Wow! Ford Ranger dethrones the Volkswagen Polo in SA's used car market as most popular

2020-03-06 04:30

The VW Polo is SA's most popular passenger vehicle, so naturally it's safe to assume it would rate the same in the used car market. However, it has been dethroned by the mighty Ford Ranger.

SEE | 6 old and new cars that could give you a 'loving' feeling

2020-02-14 10:00

Here are six seriously love-up cars you might not have known to be more romantic than your loved one.

The economy might be in a slump but SA spent R10.2-billion on used cars in January

2020-02-10 12:30

It’s no secret that the new car market is struggling when it comes to unit sales. However, the used car market has moved R10.2 billion in car sales in January.

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.

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 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.

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.

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...


Click-click! Download the K53 learner's handbook in SA, free of charge

2020-02-25 08:30

AutoTrader has invested in making the K53 learner’s book available free of charge to all South Africans.

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.

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.

SEE | Here are SA's top 10 best 'Black Friday' car deals

2019-11-29 09:34

Motorists in South Africa are expected to realise savings to the tune of over R62 million this Black Friday. Here are the top 10 biggest savings found on AutoTrader’s Black Friday website

Calling all racers! A world championship go-karting track now open in Joburg

2019-11-18 06:00

South Africa’s premier high-end short circuit racing track has opened in Benoni, Johannesburg.

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.

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 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!

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!

Need a new ride? Here's how you can find everything you need to know about your next car

2019-06-13 11:32

Imagine there was just one place you could go to for every morsel of information you need on a vehicle that you are selling or buying.

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