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

How to Lease a Car: Everything You Need to Know to Avoid Getting Scammed

If you like the idea of driving a new car every few years, or want to keep your monthly payments as low as possible, leasing... read more

What to Do After Buying a Used Car

Whether you purchase it from a dealership or a private seller, buying a used car rather than a new one can potentially save you thousands... read more

Volkswagen Financing Deals and Review

Volkswagen Credit at a glance Best for: Those who want to buy or lease a vehicle from a dealer Starting APR: Not specifiedLoan terms: Not... read more

Infiniti Financial Services Deals and Review

Infiniti Financial Services at a glance Best for: Those who want to buy or lease an Infiniti Starting APR 1.90%Loan terms 60 months Buyers can... 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