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2018 Merc G-Class spotted in SA

A reader has sent us photographs of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class undergoing hot weather testing in Mpumalanga.

Refreshed VW Golf 'Mk7.5' driven

It's not quite the Golf 8 yet but it's definitely a taste of what's to come. Wheels24's Janine Van der Post drives the facelifted Golf in Spain.

Previous polls

03 January 2017

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

Visible policing 17% 3679 votes

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Fewer reckless drivers 10% 2202 votes

10

Unroadworthy vehicles removed 19% 3963 votes

19

Taxis to drive responsibly 37% 7849 votes

37

No corrupt traffic cops 16% 3436 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

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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

22 November 2016

What do you think should be done to improve the K53 licence test

Entire test needs to be revamped 15% 2280 votes

15

It’s the driver’s test that needs to be changed 10% 1543 votes

10

Perhaps focus on real-world applications 25% 3793 votes

25

Unlicensed drivers are the real problem 50% 7510 votes

50

16 November 2016

The practice of transporting SA school children on the back of a bakkie should be...

Banned, it's extremely dangerous 70% 19832 votes

70

Allowed but only if they're restrained 9% 2410 votes

9

Allowed, how else would they get to school 21% 5932 votes

21

26 October 2016

What do you think of Mercedes-Benz new SA-bound bakkie?

I want it! I need this bakkie in my life!. 11% 1111 votes

11

It's gross, what were they thinking? 14% 1458 votes

14

It will probably be too expensive 50% 5169 votes

50

I can't wait for this to arrive in SA 5% 571 votes

5

The Hilux is still SA's bakkie king 20% 2103 votes

20

25 October 2016

Do you use second-hand tyres?

I do, but haven't experienced any issues 4% 888 votes

4

Yes but only because new tyres are too expensive 9% 2130 votes

9

Never! I always replace worn tyres with new ones 84% 18951 votes

84

Doesn't affect me 3% 628 votes

3

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