Warren Brown

Washington, D.C.

Automotive columnist

Warren Brown was a Washington Post auto columnist. He left The Post in December 2017. He passed away in July 2018.
Latest from Warren Brown

As my journey takes a new turn, Honda shows how carmakers are turning, too

Longtime Post columnist Warren Brown, in his last review, sees hope in the all-new Accord Touring.

December 24, 2017

The 2018 Mazda CX-5: It has the necessities of freedom

It moves fast, runs on regular-grade fuel, and is safe, especially for those who are aging.

December 15, 2017

The Infiniti Q60 Red Sport: Watch it whoosh far beyond your budget

This beautiful, fast, well-crafted sports car is also a symbol of a fading dream for drivers.

December 8, 2017

Audi’s SQ5 3.0 T Quattro has it all — including a stratospheric price tag

This SUV is fast, comfortable, well built and beautiful, and at about $66,000, it better be.

December 4, 2017

For buyers on a budget, Toyota’s whimsical wagon might fit the bill

The new C-HR XLE offers odd styling, competent performance and strong safety features.

November 22, 2017

Hyundai moves far beyond its ‘cheap’ early image with Elantra GT Sport

There is nothing laughable about this four-door hatchback. It is remarkably well done.

November 17, 2017

Mazda’s CX-9: Astonishing craftsmanship and reassuring capability

The interior will make your eyes widen. So, probably, will the gasoline bill.

November 10, 2017

Audi’s SQ5 is worthy of its price tag

The luxury crossover is a beautiful machine but not a motorized bauble.

October 27, 2017

The Transit Connect: A good way for Ford to carry itself to the future

The automaker advances the notion of “minivan” with a family and small-business hauler.

October 20, 2017

Current and choice: BMW’s i3 points the way to the automotive future

You can’t take a long-distance trip on a whim, but this electric car is a capable commuter.

October 13, 2017