Suzuki Swift Sport 1.4 Turbo (2020) Review

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We Love: Price and fuel economy, great handling, Performace, all the hot hatch Feels We Don’t Love: carbon vinyl might not wear well, exhuast tone could have been beefier to match. Highlights: Retail:R347 900 Engine: 1.4-litre 4-cylinder Turbo charged Jet Power/Torque: 103 kW/220 Nm Transmission: 6-speed manual (is available in Automatic) Fuel consumption: 6.1 L/100 km (claimed) 6.2L/100 km (Achieved) Load capacity: 242-918 litres CO2: 174g/km (ADR Combined) The Suzuki Swift Sport brings back fond memories of seeing the 1.6-Litre versions racing around Singapore. Up and down orchard road in the middle of the…

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Mitsubishi ASX(2020) Review and Pricing

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We Like: Solid Feeling on the road, 2.0 N/A lots of torque, leg room in the rear, large panoramic roof. We Don’t Like: Fuel consumption is average, interior design and trim are a bit bland, a weird squeak from the back of the front seats – might be car specific. In Summary Retail: R414 900 Engine: 2.0L MIVEC DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder Power/Torque: 103 kW/220 Nm Transmission: 6-speed CVT (is available in Manual our Pick) Fuel consumption: 7.9L/100km (Combined Cycle) (claimed) 8.1L/100 km (Achieved) Load capacity: 406-1 120 litres The Mitsubishi ASX has had a pretty drastic facelift, starting…

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Ford Everest Range Expanded(2020)Spec & Pricing

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The Ford Motor Company of South Africa has bolstered its Everest seven-seater sports utility vehicle line up with the addition of a new XLT 4×4 derivative powered by the impressive and frugal 2.0-litre Single Turbo engine combined with Fords advanced 10-speed automatic transmission. This new derivative slots into the range perfectly just above the XLT 4×2. Equipped with a 2.0 Single Turbo diesel engine producing 132 kW of power and 420Nm of torque available from 1 750 to 2 500 r/min – with up to 340Nm available from as low as 1 250 r/min. The 10-speed trend-setting automatic transmission features…

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Suzuki S-Presso 1.0 S-Edition (2020) Review and Pricing

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We Love: Price and fuel economy, fair handling, infotainment, Spacious and practical cabin layout We Don’t Love: Lack of light behind the steering wheel at night, Quirky looks, Body roll at higher speeds Highlights: Retail: R147 900 (as tested) Engine: 1.0-litre 3-cylinder petrol 12v Power/Torque: 50 kW/90 Nm Transmission: 5-speed manual (is available in Automatic) Fuel consumption: 4.9 L/100 km (claimed) 5.2L/100 km (Achieved) Load capacity: 239 litres Safety rating: Five-star (NCAP 2020) For 2020 the Suzuki S-Presso arrived right in the middle of Covid-19 Lockdown in South Africa. I stand corrected, but it was the first car launched via…

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Suzuki Vitara 1.4T GLX (2020) Review & Pricing

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We Love: Great performance and fuel economy, sound ride and handling, infotainment, practical cabin We Don’t Love: Price, Rear passenger leg room, Dash information distracting to operate/scroll, hard plastic door cards. Highlights: Retail: R396 900 Engine: 1.4-litre turbo petrol 16v Power/Torque: 103 kW/220 Nm Transmission: 6-speed manual (is available in Automatic) Fuel consumption: 5.8 L/100 km (claimed) 6.2L/100 km (Achieved) Load capacity: 375-1 120 litres Fuel: 6.3L/100km (ADR Combined) CO2: 174g/km (ADR Combined) Safety rating: Five-star (NCAP 2015) For 2020 the Suzuki Vitara has come in for one of those gently evolutionary, kinda-hard-to-spot…

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