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New Sasol GTC cars set for thrills

The iconic Grand Prix Circuit will present a new challenge to the GTC drivers as they tackle the country’s fastest racetrack on June 16.

Suzuki’s new Swift hatch and sedan in SA

Suzuki kicks off its new model assault with an all new Swift hatchback and standalone sedan called the Dzire.

Previous polls

15 June 2018

How would you rate your driving style?

Best driver in South Africa 20% 4312 votes

20

I have adequate skills, it's the rest that are a problem 50% 11067 votes

50

I could use more advanced training 16% 3570 votes

16

I can be reckless on occasion 14% 3049 votes

14

05 June 2018

With fuel prices hitting an all-time high at midnight, does fuel consumption influence your car-buying decisions?

Fuel consumption takes priority over performance or looks 46% 7161 votes

46

I now can't afford to buy a new car any longer 44% 6831 votes

44

No, fuel prices do not affect my budget 11% 1691 votes

11

22 May 2018

Car-buying in SA - How important is vehicle safety to you?

Not really, as long as it has basic safety features 17% 2308 votes

17

Yes, I won’t buy a car if it wasn’t tested 69% 9595 votes

69

Don’t care much as long as the car is affordable 14% 1957 votes

14

25 April 2018

What do you think of the toll tariffs increase for 2018?

Tolls help improve our roads 4% 660 votes

4

Just another money-making scheme 47% 8785 votes

47

I refuse to pay e-Tolls 44% 8133 votes

44

It’s inevitable so I just pay 5% 983 votes

5

15 May 2018

How are you coping with recent fuel hikes and another one looming?

I now use unreliable public transport 3% 472 votes

3

Joined a lift club 2% 279 votes

2

Forking out more cash, no choice 59% 8293 votes

59

Had to cut down on groceries to pay for fuel 36% 5053 votes

36

20 April 2018

What is your favourite car colour?

White 45% 11043 votes

45

Black 9% 2277 votes

9

Silver 25% 6150 votes

25

Red 10% 2387 votes

10

Blue 11% 2836 votes

11

29 March 2018

What do you think should be done to curb road deaths?

More visible policing 17% 3375 votes

17

Increased road blocks 6% 1105 votes

6

Clampdown on reckless driving 25% 5011 votes

25

Enforce existing laws 52% 10288 votes

52

15 March 2018

What do you think needs to be changed in the SA Car of the Year competition?

There should be a price cap for finalists 12% 1044 votes

12

There should be categories for cheaper cars as well 47% 3927 votes

47

There’s nothing wrong with the current system 8% 668 votes

8

The public should be involved in the voting process 33% 2784 votes

33

02 March 2018

What do you think the new transport minister should focus primarily on?

Visible law enforcement 35% 6191 votes

35

Reckless road behaviour 43% 7579 votes

43

Improving traffic 22% 3896 votes

22

19 September 2017

Which model do you think should be crowned the 2018 SA Car of the Year?

Audi Q5 42% 7394 votes

42

BMW 5 Series 6% 980 votes

6

Kia Picanto 4% 663 votes

4

Peugeot 3008 3% 543 votes

3

Porsche Panamera 2% 322 votes

2

Suzuki Ignis 4% 704 votes

4

Toyota C-HR 4% 781 votes

4

Volvo S90 4% 619 votes

4

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