Does Mercedes-Benz still Hold its value the best?

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20 years ago Mercedes-Benz had the reputation to have one of the better resale values, let’s see if this still rings true in 2019! We pick 3 brands and put them head to head with Leading Germans of the strongest selling segments to give them all a fair fight. Meet the Premium Hatchbacks. Audi A3 Bmw 1 series    Mercedes-Benz A-Class According to Darryl Jacobson, managing director of True Price, the victor is clear: “The A-Class is in a different league to the other two German vehicles. Its resale value…

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KIA Seltos Due second half of 2019

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KIA Motors has announced that their new global compact SUV will be called ‘Seltos’. its a Strong name inspired by Greek mythology and the legend of ‘Celtos’, the son of Hercules. Representing the brave and assertive spirit of Celtos, the ‘S’ in the vehicle’s adapted name implies speed and sportiness. The Seltos has been created for the millennial generation, standing apart from its rivals with a combination of sophisticated, sporty design and the space and capabilities of a traditional SUV – all in a compact package. The Seltos offers sophisticated…

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Five Out Of Five: New Range Rover Evoque Awarded Maximum European Safety Rating

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The new Range Rover Evoque has been awarded a maximum five-star Euro NCAP safety rating, confirming its status as one of the most refined, capable and safe luxury compact SUVs on the market. Not only did the luxury compact SUV score 94 per cent for adult occupant safety – the highest score of any Jaguar or Land Rover product to date – but for those with younger passengers in the back, it also received 87 per cent for child occupant safety. It means the Evoque is the latest Land Rover…

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Which cars have the best resale value?

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Do you want to buy a car with an outstanding resale value? You will be very surprised to see which cars perform best in the resale stakes in South Africa… The best car in the country – in terms of resale value – is the Renault Kwid! This has been revealed by Darryl Jacobson, managing director of True Price, who adds that many of the cars with terrific resale values may well come as a surprise. True Price has data pertaining to thousands of vehicles sold on auction on its…

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Suzuki takes home two accolades at SA COTY

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Suzuki beat all comers in the Lifestyle Utility and Urban Compact categories at last night’s 2019 AutoTrader South African Car of the Year Awards (COTY), held in Johannesburg. The Swift was picked as the winner in the Urban Compact category against the Nissan Micra and was called to the stage to collect the category prize. This category considered COTY finalists that offer exceptional value-for-money, good fuel consumption and the type of ease-of-operation that is preferred for city driving. “We are very proud to have received the prize as the best…

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