler... Read More »

2019 Buick LaCrosse Review

The 2019 Buick LaCrosse has a cushioned ride, a spacious cabin, an abundance of features, and a class-leading predicted... Read More »

2020 Hyundai Veloster Review

The 2020 Hyundai Veloster has an engaging ride and a user-friendly infotainment system. However, it sits midpack in our... Read More »

2020 Dodge Journey Review

The 2020 Dodge Journey places near the bottom of our midsize SUV rankings. Its low base price can’t make up for its... Read More »

2020 Hyundai Ioniq Review

The 2020 Hyundai Ioniq finishes in the top half of our hybrid and electric car rankings. It offers a large cargo area... Read More »

2020 Kia Rio Review

The 2020 Kia Rio's engaging ride and strong predicted reliability rating help it place in the top third of our... Read More »

2020 Nissan Rogue Review

The 2020 Nissan Rogue places in the top half of our compact SUV rankings. It boasts a good predicted reliability... Read More »

2020 Acura RDX Review

The 2020 Acura RDX places near the middle of our luxury compact SUV rankings. The RDX offers a comfortable ride and a... Read More »

2020 Dodge Grand Caravan Review

The 2020 Dodge Grand Caravan is one of the lowest-ranked vehicles in the minivan class. It has a low-rent cabin, a... Read More »

2019 Nissan Murano Review

The 2019 Nissan Murano has an upscale cabin and user-friendly features, but it ranks near the back of the midsize SUV... Read More »

2020 Kia Sedona Review

The 2020 Kia Sedona places near the top of our minivan rankings. The Sedona offers a smooth ride, a user-friendly... Read More »

2020 Hyundai Tucson Review

The 2020 Hyundai Tucson finishes near the middle of our compact SUV rankings. It has an above-average predicted... Read More »

2020 Mitsubishi Mirage Review

The 2020 Mitsubishi Mirage is one of the lowest-rated vehicles in the subcompact car class, or any class really. Its... Read More »

2020 Chevrolet Spark Review

The 2020 Chevrolet Spark has great maneuverability and a generous number of tech features, but it’s slow to get up to... Read More »

2020 Chrysler 300 Review

The 2020 Chrysler 300 has two powerful engine choices and a roomy, mostly upscale interior. However, it places in the... Read More »

2020 Honda Insight Review

The 2020 Honda Insight finishes in the middle of our hybrid and electric car rankings. It boasts a slew of standard... Read More »

2020 Land Rover Discovery Review

The 2020 Land Rover Discovery is highly capable off-road, and it has a spacious cabin with luxe materials. Drawbacks... Read More »

SunTrust LightStream 2020 Auto Loan Review

SunTrust Banks, Inc. is an American banking institution that prides itself on improving the financial well-being of... Read More »

2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Review

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA features a punchy engine lineup, lots of standard features, and an above-average predicted... Read More »

10 Most Reliable Used SUVs

Prioritizing an SUV's interior quality, host of standard technology, rider engagement, and acceleration is great, but... Read More »

2019 Nissan Rogue Sport Review

The 2019 Nissan Rogue Sport sits in the bottom third of our subcompact SUV rankings, largely because of its lackluster... Read More »

2020 BMW i3 Review

The 2020 BMW i3 boasts quick acceleration, roomy front seats, and intuitive tech. That said, it has a short driving... Read More »

2020 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid Review

The 2020 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid has great fuel economy ratings, a refined interior, and solid off-road capability... Read More »

2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia Review

The 2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia's powerful engines, crisp handling, and comfortable front seats make it a blast to drive... Read More »

2020 Chevrolet Blazer Review

The 2020 Chevrolet Blazer offers a user-friendly infotainment system, strong fuel economy estimates, and agile... Read More »

2020 Lexus UX Hybrid Review

The 2020 Lexus UX Hybrid has an abundant number of standard features and some of the best fuel economy figures in its... Read More »

2020 Lexus GS Review

The 2020 Lexus GS provides both a comfortable ride and agile handling. It also touts lots of standard safety... Read More »

2020 Toyota Prius Prime Review

The 2020 Toyota Prius Prime is great on gas, and it touts a generous list of standard safety features. Still, its... Read More »

2020 Hyundai Kona EV Review

The 2020 Hyundai Kona EV has near-instantaneous acceleration, lots of standard features, and composed handling... Read More »

2020 Lexus GX Review

The 2020 Lexus GX boasts fantastic off-road capability and a great predicted reliability rating, but little else. A... Read More »

2020 Volvo V90 Review

The 2020 Volvo V90’s lavish cabin features cushy seats with ample room to stretch out. However, it sits near the bottom... Read More »

2019 Cadillac XT5 Review

The 2019 Cadillac XT5 ranks near the back of its class, but that has less to do with its faults and more to do with how... Read More »

2019 BMW X1 Review

The 2019 BMW X1 is one of the highest-ranking luxury subcompact SUVs. It has the well-rounded performance you would... Read More »

2016 Acura ILX Review

The 2016 Acura ILX has great fuel economy, but it comes up short in nearly every other area. This car finishes near the... Read More »

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