Winners of Consumer Awards – powered by WesBank

CarsAwardsPressReleaseLead The 2016/17 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 [...]

Hyundai i20 Range Expands in SA

Hyundaii2014motion Hyundai South Africa has expanded its i20 hatchback offering with the introduction of a new 1.4-litre automatic derivative. Take a look at pricing and details… A new, mid-spec Hyundai i20 1.4-litre Motion automatic derivative is now available in South Africa. The i20 range of hatchback [...]

New Car Technologies Showcase: More integration, personalisation

Faraday Future FF91 CES 2017 marked the show’s 50th anniversary, and while the automotive industry has been increasing its presence at the show over the years, this year, at least 9 of the somewhat largest car manufacturers chose to share their roadmap for the future. CES is the largest consumer el [...]

Coming soon: Consumer Awards – powered by Wesbank

20Photography 160114 127 The countdown to the announcement of the winners of the Consumer Awards winners – powered by WesBank, has begun. Here are the 39 finalists (3 in each of the 13 respective categories) that stand a chance of winning trophies in Johannesburg on January 19 2017.   The final [...]

How to: Choose a Suitable Off-roader

IMG 6806 Choosing the best off-road vehicle for your needs is not easy. However, if you are realistic about the regularity and severity of the off-road activities you are likely to pursue, it's a much simpler task to choose the right recreational vehicle — one that will suit your budget.   [...]

Cars Coming to SA in 2017

ToyotaCHR With a host of new models and facelifted products due for introduction in 2017, it promises to be an exciting year for the South African new vehicle market. Take a closer look at the cars coming your way this year... We have created an alphabetical (by brand) list of all the cars you can expect [...]

Comparative Review: Hyundai Tucson vs Kia Sportage vs Renault Kadjar vs Volkswagen Tiguan

IMG 9190 These 4 family cars, which were recently introduced in South Africa, compete in one of the most hotly-contested segments in the South African new vehicle market. We get down to the nitty-gritty to find out which one is the best buy. At a glance   Hyundai Tucson 1.6 Turbo [...]

Hyundai Tucson (2016) Specs and Pricing in SA

Hyundai Tucson EU Version 2016 1024x768 Wallpaper 02 The Hyundai Tucson range has been expanded in South Africa with the introduction of 1.7- and 2.0-litre turbodiesel derivatives to bolster the appeal of the #CarsAwards Family Car finalist Hyundai’s ix35 and its predecessor, which was also named the Tucson, made the Korean brand a force to [...]

Hyundai Tucson 1.7 Turbodiesel (2016) First Drive

Tucson Urban Front 01 1800x1800 452711 Hyundai has beefed up its challenge in the compact SUV/Family Car segment with the addition of two turbodiesel engines to its popular Tucson range. We drove the 1.7 UII Executive in Cape Town to find out what it is like. We have driven and reviewed several versions of the new Tucson and we consid [...]

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 [...]