Car of the Year finalists

Sowetan Reporter

Sowetan Reporter

The word is out, the finalists of the Car of the Year competition of the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists were announced in Johannesburg last week.

The yearly event is the most important one on the calender of the motor industry in South Africa.

The nine finalists will undergo an extensive two-day test in Gerotek, Tshwane, in January next year.

In no particular order, the finalists are:

Mazda2 1,5 Individual

Mazda5 2,0 Active

Lexus LS460

Toyota Corolla 1,8 Exclusive

Fiat Bravo 1,4 T-Jet Sport

Mercedes-Benz C220 CDI

Nissan Qashqai 2,0 Acenta

Honda CR-V 2,2 CTDi

Freelander 2 TD4 HSE