New Sandero from Renault

Renault appear to have pulled the proverbial rabbit from the hat with the new Sandero. Definitely some magic in the air.

New Sandero

New Sandero

“What you see is a vehicle fully representative of Renault’s heritage with every gene rooted in Renault’s DNA.” says Wayne van der Merwe, product manager for New Sandero.

Because of its unparalleled value proposition, New Sandero is set to become the new reference among cars priced under R150 000, a strategic segment which weights no less than 60 000 sales per annum says Renault. I agree. Its a damn fine looking car.

Also fitted in Clio, the new generation 3 cylinder 900cc Turbo petrol 66kW power plant (code name: H4Bt) is highly efficient.

New Sandero Turbo 66kW reaches a top speed of 175 km/h and speedily accelerates, from 0 to 100km/h, in only 11.1s.

New Sandero come with Renault’s a five-year/150 000km warranty completed by a standard two-year/30 000km service plan (service intervals: 15,000 km).

According to Renault’s objective to be positioned in the TOP 5 in terms of parts affordability, New Sandero’s running costs will be very moderate, in line with the previous generation (ranking at Number 3 of its segment, according to Malcom Kinsey’s 2013 report).

PRICING (including standard Service plan)

  • NEW SANDERO Expression Turbo 66kW  5-door       R133 900 (including Aircon)
  • NEW SANDERO Dynamique Turbo 66kW 5-door       R141 500

Review to follow as soon as I get my hands on one.

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2014 TowCAR of the Year – Subaru Outback 2.0D Lineartronic

The Subaru Outback 2.0D Lineartronic has won the 2014 TowCAR of the Year competition, in association with CAR and Leisure Wheels magazines, Campworld and Forever Resorts.

Subaru Outback 2.0D Lineartronic

Subaru Outback 2.0D Lineartronic

The competition, which saw twelve automatic 4×4 vehicles tested with 1.4-ton Jurgens Penta caravans at the Boekenhoutkloof Traffic College, tries to find the SUV which performs best in a host of towing-related categories which are evaluated in controlled conditions.

The Outback Diesel CVT, which features a Boxer turbocharged diesel engine, Subaru’s Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive™ and Lineartronic™ CVT automatic transmission, overcame the odds after its on-paper specifications seemed to be disadvantaged against larger and more powerful automatic 4×4 SUVs.

The Traffic College’s massive skidpan, where the tow vehicles’ traction and stability systems could be tested to the limits and beyond, as well as an enclosed test track, proved to be an ideal and safe base where the vehicles could be put through all their paces. The test day also included a 15 km road section, with inclines and declines, topped off with some fast and slow stretches, and bumpy and smooth sections.

Eight judges decided the outcome of the towing test. The panel included professional vehicle dynamics testers, top advanced driving instructors who specialise in towing, award winning motoring journalists and a professional racing legend who is also a keen caravanner.

The judges had to score each SUV in ten categories. These included exterior, interior, handling, stability, engine, transmission, braking, parking, cruising ability and value for money.  All the SUVs were driven over exactly the same route, in exactly the same conditions, performing exactly the same tests along the way.

Says Jakes Jacobs, one of the judges and a legend of vehicle testing and racing in South Africa: “We judged these vehicles only as tow vehicles, towing a caravan designed for tar roads.”

The judges cited a number of the Outback’s facets which impressed them the most, including excellent handling and stability, as well as the collaboration between the two-litre turbocharged Boxer diesel engine (110 kW and 350 Nm) and the Lineartronic™ transmission, with its simulated gearing.

“The engine had almost 40 kW of power less on tap than some of the other SUVs, but thanks to the brilliant transmission, with its simulated gears and paddle shifters behind the steering wheel, the available power was always immediately accessible,” explains Jacobs.

“Some of the other SUVs had almost 500 Nm of torque to play with, but thanks to less effective auto transmissions and drivetrains, much of the torque was lost in translation, so to speak. Combine that with the Outback’s excellent handling and confidence-inspiring ride, as well as the roomy interior, and you end up with a very good, practical and safe towing package.”

VW Tiguan TSI 4×2 Trend and Fun review

VW Tiguan TSI 4×2 Trend & Fun

VW Tiguan

VW Tiguan

If you like a golf but need a bit more space, or use country roads and need a higher ride height than a Golf offers, this  Tiguan may be your solution.

