'It's just not fair' - More readers respond to 2018 SA Car of the Year controversy

Cape Town - With the Porsche Panamera winning the coveted SA Car of the Year title, again, Wheels24 readers are still sharing their views...

The Panamera was crowned as the 2018 SA Car of the Year earlier in March and once again a Porsche winning the title has caused uproar among readers as a very controversial choice. 

The South African Guild of Motoring Journalist (SAGMJ) reports that "two thirds" of its 26-member Jury voted for Panamera as the top car in the competition.


Veteran journalist Egmont Sippel explains why the Porsche Panamera deserves its title of 2018 SA Car of the Year. Read the full story here


We asked readers what they thought about the SA Car of the Year competition and our homepage poll garnered 8156 votes.

Most readers (47%) believe that their should be categories while 33% want the public to be more involved in the process (perhaps one or two public jurors?).

Only 8% of respondents believe there is nothing wrong with the current voting system.


What do you think of the 2018 SA Car of the Year competition? Email us



Readers respond



We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For 14 free days, you can have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed. 
Subscribe to News24
Voting Booth
Petrol prices are almost at R30 per litre. What are you doing to help deal with monthly fuel bills?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
I've downgraded my vehicle.
10% - 145 votes
I've joined a lift club.
4% - 58 votes
Nothing I can do. I am struggling with costs.
60% - 847 votes
Working from home is a saving grace.
26% - 372 votes
Vote