Road Test With Mike West

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VIDEO: The 2012 KIA Optima Hybrid -Almost Perfect. Almost

  Here’s Kia’s Sole hybrid offering. The Korean automaker is aiming for the Hybrid Camry from Toyota and the upcoming redesigned Ford Fusion hybrid. The Kia beats Camry in looks department. But the Camry trumps […]

09/06/2012

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VIDEO: 2013 Honda Civic CNG, Clean But Gut-less

2013 Honda Civic CNG It looks like a Honda Civic. It drives like a Honda Civic. It is all things Civic, except for what’s under the hood and inside the trunk. This is the Civic […]

CBS Seattle–08/16/2012

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VIDEO: The Acura ILX – Beauty And Grace In A Small Luxury Car

2013 Acura ILX Do the bones of a Honda Civic make a decent Acura? I drove the ILX for a week and my conclusion is yes. A big thumbs up for this small luxury car. […]

CBS Seattle–08/02/2012

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VIDEO: The 2012 Ford Focus Titanium, A Big Improvement And Upgrade

2012 Ford Focus Titanium This Ford titanium is made of Steel, aluminum and plastic as far as I can tell. Our daughter’s first car was a 2001 Focus. She still drives it, and she still […]

07/19/2012

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[VIDEO] The 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe…Mustang Killer?

2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe This is the refreshed Hyundai Genesis Coupe for 2013. It has a new face, updated LED taillights, but most the best news is under the hood. More horsepower. And it can […]

CBS Seattle–07/12/2012

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Video: The 2012 Volvo S60 T6 AWD Great Swedish Car Shines

2012 Volvo S60 T6 AWD When you think of Volvo, the first thing that probably comes to your mind is safety. After driving this red rocket, the words performance beautiful fast and fun work too. […]

06/21/2012

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VIDEO: The 2012 Range Rover Sport HSE – The Big, The Bold, The Beautiful

Car enthusiast Mike West takes the 2012 Range Rover Sport HSE on a road test and declares, it’s truly comfortable.

CBS Seattle–05/31/2012

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VIDEO: The 2012 Lexus CT 200h Sport Is An Upscale, Sporty Hybrid

Lexus CT 200h 2012 Here’s Lexus’s take on an upscale sporty hybrid. It shares components with it’s less expensive cousin, the Toyota Prius. Lower the suspension and stance and you get a Prius on steroids. […]

CBS Seattle–05/24/2012

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VIDEO: The Fiat 500 Is Cute, Adorable And Playful

Fiat 500 Welcome back to America Fiat, and thanks for buying half of Chrysler Here’s a car that everyone calls cute, adorable playful, loveable. It’s the Fiat 500, so Italian looking, even though it’s manufactured […]

05/17/2012

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VIDEO: The Juke From Nissan Inspired By Motorcycles!

Car enthusiast Mike West takes the 2012 Nissan Juke on a road test and declares that this isn’t your ho hum Nissan product.

CBS Seattle–04/20/2012

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