May 12, 2022
South African motorists need to hear good news, such as potential ways to save some money. The pandemic has squeezed most motorists financially, and thus brand-new cars seem to be beyond their reach. So, it’s probably more attractive to buy a used car.
But now, which one is it to be? Find out more as you read about used cars that offer the best value for money.1
Here you’ll find either a Renault or a Suzuki. Examples are a 2018 Renault Kwid 1.0 Expression with just over 11 800 km on the clock or a 2017 Suzuki Celerio 1.0 GL with a mileage of about 5 000 km.
This range provides the motorists with more spacious cars, such as a 2014 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4TSI Comfortline. It has good safety features, comfort and is practical to use. Servicing is affordable, and obtaining spare parts is not an issue. If you are looking for a car particularly with good ground clearance, then a 2011 Hyundai ix35 2.0 GLS could be the one. It’s well-known for its affordability to maintain, and its reliability.
If you can afford up to R200 000, you’ll discover many opportunities here. As examples, there are compact hatchbacks such as a 2020 Volkswagen Polo Hatch 1.0TSI Trendline, and a 2020 Toyota Starlet 1.4 Xi. If you want greater ground clearance, then a 2020 Ford EcoSport 1.5 Ambiente crossover model will be the answer. For those looking for sedans, there are the 2022 Honda Amaze 1.2 Trend models tor the new 2022 Suzuki DZire 1.2 GL. Wanting for a bakkie? Many are available in this price range, such as the 2011 Toyota Hilux 2.7 Double Cab Raider or the 2013 Isuzu KB 300D-Teq Double Cab LX.
Most of the used car market is open to you in this range. If you are looking for readily available spare parts and low mileage, several cars are waiting for you. Examples are the 2022 Renault Triber 1.0 Prestige Auto, the 2021 Volkswagen Polo Vivo Hatch 1.4 Trendline, and the 2022 Renault Kiger 1.0 Life. If you don’t mind an older car, there is the 2015 BMW 1 Series 120i 5-Door Auto and the 2016 Volkswagen Golf 1.4TSI Comfortline Auto. You can also find even older cars but at a higher prestige level, such as 2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E250CDI Elegance or the 2018 Audi A4 1.4TFSI Sport. From a practical point of view, a 2020 Toyota Corolla Quest 1.8 Auto is a great choice.
Take note that car insurance is complicated and so this article is only able to provide you with information. When looking to buy car insurance, you should first consult a certified financial advisor for professional advice.
Once you have selected that dream, used car, the type of cover you choose for the car is crucial. Have you organised affordable comprehensive car insurance for your future vehicle? Contact PMD and you’ll find out more about their affordable comprehensive car insurance with fixed premiums* and reduce to zero excess*. T’s and C’s apply.
May 12, 2022