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2015-12-09 07:38

LEADING THE GRID: Ford’s new Fusion is leading the Wheels24 users' vote as the car of choice to win the 2016 SA Car of the Year competition. Image: Ford

Cape Town - The 2016 SAGMJ South African Car of the Year finalists  were revealed earlier in September 2015.

The 12 finalists competing for the 2016 SA Car of the Year (CoTY) title has been revealed following a vote by members of the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ).

READ: SA Car of the Year: 2016 finalists revealed

It looks like the 2016 competition could avoid controversy - there's no Porsche.

The 12 finalists include two Opel hatchbacks (Corsa and Adam) and the Jaguar Land Rover duo (XE, Discovery Sport). A notable finalist is BMW's electric hybrid i3.

And leading the grid is...

We asked Wheels24 users which vehicle they think deserves to win the 2016 title and our homepage poll  garnered 4379 votes.

Ford's Fusion looks to be the clear car of choice with 997 votes to date, making up 23% of votes.

In second place is Volvo's XC90 (550 votes) and the BMW i3 (488 votes). The Citroen Cactus sits at the bottom as the least favourite car with only 128 votes.

Here's a breakdown of the votes:

Ford Fusion - 997 votes

Volvo XC90 - 550 votes

BMW i3 - 488 votes

Land Rover Discovery Sport - 448 votes

Mazda 2 - 367 votes

Honda HR-V - 285 votes

Jaguar XE  - 275 votes

Opel Adam - 256 votes

Kia Sorento - 240 votes

Opel Corsa  - 207 votes

Peugeot 308  - 138 votes

Citroen C4 Cactus - 128 votes

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