- Here are the top 5 cheapest cars in South Africa.
- These are manufactured in India and exported to SA.
- These include Suzuki S-Presso and Mahindra Bolero among others.
The top 5 cheapest cars in South Africa come from India. India is a huge exporter of automobiles. There are lots of domestic and international car brands that manufacture cars in India and export them to overseas markets. Being an emerging market like India, there is a huge demand for affordable cars in SA as well. India is a price-conscious market and the automakers understand the mindset of the people. That is the reason why the cheapest cars in SA actually come from India. Let us take a look at these cars in detail here.
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5 Cheapest Cars in South Africa
The Suzuki S-Presso is the cheapest car available in SA. It is priced at R156,900. It is a micro-SUV that offers people the feel of a large car at affordable prices. Its 1.0-litre 3-cylinder engine produces 50 kW and 90 Nm of peak power and torque and is powerful enough for everyday usage and promises impressive fuel economy as well. That is the reason it features at the top of this list.
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Next on the list is yet another micro-SUV in the form of the Mahindra KUV100. The appeal of SUVs is understandable as it is a global trend in each segment. Although SUVs are generally large and bulky, modern ones like the KUV100 are available at an attractive price point which makes them successful. It is priced at R167,999.
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Continuing the trend of the crossover SUVs, Renault Kwid is the next product on the list. It is priced at an attractive R174,400. It offers a 5-year warranty and 1-year full coverage insurance making it a great option for all those looking for low maintenance costs and peace of mind. The Kwid comes with a 1.0-litre petrol engine that is peppy enough for the urban environment.
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Celerio is yet another affordable car from Suzuki that features on this list of the cheapest cars in India. The price of this hatchback is a cool R174,990. It comes powered by a 1.0-litre 3-cylinder petrol engine making 49 kW and 89 Nm of peak power and torque paired with an automatic transmission. It has a fuel consumption of just 4.2l/100 km.
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Last on this list is the Made-in-India Mahindra Bolero. Note that this is a single-cab version that offers massive practicality to the users. The starting price for this Bolero is R187,990. It comes powered by a 2.5-litre diesel engine that makes 46 kW and 195 Nm. What do you think about these cars and how well they are being received in SA?