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Suzuki’s new Swift hatch and sedan in SA

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2006 Car of the Year announced

2006-03-15 06:57

The A3 Sportback 2.0 T FSI is SA's latest Car of Year winner

And the winner of the competition is the Audi A3 Sportback 2.0 T FSI.

The announcement was made late on Tuesday in Johannesburg at a function attended by motor industry executives, dealers, and, of course, the judges and other members of the Guild.

This is the third time in the competition's 21 year history that Audi has won the competition.

The Car of the Year competition is sponsored by Wesbank and the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists decides on the winner.

The finalists were:
  • VW Passat 2.0 TDi
  • BMW 320d
  • Citroen C4 1.6 HDi
  • Ford Focus 2.0 TDCi 5dr
  • Toyota Yaris T3 Spirit
  • Nissan Murano
  • Audi A3 Sportback 2.0T FSI
  • Kia Rio Hatch 1.4 High Spec
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