The base model as tested is in effect a normal two wheel drive station wagon version of a Golf . What you get is the extra space, a more upright and higher seating arrangement and the ‘middlemannetjie’ on a rural road wont bother you.

I really like these Tiguans, the luxury and performance of a Golf with the practicality of a station wagon/SUV.

These cars are just the right size. Big enough for four adults and a toothbrush or two but small enough
to feel nimble and enjoy a reduced thirst for petrol. They are both SUV and MPV.

Tiguan 1.4 TSI dash

Tiguan 1.4 TSI dash

Interior

A number of motoring critics have said that the interior is sombre. I do not agree with them. It is sensible, ergonomic and well laid out. The materials used give the impression of quality. The black finish looks neat and purposeful.

The leather multi-function steering wheel and gear knob give the car a luxury feel. The cloth trimmed seats are comfortable and fairly adjustable. Fit and finish appears to be excellent.

I found the car very pleasant to dive. All round visibility is good, the more upright seating is comfortable and the controls are easy to hand and have a quality feel to them and make it easy to drive.

Driving impression

I found the 90kW engine a little laboured at times but still capable to get you where you have to get. The car handles well even with the slightly taller stance. It is not sporty like a GTi , but it is a pleasure at the wheel. The brakes are well balanced and cornering as well as general handling precise and predictable.

Economy is very decent but not spectacular. VW claim a combined consumption figure of 6.5l/100km. I got just over 7.5l/100km which is more than acceptable.

These new generation turbocharged petrol engines take performance and economy to new levels.

The 4×2 Trend & Fun is an interesting mix of sophisticated and basic. Its price is misleading simply due to the very basic specification, meaning that you have to fit expensive “accessories” to match for example the Ford Kuga which includes them in the sticker price. So for example climate control (as opposed to plain aircon) costs R4400 extra, park distance control R4 150, front fog lights R1 950, service plan for 90 000km is R2 492 or maintenance plan for 120 000 a whopping R25 992. It all adds up.

Practical, good looking and efficient. That about sums up this Tiguan.

VW Tiguan TS1 4x2

VW Tiguan TS1 4×2

Tiguans all come with a raft of active and passive safety and performance measures from ABS to spin control and a stability programme.

The Tiguan ISi 4×2 Trend & Fun as reviewed costs  R312 000, but we would recommend you go for the 118kW version at R345 200 especially if based on the Highveld or if you expect to load her up a bit.

Also check out the Ford Kuga, Honda CRV, Toyota Verso, Renault Duster and Nissan Qashqai.

The top of the line Tiguan is the 2.0 TSI Sport & Style  at R446 250 which comes with 7 speed DSG and AWD. There are 8 models to choose from.

It comes standard with a 3 year or 120 000 km warranty, 12 year corrosion warranty and a 60 000 maintenance plan.

Tiguan 4x2

Tiguan 4×2

Suzuki Swift DZire

Swift grows up

Suzuki Auto South Africa has added a new sedan model to its Swift hatchback range.

The new  four-door sedan will be marketed under the DZire name, and shares the proven platform of the Swift hatch, while adding the a boot and more space for rear occupants.

Suzuki Swift Dzire sedan

Suzuki Swift Dzire sedan

The new Swift DZire is powered by a latest-generation 1,2-litre engine which has excellent fuel economy. The four-cylinder, 16-valve unit is offered in conjunction with either a five-speed manual or a four-speed automatic gearbox.

Swift DZire buyers also get to choose between GA and GL specification levels.

The cabin provides comfortable seating for four or even five occupants, while the 300 litre boot ensures ample luggage space.

Safety and security measures include dual front airbags, remote central locking, and inertia reel front seatbelts with load limiters and pre-tensioners.

The  1 197 cc power unit produces a maximum output of 63 kW at 6 000 r/min, combined with a torque peak of 113 Nm at 4 500 r/min.

The DZire 1.2 Manual does  0-100 km/h in 12,6 seconds, and achieves a top speed of 160 km/h. Combined cycle fuel
consumption is a around 5,7 litres/100 km.

The recommended retail prices of the new Suzuki Dzire range include a two-year/30 000 km service plan and a three-year/100 000 km warranty, while a three-year/unlimited distance roadside assistance package is also provided as part of the deal. Services are at 15 000 km intervals.

