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  1. L

    What amount will the bank pay out if I buy a new car?

    I am very confused and absolutely exhausted. I am trying to get rid of my 2015 Geely GX2. It is a great first car, but since Geely is liquidated find parts, particularly the oil filter, is impossible. The car is worth+/- R70 000, the outstanding finance is +/- R109 000 but the settlement amount...
  2. Z

    Is an Active subwoofer worth it?

    Hi there ladies and gents, So I drive a small car and I really want to add a sub into my small sound system. Can’t afford the space for even a shallow sub and amp. Can only afford the space for the flat active subs. I’m looking at getting the Nakamichi 8” active sub. Just want to know if anyone...
  3. Rouxenator

    Making Cape Town inner city car free ?

    Short extract from a recent PPA news letter. First I heard of such plan, but I guess it could work?
  4. J

    www.nofinancecars.co.za-How good are they?

    Hi Guys, Has anyone ever gotten a vehicle through these guys? is it really RENT TO OWN?!? do they have balloon payments? whats the catch?
  5. L

    Opinions on the Hyundai i10 (2014 model)

    Hi guys, not sure if I'm posting this in the correct forum. I'm curious as to your opinion on the Hyundai i10, specifically the 2014 model. I need to buy a second hand car, one that is relatively cheap to maintain and run around in. Thanks in advance.
  6. S

    First time car buyer: advice needed

    Hi all. I am a first-time car buyer and I have seen a few options but I can't really decide. Ideally I would like a low mileage used vehicle and my budget is +/- R250k. I will be using it for short trips in town and one long-distance trip every 3 months. I'm not fussy about performance but I...
  7. GipsyD

    Audi S3 SB vs Toyota GT86 vs Focus ST3 - Daily Driver

    Hi all First post here, so be gentle. I'm currently looking at replacing my daily driver (E87 135i M Sport Coupe) of 3 years, and have about R500-R600K to play with. I'm looking for something sporty, something that will put a smile on my face every time I get in and turn the key. I've narrowed...
  8. G

    Is a Subaru a good choice for a first ever car?

    For my first car. I want it to be a Subaru, I would prefer an sti but my wallet says no. I want an 07 Hawkeye 2.0R there are two in my area for sale and are stock. My questions are: Should I get a Subaru? Are they a good fit for a first car? Personally I think so but I would like your...
  9. S

    Ideal reliable first car

    Hi guys I'll be starting my first job in a year's time. I'll be an article clerk so I'll need a reliable vehicle. BUDGET is 140k max. I want to have a look around at different second hand models and wanted to know which vehicles are ideal from a reliability and serviceability stand point. I know...
  10. G

    Which car?!??

    I'm looking to buy a car and can't seem to find something that fits what I need. I drive 100kms everyday on open roads but up and down hill so need something with a bit of power behind it. Im wanting to spend up to R120000. With petrol and diesel constantly going up I need something that's fuel...
  11. Nivea

    Advice on lowering my car

    Hi guys, I currently drive a BMW M135i and I'd like to get it dropped by around 20-30mm for a better look. I've currently received 2 quotes, one is for new springs from Hi-Q for R4000 that apparently rivals H&R springs and another for R3000 to press my springs from a different tyre shop , and...
  12. A

    Looking for an automatic car, help please

    Hi guys I'm looking for an automatic car that is reliable, under R150k, something not too slow. I had my eye on a mini copper but it seems troublesome. Can you help and let me know of any economical sporty cars. TIA
  13. Jamie McKane

    The cars of the future will sell your data

    The cars of the future will sell your data Carmakers recognize they’re fighting a war over customer data. [Bloomberg]
  14. Espee

    2018 VW Polo Vivo Comfortline 1.4 (63KW) OR 2017 VW Polo 1.2 TSI Trendline (66KW)

    So my question is, is it better to get the new VW Polo Vivo in Comfortline 1.4 (63KW) OR the outgoing 2017 Volkswagen Polo 1.2 TSI Trendline (66KW)? They are basically exactly the same price (if you take a second hand Polo with about 10,000km), same power and looks the same, but which one...
  15. Jamie McKane

    The cars South African techies plan to buy in 2018

    The cars South African techies plan to buy in 2018 South African techies plan to buy VW, BMW, and Ford cars in 2018.
  16. B

    VW Polo vs Hyundai i30. Which should I get?

    Hi all! I hope everyone's having a good Friday :) I made a post a while ago about more budget cars, but I've decided that I'd like to spend a bit more, and am trying to decide between two vehicles: VW Polo MK5 (6R) 1.6 Comfortline Auto Hyundai i30 1.6 GLS/Premium Auto They're both good...
  17. E

    Honda Civic Vtec issues

    Hello there to all.. I have two issues regarding my car. First is, I can't google my car's specific trim. It's a 2005 Honda Civic 170i vtec with beige leather seats. It's something similar to https://i.ytimg.com/vi/bKzzHKt069U/hqdefault.jpg, but this is an automatic and I drive a manual...
  18. S

    Opel Astra G fault B3040

    Void Post Void()
  19. Newsfeed

    Don’t expect autonomous cars in South Africa anytime soon

    Don’t expect autonomous cars in South Africa anytime soon Toyota South Africa CEO Andrew Kirby has said fully-fledged autonomous vehicles are unlikely to be in the country in the near future, due to poor infrastructure.
  20. Newsfeed

    Second-hand Bugatti Veyron for sale on AutoTrader – R30 million

    Second-hand Bugatti Veyron for sale on AutoTrader – R30 million AutoTrader has listed a second-hand Bugatti Veyron on its site, with an asking price of R30 million.
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