These are the 10 cheapest cars for sale in South Africa right now

 ·6 Aug 2017

With vehicle prices having increased substantially over the past few years, it has become almost impossible to find a new car in the sub-R100,000 range.

According to a July report by Wesbank, the overall cost of motoring is still on the rise, despite recent cuts to interest rates and fuel prices, as well as a slowdown in vehicle price inflation.

The monthly mobility basket – which comprises instalments, fuel, insurance and maintenance fees – has increased 24.2% since July 2013, Wesbank said.

This is particularly noticeable in the lower-end market as vehicles have slowly started to shift towards higher price brackets.

According to the latest Naamsa report, the Volkswagen Polo Vivo is still the best selling car in South Africa with 2,675 vehicles sold in July. However it comes at a price, with the Volkswagen Polo Vivo hatch 1.4 CiTi selling for R178,800.

BusinessTech looked at the cheapest new vehicles for sale in South Africa right now.

The cheapest variants of specific car models have been selected so as to cut back on repetition. All prices were sourced from Duoporta

Rank Vehicle Priced from
1 Chery QQ3 0.8 TE (aircon) R99 995
2 Datsun Go 1.2 Mid R106 900
3 Tata Indica 1.4 LGi R118 995
4 Renault Kwid 1.0 Expression R124 900
5 Suzuki Celerio 1.0 GA R133 900
6 Tata Vista 1.4 Ini Bounce R134 995
7 Kia Picanto 1.0 Start R134 995
8 Chevrolet Spark 1.2 Campus R141 200
9 Mitsubishi Mirage 1.2 GL R149 900
10 BAIC D20 hatch 1.3 Comfort R149 990


Chery QQ3 0.8 TE (aircon) – Priced from R99,995 (38 kW)



Datsun Go 1.2 Mid – Priced from R106,900 (50kW)


 Tata Indica 1.4 LGi – Priced from R118,995 (55 kW)

 Renault Kwid Expression – Priced from R124,900 (50 kW)

 Suzuki Celerio 1.0 GA – Priced from R133,900 (50 kW)

Tata Vista 1.4 Ini Bounce – Priced from R134,995 (55 kW)


Kia Picanto 1.0 Start – Priced from R134,995 (49kW)

Chevrolet Spark 1.2  – Priced from R141,200 (60kW)

Mitsubishi Mirage 1.2 GL – Priced from R149,900 (57kW)

BAIC D20 hatch 1.3 Comfort – Priced from R149,990 (75kW)


Read: How much your car really costs you each month

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