Prices:

DZire 1.2 GA M/T  R128 900

DZire 1.2 GL M/T  R138 900

DZire 1.2 GA A/T  R153 900

Nissan NV350 Impendulo 2.5 Petrol Minibus Taxi

Nissan NV350 Impendulo 2.5 Petrol Minibus Taxi

Nissan have launched a new minibus taxi,a 16-seat model, built to comply with South Africa’s taxi industry.

Nissan NV350 Impendulo

Nissan NV350 Impendulo

The new NV350 Impendulo Taxi, gives a strong local flavour to the taxi.

Says Tessa Cooke, NV350 Product Manager at Nissan South Africa: “Impendulo is the isiZulu word for ‘the answer’, a term which can be applied to the NV350 Taxi in more than one way. With it, we aim to recapture the love and affection of both taxi operators and commuters.

“The fact that our new taxi has been designed around the people who are going to operate and use it, coupled with the overwhelmingly positive response our naming competition, points towards a very successful reintroduction of the Nissan badge to the South African taxi industry.”

The Nissan enters a market in which over 4.5 million people travel in over 220 000 taxis on a daily basis.

The new Nissan NV350 Impendulo is powered by an existing 2.5-litre petrol engine, which produces 108 kW at 5 600 rpm and 213 Nm at 4 400 rpm, mated to a five-speed manual gearbox.

Fuel economy is improved with the assistance of low voltage control of the alternator, whereby battery charge is monitored and the alternator’s voltage adjusted to curb over-charging the battery, thereby reducing load on the engine and lowering fuel consumption. Improved timing chain operation thanks to low-friction materials also aids in reducing consumption, as does the engine’s low idle speed of just 600 rpm.

Safety equipment includes driver and front passenger airbags, ABS with Brake Assist, seat belts for all 16 seats, a driver’s seatbelt warning buzzer, an emergency exit escape hatch in the roof and an immobiliser.

The Impendulo 2.5 petrol retails at R306 900 through Nissan’s entire existing dealer and comes standard with a 3-year/ 100 000 km warranty as well as a three-year unlimited kilometres anti-corrosion warranty. Service intervals are 15 000 km.

2014 Toyota Corolla

The new Toyota Corolla is here.

Launched today to much fanfare, pomp and ceremony this Durban built car is very important to the SA market.

Prices start at R214 900 and top out at R283 900.

2014 Toyota Corolla

2014 Toyota Corolla

Toyota SA Motors’ Lettie Labuschagne, General Manager of Product Planning, says “Toyota has spent decades refining and improving the Corolla, whilst staying true to its core values, which is the reason why it’s still SA’s most loved sedan.”

“With better styling, enhanced dynamics and even more interior space, the 2014 Corolla promises to be the best model yet. That is no small feat considering that its history goes back more than 47 years.”

Cumulative worldwide Corolla sales exceed 39.7 million since the nameplate was launched in 1966, including nearly 1 million in South Africa alone. The new sedan is the 11th generation Corolla. It will be sold in more than 150 countries.

With maximum torque of 205 N.m available from 1 800 to 2 800 r/min, the 1.4 D4-D turbodiesel is mated with a six-speed manual transmission allowing for 0 t0 100km/h 12 12.6 seconds. Toyota claims a average fuel consumption of 3,8 litres/100 km and CO2 emissions of 99 g/km. This may be the model to go for.

The wheelbase has been extended 100 mm compared to the outgoing production model to enable more space and especially rear legroom.

The new Corolla will be available in a choice of seven exterior colours, of which three are new to the model range: Seaside Pearl Metallic (light blue), Avant-Garde Bronze and Grey Metallic.

Sprinter models are cosmetically differentiated by means of 16-inch smoked alloy wheels, a rear spoiler and Sprinter badging.

Toyota Corolla interior

Toyota Corolla interior

The new Corolla is not only more spacious and comfortable, but also quieter than its predecessor.

The new Corolla is available in a choice of four grades; Esteem (entry), Prestige (mid), Sprinter (sport) and top-of-the-range Exclusive. A grade-dependent choice of fabric (Esteem), fabric and leather (Sprinter) or leather (Prestige and Exclusive) are available.

