Sean Tucker, Contributor

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Sean Tucker is a veteran automotive journalist and critic, who has been published on,,, in U.S. News & World Report, and elsewhere. He's driven and reviewed hundreds of cars, and he resides in Washington, D.C.


  • Chances are, you don't own a car with start-stop technology. But you will.

    For the uninitiated, start-stop is a simple concept: lift your foot from the accelerator and roll your car to a stop, and...

  • Will Honda Fit Hybrid Start a Price War?

      Reuters speculates this morning that a hybrid price war is about to break out between Honda and Toyota.  The initial skirmish, the bureau says, will come in Japan.  But if a discount battle were to start, it's hard to imagine it being contained in the Japanese domestic market.  Then again...

  • 2011 Ford Mustang V-6 Does 776 Miles--On One Tank

    Forty-eight-point-five miles per gallon.  It's an impressive figure. A little better than the numbers we got in a week of commuting in a Honda Insight last year, in fact.  But this number comes not from a little fuel-sipping hybrid that shuts off at stoplights.  No, this was a pavement-rippling...

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