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Pain at the pumps continue in May

The Department of Energy has attributed a stronger Rand relative to the US Dollar and strengthening international oil prices as the main reasons for the second ...
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Land Rover unveils special tribute Range Rover to the Springboks

With the 2019 Rugby World Cup just under five months away, Jaguar-Land Rover (JLR) South Africa has teamed up with the Springboks to create a bespoke tribute ve...
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Hyundai’s new T-Cross rival confirmed for Q4 local debut

Unveiled last week at the New York International Auto Show, the local arm of Hyundai has confirmed that its new Venue crossover will make its local introduction...
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More shocks at the pumps expected in May

Motorists still reeling from April’s mammoth R1.24 increase in fuel are in for another shock in May with the Automobile Association (AA) anticipating yet anothe...
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Mitsubishi Xpander on the cards for 2020 introduction

Mitsubishi Motors South Africa has indicated that its rival for the Toyota Avanza in Southeast Asia, the Xpander, has been earmarked for local introduction next...
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Nissan will build next Navara in South Africa as part of R3bn investment

Nissan South Africa has announced the investing of R3-billion into its Rosslyn Plant outside Pretoria for production of the next generation Navara due out in 20...
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March new vehicle sales: How South Africa compares

South Africa’s new vehicle sales remained in the red for the third consecutive month in March, with the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of Sout...
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March new vehicle sales flat lines

South Africa’s new vehicle sales remained on the downwards trend in March, with the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) re...
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Mitsubishi officially done with sports cars

Mitsubishi has officially ruled itself out from returning to the sports car segment, saying it will focus solely on producing SUV/crossovers and pick-ups for th...
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New Models


Menacing Jaguar F-Pace SVR thunders into South Africa

Initially unveiled at the New York International Auto Show in March last year, the local arm of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has finally announced pricing for the F-...
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Panel van only Opel Combo priced

Opel South Africa distributor, Unitrans Motors, has quietly revealed pricing details for the new Combo Cargo van that will spearhead the French-owned German aut...
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Landmark Land Rover Discovery heading to South Africa

Having priced the limited-run Discovery Sport Landmark Edition in November last year, Jaguar-Land Rover (JLR) South Africa has expanded the moniker to include t...
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Toyota’s smallest models nipped and tucked

Toyota has resumed its model updates for 2019 with the latest recipients being its small cars range consisting of the Aygo, Etios and Yaris.
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Renault ups Kwid safety spec with standard ABS

Panned extensively for its lack of safety equipment despite sales of nearly 20 000 units since debuting in 2016, Renault South Africa has finally equipped its p...
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Audi subtly updates A5 as special edition A3, Q2 and Q5 arrives

Audi South Africa has introduced a number of special edition models to the A3, Q2 and Q5 ranges, as well as updates for the A5 coupe, cabriolet and Sportback.
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GSI moniker returns as new flagship Opel Corsa model

Opel South Africa’s distributor, Unitrans Motors, has continued the Blitz’s model offensive by reviving the much loved GSI moniker for the soon-to-be-replaced C...
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15.04.2019 by Sean Nurse

Ford Ranger sharpens-up

As one of the best-selling vehicles within the South African market, the Ford Ranger is important from a local automotive perspective, as it is the best-selling...
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Subtly updated Toyota Prius priced

Shown for the first time at the Los Angeles International Auto Show last year, Toyota has officially disclosed local pricing details of the mildly revised Prius...
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Road Tests

18.04.2019 by Sean Nurse

New Suzuki Jimny a more complete package

The Suzuki Jimny has gained somewhat of a cult following within the 4x4 world.
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15.04.2019 by Justin Jacobs

Mazda MX-5 RF misses one crucial ingredient

Small sports cars used to be weekend warriors. They were driver orientated toys that you could enjoy for two or three days before parking it and getting back in...
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09.04.2019 by Sean Nurse

Updated Suzuki Ciaz much improved

The small sedan segment isn’t exactly booming, however, with personal mobility solutions such as Uber requiring such vehicles, we do tend to come into contact w...
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05.04.2019 by Sean Nurse

Updated Datsun Go more appealing

It’s no secret that I’m not a fan of the Datsun Go and the car with which it shares a platform, the Renault Kwid. Since the Go’s introduction in 2012, it has be...
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04.04.2019 by Sean Nurse

