What Car?’s team of judges picked the 5008 SUV ahead of key rivals, including the Mazda CX-5 and Audi Q5. The 5008 SUV 1.2 PureTech 130 Allure was praised for its practicality – capable of seating up to seven – and an interior that features the latest connectivity and safety technologies.
The Picanto START will henceforth only be available with KIA’s trusted, reliable and fuel-efficient 1.0 MPI engine, with a choice of 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission. The three-cylinder engine produces 49 kW at 5 500 r/min and 96 Nm torque.
Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the global company, Mercedes-Benz AG which is owned by Daimler AG. Established in 1948, MBSA is one of the largest automotive groups in South Africa.
One of these innovations is the delta cylinder head. This world first for a 1.0-litre petrol engine, makes for a more compact and lightweight engine.
Inside, Sonet is made for the young, social, connected, and tech-savvy. The cabin is fitted with a 10,25-inch infotainment and navigation system with UVO Connect, a Bose premium audio system, and an intelligent manual transmission (iMT).