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New Car Sales Summary for January 2017

NewVWPoloVivo New car sales in South Africa reflected a positive start to 2017, but tough times lie ahead for the local automotive industry. Take a look at this new car sales summary for more insight… The South African automotive industry has been under severe pressure over the last year and another [...]

SA Top 40 of 2016: Best Sellers

Ranger22 Want to know which cars and bakkies people actually buy most in South Africa? These are the 40 best-selling vehicles of 2016, as sold by dealers.  While it is interesting to look at the sales figures released by NAAMSA every month, things get even more intriguing when you dig dee [...]

Winners of Cars.co.za Consumer Awards – powered by WesBank

CarsAwardsPressReleaseLead The 2016/17 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards programme – powered by WesBank ­– concluded with the announcement of the thirteen best-considered new purchases in their respective categories of the South African new vehicle market, as well as the overall Brand of the Year, on 19 January 201 [...]

New Car Sales Summary for 2016

DSC 3689 The new car market showed a significant decline in 2016 amid tough economic conditions in South Africa and the outlook for 2017 is much the same, with slight improvements expected in the second half of the year. Take a look at this vehicle sales summary for all the details… A [...]

Toyota Hilux and Fortuner Enhanced [Video]

Thf007 Toyota has announced a number of subtle changes to its Hilux SRX and Fortuner models aimed at upping their appeal to leisure-oriented buyers. With more than 30 000 units sold since its introduction in February, Toyota's venerable Hilux remains a South African darling. Its SUV sibling, the F [...]

2016’s New Cars – How They Fare in Terms of Sales

Hyundai Tucson We look at some of the new cars that landed in South Africa in 2016 and see if they are selling as well as predicted. It’s difficult to tell if a new car is going to be a hit with the public or not – unless it’s a Volkswagen, in which case it probably will be. What we as [...]

Exploring Lesotho with Toyota and Bridgestone

Lesotho6 Fitting the right specification tyres to your vehicle is crucial, especially if you want to traverse grueling off-road terrain. We tackled some of the most challenging mountain roads with Toyota Hilux and Fortuner derivatives shod with new Bridgestone Dueler 693III tyres. Here's how [...]

New Car Sales in South Africa – October 2016

FordRanger Take a look at how the new vehicle market performed in South Africa during the month of October 2016. The state of the new vehicle market in South Africa is under considerable strain and October was another woeful month with major declines seen across all vehicle segments. Despite these decli [...]

Best Leisure Double-Cab Bakkies in SA

Recap Take a look at the semi-finalists in the Leisure Double Cab Bakkie category of the Cars.co.za Consumer Awards – powered by WesBank! The second annual Cars.co.za Consumer Awards – now powered by WesBank, is underway and the semi-finalists across 13 categories have been chosen. Make sur [...]

New Car Sales in South Africa – August 2016

DSC 3868 The new car market in South Africa continued on its downward spiral in August 2016. Despite the declining trend, sales of light commercial vehicles remained relatively stable and exports showed substantial gains. An unpredictable and volatile economic environment continue to strangle the [...]