1. How We Chose
  2. Interesting Facts

How We Chose The Top 5

Car visual

There are a number of factors our judges consider when judging competing vehicles categories. Factors such as the vehicles paint finishes and bodywork overall. They look out for any discolouration on the alloy wheels for example. They evaluate even the basic things, like the opening and closing of doors, and checking the condition of the lights. They would also factor in the vehicles fuel consumption.

Interesting Facts

40% of all used vehicles sold through a credit agreement are under two years old.

New vehicle price inflation increased from 6.6% to 8.8% in the first quarter of 2017.

Price inflation on used vehicles is naturally always lower, but also saw an increase from 2.2% to 3.7% in the first quarter.

Finance houses are financing 2.5 used vehicles for every one new vehicle.

More than 50% of all vehicles (new and used) being financed are priced below R200 000.

75% of all vehicles sold through credit organisations are below R300 000.