All models except for the Esteem come with a new, leather-covered, multi-functional steering wheel incorporating a comprehensive array switches for the operation of the audio, hands-free telephone and multi-function display system.

The refreshed line-up features a choice of an all-new 1.4 litre D-4D turbo diesel and three petrol engines; a 1.33 litre Dual VVT-i unit, a 1.6 litre Dual VVT-i engine and another new powerplant, the 1.8 litre Dual VVT-i unit.

All engines are fitted with six-speed manual transmissions, but the 1.6 and 1.8 petrol variants may optionally be mated to Toyota’s new, high-gear, high-efficiency Multidrive S automatic transmission.

Active safety has been enhanced through the adoption of a next generation ABS system and a shorter brake pedal stroke for better feel and system response. Traction Control (TRC) and Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) are available on two of the four model grades – Hill Start Assist Control (HAC2) is fitted to vehicles equipped with VSC.

The new Corolla benefits from a three-year/100,000km warranty and comes with a standard five-year/ 90 000 km service plan. Service intervals are set at 15 000 km (including the 1.4 D). The new models are also supported by the ToyotaCare Roadside Assistance Programme which entitles customers to 24-hour roadside assistance, ensuring ultimate peace-of-mind motoring.

Pricing:

1,3-litre Esteem: R214 900  1,3-litre Prestige: R232 900

1,4-litre D4-D Esteem: R237 900  1,4-litre D4-D Prestige: R249 900

1,6-litre Esteem: R225 900  1,6-litre Prestige: R241 900  1,6-litre Prestige CVT: R252 900  1,6-litre Sprinter: R248 900

1,8-litre Prestige: R251 900  1,8-litre Exclusive: R272 900  1,8-litre CVT Exclusive: R283 900

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SARS Tax logbooks

Automating  your  SARS logbook

A big bonus of fitting a tracking device to your vehicle is the option of reports which include your tax reports or SARS logbook. Other reports can include driver behaviour, speeding, both the duration and place of stops, times (proof of delivery time) and route driven.

From a business point of view the security aspect may be of lesser importance than the management aspect. The more sophisticated or fancy systems allow you to monitor your vehicle/ driver in almost real time.

The third thing about tracking is the possible discount your insurer may give you.

The SARS logbook function on most systems is very easy to use and mostly automatic. Once you have set it up about the only thing the driver must do is indicate which trips are private, and which business. The system does the rest.

Some of the systems available in South Africa are, in no particular order:

The iTrack Live  SARS Logbook.

This is available with 2 options. Either you pay R2650 upfront for the installation and R125 per month, with no commitment to a contract or you can take a 24 month contract which costs R350 per month with a R259 upfront payment.

This system will generate trip reports including an automated SARS logbook, report harsh driving or speeding and a vehicle trip summary. Upon entering the odometer reading at the beginning of the tax period into the iTrack Live system, a SARS compliant tax logbook will be automatically generated for you.

It is a GPS based system. The recovery option costs R15 per month extra. SMS’s for alerts will be charged. You set the system rules up to alert you for your choice of events. These may be no-go areas or sudden stops.

This system allows ‘real’ time tracking and mapping and is an advanced system.

Their website is: http://www.itracklive.co.za/tax-logbook.htm

Ctrack has 2 options which generate SARS logbooks. The Secure which is more of a traditional product and the Lite which is an entry level fleet control system.

Pricing of the Secure system is R269 a month on a 36 month contract, although there is no installation fee.  This package does not track driver behaviour.

The fleet orientated Lite system costs R329 a month on a 36 month contract and includes live tracking at 10 second intervals.

Their website: http://www.ctrack.com/za/solutions/private-vehicles-and-small-fleet/ctrack-secure/

Netstar offers the Cyber-Sleuth Supreme option for either an installation fee of R2799 and R215 a month or a 36 month rental at R280. You can monitor each day’s trips or the last ten stops. Detailed driver behaviour is not available.

Their  Vigil-Lite option offers location, speed and trip reports and is geared to small fleets. Pricing is either an installation fee of around R2000 and a monthly service fee of R130, the rental option is R199 a month. This is more a management than a security tool.

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Tracker offers the Skytrax GSM and GPS system. It is very comprehensive, and does everything, including coverage in neighbouring states upon request. Costs for the rental option is R320 for 36 months. There is no installation fee. The cash option is R2999 and R235 monthly with no fixed period contract. This is an advanced product.

