2020 Datsun Go CVT Review

Datsun South Africa have recently introduced a new CVT transmission for both the Go+ and Go models. I managed to get my hands on the latter to see what this new take on the budget car is like. A Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) allows for gear changes to happen seamlessly and going almost unnoticed which… More 2020 Datsun Go CVT Review

2019 Mitsubishi Triton 2.4TD DC Auto Review

Mitsubishi South Africa has introduced the latest Triton model to South Africa in hopes to steal away some of the sales made by the already popular Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux. What we like: Price Exterior design Off-road capabilities What we don’t like: Soft steering Lack of parking sensors The new Mitsubishi Triton has received… More 2019 Mitsubishi Triton 2.4TD DC Auto Review

2019 Mahindra XUV300 W8 1.5TD Review

Mahindra South Africa has introduced the all-new XUV300 compact hatchback to the market and it is rather excellent! We like: Price Size Practically  Looks We don’t like: Loud Diesel engine Big A-pillars matched with big side mirrors that obstruct your view in a T-junction. Do you remember the Mahindra XUV100 we tested a couple of… More 2019 Mahindra XUV300 W8 1.5TD Review

2019 Opel Crossland X 1.6TD Enjoy Review

Opel South Africa has introduced a new model to the Crossland X line-up and it just might be the variant we’ve been waiting for! What we like: Practicality/ usability Size The addition of the diesel engine What we don’t like: Infotainment system power-saving feature Price Last year we saw the launch of the latest addition… More 2019 Opel Crossland X 1.6TD Enjoy Review

2019 Opel Astra 1.6L OPC-Line Test Drive Review

Opel South Africa have introduced a newer, sportier model to its Astra line-up and it is the now range topping OPC-Line.  We like:  Sporty power Comfortability  Interior trim We don’t like: Price Fuel consumption It’s interesting to me that this car comes in at R509 900 which isn’t far off Golf GTI money, however as… More 2019 Opel Astra 1.6L OPC-Line Test Drive Review

2018 Suzuki Jimny 1.5L GLX Auto Test Drive Review

Here’s the all new, much anticipated Suzuki Jimny and doesn’t it just look the part? With its boxy design, it kind of reminds me of the G wagon, but just a smaller, cheaper version. The Jimny that we had on test was an automatic which comes in at around R325 000, so what do you… More 2018 Suzuki Jimny 1.5L GLX Auto Test Drive Review

2018 Datsun Go Test Drive Review

The Datsun brand arrived in South Africa back in 2013 and we were presented with the Go model. Despite the cars lack of safety and it’s entrance into the South African market it did remarkably well with around “25 000” sold units (source: cars.co.za). 2018 brings the updated Go to South Africa and it’s almost… More 2018 Datsun Go Test Drive Review

Attending The Launch for the Updated Kia Sportage

On Tuesday, 20th November 2018, we were lucky enough to attend the launch of the updated Kia Sportage which boasts value for money in terms of size and equipment. Model Lineup: Our day starts at the Century City Conference center, where we are sat down and given a break down of the Sportage’s history and… More Attending The Launch for the Updated Kia Sportage

2018 Nissan Micra Acenta Test Drive Review

Nissan have recently introduced the 5th Generation Micra into the South African market and it looks much better than the previous versions! Interior: Stepping into the all-new Nissan Micra, you’re welcomed by a two-toned layout on the seats and dashboard, making it feel more premium than your average city run about. The car features equipment… More 2018 Nissan Micra Acenta Test Drive Review

2018 Suzuki Dzire 1.2l GL

Remember the Suzuki Swift Dzire sedan that was often called the ‘Swift with a boot’? Well Suzuki has now introduced the all-new Dzire sedan as a standalone model in South Africa. Specifications: With the Dzire weighing in at only 890kg, it means that it’s tiny naturally aspirated 1.2L petrol engine will get you where you… More 2018 Suzuki Dzire 1.2l GL

2018 Suzuki Swift 1.2L GL

The Suzuki Swift has been immensely successful over the past few years of it’s existence, but alas, there is a brand new Swift that has hit the market and it has big shoes to fill. Improvements: The new model is only 10mm shorter than the outgoing model but it is 40mm wider too. The front… More 2018 Suzuki Swift 1.2L GL