Best 2nd-hand cars in SA announced at 2018 Gumtree Auto Pre-Owned Awards

The 2015 Kia Picanto 1.0LS won the 2017 Gumtree Pre-Owned Awards (budget car category).

60% of cars on South Africa’s roads are pre-owned, according to Gumtree, and credit providers finance 2.5 used vehicles for every new one.

Buying second-hand can save you a fortune, but there’s always some risk involved.

The Gumtree Pre-Owned Awards aim to help consumers choose.

(Also read: Best age to sell or trade your car in)

Judges look at 16 areas such as popularity, depreciation and cost.

Some of the winners include the 2016 Datsun Go Lux (Budget cars), 2016 Renault Sandero 900T Dynamique (light hatchback) and the 2016 Ford Ranger 3.2TDCi Wildtrak.

Click here for all category winners.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed automotive journalist Jacob Moshokoa.

For more detail listen to the interview in the audio below.

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