Worth a buy? These low mileage, pre-owned models for R50 000 or less could be good value

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2010 Volkswagen Citi Golf (QuickPic)
2010 Volkswagen Citi Golf (QuickPic)

The list details pre-owned, low mileage vehicles listed for R50 000 or below.

Some of the models can be sold for a higher price in well-kept condition.

Besides mechanical condition, buyers consider the price and overall mileage.

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Unless you're related to Jeff Bezos or Bill Gates, the first vehicle of many motorists was either a family hand-me-down or a Volkswagen Golf MK1, or Toyota Tazz/Conquest in dire need of some tender love and care.

The point of buying any vehicle is to provide safe transportation from point A to B, and having one with low mileage puts one's mind at ease where mechanical maintenance is concerned.

First rides often serve as stepping stones for something greater - though many people grow attached to their 'day one' and cannot see it in the hands of anyone else.

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Buying a new car

First-time buyer or second car

Any vehicle with low mileage will be attractive to any potential buyer(s) because in the event they want to sell, a significant portion of the money can be recouped in the sale.

Besides first time buyers, there are people also looking to purchase an additional set of wheels.

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There are many options listed on the Autotrader dealer classifieds, but the criteria used in this instance are vehicles listed with a maximum price of R50 000 and mileage below 80 000km.

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Steven Bloy's neat Opel Kadett 200 TS

If you're a first-time buyer in the market with a tight budget or looking for a cheap second set of wheels, some of these pre-owned, low mileage vehicles for R50 000 or below is worth a look.

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