When it comes to cars, Matt's curiosity extends well beyond the powertrain. From Ford to Porsche, he's as interested in the history behind the machine as he is the view behind the wheel. Matt has been working on the journalism side of the auto industry since 2014. As CarGurus' Deputy Editor, he creates and oversees the site's written and video content.

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2022 Honda Passport Preview
Like many automakers, Honda has apparently heard the call of the wild. Honda has followed an industry trend toward rugged, off-road design and capability with the Passport’s 2022 refresh. First, th
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2022 Toyota Tundra Preview
The second-generation Toyota Tundra lasted for thirteen long years, meaning the all-new, third-generation 2022 Tundra is arriving without a moment to spare. The old truck—and we mean old—delivered pre...
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2021 Porsche Cayenne Preview
The 2021 Porsche Cayenne arrives ready to sate the most discerning SUV shoppers with a choice of two V6 engines, a twin-turbo V8, and a plug-in hybrid (covered as a separate model). The Cayenne is
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2021 Porsche Cayenne Coupe Preview
The 2021 Cayenne Coupe returns after its debut year to provide crossover shoppers a healthy dose of performance and style. With a sharply raked rear glass, the Cayenne Coupe gives up a little cargo sp...
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2021 Kia Sportage Test Drive Review
The 2021 Kia Sportage continues on the scene as a compact crossover competent enough to stand up against a bevy of competitors, particularly when equipped with is turbocharged four-cylinder. But with ...
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2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Preview
The 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz has finally arrived, but don’t confuse this “Sport Adventure Vehicle” with your run-of-the-mill pickup truck. With the Santa Cruz, Hyundai has effectively blended a comp
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2021 Hyundai Venue Test Drive Review
This is the future of basic transportation. Shoppers are shifting from sedans and hatchbacks to crossovers and SUVs, but the bigger the car, the bigger the price tag. Enter the Hyundai Venue. Roughly ...
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2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Preview
Ford keeps on trucking, but this time, it’s headed toward an all-electric future. The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is the blue oval’s first all-electric pickup. It’s packed to the gills with advanced
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2022 Lexus IS Preview
With the proliferation of small, economical, turbocharged engines—not to mention to the advent of affordable electric vehicles—it seems that the glory days of raucous, V8-powered sport sedans are numb...
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2021 Toyota Highlander Test Drive Review
Toyota hardly needs any help selling three-row Highlanders. It already sits close to the top of the sales charts for its segment, and few vehicles carry the name recognition as the Highlander, which e...
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2020 MINI Cooper Test Drive Review
The MINI Cooper showcases timeless design and encourages even the timidest driver to live out their inner Mario Kart fantasies. With a short wheelbase, low curb weight, and torquey engines, the MINI C...
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2020 Mazda MAZDA3 Test Drive Review
Mazda redesigned the Mazda3 in 2019, taking what was already one of the best-looking compact cars on the market, and attempting to dress it up even further. The goal was to elevate the brand into near...
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2022 Volkswagen Tiguan Preview
Since arriving in the United States in 2009, the Volkswagen Tiguan has progressed from a quirky European option in a field of crossovers dominated by American and Japanese brands to a genuine competit...
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2020 Toyota 4Runner Test Drive Review
Even in its expensive Limited trim, the Toyota 4Runner remains clearly purpose-built for tackling terrain. Whether on a dusty cow path or snowy mountain road, the 4Runner looks most in its element whe...
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2008 Ford Escape Test Drive Review
Since arriving in 2001, the Ford Escape has been a stalwart among compact crossovers and SUVs. This year, Ford refreshes the trucklet’s design with a chrome grille, taller beltline, and less (but more...
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2020 Porsche Cayenne Preview
The third-generation Porsche Cayenne arrived in 2019, so only minor changes arrive for the 2020 model. Shoppers can now find Cayennes with wireless phone-charging capabilities, and the Sport Design pa...
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2018 Chrysler Pacifica Preview
Chrysler was arguably the originator of the minivan as we know it, defining the segment. The first couple of Chrysler minivans---and their badge-engineered brethren---were groundbreaking and class-lea...
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2017 BMW i8 Preview
We’ve been living with the car of the future for three years now, and if one thing sticks out, it’s how little the future has changed. The BMW i8 debuted in 2015 to enormous fanfare but has enjoyed on...
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2017 Acura TLX Preview
The Acura TLX first debuted in 2015, ostensibly replacing both the TL and the TSX. While the former earned a reputation for affordable luxury in the premium segment, and the latter carved its own nich...
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2017 Toyota Prius Prime Preview
Let’s start with the basics: the generically named Toyota Prius Plug-in has been re-born as the Toyota Prius Prime—effectively meaning the “best” Prius. Essentially, plug-in hybrids work like electric...
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2016 Ford Focus RS Preview
Ford’s legendary TeamRS has a storied history. Born to Ford’s European branch, the Rallye Sport cars began in the late 1960s and have included the likes of the Escort RS2000, the Sierra RS Cosworth, a...
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