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Mike West Road Test: 2013 Ford C-Max

Here’s an alternative to the hybrids offered by Toyota with there legendary Prius line of vehicles. This is the Ford Max. You can go for a hybrid, or this hybrid/electric version.

12/05/2013

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Mike West Road Test: 2014 Subaru Forester

West: If your looking for an SUV with all-wheel-drive that has decent ground clearance, and good fuel economy, then you might want to take this 2014 Subaru Forester for a spin.

CBS Seattle–11/19/2013

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Mike West Road Test: 2014 Eos Sport From Volkswagen

Mike West: This hard top convertible is a nice alternative to a cloth roof for our dark wintery days, especially with the built in sunroof.

CBS Seattle–11/12/2013

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Mike West Road Test: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee V8 Overland

Mike West: Sorry 2013 owners, but the New Year means a much improved and refined vehicle.

11/12/2013

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Mike West Road Test: 2014 Volkswagen Jetta SEL

What’s new? It’s VW’s new turbocharged 1.8-liter four cylinder that makes 170 horsepower.

CBS Seattle–10/29/2013

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Mike West Road Test: 2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Limited

Meet the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, Limited. Sure it’s a bit slower than the standard fossil fuel burning 268 horsepower V6 version, but most people know that they sacrifice peppiness for “sippiness” — which isn’t a word.

CBS Seattle–10/21/2013

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Mike West Road Test: 2013 Lexus GS 400h

Hybrid Luxury From Lexus Is A Home Run I drove the 2013 Lexus GS 450h from Seattle to Portland and it was one of the nicest trips to the Rose City and back ever. The […]

CBS Seattle–05/31/2013

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Mike West Road Test: VW Beetle 50’s Edition

The 2013 Volkswagen Beetle 50’s Edition: Modern Fun In A Retro Package The 2013 black on black Beetle 50’s edition convertible was delivered to me at a perfect time. I had just taken delivery of […]

CBS Seattle–05/31/2013

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Mike West Road Test: Does the Scion/Subaru live up to all the hype?

This is a well-balanced featherweight of a car with a great personality, that gets decent mileage.

CBS Seattle–11/09/2012

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VIDEO: The Fiat 500C Is Fantastico!

The Fiat 500C If you don’t find this car fun to look at and a kick to drive, you need an extra dose of Prozac. The Fiat 500C is a modern take on a car […]

10/05/2012

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