Flagship Ford Figo impresses

The current generation Ford Figo has been a budget contender that has eluded me as a motoring scribe since its introduction in 2015.
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04.04.2019 by Charl Bosch

Renault Koleos returns with a point to prove

Its name might not be new to South Africans, but the expectations placed on the returning Renault Koleos extend well beyond its drastic redress from the bulbous...
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11.03.2019 by Charl Bosch

New Subaru Forester keen on being premium

The age-old saying of “actions speak louder than words” likely rates as the last thing many think about when it comes to cars, as the need to be different from ...
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14.02.2019 by Sean Nurse

Mazda3 sedan pick of the segment

The Mazda3 is due to be replaced relatively soon, but recently, I was given a top-spec 2.0 Astina Plus sedan to drive for a week.
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11.02.2019 by Justin Jacobs

Haval H9 is big on everything

The Haval brand is slowly becoming a very common site on our roads and that is because this specific Chinese SUV manufacturer is offering decent vehicle for an ...
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05.04.2019 by Sean Nurse

Autodealer gives back

As part of the Autodealer and Caxton Cares campaign, the editorial, sales and management team from Autodealer recently paid a visit to Casa Caritas.
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12.02.2019 by Justin Jacobs

The future is electric

It is coming and although Eskom is not the most reliable source of electricity, the fact is fact that electric cars are here to stay.
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21.12.2018 by Charl Bosch

Hyper-miling the Fiesta way

While the recent R1.84 cents a litre decrease in the price of fuel lifted a heavy burden off of the shoulders of motorists going into the festive season, it mak...
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21.12.2018 by Charl Bosch

Being advanced behind the wheel

With the festive season well and truly underway, a familiar pattern is expected to emerge in the coming days, whereby hundreds if not thousands of South African...
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Get your classic engines revving for a good cause

With breakfast runs rapidly growing in popularity, the Rotary Hartbeespoort Club will stage its inaugural Classic Car Meander on July 22th, in order to raise fu...
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01.06.2018 by Sean Nurse

Driving the BMW legends of Rosslyn

It's not every day that BMW South Africa invites you to drive a few of its most precious local models, so when the invitation came through, I pounced on the opp...
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50 Shades of Red: The best red cars this Valentine’s Day

It’s that time of the year again where love is in the air on Valentine’s Day. The shops are awash with red regalia and gifts that allow you to express your love...
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Single cab vs. Double cab: Which is more popular?

The choice between a single or double cab is based solely on the potential owner’s need and the purpose for the vehicle.
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Autodealer to tackle your distracted driving pet peevs

Distracted driving is the blanket term used to describe the actions of a person “in control” of a motor vehicle who attempts to perform other tasks while drivin...
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04.03.2019 by Sean Nurse

An immersive experience at Dezzi Raceway

A month-or-so back, I received a phone call from a representative of Sumitomo, which, at the time, I had no idea was the parent company of Dunlop and Falken Tyr...
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Kyalami 9 hour revived for season ending 2019 IGTC series

Top-flight endurance racing is set to turn to South Africa next year with the announcement this past weekend that Kyalami will play host to the season finale of...
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ACO releases entry-list for Le Mans 2018

The Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) has officially revealed the complete entry-list of the 60 cars and 180 drivers taking part in the 86th edition of the 24 Ho...
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11.01.2018 by Justin Jacobs

#Teamhilux at the Dakar

The Dakar Rally is known to be not only one of the most challenging motorsport events of the year, but one of the toughest events period.
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16.10.2017 by Sean Nurse

Toyota prepare for Dakar 2018

It's hard to believe that the 2018 instalment of the Dakar Rally is just a few months away. With this in mind, the guys from Toyota Gazoo Racing South Africa de...
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Frantic 50cc shenanigans

It looks like South African motorcycle racers are suddenly flavour of the month in international racing, with Mathew Scholtz cleaning up in MotoAmerica Stock 1...
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Toyota on provisional for Le Mans

Toyota has taken provisional pole position for this weekend's (17-18 June) 85th running of the Le Mans 24 hours, with Aston Martin locking out both the GTE Pro ...
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Entry list for 24 hours of Le Mans revealed

The Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) has officially released the complete entry-list of cars and drivers for next month's 85th running of the 24 hours of Le Man...
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16.05.2017 by Sean Nurse

