Meet the finalists in the Adventure SUV category of the 2019/20 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards – powered by WesBank!
Now in its 5th year, the #CarsAwards was conceived to be South Africa's definitive automotive awards programme and is backed, for the 4th year running, by the country's leading supplier of vehicle finance, WesBank.
Best Adventure SUVs in SA
The Adventure SUV category is guided by both eligibility factors and Pillars of Success.
Eligibility for this category includes a list price that falls between R600 000 and R800 000 (prices as of 1 September 2019) and including the cost of all necessary optional extras.
Eligible vehicles must be equipped with Electronic Stability Control (ESP), a minimum of 6 airbags, split/fold rear seats, a minimum ground clearance of 200 mm and all-wheel-drive capability.
Pillars of Success in this category include performance, space and practicality, comfort, in-car entertainment and all-surface ability.
Visit www.carsawards.co.za for more information. The finalists are as follows:
Ford Everest 2.0 Bi-Turbo 4WD Limited
Ford’s Everest is a spacious, well-specified and capable 7-seater variant of the Ranger bakkie and the range received a thorough update during 2019. South Africans have a love affair with large, rugged SUVs and Ford has served up exactly what they’ve been asking for… a macho, versatile machine that can tackle the rough stuff and transport a large family in comfort.
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Haval H9 2.0 Petrol 4WD Luxury
With the H9 2.0T 4WD Luxury, Chinese SUV brand, Haval, is slowly making inroads into the Toyota Fortuner-dominated Adventure SUV segment. The H9 is a large, spacious and generously-equipped contender with off-road ability to match those of its competitors. It offers very impressive value for money when you compare it with its rivals spec-for-spec.
Do you own a Haval? Have your say and complete our Ownership Satisfaction Survey here
Toyota Fortuner 2.8 GD-6 4x4 Auto
South Africa’s top-selling bakkie-based SUV looks to repeat the victory it achieved in this category of the 2018/19 #CarsAwards. Given its blend of ruggedness and versatility, plus a modicum of style, sophistication and technology, the Toyota Fortuner is a formidable offering.
Do you own a Toyota? Have your say and complete our Ownership Satisfaction Survey here