car 2nd hand

  1. M

    Private sale purchase advice - 2015 Ford Ecosport

    Hi there, I am looking for some advice on purchasing a Ford EcoSport. A family member of mine is selling a 2015 Ford EcoSport 1.5T Titanium auto for R150K. It’s got 80000km on the clock and has just been serviced. The car comes with the following add-ons: Front bull bar Front bonnet guard...
  2. J

    i need help to track down the perfect car....

    Hi BroadBandies! This will be a long post, so here goes: I bought a 2003 Opel Meriva A 1.6 back in 2017 for R40 000 (129 000KM). it is my first manual car, and i having known nothing about cars, i am hoping to make a better judgement with your help. The meriva was in a very good condition...
  3. M

    Megane RS Reliability And Alternatives

    Hi All I am looking at the following cars (in order of preference) 2012 Megane RS 265 2005 Nissan 350z 2014 Ford Fiesta ST Also looking at, but not mad about: 2013 Ford Focus ST Budget about R160k I LOVE the Megane RS the most but im so concerned about running costs and reliability...
  4. Z

    2007 vs 2017 Toyota corolla: Help me choose

    Hey guys, I am 27 years old, i am looking at buying a toyota corolla because i heard they last longer. So i am stuck between two options (I have saved up 80k): 1. 2007 corolla 1.6i with 120k mileage for 80k (I will pay cash. buy only third party insurance which should cost around R200p/m). 2...
  5. seneca_the_younger

    Challenge: Find the coolest car in your area for R85,000

    As the title says, search Gumtree, etc. for the coolest car you can buy for R85k. Post a link and short description. Winner get's nothing unfortunately :rolleyes:. Area = a distance you would travel to actually buy it so probably within your province.
  6. J

    Is Webuycars reliable?

    The price difference between dealerships and Webuycars is quite significant. From my research, I have found that I will not get protected by CPA when buying from them. I am quite tempted to buy my first car from WBC but I am a bit skeptical about them. What was your experience of buying a car...
  7. J

    Buying a car from a dealership vs privately

    Hello People! I am planning to buy a car in Cape Town in cash. I am not sure whether I should buy it from a dealership or privately. From what I have seen, buying privately will be a little cheaper. However, there may be some cons to it which I am not aware of. Could someone please guide me on...
  8. T

    2011 Ford Figo Timing Belt adjustment

    Hi Guys, I have a Ford Figo Ambiente 2011 model in Limpopo (Sekhukhune Municipality) and require someone to help with resetting the timing belt. The mechanic has been struggling to set it up as the belt is not marked. Is there any company or mechanic you can recommend in Groblersdal or Jane...
  9. 5

    Dealership struggling to get Car registered

    Sorry for the long post, but I need some urgent advice on a serious issue with my newly purchased car: During the last week of November 2019, I purchased the vehicle from a local reputable dealership. note: This was a financed purchase. On the day of collection I had been informed by the...
  10. L

    Car recommendations in the R50-80000 bracket

    Hello everyone, I'm a 24 year old Masters student looking to buy a cheap car for getting to work from next year after I finish my degree. My main considerations are something with good fuel economy, cheap to insure and run (considering servicing etc.) and reliable. In an ideal world...
  11. F

    Thoughts on a 2009 Volvo Xc60 3.0T Geartronic.

    Hey everyone. Can you please help me? What’s you thoughts on a 2009 Volvo Xc60 3.0T Geartronic. I was in an accident and the insurance payed out. Saw a 2009 Volvo Xc60 3.0T Geartronic at a dealership with just over 280 000km on the clock. Is it a great car to buy to use as a daily family car or...
  12. Bresder

    Need to buy a car for a get around

    Considering a entry level car not expensive and probably low to maintain. Take in consideration a person. Second Hand, more like the price of a VW Golf Citi. Was/still considering one. Any suggestions or advise?
  13. M

    Purchased 2nd hand Chevy Spark from a Dealership 5 months ago - so many problems!

    Hello, I purchased a Chevy Spark 1.2 LS (2016) from a Chevy dealership towards the end of December at 35000kms. This is the very first car that I purchased and it was financed through the dealership. It was purchased in such a hurry - I only went for a "test drive" the car but the salesperson...
  14. L

    Best 2nd hand car to buy under R150 k ???

    Good Day all I'm new to mybroadband so please don't be harsh if i may ask a dumb/repeated question here, i'm still figuring this out :p Im looking at buying a 2nd hand vehicle around the R150k mark. I have lined up quite few cars im looking at. Main focus is on Fuel economy...
  15. C

    Buying a car through business

    Calling on help from the more Tax Savvy I need to buy a bigger car for my family (just had twins). So time to sell off the smaller hatch for something bigger - most likely 2nd hand. I am a pert owner / director of my own company (its a pty). Is there any tax benefit in my business buying it...
  16. Z

    2006 BMW 320i Sport Auto

    Item name (be very descriptive): 2006 BMW 320i (e90) - StepTronic(Auto) Colour : Le Mans blue Low Mileage - 91000 Km's Serviced by BMW 2nd female owner Features: M Sport Pack - Black Leather interior , Black Interior Lining , M detailing, 18" BMW Wheels, Glass SunRoof , Smash/Grab Film...
  17. C

    Car suggestion for 3 carseats

    Hi All, Pulling in advice anywhere I can at the moment. Thinking we were to be blessed with our 2nd child, it turns out we are getting our 3rd thrown in as well :) So now this has opened a can of worms, I now need a car that can fit 3 car seats (kiddie #1 is only 3yrs old) So just throwing...
  18. D

    Does a 1.6 polo comfortline have ESP stock?

    Does the 2010 1.6 polo comfortline (6R) come with ESP (electronic Stability Programme)?
  19. A

    Financing a used car- HELP!!

    About to buy a Hyundai i20 (2009- 70000kms) for 99k. Applied for financing through the dealership, which was approved by ABSA. The dealership makes use of an F&I and insist that I need to go through the F&I and not directly through the bank. The F&I has offered me the following deal which seems...
  20. Cheens

    2010 Golf 6 GTI DSG For Sale

    Item name (be very descriptive): 2010 Golf 6 GTI DSG, White, Sunroof, Xenons - adaptive headlights Age and condition: 2010 114 000km on the clock, very well looked after, lady driver Warranty: No - full service history, warranty and service plan expired Reason for selling: Need something...