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Coming soon: Cars.co.za Consumer Awards – powered by Wesbank

20Photography 160114 127 The countdown to the announcement of the winners of the Cars.co.za 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.   [...]

7 New Double Cabs to Look Out For

Newtriton3   We take a look at 7 bakkies that are bound to shake up the market when, or if, they arrive in the near future! If there’s one segment that continues to thrive amid declining new vehicle sales in South Africa, it’s the bakkie market. Despite tough economic conditions, ba [...]

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 [...]

Facelifted Mazda BT-50 (2017) First Drive

Bt50g The new-look Mazda BT-50 may still be regarded by some as the less-than-macho, somewhat awkward-looking cousin of the top-selling Ford Ranger, but beneath its polarising exterior styling lies a pragmatic bakkie that is made for work and isn’t short on comfort, either. Australian contrib [...]

5 Most Memorable Drives of 2016

DSC 4804 There is a multitude of accomplished products on our market, but some vehicles make more of a lasting impression than others. We've driven quite a few cars in 2016, but these 5 memorable drives shone the brightest. Hell, hey! It’s been a busy year. I won’t even bother to count [...]

Mazda Updates CX-3 Range for 2017

Cx3 Cut022 Mjo High 0722 1800x1800 The compact CX-3 crossover will see the introduction of G-Vectoring as well as a new Individual Plus model added to the range. Mazda’s popular crossover, the CX-3 is set to acquire a few neat upgrades come 2017. The major update will be the introduction of G-Vectoring across the lineup. G [...]

Mazda Reveals All-New CX-5

2017 Mazda CX 5 1 Mazda has revealed the all-new CX-5 in Los Angeles. It shows a new design, updated chassis as well as improved safety and entertainment systems. Soul Red is certainly the CX-5’s colour, just about every example we've seen on our local roads is red. The new CX-5 has just been announced [...]

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 [...]

Extended Test: Mazda MX-5 [with Video]

20160906 094022 A Mazda MX-5 recently spent a month in Cars.co.za's test fleet for an extended evaluation. Does the Hiroshima-based manufacturer's iconic little roadster still impress as a daily driver, or will the realities of living with such a focused machine destroy fantasies of top-down summer&n [...]