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Volkswagen Tiguan reviewed

Since its launch in 2007, the Volkswagen Tiguan has sold over 2.8 million units. In the 2017 edition, Volkswagen tried to make it look a bit different from the Golf on which it was based. The 2017 Tiguan is bigger, better looking and more desirable …

Best selling cars and fuel efficiency

Ten best selling passenger cars in April in South Africa are also among the most fuel efficient petrol-powered vehicles available on the local market.   As far as South African consumers are concerned, there is only one direction that petrol …

The Mercedes Benz CLA

It looks as though Mercedes-Benz is targeting the younger driver with plenty of money with their South African car models. Following on from the A-class hatchback and the CLS four-door coupé, the new CLA class combines elements of both.   The …

On fuel consumption

Have you noticed that your new car uses up more fuel than the manufacturer said it would? That does not mean that you are a bad driver. Motorists around the world know that the fuel consumption figures quoted by manufacturers usually (but not always) bear …

What South Africans drive

When buying a new car, South Africans are mist likely to buy a Polo Vivo. That’s according to the data collected by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) for the period from January to November 2012. During …

Sporty meets family

From the Lamborghini, Ferrari and Tesla stables, with the warning: for the very wealthy only. Don’t get excited. As far as we know, it’s not available in South Africa yet. Actually, it’s not available yet, period. The Lamborghini Urus is a SUV …

Driving you mad?

The rise in the price of petrol, the etolling, the pot holes…  It’s tough being a driver in South Africa these days. There was once a motorist who envied pedestrians as he drove past them. That was because his was an old, fourth or fifth-hand vehicle …

On a car hunt

So, you have come to bidorbuy looking for a car. That's a good decision. At any given moment, bidorbuy has over 25,000 second-hand cars on sale, of (practically) all brands and makes. A great majority of them are listed in the classified format. That …

What’s hot on bidorbuy: cars

You know what these icons next to a listing on bidorbuy mean: and : Hot items are the ones that have at least two bids on auctions, two purchases on buy now or two responses on classifieds. For an item to be rated “red hot”, the magic number …

Cars galore on bidorbuy

If you are in the market for a used car, this is your lucky day. First, there is a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee on one-day, R1 auction which closes at midnight today. Then there are a 2007 Ford Focus 1.6 and a 2006 VW Caddy Panel Van, with the opening …