Best New Cars under R250 000 in 2015 | Super Group Dealerships

Supergroup’s pick: Awesome new cars under R250 000


Following on from our previous article, ‘Best New Cars under R200 000’, in this article we have a look at what exactly you would be getting for and extra R50 000 or so. In most new cars under R250 000, there are some sweet extra features which can make or break a deal. The only question is what kind of car is it that you’re looking for? A compact hatch? An SUV? A sedan? A crossover? Something sporty? A commercial vehicle? Super Group has them ALL.

Fiat 500S 1.4 Auto

Price: R233 440

This little sports Fiat has 7 airbags, ABS and EBD, hydraulic brake assist, heat reflecting windows AND it comes standard with a 3 year/100 000km service plan.

With oodles of safety features, a top speed of 182km/h and incredible fuel economy, this is one of the new cars under R250 000, that will make you think twice about passing up a smaller car.

 
 Fiat 500S 1.4 Auto
 
 
 

Audi A1 3-door 1.2T FSI S

Price: R247 000 

This is the little Audi that garners wishful sighs from the up-and-comings, and surprisingly, it’s within reach if you are looking in the +/- R250 000 vehicle price range. The great thing about this Audi is that even this particular model, which is the most entry level A1 has some epic features. To name a few; the start-stop system which turns the engine off when the car has reached a standstill which aids in the saving of fuel, Electronic Stability Programme, including ABS, EBD, ASR and EDL.

 
Audi A1 3-door 1.2T FSI S
 
 
 

Opel Adam 1.0T Glam

Price: R232 900

The new sassy little Opel Adam is set to make waves in the three door hatchback category. Complete with noteworthy fuel economy, the 1ℓ engine successfully combines zippy with eco-conscious. The Adam is bound to put Opel back on the hot list with its great customisable options and solid safety features.

 
Opel Adam 1.0T Glam
 
 

Ford EcoSport 1.0T Trend

Price: R 239 900

With a surprisingly small engine capacity, this car still moves. It has a top speed of 181km/h and reaches 100km/h in 12.7 seconds, not to mention a combined fuel consumption of 5.7l to 100km. The 200mm ground clearance also comes in handy for those lovely suburban speed bumps. As one of the new cars just over R250 000, the extra buck certainly does give you a lot more bang.

Ford EcoSport 1.0T Trend
 
 
 

Honda Mobilio 1.5 Comfort auto

Price: R219 900

The Honda Mobilio is a good-looking seven seat car with a roomy interior and a very convenient info-tainment console. The Mobilio has added safety provided by high tensile steel in key areas, along with ACE or advanced compatibility engineering of the body. These key concepts ensure the vehicle handles impact by minimising the intrusion to the passenger area.

 
Honda Mobilio 1.5 Comfort auto
  
 

Chevrolet Cruze Sedan 1.6 LS

Price: R248 200

If you prefer the good ol’ sedan, this one’s definitely a goodie. With a staggering top speed of 200km/h, a 5 star NCAP rating, spacious interior and responsive handling, family holidays may just be a little more endurable. Additionally, the 5 years/120 000km warranty and 3 year /60 000km service plan just rockets this sedan to value-for-money stardom. Don’t be surprised – Chevrolet is making waves.

Chevrolet Cruze Sedan 1.6 LS 
  
 
 

Renault Duster 1.6 Dynamique

Price: R224 900

The Duster upholds Renaults good name as a looker with chutzpah. The 1.5dCi Dynamique 4WD is right at the top of the Duster log, so you can expect to find some great standard features. The off-road capabilities are equally impressive; you no longer need to worry when heading off to Moz, or whichever other holey and bumpy destination. This SUV gives all the new cars under R250 000 some real competition.
Renault Duster 1.5dCi Dynamique 4WD
 
 
 

Toyota Hilux 2.5D-4D S

Price: R238 8500

In the commercial workhorse corner, as always, is the Toyota Hilux. This single cab is up for just about anything, its 80l fuel tank will take you as far as you are willing to go between petrol stations. As expected, all the must-haves come standard; tinted windows, tow-bar, driver and passenger airbags, door impact beams, ABS, EBD and even power steering. 
Toyota Hilux 2.5D-4D S 
 
 
 

Volkswagen Polo 1.6 TDI Comfortline

Price: R246 000

While the compact hatch seems to be the ‘now car’, perceived economy is no longer the reason people seem to be gravitating towards this type of car. In the case of the Polo, you are guaranteed a high standard of comfort, aesthetics, build quality and a 5 star Euro NCAP safety rating. You don’t just buy a Polo, you buy a travel companion.

 

 Volkswagen Polo 1.6 TDI Comfortline
 
 
 

Mazda3 Sport 1.6 Dynamic

Price: R247 100

Mazda Have worked long and hard to refine their Mazda3 Sport vehicle. Admittedly, you can shave a few Rands off the total if you opt for either the Mazda3 Sport 1.6 Original or Active, but for the extra money there are some cool standards, leather seats for one. Regardless, this car handles like a dream. The extremely rigid reinforced body is achieved by combining multi-link suspension and MacPherson strut front. This vehicle is definitely worth a test drive. 


Now that you know just which new cars under R250 000 Supergroup has on offer, its best you get to your nearest dealership and take a few of these beauties out on a test drive.
 
Mazda3 Sport 1.6 Dynamic 
 
 
 

 

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Disclaimer: All of the claimed specs were taken from each manufacturer’s website. Where a price is listed it should be taken as a guide only as some vehicles may come with additional costs such as on the road, admin and licencing fees.

 
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