Chris Tonn

Chris Tonn

Contributor Send a tip A lifelong Ohioan, Chris grew up around classic rusty sports cars from Japan and England. He’s been covering the automotive industry for nearly 10 years, and is a member of the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA). A family man, Chris drives a Chrysler minivan, and uses his rusty old Miata as a shelf, until the day it is uncovered as a priceless barn find.

Chris's Recent Reviews

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Review

The driving range one can get with modern, fuel-efficient vehicles is remarkable. The problem remains with human anatomy. Bladder capacity has not kept up with the pace of technology.

2020 Nissan Armada Review

Previous ImageNext ImagePreviousNextView Large I don’t know why, but I rarely think about the Nissan Armada. As big, three-row SUVs go, it seems to be lost from general consciousness versus the ubiquitous domestic offerings used so frequently for ride-sharing apps. For the right driver, however, the 2020 Nissan Armada holds a great deal of appeal….

2020 GMC Sierra 2500 Crew Cab AT4 Review

AutoGuide readers, I need your help. I need you to comment on this review, and make your voices heard to the good folks who run this website. AutoGuide needs to invest in a trailer – preferably with something on it.

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC Review

Auto reviewers are a weird lot. We pay attention to details that very few car shoppers ever notice, and we are so jaded by the tsunami of high-tech features appearing each week in our driveways that we often forget that a buyer new to the market after a few years will be amazed (or confused)…

2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara Diesel Review

I’ve never been a Jeep Wrangler fanatic. While I’ve long appreciated the legendary off-road capabilities of the OG sports ute, I’ve never had the need to exploit those capabilities. To me, the compromises in on-road handling have turned me away.

Chris's Recent News Posts

Chevrolet Reveals 2021 Tahoe and Suburban

  Tonight, Chevrolet revealed the redesigned 2021 Tahoe and Suburban at an event in Detroit. Among many significant detail changes, the new full-size SUVs feature for the first time an independent rear-suspension that improves ride quality along with increased cargo and passenger room. Sharing an overall design similarity with the recently redesigned Silverado, the new…

Honda Unveils a Better Airbag

  Of the roughly 25,000 souls that perish inside a car on American roadways each year, roughly a quarter of those are passengers.  Honda has developed a new type of airbag targeted at saving those lives in particular.