Jaclyn Trop

Jaclyn Trop

Jaclyn Trop is an award-winning journalist and automotive reporter, deciphering the world of sheet metal for the masses. She divides her time among Los Angeles, Detroit, and New York.

She was awarded a Knight-Bagehot fellowship in business and economics reporting from Columbia University, where she also earned a master’s degree in journalism. Her byline has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Fortune, Vogue, Glamour, Newsweek,
Fast Company, Forbes, Marie Claire, Men’s Health, Entrepreneur, Rolling Stone, Robb Report, Town & Country, U.S. News & World Report, and Refinery 29 among others.

Jaclyn has reported from five continents and eaten ice cream in more than 50 countries. She serves as a U.S. juror to the World Car Awards.

Articles by Jaclyn Trop

12 Best AWD and 4×4 SUVs for 2021

When you need extra traction while driving, all-wheel drive (AWD) or four-wheel drive (4WD or 4×4) may be a good option. Both drivetrains supply power... read more

Best Crossover SUVs for 2021

Crossover SUVs combine the handling of a car with the cabin space of a larger vehicle. The main difference between this type of vehicle and... read more

9 Best Midsize SUVs for 2021

The best midsize SUVs can provide the seating capacity and cargo space of a larger vehicle while boasting the driving dynamics and fuel efficiency of... read more

7 Best Hatchback Cars for 2021

When you need more room than a typical compact car but aren’t looking for a traditional sedan, a hatchback can be a practical choice. The... read more

Average RV Cost — and What Else to Know About Buying and Owning an RV

A recreational vehicle (RV) — whether its a $6,000 bare-bones camper or a $500,000 luxury home on wheels — can be a way to get... read more

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