Overcoming the Jaguar Simola Hillclimb hurdles

It’s not every day that you get a call from Jaguar asking if you’d like to participate in its annual Simola Hillclimb event.
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Leisure & 4x4

29.04.2019 by Sean Nurse

Experiencing the Spirit of Amarok

Established in 2004, the Spirit of Africa is an amateur off-road championship that has since gained international recognition.
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24.12.2018 by Charl Bosch

Heading off-road, the Mahindra way

It came as a rather unexpected but also apt surprise when an invitation appeared in my inbox recently inquiring as to whether I would be keen in spending a day ...
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20.07.2018 by Sean Nurse

Land Rover Gear aimed at avid cyclists

The Land Rover brand has always been associated with a variety of lifestyle activities. Whether it’s off-roading, golf, kayaking or cycling, the British marque ...
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02.05.2018 by Justin Jacobs

Jeep Wrangler vs. Mozambique

The Jeep Wrangler is a vehicle that needs very little in terms of an introduction. It is, in basic terms, an American version of the Land Rover Defender and has...
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07.12.2017 by Justin Jacobs

Why the Renault Duster is near perfect

I get to drive many different cars in my line of work; some are purely performance oriented, others are more luxury focused, while some are budget cars, and the...
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17.02.2017 by Justin Jacobs

Nissan X-Trail long term update: Powering all four wheels explained

For the last few months I have been spending quite a bit of time with our long term Nissan X-Trail. It has a 1.6-litre turbodiesel engine which is fantastic on ...
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17.02.2017 by Sean Nurse

Trailblazing to Magoebaskloof

As someone who reviews cars for a living, I like to consider what those who are shopping for new wheels might be interested in, while simultaneously leaving som...
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10.02.2017 by Sean Nurse

Mazda’s BT-50 revamped for 2017

The bakkie segment is heating and up at a rather alarming rate, and why wouldn’t it? I mean it is the biggest sector within the local automotive sphere. Therefo...
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11.11.2016 by Justin Jacobs

A taste of the Dakar

I’ve never been to Upington before, mostly because I have heard is one of the hottest places in our country and the heat and I just don’t like each other, hence...
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Jaguar Cape Town - F-Pace Pure Performance

Part of the CMH group , we strive to follow the spirit and outstanding heritage offered by Jaguar themselves. Through our committed approach to delivering exc...
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Welcome to Land Rover Cape Town. Your specialist in the heart of the mother city. We take pride in offering you the chance to explore the Land Rover model range...
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As one of the Korean duo’s flagship dealerships within the South African market, Kia/Hyundai Fourways is here to assure customers in the Fourways and indeed, th...
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Autocity Datsun stocks the full range of Datsun models for sale in South Africa. We are conveniently located in Gauteng and Western Cape and can deliver nationw...
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Suzuki’s Katana 1100, launched in 1981, was one of the landmark motorcycles in what was arguably motorcycling’s greatest decade.
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Frantic 50cc shenanigans

It looks like South African motorcycle racers are suddenly flavour of the month in international racing, with Mathew Scholtz cleaning up in MotoAmerica Stock 1...
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31.08.2017 by Laykin Rudolph

Future of MotoGP: Is there enough talent to carry the sport?

With reports of Valentino Rossi’s retirement ongoing, many have been speculating on who will be taking the empty seat at Movistar Yamaha once the nine-time worl...
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10.08.2017 by Laykin Rudolph

Dashboard messages in MotoGP: Will there be team interference like in F1?

Before this year’s German MotoGP, the go-ahead was given for teams to send messages to the dashboards of riders while on track. Called ‘virtual pit boards’, the...
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Motorcycle legend Angel Nieto dies

As the MotoGP circus regrouped in the Czech Republic this past weekend after the European summer break, the paddock was rocked by the death of 13-time champion,...
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03.07.2017 by Sean Nurse

BMW G 310 R affordable Motorrad fun

In an economy that finds itself in a technical recession, consumers are always looking for ways to save money, with the lure of personal mobility instead of a l...
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Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies

The hospital treating 2006 MotoGP World Champion Nicky Hayden has confirmed that the 35-year old passed away late Monday (May 22nd) evening following a car acci...
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Classic parade kicks off South Coast Bike Fest

