12631_7301_SASA_COTY_BOTY_Rollout_Campaign_Social_and_Digital_Blog_Header (1200px x 300px)-01.jpg

Featured Stories

Latest Stories

Filter By Categories

Buying a car? All the terminology you need to know [updated]

There’s nothing more frustrating than buying a new car when the salesman speaks an alien language.

Like many things we love, the Suzuki Swift just gets better ...

Just when we thought it couldn’t get any better, the third generation Suzuki Swift swooped in with a ton of new features that’ll have you asking ...

Off-road series with Alan Pepper: how to reverse stall start

Modern 4x4-ing is rife with debate. In this series, our expert tackles the best way to reverse stall start.

The story of Suzuki in South Africa

The Suzuki Way of Life is taking South Africa by storm, and it’s not hard to see why. Having won Cars.co.za’s Brand of the Year Award for two yea...

What accessories add value to your journey?

To some there’s nothing more exciting than accessorising your new car (or even your more mature and trusty wheels), but surprisingly many people ...

The hidden costs of buying a car

   Everything you need to know about finance costs and other once-off expenses.

Why I love my Suzuki Ignis

Mari-Louise Van Vuuren says her Suzuki Ignis, Pearl, chose her. Find out what this petrol head from Pretoria has to say about why she loves drivi...

Why you should finance any extras when buying your car

Perhaps financing your car’s extras is a dilemma that hasn’t hit you yet, or maybe you hadn’t considered the options when shopping for your car.

Extended warranty 101: everything you need to know

Your car’s warranty covers any unforeseen mechanical or electrical breakdowns. Extending your warranty is a good idea if you plan to keep your ca...

10 signs you’re at a dodgy car dealer

Most of us have heard a few horror stories about unsuspecting buyers who thought they got an excellent deal, only to discover the car they just p...

Centurion is Suzuki’s Dealer of the Year

Suzuki Centurion was crowned the top Suzuki dealer in South Africa at the 2017/2018 Suzuki Dealer of the Year Awards. 

What should your car be named? [quiz]

Is your baby Dory from Finding Nemo, or is she more of a Silver Streak? Find out which nickname suits your car by taking the ultimate car persona...

Off-road series with Alan Pepper: how to drive downhill nose...

Modern 4x4-ing is rife with debate. In this series, our expert tackles the best way to go downhill nose first.

25 tips on driving defensively (and staying safe on the road...

Stay safe on the roads with these bookmarkable defensive driving tips.   These handy driving tips will help you avoid getting into trouble and pr...

20 things you didn’t know about buying a new car

  Considering buying a new car? Here’s some insider advice to help ensure you get the best possible deal on your new baby.

Are you a good driver? [quiz]

  Our guess is your answer is a definitive YES. Take our quiz to find out for sure!

Why I love my Suzuki Baleno

Suzukis are awesome, but don’t only take our word for it. Here’s what one of our customers has to say about why she loves her beautiful, blue Bal...

Why you should buy a Suzuki Jimny now. . . and keep it as lo...

 The Suzuki Jimny is the ultimate icon when it comes to compact 4x4s. Those in the know are making sure they get one in their garage, with no int...

Car Hacks: How to McGuyver your car into the future

Are you a hands-on, DIY, kind of person? You’re going to love this article with some great ‘McGuyver’-esque tips.

Feature Highlights: Celerio [video]

Take a look inside the multi-award winning, Extra Large Small Car ( a.k.a the Suzuki Celerio). You’ll never believe how much this little gem has ...

9 most common causes of road accidents in South Africa

In 2017 road deaths reached the highest levels in ten years, here are some of the major causes of these accidents and how you can avoid becoming ...

The 7 things that make your car cost a fortune in the long r...

Need to save some cash? Take a closer look at how you drive and maintain your car: you’ll be surprised how many unnecessary costs can be avoided.

Should you be keeping a travel logbook?

It’s that time of year again. . . time to get your tax affairs in order. Keeping an accurate log of all your business mileage will help your SARS...

Road trip games (for teens and adults)

Hitting the road for the holidays? Here’s a list of games you’ll want to pack, for hours of fun and laughter.