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Matrix offers 3 levels of service. MX1, 2 and 3. Only the MX3 offers SARS logbooks. Monthly rentals are R315. The month to month cash option costs R3499 and R215 for the MX3. It includes a panic button, border alerts and no-go zones. This is a comprehensive system.

https://www.matrix.co.za/tracking-services/auto-logbook

It will pay most businesses to install tracking devices to their vehicles. To extract maximum benefit you will need to subscribe to the more advanced options. The benefits include lower insurance costs, SARS compliance, vehicle control, reduced travel (fuel) costs and better standards of safety and driving (less accidents). Your administration costs should also be lower.

Kia Cerato 2.0 EX Auto review

Kia Cerato 2.0 EX Auto

Kia Cerato

Kia Cerato

The latest Cerato, sedan or hatch, delivers on value, style, quality and comfort.
We tested the 2.0 EX Automatic sedan. It is a very pleasant car which is very easy to drive and to live with. It just soaks up bumps and irregularities in the road and goes round corners with assurance.
Standard equipment includes automatic light control, LED daytime running lights, fog lights and electric windows and mirrors. All four wheels have disc brakes, ABS, EBD and all the other safety kit is fitted.

Cerato interior
The Cerato interior is pleasant and a big step up from the previous model, but still quite conservative. This is perhaps a good thing. The car is really comprehensively equipped. It has everything from air conditioning to cruise control to electric chromic mirror to rear view camera on the two top models. The leather steering wheel has remote controls and a matching gear knob.
The boot is big and deep (420litres) and almost matches the Sentra and Jetta.

Kia Cerato EX 2.0 Auto

Kia Cerato EX 2.0 Auto

The exterior styling is a step up from the previous model and is somewhat more Eurocentric. I think it looks great and should age well.
A complaint about previous Kia’s has been the dead steering. The cars felt disconnected from the road. This new generation largely fixes that. Within a day or two you get used to it and don’t notice it. A big improvement. The EX and SX models have a setting to adjust the responsiveness of the steering; soft, normal or sport.
Cerato_noseBuild quality is good, resulting in a five year warranty. Not only will this give you peace of mind, but it should keep resale values high.
The in-line 4 cylinder 16 valve dual overhead cam and dual cvvt 2.0 litre engine produces 118kW @ 6 200rpm and 194Nm @ 4 300rpm. Top speed is 205km/h and 0 to 100km/h is 9.3 seconds. Both manual and auto boxes are 6 speed. I think the 1.6 models may be a little lethargic on the Highveld especially with 4 adults onboard, but the 2.0 litre models are just right. Expect fuel consumption of around 7.5 l/100km.
Price of the Cerato EX 2.0 Automatic as tested is R259 995. The range starts at R219 995 for the 1.6 manual. The top model is the 2.0 SX Automatic at R289 995.
Also look at the Nissan Sentra, VW Jetta, Ford Focus, Toyota Corolla, Chevrolet Cruz, Hyundai Elantra and Honda Civic. My short list would be Civic, Focus, Sentra and Cerato.
The warranty is 5 years or 150 000km and the service plan is 5 years or 90 000km.

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Subaru Forester XS 2.5 Lineartroninc CVT review

Forester XS 2.5

Forester XS

Forester XS

The 4th generation Forester still looks like a Forester, just a bit more stylish. It is so uncool that it is cool to those in the know. I love these cars. It’s not about style. It is about substance. A major criticism in the past was the fuel consumption.

The engineers at Fuji have performed wonders. They introduced an auto stop start system, adjusted the gearing, gave us more gears and improved the aerodynamics. The result a much better 8.1 l/100km for the normally aspirated 2.5 petrol XS in mixed driving. Expect less than than 7 l/100km on the open road. If you need a comfortable car with good performance,  fair space, a huge boot and the capability to take jeep tracks in its stride, look no further.

Subaru Forester XS

Subaru Forester XS

The exterior of the new Forester is much less quirky than the previous generations and more mainstream. In fact the car is more mainstream than previously. This is not a bad thing. Its a handsome (but never pretty) beast now, looking more car like and behaving like a car. Of course beneath the fashionable body lurks a bit of a wolf. With the push of a button the rear door/gate opens and closes to make it easy to load luggage or shopping when your hands are full.

