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What the average used car looks like in South Africa – price and mileage

New knowledge from AutoTrader reveals that the average price of a used automobile in the first half of 2021 was R389,145 with an average mileage of 77,830 km.

The knowledge is taken from the group’s 2021 AutoTrader Mid-Year Industry Report, which gives exact knowledge on the subject of the used car market in South Africa.

The 56-page report discovered that BMW is the most looked for and additionally the most seen used car model in the nation, whereas the most looked for mannequin is the Toyota Hilux.



The Volkswagen Golf GTI is the most looked for particular person variant, it stated, whereas sport utility automobiles (SUVs) have the highest variety of physique kind searches.

Historically, the first half of the calendar year information larger average costs of used vehicles in South Africa, with decrease average mileages, AutoTrader stated. In the first half of 2021, average car costs have been nonetheless, on average, costlier than the earlier year.

The high 10 most listed automobiles throughout the final six months made up 27% of complete car stock and the 10 most provided automobiles curiously made up the typical listing of most bought used vehicles.

This tells us that car sellers are stocking up on the needed automobiles that are in excessive demand by in-market car customers, AutoTrader stated.

The high 10 most enquired about fashions contributed 28% of all enquiries on AutoTrader.

The mannequin with the most enquiries was the Toyota Hilux, which inside the high 10, generated 5.4% of all enquiries. The Ford Ranger which was the top-selling used car in the 2020 Annual Report generated a 3.9% share of all enquiries.

Completing the high 3 was South Africa’s hottest hatchback, the Volkswagen Polo with a share of three.3% of all enquiries.


Read: Best-selling SUVs in South Africa proper now – with costs – together with a shock rival to the Fortuner


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