BMW X5s for 520d's, Rangers for NP300s - Data shows a huge desire for South Africans to buy-down

2020-05-05 11:30

Allowing new and used dealer networks to trade will take the pressure off anxious South African vehicle owners.

Valentine’s cars? Here are 2019's most-sold and searched-for red cars in SA

2020-02-13 11:30

Red is the colour of love! It’s also a popular car colour. Given the fact that Valentine’s Day is on our doorstep, we list the most-sold and most-searched-for used red cars in South Africa.

SA spent R11.2-billion on second-hand cars in November while the Ford Ranger trumps Hilux as the best 'used' bakkie

2019-12-11 07:23

A total of 38 884 used cars were sold in South Africa in November 2019, with a total listing price of over R11.2 billion.

SEE | Here are all the qualifying cars for the 2020 South African Car of the Year

2019-11-20 15:34

A total of 48 vehicles from 21 original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) qualify to be in the running to be named a semi-finalist in the 2020 SA Car of the Year competition.

Body types matter: Here’s how buyers choose their new cars

2019-09-26 09:10

Consumers shop and compare cars in many ways. In this instance, consumers shopped based on the cars' shape. This functionality is especially useful when a model of a car comes in multiple shapes i.e.

Rugby World Cup 2019 | Here are some of the cars driven by team captains

2019-09-23 15:00

According to AutoTrader, it’s also about power and torque.

POLL: What do you think are the most-searched-for vehicles by women in SA?

2019-09-05 13:42

Ever wondered what vehicles women most desire?

SEE| Here are the cars women want in SA

2019-08-29 12:30

Ever wondered what vehicles women most desire? A mom’s taxi or a nippy little hatchback probably spring to mind. That’s certainly the case overseas… but not in South Africa!

SEE | 8 facts you should know about South Africa’s car market

2019-08-21 12:30

Have you ever wondered what the most-searched for vehicle brand is, or the most searched car variant or body style? AutoTrader has published a report revealing never-seen-before insights into South Africa’s car market.

Here are the Top 10 most popular SUVs in South Africa

2019-07-15 13:00

Last year, a whopping 29.77 million SUVs were sold around the world. We take a look at the top 10 most popular SUVs in SA.


A first for SA and Jaguar! Electric I-Pace wins 2020 Car of the Year

2020-04-21 16:19

This is the first time that the competition has been won by a Jaguar and also the first win by an electric car.

Polo, Fiesta, i20: These are some of SA's most popular used hatchbacks

2020-01-30 12:00

The bakkie and SUV segments might be continuously growing in new vehicle sale trends, but smaller cars - particularly hatchbacks are still popular in the used market.

Here they are! One of these cars could win the 2020 South African Car of the Year!

2019-12-04 23:05

The top 14 finalists for the 2020 AutoTrader South African Car of the Year have been announced – and it's a very interesting mix.

SEE | Polo is tops, but Ranger trumps Hilux double cab - Here's which used cars sold best in October

2019-11-15 08:43

The Volkswagen Polo is the most-sold passenger new car, but it also rules the roost in the used car world- but there are quite some surprises in the latter market.

'Everyone wants a GTI!' - Here are the top 10 most searched for vehicle derivatives in SA

2019-09-25 04:30

The highly aspirational nature of GTI models produced by Volkswagen has been reaffirmed by an analysis of the most searched-for individual variants on AutoTrader.

SEE | Here are 10 of the greenest cars in SA

2019-09-20 07:40

Our oceans and our planet are polluted with plastic and rubbish, killing our environment much faster than we realise. We might not all be able to physically help tidy up, but we can contribute by driving less harmful cars.

SEE| Here are 5 cars in SA that tick the 'safety box' for women

2019-08-30 04:45

The month of August in South Africa celebrates women and their contributions to history and contemporary society. But, one aspect pertaining to women certainly does not call for a celebration.

So you're used to driving an auto but need to switch to a manual car? Here's what you need to know to stay safe on SA's roads

2019-08-28 09:00

You might find yourself in a situation where you're used to driving an auto vehicle and are forced to switch to a manual transmission. This could possibly be hazard in the event of an emergency on the road.

SA vehicle sales: Yaris challenges Polo in budget car stakes

2019-07-26 14:00

The iconic Volkswagen Polo remains the budget car of choice for South African motorists. However, the Toyota Yaris is in hot pursuit of this title!

Wanting to sell your VW Polo GTI? Check out these insider tips

2019-06-25 12:39

The VW Polo GTI comes up as one of the most searched-for vehicles in South Africa. Here's what you should know when trying to sell yours...

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