Jonny Lieberman

Owners of the new
cars reviewed by this
critic give him/her
an overall credibility
rating of:

6.2 out of 10
Critic's Review History

In their published
reviews, this critic awards
an average score of:

85

The highest score
awarded by this critic is:

95

The lowest score
awarded by this critic is:

74

2011 Scion tC

08/06/10
84
100

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Jonny Lieberman Jonny Lieberman 6.2 out of 10 2011 Scion tC
Coupe

Whereas the old tC was simply a smartly styled, semi-sporty value proposition, the new car is actually quite an eye opener — as in, we weren’t expecting to like the 2011 Scion tC as much as we did. Luckily we like surprises.

2012 Toyota Prius v Wagon

05/23/11
85
100

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Jonny Lieberman Jonny Lieberman 6.2 out of 10 2012 Toyota Prius v Wagon
Wagon

The Prius V is a fine, well-thought-out vehicle. It’s much better to drive than any other Prius, and it can haul as much as a small CUV and get a combined 42 mpg while doing so.

2011 Infiniti M

03/01/10
85
100

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Jonny Lieberman Jonny Lieberman 6.2 out of 10 2011 Infiniti M
Sedan

For the corner-carving set, there’s no question that the lighter, much more tossable M37S is the Infiniti to get. However, if big, wafting, luxurious road trips are your thing, you’ve got to choose the M56S.

2011 Kia Sportage SUV

07/01/10
85
100

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Jonny Lieberman Jonny Lieberman 6.2 out of 10 2011 Kia Sportage SUV
SUV/Truck

What we’ve got here is a pretty compelling, good-looking, sporty handling, inexpensive crossover. Like its cousin the Hyundai Tucson, this represents great value when compared to competition like the RAV4, CR-V and Escape.

2013 Ford Escape SUV

05/07/12
86
100

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Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Jonny Lieberman Jonny Lieberman 6.2 out of 10 2013 Ford Escape SUV
SUV/Truck

The Ford Escape Titanium nets you seemingly every bell and whistle known to man. My only gripe is how it looks. Be that as it may, most people really seem to like the new exterior. And even more folks will like owning such a high-quality compact CUV.

2013 Cadillac XTS Sedan

05/25/12
87
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Jonny Lieberman Jonny Lieberman 6.2 out of 10 2013 Cadillac XTS Sedan
Sedan

The XTS is mostly good looking and has a posh interior, suspect cabin controls, a carryover drivetrain, and a magic carpet ride thanks to GM’s groundbreaking Magnetic Ride Control and torque-steer cancelling HiPer front struts.

2011 Cadillac CTS

06/21/10
87
100

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Jonny Lieberman Jonny Lieberman 6.2 out of 10 2011 Cadillac CTS
Coupe

Ride, handling, acceleration and even interior aren’t the point of the Cadillac CTS Coupe. Style is, and in that regard Cadillac has grand-slammed it. All of the competing Germans and Japanese two-doors simply can’t hold a candle to the Coupe’s glorious lines.

2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG

02/02/12
87
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Jonny Lieberman Jonny Lieberman 6.2 out of 10 2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG
Wagon

If the throttle and transmission were as good as the rest of the car, the E63 AMG wouldn’t just be the rarest car Mercedes-Benz makes—it would be the greatest.

2012 BMW 5 Series Sedan

04/06/12
88
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Jonny Lieberman Jonny Lieberman 6.2 out of 10 2012 BMW 5 Series Sedan
Sedan

Most of the people purchasing one want exactly what the BMW 535i delivers: a safe, well-built, handsome luxury object that lets friends and strangers know how well they’re doing financially.

2010 Volkswagen GTI Hatchback

10/08/09
88
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Jonny Lieberman Jonny Lieberman 6.2 out of 10 2010 Volkswagen GTI Hatchback
Hatchback

The 2010 Volkswagen GTI MkVI has a lot going for it. As far as hot hatches are concerned, none of the competition offers the same mix of refinement, sophistication and driving good times that the GTI does.

2011 Aston Martin Rapide S Sedan

07/08/10
89
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Jonny Lieberman Jonny Lieberman 6.2 out of 10 2011 Aston Martin Rapide S Sedan
Sedan

Like any great femme fatale worth her ill-gotten diamonds, the Rapide floods your mind with a lake of irrationality. Kiss logic goodbye. And that’s okay. As of 2010, no car is as sensual, as erotic, as wordlessly desirable, as flat out cool.

2013 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK55 AMG

06/19/12
89
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Jonny Lieberman Jonny Lieberman 6.2 out of 10 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK55 AMG
Convertible

AMG recently told me that its cars are intended to perform well, but not to be the sharpest knife in the block. Speed and comfort are their dominant brand values. And while it may not julienne up a road, the SLK55 expertly dices. I’d love to own one. If only it didn’t cost so damn much.

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