Searching the second-hand market with a R200,000 budget allows for a great selection of cars for any purpose.
Whether it’s a frugal daily commuter or a fun weekend off-roader, you can find a deal at this price.
Five such deals are listed below.
2017 Jeep Renegade 1.6l Sport
Jeep is a brand that focuses on off-road abilities, making the Renegade a good option for the adventurous.
It offers all the perks of an entry-level SUV, such as decent ground clearance and cabin space, while not being too off-road focused to make urban driving a hassle.
The touchscreen infotainment system offers Bluetooth connectivity, and climate control along with a multifunction steering wheel increases comfort.
The Renegade Sport is powered by a 1.6-litre engine that produces 81kW and 320Nm, mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox.
Claimed combined fuel consumption comes in at 6.0l/100km, and a 30-degree approach angle makes it more nimble than most.
The Jeep in the listing has 87,000km on the odometer, a full Jeep service history, and a price of R199,990.
2019 Kia Rio Hatch 1.2LS
The Kia Rio is a popular entry-level hatchback in South Africa, and rightly so.
It offers a decent list of features, such as Bluetooth connectivity and all-round electric windows, and is wrapped up in a rather attractive body.
The 1.2-litre engine generates 61kW and 120Nm, and is connected to a 5-speed manual transmission.
Claimed fuel consumption comes in at a rate of 5.7l/100km, and the Rio is able to reach a top speed of 170km/h.
This particular vehicle has a 20,000km on the clock, a full franchise service history, and a price of R200,000.
1978 Land Rover 109
This vehicle will sufficiently cover anyone’s desire to keep matters old school.
It is a restored Land Rover 109, with papers, that sports an aftermarket Ford 3.0L V6 engine.
It also has manual overdrive, a CD player, a towbar, a snorkel, a stainless steel fuel tank, and a steel bumper.
The interior is in pristine condition and is fitted with a three-seater leather bench up front, and two side rows of seating in the rear.
The Land Rover in question has a full service history, although not from a franchise, 3,800km on the new engine, and a price of R199,900.
2018 Nissan Qashqai 1.2T Visia
The Qashqai is the entry-level Nissan SUV and a popular model on South African roads.
High ground clearance and a large cabin, accompanied by premium features such as a reverse camera and electronic seats, make this car an attractive package.
A 1.2-litre, turbocharged engine provides frugality in terms of a 6.2l/100km fuel consumption, while also generating decent power – 85kW and 190Nm.
This Qashqai has 43,000km on the odometer, a full service history, and a price of R200,000.
2015 Toyota Corolla 1.6 Prestige Auto
The Toyota Corolla is one of the best-selling passenger vehicles in South Africa.
This model is also the Prestige line, which was the most premium trim in the Corolla range when this generation was released.
As such, it gets leather seats, a sizeable infotainment display, and a reverse camera.
For power, it gets a 1.6-litre engine that produces 90kW and 154Nm, and drive is controlled through a CVT transmission.
This combination achieves a claimed combined fuel consumption of 6.3l/100km, while the body allows 452 litres of cargo space.
This particular Corolla has 81,000km on the clock, a full franchise service history, and a price of R199,999.