Here's how the 12 finalist fared during the 2019 SA Car of the Year testing

2019-03-14 19:00

Wheels24's Janine Van der Post is one of the judges of the 2019 SA Car of the Year, and this is what she has to say of each of the vehicles.

WATCH: 2019 SA Car of the Year finalists - which top car gets your vote?

2018-11-23 08:45

Twelve exceptional vehicles will battle it out for the ultimate SA automotive accolade - the 2019 South African Car of the Year title.

WATCH: How to check for prior damage when buying a used car

2018-01-22 10:09

Buying a used car can be a risky investment. You are never 100% sure of the vehicle's history. This informative clip will help you decide on your next car!

WATCH: 2017 BMW 520d Luxury Line reviewed

2017-12-21 08:11

The venerable BMW 5 Series is a finalist in the 2018 WesBank South African Car of the Year competition, and will be going head-to-head with some highly accomplished luxury sedans, such as the brilliant Volvo S90.

Best buy: VW Golf Clubsport S with only 80km on the clock!

2017-12-09 09:43

Rarer than most Ferraris, this VW Golf Clubsport S was found on AutoTrader.

Toyota Hilux Black Edition: Here's why this bakkie does Goth very well

2017-10-22 07:29

'I was excited to receive my test vehicle as I had not seen any images of what this seemingly goth inspired machine could possibly look like,' writes AutoTrader SA's Lawrence Minnie as he unpacks the Black Edition Hilux.

Virtual drag race wins gold at New Gen Awards

2017-10-09 11:56

AutoTrader beats Sanlam and Lufthansa in the category of Most Innovative Gamification Campaign with virtual drag race game for the SA Car of the Year competition.

History of the N3: South Africa’s cultural, historical and natural heritage

2017-09-23 08:13

A piece of South Africa’s cultural, historical and natural heritage: Did you know that the sole reason for the existence of the N3 toll route was for the economic development of SA...

Electricity is the fuel of the future you can enjoy today

2017-07-20 13:42

There’s a revolution under way in the automotive world that will transform how we get around, this will probably change over the coming years.

10 Awesome car technologies we love

2017-04-20 06:01

Motorists are demanding more and more from their vehicles, and the result is rapid evolution in technology relating to cars with each brand trying to out the other in the race for consumer loyalty.


VW Polo, Hyundai i10, Kia Picanto - Here are the top 10 most searched-for budget cars in SA

2019-03-07 15:30

The Volkswagen Polo has confirmed its spot in the hearts and driveways of South African motorists while two 2019 Car of the Year finalists are also extremely popular budget cars.

Comfort on a budget - When a small car just won't do

2018-03-02 10:42

What can you do if you need more space, prestige or luxury from your car, but your budget will only go so far? We take a look at some large executive saloons available around the same price point.

Driven: 2017 Audi Q5 2.0TFSI Quattro Sport

2017-12-29 10:07

Chad Lückhoff takes the Audi 2.0 TFSI quattro S tronic Sport for a spin. See what he has to say about the latest Q5.

Rocking the Two-Wheel Track at the AutoTrader SA Bike Festival

2017-12-20 11:07

The AutoTrader SA South Africa Bike Festival, powered by Discovery Channel, returns to the legendary Kyalami Raceway with the already fan-favourite #RocoMamas Custom Bike Championship in tow.

Need a new ride? AutoTraderSA launches Car Alerts service

2017-11-27 08:19

AutoTrader SA has introduced Car Alerts that match your criteria delivered straight to your inbox!

Down the Sani Pass in a Kia Soul

2017-10-11 09:04

Listed as one of the most dangerous, untarred roads in the world, the Sani is the mother of South African mountain passes. Autotrader SA's Ane Theron puts the Kia Soul through its paces along KwaZulu-Natal's Sani Pass.

Changing gears – Gearboxes explained and how it actually works

2017-09-27 06:40

Aside from parallel parking, the gearbox is probably the most feared aspect of learning to drive. Here's everything you need to know about gearboxes and changing gears...

Children as front passengers in cars: From what age is it really safe?

2017-09-08 12:31

Considering airbags deploy at speeds in excess of 300km/h, when can kids ride safely in the front passenger seat, or no longer use the booster seat in vehicles? AutoTrader's Ane Theron explores the serious matter...

REVIEW: Toyota's compact C-HR

2017-07-17 08:07

'After seeing this, we understand why Toyota can’t keep up with the demand for the C-HR,' writes AutoTrader's Chad Luckhoff.

7 ordinary words that mean something totally different to petrolheads

2017-04-13 06:01

Here are a few ordinary words that mean something totally unique to those with petrol running though their veins. How many can you recognise?

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