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Pre-owned versus new: what is the right car for you?

October 19, 2018

So, the time has come for you to look for a car. You have spent too many hours in your current one and need a change, but are not sure whether to buy a pre-owned or a new car. You might think that a new car gives you more options or you have had your eye on a zippy little convertible. You might prefer the reliability of pre-owned vehicles because there is the guarantee that they have been maintained and…

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Common mistakes first-time car buyers make

September 13, 2018

Buying your first car is exciting. You are finally able to get the freedom and independence you have been craving, and you can find it in any colour you like. But there are some common mistakes that almost everyone makes as a first-time car buyer. You might not shop around enough to find the best deal for used cars for sale in Gauteng or you might not have budgeted for the entire cost of owning a car. If you are…

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How to sell your pre-used car online

August 29, 2018

Selling your car is at once both exciting and daunting. You will be saying goodbye to an old, reliable vehicle and hello to a brand new, flashier model. But how do you sell your old car quickly and easily? You could trade it in to your dealer, or you could sell it online. Selling your car online is an easy and effective way to sell your car, but there are some things you will need to look out for. Pre-used…

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Are you prepared to finance and own a car?

August 17, 2018

Owning a car opens up so many doors for people. You finally have the freedom to go wherever you want to, whenever you want to. You can add it to your CV and apply for the better jobs that are a little further out from where you live and they’ll be more inclined to consider you for the position knowing you have your own transport and aren’t reliable on temperamental public transport systems. You can plan your day’s to the…

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Top tips for road-tripping with friends

July 18, 2018

Going on a road trip with friends is thrilling and can help to broaden your horizons… but only if you are all on the same page when it comes to music, food and destination. If you are planning on going on a road trip with your friends, you will need to be prepared for any eventuality, including running out of snacks before you have even reached your destination. Read on below for top tips for road-tripping with friends. Clean your…

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Life

How to travel off the beaten path in your gap year

May 15, 2018

Taking a gap year is an exciting time for anyone, and it involves adventure and escape from the stresses of school and university. However, it can be difficult to know what, exactly, to do on your gap year if you do not want to take the path that everyone else has chosen. Travelling off the beaten path is the perfect way to spend your time, and outlined below are some fantastic ways to have the best gap year you can…

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What you need to know before putting down a deposit on a car

May 15, 2018

The process of buying a car can happen so swiftly that we’re not actually sure of what’s just happened as we stand there smiling for a photo next to a car with a big red bow. It doesn’t have to be a long and complicated process. But it still requires some serious thought and considerations before any details are given or papers are signed. There are a few important things you need to know before you put down a deposit…

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Why your first car should be second hand

April 18, 2018

The excitement of finally passing your driver’s license test is only heightened by the realisation that you are now able to look for a new car. It is easy to dream about driving off into the sunset in a brand new red convertible but your focus should be in reality when looking for a car. Your first car should not be new, but rather look for second hand or pre-owned cars to fit your budget. Below are some of the…

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What women look for in a car

March 12, 2018

When going car shopping, women often look for different features to men, based on what is more important to them. Women may consider their relationship with the dealer more seriously than men, and want someone who is going to go on the journey with them. Below are some of the other things that women look for when going car shopping. Same features for different reasons Women will look to power features in a different way to men when choosing a…

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To trade or not to trade in your car?

February 19, 2018

The time has come to buy a new car. The reason why doesn’t matter, but the how and where does. Looking at other cars while you still own your soon-to-be-old car, may feel like cheating, but the time will come to find it a new home as well. And one of the popular options for selling your current car, is to trade it in. And while there are other selling options available, such as selling it privately, we feel the…

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