Buying a car? This is what you need to know


While City Press personal finance journalist Mapalo Makhu’s current car has been a reliable mode of transport for eight years, she faces the reality that it is time to buy a new one.

What car should she consider? How does she work out her affordability and should she put down all her savings as deposit?

Makhu joins Maya Fisher-French to chat to Elton Govender of Auto Kustom about how to choose the right car and whether a second-hand car makes sense.

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