March 19, 2021
SUVs have become a great hit in South Africa because of their fantastic versatility and affordability. It comes as no surprise that South Africa constitutes one of the best SUV markets in the world. Many car manufacturers such as Hyundai make use of South Africa to launch their latest models. Below is a list of some of the best SUVs available in South Africa in 2021, according to Briefly, that come at under R500 000 and should meet most motorists' needs.1
Hyundai is well-known for providing a high-quality standard car at an affordable price. The Hyundai Creta is an example of such a car, providing excellent luxury. This SUV features LED lights, a spacious interior with comfortable seats, and an information screen.
The Kia Sportage is equipped with a camera for park distance control, front fog lights, a third brake light, a rear spoiler, and metallic paint.
The Citroen C5 Aircross has a quirky appeal for some. A unique feature of this SUV is the light sensor auto on-off lights. It also has a camera for park distance control, front fog lights, and a high-level third brake light.
The SUV is equipped with Bluetooth connectivity, voice control, a computer multi-information screen, navigation, cruise control, and a steering wheel with multifunction controls.
A 1.5 L VVT-1 engine drives this SUV. Other features include fog lights and an infotainment display.
The Opel Mokka X South Africa is powered by a 1.4 L turbo engine via a 6-speed transmission. It is equipped with LED lights as well as an infotainment display supported by Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
As one of the most affordable SUVs, it also boasts power steering, with multifunction steering control, cruise control, a CD player, an aux-in auxiliary input, and finished off with alloy wheel rims.
This SUV enjoys features such as rain sensor auto wipers, electric windows, electric adjust mirrors, heated exterior mirrors, and an auto-dim interior mirror.
Information about car insurance must only be considered as information, seeing as car insurance is complicated. Should you wish to obtain car insurance, please contact a certified, financial advisor for professional advice.
You can choose from the above SUVs or another vehicle that suits your needs the best. Should you wish to buy an SUV that needs to be financed by a bank, comprehensive car insurance is required. PMD offers affordable, comprehensive car insurance, which has a basic reduce-to-zero excess and fixed premiums*. Some of the benefits include write-off and accident cover, and incidents involving damage from natural fire and disaster. Theft and hijacking are also covered. This cover provides third party car insurance up to R1 million per incident, cover for the full retail value of the car, 24-hour roadside assistance and towing, as well as hail damage cover. Please contact PMD for further information. T’s and C’s apply.
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