The new interior is much better than the model it replaces and is now about on a par with the Germans. It is and feels spacious and well appointed.

Subaru Forester dashboard

Subaru Forester dashboard

It has a premium multi-function display (with reverse camera), six speakers, full connectivity, steering wheel mounted controls, cruise control and 7 airbags. The driver’s seat is power adjustable. The interior trim for the top 3 models is leather, which includes steering wheel, gear knob and handbreak. There are a number of hooks, cup and bottle holders, storage trays and anchors. The boot is 505 litres with the rear seats up and a massive 1564 litres with the rear seats folded flat.

Ground clearance is 220mm and it comes packed with X-mode on CVT models in addition to symmetrical AWD. X-Mode centralises control of the engine to make use of the centre differential, rear differential, brakes and traction control to give controlled descents in steep, low-grip terrain. The Forester goes far off the beaten track and performs impeccably on gravel roads and in the rain. The paddle gears just behind the steering wheel work very well.

There is a SI-DRIVE  switch which lets you choose a driving mode to suit your driving style and conditions.  You can select one of three driving profiles, ranging from gentle (economical) power delivery to a sporty mode with super sharp response. The headlights and wipers are automated.

You can tow a 750kg unbraked trailer. Top speed is 196 km/h and 0 to 100 can be done under 10 seconds. Dynamically this Forester is much better than earlier models. Handling is crisp, steering is accurate and it sits well on the road.

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This Forester is a car you will grow to love. Whether you buy it as a SUV or a station wagon it does everything so well and will serve you well. Subaru’s are known for being robust and reliable.

Also look at the VW Tiguan, Audi Q3, Ford Kuga, Honda CRV, Kia Sportage and Renault Duster.

We tested the 2.5XS Premium Lineartronic CVT which costs R429 000. Power is 129kW@ 5800rpm and torque of 235Nm is available from 4100 rpm. The range starts at R329 000 for 2.0X six speed manual. The top model is the hot turbocharged 2.0XT producing 177kW and costing R529 000.

The warranty is for 3 years or 100 000 km and the maintenance plan 3 years or 75 000.

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Little Ford Fiesta goes automatic

Ford today announced that the Ford Fiesta will now be offered with a PowerShift automatic transmission in combination with Ford’s  1.0-litre EcoBoost engine.

The 74kW 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine will be paired with Ford’s six speed dual-clutch PowerShift automatic transmission – the first time Ford has combined the two technologies – delivering CO2 emissions of 114 g/km and 4.9 I/100 km fuel consumption.

Ford-Fiesta-news-1“With its exciting design and technology features, the Fiesta is capturing the imagination of customers around the globe and South Africa is no different,” said Marketing Manager, Gavin Golightly. “The first combination of our award-winning EcoBoost 1.0-litre engine with PowerShift dual-clutch automatic transmission is a major step forward in this segment and will appeal to many new customers – especially those looking for the latest cutting edge technology.”

Unlike regular hydraulically operated automatic transmissions, which use power-sapping torque converters, wet clutches and pumps, Ford’s dual-clutch PowerShift automatic consists of two manual transmissions working in parallel. Each has its own independent clutch unit controlled by computers and fast-acting electromechanical actuators that shift the gears.

One clutch carries the odd gears, 1, 3 and 5, while the other carries the even gears, 2, 4 and 6, and reverse. PowerShift is an automatic because the gear changes are co-ordinated by a computer that directs the clutches to engage and disengage in a way that provides seamless delivery of torque to the wheels, even during gear changes.

EcoBoost engines deliver fuel economy gains of up to 20 percent and reduction of CO2 emissions of up to 15 percent, compared with

Ford Fiesta

Ford Fiesta

larger, less-efficient engines.

Ford sold 356,434 Fiestas in the first half of 2013.

Recommended retail price (Including VAT) of the Ford Fiesta 1.0 EcoBoost Trend PowerShift is R230 800.00

All Ford Fiesta models come standard with Ford’s warranty and service plan, which comprises of a four-year / 120 000km fully comprehensive manufacturer warranty, five-year Corrosion warranty and five-year / 90 000km Service Plan. A Ford Protect roadside assistance plan is in place for three-years / unlimited km while service intervals are scheduled at 20 000km.