Citroen C5 Aircross 1.6T Shine (2019-2020) Review

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We Like: Futuristic styling, good performance, fully loaded with all the extras, digital display, red detailing. We Don’t Like: Damaged brand image, resale,  fuel consumption average in class. In Summary Price: R 550 900 (October 2020) Engine: 1.6-litre turbopetrol Power/Torque: 121 kW / 240 Nm Transmission: 6 speed automatic Fuel Consumption: 7.9 L/100 km Load space: 520 to 1 630 litres After a short absence, Citroen has come back to SA with 3 Strong products: the C3 compact hatchback, C3 Aircross crossover, and this model which we were lucky enough to have…

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Mahindra Pik Up Automatic(2020) Review

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We Like: Higher cab height, comfortable seats, well priced, Infotainment system, Off-Road Performance. We Don’t Like: B Pillar Feels little too far forward, interior rubber finishes around windows and all round build quality. In Summary Retail: R414 900 Engine: 2.2 mHawk Diesel 4cyl engine Power/Torque: 108 kW/320 Nm Transmission: 6-speed Automatic (is available in Manual our Pick) Fuel consumption: 8.1L/100 km (claimed) 8.8/L /100 km (Achieved) Payload capacity: 995 kg With the definition of a Bakkie being skewed lately and turned into a pavement hopper with black wheels and all the bling you can think of it’s good…

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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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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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