Articles Written By Sami Haj-Assaad

2024 Honda Pilot Review
By Sami Haj-Assaad
May 17, 2024

With so many new or updated entries out there, this Honda can feel a little outclassed.

MotoMaster Winter Edge II Winter Tire Review
By Sami Haj-Assaad
March 07, 2024

Testing an affordable alternative to high-priced winter rubber.

2024 Kia Carnival Review
By Sami Haj-Assaad
February 16, 2024

Minivans offer more of what matters, and the Carnival is proof.

2024 Volvo XC40 Recharge Review
By Sami Haj-Assaad
February 12, 2024

Less traction means more range for this stylish subcompact crossover.

2024 Kia Seltos Review
By Sami Haj-Assaad
February 09, 2024

More space, power, features, and practicality than its peers – but at what cost?

2024 Lincoln Corsair PHEV Review
By Sami Haj-Assaad
January 26, 2024

Electrification brings appreciated benefits to American luxury.

2024 Best Mainstream EV: Kia Niro EV
By Sami Haj-Assaad
January 18, 2024

This EV has a practical and user-friendly approach to emissions-free driving.

2024 Best Premium EV: Hyundai Ioniq 6
By Sami Haj-Assaad
January 18, 2024

Wild-looking EV impresses with its efficiency

2024 Ford Escape PHEV Review
By Sami Haj-Assaad
January 16, 2024

Ford’s lone plug-in offering lacks broad appeal, but has a few redeeming qualities.

2023 Kia Sportage PHEV vs Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Comparison Test
By Sami Haj-Assaad
August 28, 2023

In a growing segment of gas-electric crossovers, two of the best go head to head.

2024 Ford Mustang First Drive Review
By Sami Haj-Assaad
July 25, 2023

The Mustang gets more refined in what could be its last-ever eight-cylinder.

The 2024 Rolls-Royce Spectre Sets the Luxury EV Benchmark by Doing the Opposite of Everyone Else
By Sami Haj-Assaad
July 13, 2023

Absolutely nothing matters more to Rolls-Royce than delivering a luxury experience in the highest form.

The Lamborghini Sterrato is a Beacon of Joy as the Brand Enters a New Generation
By Sami Haj-Assaad
June 30, 2023

Off-road swan song for the Huracán is an inspiring statement of intent.

2023 Honda CR-V Hybrid vs Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Comparison Test
By Sami Haj-Assaad
June 19, 2023

These longtime rivals can finally compete on equal footing when it comes to fuel efficiency.

2023 Honda Accord Hybrid vs Toyota Camry Hybrid Comparison Test
By Sami Haj-Assaad
June 16, 2023

These longtime rivals are efficient and engaging alternatives to their crossover counterparts.

Sami Haj-Assaad

Sami Haj-Assaad

Sami has been a road test editor and features writer for the past seven years, earning a number of AJAC awards for video and writing. He's also a member of the World Car of the Year jury.