Suzuki Swift 1.2 RS Special Edition in SA

SuzukiSwiftRS Suzuki is offering a special edition Swift 1.2 RS in South Africa and it will be available in limited numbers as of February 2017! Suzuki got 2017 off to a stellar start by winning Brand of the Year at the Cars.co.za Consumer Awards – powered by Wesbank. That’s not all becaus [...]

New Suzuki Swift Details Revealed

New Suzuki Swift Details of the new fourth generation Suzuki Swift have been revealed, featuring new-look styling and a modernised interior.   The Swift is the most popular model on offer from Suzuki in South Africa and it has racked up over 5.3 million global sales since its launch way back in 2004. Suz [...]

Suzuki Swift Sport (2016) Review

IMG 9100 The Suzuki Swift might not be the newest compact hatchback in the market, but the top-of-the-range Swift Sport deserves a special mention... The outgoing version of the pint-sized hot hatch proved quite a hit and this newer version looks set to become a cult classic too. We like: Performan [...]

6 Most Affordable Sedans in SA

Gero62 Sedans may not be that popular at the moment but they still offer loads of practicality and value, especially if your budget is under 200k. Take a look at 6 of South Africa’s most affordable sedans… "Death by crossover" aptly describes the state of sedan sales in South [...]

Car Prices 2016 vs 2015: How Much More Are You Paying?

AshNew How much more are you paying for your car in 2016 vs the same time last year? Car prices are determined by many factors such as inflation, exchange rates and manufacturing costs. It’s unlikely that we’ll ever see car prices decrease, but it’s interesting to see which manufactu [...]

Extended Test: Suzuki Swift 1.4 GLS [Video]

IMG 8442 The Suzuki Swift has been around since 2008, building a reputation for reliable, fuss-free motoring. We got hold of the Japanese-built 1.4 GLS and tested for a month in this extended review. Juliet McGuire returns for her second video for Cars.co.za. Here, she picks up on the good points a [...]

5 Cheapest Automatic Cars in SA (2016)

SuzukiCelerio   Looking for a chilled drive on a shoestring? We list five of the most affordable automatic cars available in South Africa.  Sit back, relax and let the car do the work! Automatic cars have much to offer, especially if you live and travel within the confines of the city. Not only ar [...]

Top 5 Small Automatic Cars

SmallMazda2   Combining efficiency, style and comfort with a reasonably affordable pricetag is no easy task, but increasingly what South Africa's nine-to-fivers are looking for. Which compact automatic cars should you consider first? Given the fact that an increasingly large segment of our popula [...]

Suzuki Swift and DZire Updated

Suzuki Swift Update Suzuki South Africa has updated its Swift 1.2 hatchback and Dzire sedan models with a range of interior and exterior updates. Suzuki has also fiddled with the engine management system which has resulted in improvements in efficiency. Fresh Styling Both the updated Swift 1.2 and DZire now feature a [...]

Suzuki Swift 1.2 Hatchback Review

IMG 0306 The Suzuki Swift is an admirable little car. It's well-equipped, has a sporty drive and boasts interior space rivaling many bigger cars. Like most things in South Africa, inflation and exchange rate have made the great Suzuki Swift 1.4 hover dangerously close to the R200 k mark. In an effort [...]