Volkswagen Polo Vivo Standard Bank South Africa Car of the Year 2014


Today 21 November 2013 – Johannesburg South Africa the Standard Bank Peoples Wheels Awards took place at the Monte Casino. The winner of the People’s Wheels Awards was announced today at a breakfast function in Johannesburg. The overall winner this year is the Volkswagen Polo Vivo. More than 101 400 votes and over 1 500 ownership responses were received in the poll, the biggest volume yet.


Mercedes-Benz South Africa received several of the Awards at the Standard Bank Peoples Wheels Awards 2014. Mercedes-Benz were voted the Ownership Survey: Brand Champion.

Sydney Soundy, Head of Vehicle and Asset Finance at Standard Bank and sponsor of the awards says: ” The massive response from the South African public in choosing the People’s Wheels Awards winners this year has underlined the fact that our nation’s fascination with motoring extends from the most humble entry-level models to multi-million rand super cars.”

Volkswagen Polo Vivo Peoples Wheels Award 2014

Short Video of the Standard Bank Peoples Wheels Award 2014 at Monte Casino, Johannesburg South Africa 21 November 2013. The Volkswagen Polo Vivo was the overall winner of the prestigious “Standard Bank Peoples Wheels Award 2014”

Images from the Standard Bank Peoples Wheels Awards 2014


Continental Tyres were voted the most preferred tyre brand in South Africa.


Mercedes-Benz Ownership Survey Brand Champion

Joey Rasdien

South African Celebrity and Comedian Joey Rasdien the “Master of Ceremonies” at the Standard Bank Peoples Wheels Awards.


“Yvonne Swanepoel” the winner of the Lucky Draw


Sydney Soundy hands over the award to Mercedes-Benz South Africa for Ownership Brand

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Peoples Wheels Awards 2014 Twitter Tags – PeoplesWheels2014 and @AutoAnnualZA


Handover of the Lucky Draw Check to a representative of “Yvonne Swanepoel” who won R25 000.00 in the Peoples Wheels 2014 Award.


Kia South Africa, Sydney Soundy and Honda South Africa receive their awards.


Honda and KIA share their Award

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Image of the Standard Bank Peoples Wheels Awards 2014 – The Car of the Year 2014 Volkswagen Polo Vivo.


Standard Bank Brand Champion


Volvo at the Standard Bank Peoples Wheels Awards.

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Polo Vivo the Standard Bank Peoples Wheels Awards 2014 Overall Winner!

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Engen receive their award for the “Preffered Fual Brand” in South Africa.

Neil Higgs

According to Neil Higgs, Senior Adviser and Head of Innovation at research house TNS South Africa: “The value of this study lies in informing prospective future buyers on how car brands are rated by their owners, coupled with extensive back-up data gathered by the Future Group on other aspects. Standard Bank People Wheels Awards 2014_01