A selection of the country’s most impressive classic bikes will participate in the opening parade of the new South Coast Bike Fest at Margate Beach from 27 to 3...
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DJ 2017 done and dusted

That's the 2017 Durban-Johannesburg Rally done and dusted, and although first place was taken by a "foreigner" local riders scooped a fair number of the silverw...
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Render artist puts French spin on next Opel Corsa

Reportedly almost production ready before the buyout by PSA, which resulted in the entire process starting from scratch, Opel is set to reveal the all-new Corsa...
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Ruled-out Volkswagen T-Cross GTI comes alive in new render

Heading to South Africa next year as Volkswagen’s smallest crossover/SUV in place of the European specific, and bigger, T-Roc, reports have swirled that the tin...
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Is this BMW M5 hiding a potential CS version underneath?

Although production of the limited run M3 and M4 CS ended earlier this year, BMW has seemingly decided that the haloed performance moniker will not solely be re...
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Coachbuild Dacia Duster pick-up a sign of things to come?

With the first generation Duster-based Oroch being exclusive to South America for now, a Romanian coachbuilder has put a pick-up spin on the second generation D...
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Could Renault Sport’s first SUV look like this?

While Renault Sport has remained open on introducing a performance SUV, the French automaker has cited various challenges, including the incorporating of tradit...
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Could the next Ford Fusion look like this?

Having made the shock announcement in April that it will phase out all sedans in the coming months bar the new Focus Active and Mustang, Ford has since eluded t...
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Touareg styled Volkswagen Amarok render a sign of things to come?

Showed at the recent New York Auto Show alongside the Atlas Cross Sport as the second concept model based on the Atlas, the Atlas Tanoak provided a glimpse of w...
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26.03.2018 by Charl Bosch

Motorsport’s deciding moments

It stands to reason that few sporting genres can pack the same level of tension, drama and excitement as motorsport.
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14.03.2018 by Sean Nurse

Porsche claims controversial SA COTY title

The 33rd edition of the oldest and most prestigious automotive awards ceremony in South Africa has again been surrounded by controversy as Porsche claimed its f...
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Peugeot 208 offers the right stuff

Here at Autodealer, we hold safety in high regard and this is what lead us to embark on our Autodealer Cares Safety Campaign
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Win with Autodealer and MasterDrive

We’re crazy about road safety here at Autodealer and to demonstrate this we’re giving away some amazing prizes in your local area. To stand a chance of winning ...
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Don’t eat and drive!

South Africa’s expansive geography and long distances between major cities result in there being a few stops along the way when undertaking a road trip during t...
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Don’t be silly, strap your children in

If you are a mother, a father, an aunt, an uncle, or just anyone who transports children in their car frequently, then we urge you to read on. Whether it’s the ...
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Distraction and driving don’t mix

Here at Autodealer we’re very concerned with road safety and have embarked upon an awareness campaign as part of the Caxton Cares initiative. We hope to raise a...
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29.11.2017 by Sean Nurse

AA launches #SaferCarsforAfrica

I remember the exact moment when I realised that there needed to be something said about the general lack of safety standards imposed upon manufacturers when it...
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Safety features still lacking on entry-level vehicles - AA

The Automobile Association (AA) today released its second annual Entry-Level Vehicle Safety Report that assess the safety features on entry-level vehicles.
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08.12.2016 by Sean Nurse

Keep yourself safe this festive period

I have to say, writing an article about the festive period and the potential dangers that the use of our nation’s roads poses to drivers each year is quite a de...
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Driving safely with cyclists

As one of South Africa’s biggest cycle races draws near, many drivers may have noticed an increase in the number of cyclists on the roads.
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Car owner feedback

2007 Volkswagen Polo

Used for work only but never gave me break down Up dated service history

2017 Mahindra Kuv 100 k6+

WORST, PLEASE DO NOT BUY THE 2017 MODEDL Endless worries on my 2nd new car and same problem persist

2014 Renault Clio

I took my car for service on a Friday morning expecting to have it by the evening. It's been more than 2 weeks I have not received my car back because the mechanic broke a part in my car and the service center is not willing to take responsibility and when calling to find out the technician 'Vusi' who is responsible does not answer my calls, is rude and is not willing to assist me with transportation as I use the car for work purposes

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Good solid car, great off-road

2011 BMW 530D

Good solid car