TOP OF THE READERS' POLL: Audi's A3 leads Wheels24's readers' Car of the Year poll. Image: Audi
The 2015 SA Car of the Year (Coty) will be announced on Wednesday evening (March 18) at a lavish promotional banquet. Will it once again contradict the way the general public vote on Wheels24's Coty voting booth.
So far we've had 8908 votes - let's use the remaining time until the "official" Coty announcement to try to get to 10 000 and provide a clear "voice of the people" Wheels24 winner.
The 11 finalists for 2015 came from a poll/vote among members of the SA Guild of Motoring Journalists of an original list of 40 cars, whittled down to 20 semi-finalists and eventually the 11 finalists.
The guild has run the competition since 1986.
HERE'S HOW THEY SCORED...
The new Audi A3 remains favourite among Wheels24 readers with 1885 votes.Then a mere 17 votes separate the second-placed Mercedes-Benz C-Class (1441) and BMW's M4 (1424).
Renault's fun new Duster grabbed 964 votes followed by Toyota's Corolla (712) and the Porsche Macan (508) in fifth and sixth. Trailing in last place is Citroen's C4 Picasso with 191 votes. Porsche has won the SAGMJ competition for the past two years.
Will Wheels24's readers' choice come out tops or could we see Porsche win for a third year in a row?
Results so far
• Audi A3 Sedan 1.4T SE S Tronic - 1885 votes
• Mercedes Benz C-Class C200 auto - 1441
• BMW M4 Coupe Auto - 1424
• Renault Duster 1.5dCi Dynamique 4WD - 964
• Toyota Corolla 1.4D-4D Prestige 712
• Porsche Macan S Diesel - 508
• Nissan Qashqai 1.6 dCi Acenta auto - 666
• Honda Accord 3.5 V6 Exclusive - 395
• Subaru WRX Premium - 370
• Lexus ES 250 EX - 352
• Citroen C4 Picasso e-HDi 115 Intensive - 191
Which vehicle do you think should be crowned the 2015 SA Car of the Year? Vote for your favourite in our home page voting booth!
Email us and we’ll also publish your thoughts on Wheels24 - but make sure you vote!