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What does your car say about you?

The vehicle you drive could have a direct baring on your personality. Take a look...

What you should know about Turbodiesels

South African motorists were rather late to arrive at the performance/economy party that is the modern turbodiesel engine.

Previous polls

07 June 2017

How do you feel about car seats for children?

My car doesn't move if the kids aren't strapped in 86% 19678 votes

86

I often forget to buckle the kids up 5% 1070 votes

5

I can’t afford it, it's too expensive 10% 2220 votes

10

01 June 2017

New number plate laws will be implemented later in 2017. What do you think of having to renew your plates every five years?

It's a waste of money 71% 14061 votes

71

Good idea, will reduce licence corruption 4% 829 votes

4

What's the point? Too many unroadworthy vehicles 22% 4270 votes

22

I don't care, I'll just pay 3% 553 votes

3

03 May 2017

What do you think can be done to revive declining car sales in SA?

Reduce import duties on cars 59% 14523 votes

59

Encourage more local production 19% 4688 votes

19

Scrap the ban on used imports 12% 3035 votes

12

Tax breaks for hybrid/electric cars 10% 2416 votes

10

26 March 2017

Government spending R41-million on luxury cars...

is a disgusting waste of tax-payer money 89% 27122 votes

89

is justified as they are ministers 2% 582 votes

2

sends the wrong message to citizens 9% 2676 votes

9

03 January 2017

What would you like to see changed on SA's roads in 2017?

Visible policing 17% 3685 votes

17

Fewer reckless drivers 10% 2202 votes

10

Unroadworthy vehicles removed 19% 3968 votes

19

Taxis to drive responsibly 37% 7856 votes

37

No corrupt traffic cops 16% 3440 votes

16

26 September 2016

Which car do you think should be crowned SA's 2017 car of the year?

Audi A4 10% 863 votes

10

Honda Civic 6% 533 votes

6

Hyundai Tucson 10% 883 votes

10

Jaguar F-Pace 8% 704 votes

8

Mazda CX-3 8% 742 votes

8

Opel Astra 16% 1443 votes

16

Renault Kadjar 3% 250 votes

3

Toyota Fortuner 13% 1118 votes

13

Volkswagen Tiguan 22% 1978 votes

22

Volkswagen Passat 4% 340 votes

4

17 January 2017

Did Ford's recall of the Kuga model put you off buying Ford vehicles?

Yes, I will never buy another Ford. 39% 9097 votes

39

No, recalling it showed that Ford is serious about the safety of their cars. 20% 4701 votes

20

I will be more careful when considering to buy a Ford. 41% 9642 votes

41

28 December 2016

Which city has the worst drivers in SA?

Cape Town 21% 1722 votes

21

Port Elizabeth 3% 233 votes

3

East London 5% 376 votes

5

Durban 16% 1312 votes

16

Pretoria 6% 497 votes

6

Johannesburg 47% 3860 votes

47

Bloemfontein 3% 213 votes

3

15 December 2016

Which major city in South Africa has the best drivers?

Cape Town 33% 7704 votes

33

Johannesburg 28% 6457 votes

28

Bloemfontein 11% 2556 votes

11

Pretoria 11% 2692 votes

11

Durban 6% 1324 votes

6

Port Elizabeth 12% 2743 votes

12

30 November 2016

Traffic officers soliciting bribes in SA is...

Rife throughout the country 85% 24142 votes

85

Uncommon on our roads 2% 695 votes

2

Dependent on the time of year 3% 867 votes

3

Only a problem in a few areas 10% 2791 votes

10

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