UPDATE: We've added the category winners later in this article
The South African Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ) have announced the winners of the 2019 AutoTrader South African Car of the Year (COTY) competition on Thursday (April 4), at a gala event in Gauteng.
Testing for the SA Car of The Year took place in March at Kyalami racetrack, along with on-road driving in Johannesburg and static evaluations.
For the first time in the 34-year history of the contest, categories have been introduced in the SA Car of the Year competition.
The overall winner is the Mercedes-Benz A-Class.
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Watch the event as it happened: