Most affordable Cars in South Africa for 2023

Buying a new car can be expensive, especially with the way the economy is currently going and the fuel price fluctuations, which makes things even more worrisome. However, this does not need to stop you from purchasing a new car.

There is nothing that can compete with the smell and feel of a new car. Sure, you may have to compromise in terms of quality and the number of features that you get with the price range, however you will gain in reliability and the latest safety. 

Let’s have a look at the list of affordable cars below.

Suzuki S-Presso – From R162 900

This recently released Suzuki is a great buy for first time car buyers. Powered by a 49kW/89 Nm 1.0-litre petrol engine and comes either in manual or automatic.

Mahindra KUV100 Nxt 1.2 G80 K2+ – From R172 999

The Mahindra KUV100 Nxt 1.2 has a 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder petrol engine with 61 kW and 115 Nm. The Mahindra comes with a manual transmission. The car comes with 2 air bags and ABS.

Renault Kwid – From R180 999

The Renault Kwid is growing to become one of the most popular cars in South Africa, the engine comes equipped with a 3-cylinder, 1.0-litre petrol engine with 50 kW and 91 Nm of torque. Some of the reasons the Kwid is so popular are the price, 2 airbags and ABS.

Suzuki Celerio – From R178 900

Powered by a 3-cylinder 1.0-litre engine that offers 49 kW and 89 Nm of torque, the Suzuki Celerio is a great car for value. Comes with manual and automatic transmission.

Suzuki Swift – From R194 900

This is one of the best-selling cars on the market currently. It’s well prices and has great value. It has a 1.2-litre petrol engine with 61 kW and 113 Nm of torque and comes in a 5-speed manual and automatic transmission.


And there you have it, some of the most affordable cars in South Africa. You don’t have to break the bank to purchase a new car.  

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