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Update: Toyota Etios Facelift - Price in SA

India Bound Toyota Etios Platinum Hatchback Facelift Front Quarter Revealed In Brazil The facelifted Toyota Etios is due to arrive in South Africa soon! Take a look at what you can expect in terms of pricing...  As can be seen from these photographs, the Etios' front-end styling has changed significantly and features a new grille with chrome detailing and black inserts. T [...]

New Ford Fiesta ST Teased

DSC 6472 Ford has released a video teaser of the new Fiesta ST ahead of its full reveal this week! The new Ford Fiesta was revealed last year and the company is now gearing up to reveal the pocket rocket in the range. To kick things off, Ford has released a teaser video showing the new Fiesta ST. The [...]

New Hyundai Accent Revealed

HyundaiAccentfront Hyundai has revealed its new and improved fifth-generation Accent! Hyundai has used the Canadian Motor Show to reveal its new Accent sedan and forthcoming hatchback. The new model showcases a significantly updated design with a host of mechanical improvements. Key features In terms of sty [...]

Volvo V40 T4 Inscription AT (2017) Quick Review

DSC 9317 Although the award-winning XC90 and, more recently, the attention-grabbing S90 sedan are the Volvos on most people’s lips, a recent update to the V40 sees the Gothenburg-based premium hatchback come of age. We Like: Styling, quality interior, ride quality, safety features We Don&r [...]

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 [...]

Renault Megane 1.2 GT Line (2016) Quick Review

IMG 8981 The Renault Megane is now in its 4th generation, but the latest model appears to have taken a bigger step forward from its predecessor than the second and third iterations of the French firm's premium hatchback. We evaluate the mid-range 1.2-turbopetrol GT Line. We like: Sporty feel, standa [...]

Update: New Kia Picanto Details Revealed

Kia Picanto 2017 1600 01 Kia has revealed more details of its all-new Picanto city car ahead of its international public viewing at the upcoming 2017 Geneva Motor Show.  The Kia Picanto is one of the brand's more popular cars and it's now in its third generation. Kia has an interesting strategy of bui [...]

10 Fastest-Selling Used Cars on Cars.co.za

20A4 We've analysed changes in the dealer listings of second-hand vehicles on Cars.co.za during January 2017 and, according to the information at our disposal, these are the 10 vehicles that positively "flew off dealership floors"... We have approximately 65 000 cars for sale on our si [...]

Update: Hyundai i30 N Power Revealed

SB1 1519 XL Power figures for the forthcoming Hyundai i30 N have surfaced online! Take a look at what we know... Photos by S.Baldauf / S.B. Medien A while back we posted pictures of Hyundai's forthcoming i30 N undergoing testing. While those photos didn't give away much in terms of what th [...]

Volkswagen Golf 7 GTI & GTD (2017) First Drive

VolkswagenGolf8 The international launch of the facelifted Volkswagen Golf range is taking place in Mallorca, Spain. We get to drive the latest iteration of the iconic GTI – the reigning Cars.co.za Consumer Awards premium hatchback champion – plus its intriguing turbodiesel-engined sibling, the G [...]