Are you towing illegally? [infographic]

Each year, around holiday time, it becomes clear that many South Africans are a little confused about local towing regulations.

Stay safe! How to avoid a hijacking [infographic]

Every motorist should do an anti-hijack driving course – it can be a life-saving decision. Here’s a quick overview of what this entails.

17 iconic shots to tick off your photographic bucket list in...

With its diverse landscapes, rich cultural heritage and spectacular natural beauty, it’s no surprise Southern Africa is considered a sought-after...

Vote for your favourite mountain pass

We’ve all got a favourite SA mountain pass and, much like cars, the pros and cons of each can be debated for hours by those who appreciate a spec...

Signs your car needs to see a mechanic

  The majority of modern vehicles have very little need for a mechanic in-between services, but on the odd occasion you may need some expert help...

Car emergency 101 kit [infographic]

Whether you drive 5km a day or 50km, keeping an updated emergency kit in your car can be a life-saving decision.

How to jump start your car [infographic]

Dead battery got you down? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here’s everything you need to know about jump starting your car safely.

Why are these the least 10 safe cars in SA?

For many, buying a car is an emotional purchase – you want to get the one you love the most. But nobody wants to drive an unsafe vehicle, no matt...

Suzuki does it again - Cars.co.za Consumer Brand of the Year...

The little brand that could! Suzuki once again wins the coveted Brand of the Year award

How to drive safely through road works and construction zone...

Road workers and flaggers are striving to improve South African road conditions. It’s our job as motorists to be alert, aware and responsive to k...

7 common car finance myths busted

We spoke to the car finance experts at Wesbank, to see if they had any insider tips to help motorists make informed decision about their car fina...

How to fix a puncture [infographic]

 Picked up a pesky nail in your new tyre? Don’t despair, you can follow these simple steps to pull it out and plug the puncture.

Do I really need to buy a car?

With the growth of apps like Uber and Taxify, is it really worth buying your own car? Here’s how you can decide which transport option best suits...

Design philosophy of small cars

Suzuki is seeing increased success in the ever-growing small car market. So, what’s their secret to success?

What your warning lights mean   [infographic]

All cars have unique aspects, but thankfully warning lights have gradually standardised across most brands. Here’s what some of the most importan...

How South Africans buy cars

Looking to buy a car? Here’s a list of the various different ways that you can finance your vehicle in South Africa.

How to prevent pedestrian accidents

Pedestrian accidents are a massive concern in South Africa due to poor infrastructure and excessively bad driving habits, but there are some thin...

What to do if your car overheats [infographic]

Summer’s here and with it comes dozens of cars pulled over in the emergency lane, overheating in the afternoon traffic. Here’s how you can avoid ...

Demystifying the safety rating – and what that means for SA

The European New Car Assessment Programme (EuroNCAP) is widely recognised as the final word on vehicle safety. But before you refuse to test driv...

How to change a tyre  [infographic]

Never changed a tyre? Don’t panic, it’s not as hard as it sounds. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you safely change a flat tyre by yourself.

How (and why) to buy a vintage Jimny

Finding a vintage Suzuki Jimny that somebody is willing to part with is rare. So, if you have one – or are looking to buy one – here’s what you s...

Would you pass your K53 learner’s test? [quiz]

How well do you know your street signs? Take this quiz to see if you’d pass your K53 learner’s licence test.

11 anti-hijacking tips you need to send to your family

Hijacking is a very real and dangerous possibility in South Africa, and the risk only increases over the holiday season. Share these tips with yo...

Why self-driving cars won’t work in South Africa. . . yet

Autonomous vehicles are the hottest topic in transport. We’re weighing in with our (slightly unpopular) opinion - here’s why we think SA isn’t re...

Off The Eaten Track

We know, we know, South Africans love a good road trip. Scratch that, South Africans love a great foodie road trip. Who can blame them? The roads...

Epic Sports Road Trips - The Cape Town 7s in the Suzuki Vita...

There are a few global sporting events that you need to visit at least once in your life. The FIFA World Cup, the Ryder Cup, the Monaco Grand Pri...

