SUV

6 Cars the Audi Q2 Needs to Beat

20Q2 17 72dpi Audi is breaking new ground with its Q2 – a compact family car/crossover with a premium bent. Is there room in the tiny segment for another competitor? We investigate the newcomer's rivals. For our Video Review and Pricing of the new Q2 click here ... or read a First Drive impression [...]

Hyundai Creta (2017) Specs & Pricing

Creta04 Hyundai has entered the compact family car segment with the Indian-made Creta. Here is the launch line-up and what each derivative will cost... Cars.co.za recently published a First Drive of the Creta, courtesy of our Indian contributor Anubhav Sharma, and, upon introduction, the local range will [...]

New Range Rover Velar SUV Teased

RR Velar 3 The Range Rover family is expanding with the imminent reveal of the Velar SUV to be shown at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show. There’s a new SUV on its way from Range Rover and it’s called the Velar. The new Velar SUV will take its place in the Range Rover stable, slotting between t [...]

Facelifted Mitsubishi Outlander (2017) Specs & Pricing

MitsubishiOutlander1 Mitsubishi has updated its value for money 7-seater family car – the Outlander – with a fresh face and an interior upgrade. Mitsubishi South Africa's product offensive with new or refreshed lifestyle vehicles continues unabated. After not having much in the way of new product for [...]

SsangYong XAVL SUV Teased

Ssangyong Xavl Concept Teaser SsangYong will use the upcoming Geneva Motor Show to showcase a  new SUV concept called XAVL. Using the Korando as inspiration, SsangYong is preparing to unveil a new SUV concept at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2017. The XALV, standing for eXciting Authentic Vehicle Long SUV, is a furt [...]

Chevrolet Trailblazer 2.5D LT (2017) Quick Review

IMG 8949 If you’re looking to get into a big body-on-frame SUV for as little cash layout as possible, Chevrolet's entry-level Trailblazer could be just the ticket. But does it tick enough boxes, or is it a bit too sparsely equipped? We like: Good engine, loads of space, updated interior [...]

Update: Mercedes-Maybach Reveals G650 Landaulet (Video)

MercedesMaybachG650Landauletfront Mercedes-Maybach has revealed the open-top G650 Landaulet and it's brimming with luxury and comfort features!   The G650 Landaulet is the first off-roader to come from Mercedes-Maybach and it will be shown in the metal at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show. Following on from the AMG G 63 [...]

Jaguar adds new Ingenium engines to local models

JagXEV6 Jaguar will roll out 2 new Ingenium engines and a raft of safety and tech updates to its XE, XF and F-Pace models. Jaguar Land Rover SA will add 2 high-powered engines to its product lineup that will come into effect by mid-year. There’s a new 2.0-litre 177 kW/500 Nm twin-turbodiesel unit [...]

Spy Shots: New Volkswagen Touareg

VWTouaregSpyImage A new Volkswagen Touareg is in the works and our spy photographers have been hard at work to bring you a sneak peek of what the next iteration of the premium SUV will look like.  The Touareg is perched atop Volkswagen’s SUV lineup locally and a new model is currently under developmen [...]

Ford Kuga complaints: Industry Ombudsman clarifies

Kuga Ambiente 2 1800x1800 The office of the Motor Industry Ombudsman of South Africa (MIOSA) has issued a press release in an effort to clarify certain misunderstandings around the on-going Ford Kuga fires saga. "There seems to be some confusion and misunderstanding among motorists regarding Ford Kuga complaints,&r [...]