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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 [...]

Ford Ranger 2.2 XLS 4x4 Automatic (2016) Video Review

DCranger22 The introduction of 2.2-litre TDCi double-cab automatic Ranger derivatives has created a stir in the bakkie market, because the XLS 4x4 appeals strongly to family vehicle buyers who want a vehicle with off-road ability, the convenience of a self-shifting transmission, but can't afford one of t [...]

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 [...]

Ford SYNC3 Coming to SA

Sync3 Ford will be introducing its third-generation SYNC3 communications and entertainment system to the South African market in 2016/2017. Ford will be rolling out its SYNC3 infotainment system that will offer improved functionality and faster performance. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay will also be [...]

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 [...]

Ford Ranger 2.2 XLS 4x4 Automatic (2016) Review

DSC 0576 Ford’s recently introduced 2.2-litre TDCi double-cab automatic Ranger bakkies are bound to sell well in South Africa; We tested the mid-spec Ranger 2.2 XLS 4x4 automatic to determine if it’s worthy of your consideration. We like: Good ride quality and performance, comfortable i [...]

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 [...]