What to do during a roadblock

Being pulled over can be quite intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Know your rights and responsibilities as South African motorist,...

Epic road trip: Joburg to Cape Town

  Instead of rushing to the coast, why not try this eight-day road trip itinerary through five provinces for your most memorable road trip yet.

The idiot’s guide to border crossing

Planning an epic holiday across Africa? You can anticipate some border crossing in your future. Here’s how to make the experience as painless as ...

Epic road trip: National Parks in Western Cape

Pack your bags for a marathon road trip through passes cut through mountains, dense fields of flora and on roads towering over coastal cliffs, an...

[checklist] Preparing your car for the holiday drive

With the frenzy around the holidays, preparing your car for  the holiday drive is the last thing on your mind - but it’s essential for a safe tri...

Epic road trip: Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

Embark on an unforgettable adventure this summer, meandering from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth all along the R44, R62 and Garden Route.

3 of the best 4x4 trails in South Africa

  If you’re a 4x4 enthusiast, you’ll want to add these trails to your bucket list - these are three adventures you don’t want to miss out on!

Why you bought your Suzuki [vox pops]

We asked our #SuzukiRealTalk fans why they bought their Suzukis. Here’s what they had to say about why they love their Suzuki and the Suzuki Way ...

Epic road trip: Durban to East London

With the festive season just around the corner, it’s the perfect time of year to pack your bags and hit the road for a seaside adventure.

10 tips for a fun family road trip with your pets

Taking your furry babies with you on holiday can be loads of fun, but 12 hours in the car can be challenging. Here are some tips on travelling wi...

5 ways to drive safer at night

We don’t mean to sound negative, but the reality is that driving is still one of the most dangerous things you can do. And at night, it becomes e...

Best road trip podcasts / playlist videos / audio books

   Planning a road trip? In-car entertainment is a must-have for every road trip - whether you’re travelling alone, with family or with your frie...

7 driving tips for your 4x4 [video]

Taking your 4x4 off road for the first time is loads of fun, as long as you know what you’re getting yourself into. Here are seven tips for a new...

8 tips on teaching your children how to drive  [video]

Teaching your children to drive is both exhilarating and terrifying. Megan MacDonald, Assistant Marketing and PR Manager at Suzuki SA, has taught...

Are you driving a death trap? [quiz]

When you get behind the wheel of your car, you want to be confident that your baby will carry you safely from point A to point B. Here’s a quiz t...

93 or 95: how to choose the right fuel for your car

Using the right fuel can boost your car’s performance. Here’s a break down of the differences between fuel types, and how you can tell which is b...

How your car keeps you safe

Car safety has improved in leaps and bounds over the past few decades. Take a look at some of the ways that your car keeps you safe in the event ...

Which engine oil is best for your car? Your manufacturer kno...

Choosing the best engine oil for your car can be very tricky given the large number of options available. However, your manufacturer’s guide can ...

Understand your tyres

Ever taken a look at the wall of your tyre and wondered what all the markings mean? Here’s a guide to everything you need to know about your tyre...

Trailblazing and Off-Roading: Brave any frontier with these ...

 Before you take your 4x4 off-roading, heed these driving tips to ensure a safe and exciting adventure!

How to keep your car hygienic [heat map]

We spend a lot of time in our cars, so naturally there are some germ hotspots which we need to look out for. Here’s how you can keep your ride ge...

4 cars under 170K with ABS and airbags [video reviews]

We’ve said it before, and it’s worth repeating: there is absolutely no reason to forsake critical safety features when looking for an affordable ...

Shopping for a new ride?  Your must-have car features in 201...

Walking into a car dealership is a bit like walking into a carnival - everything is loud, colourful and spectacular – and you want EVERYTHING! Bu...

Our best small cars for under R200k

  Suzuki is known for being the kei car specialist. Here’s a look at our best small cars for under R200k, and what they have to offer.

Car suspension: how low can you really go?

Your car’s suspension is generally out of sight and out of mind, but it plays a crucial role. The suspension does everything from ensuring the wh...

Work out the trade in value of your car [tool]

If you’re looking to trade in your car, you can use this handy Book Value Calculator to work out its approximate current value.

Why Suzuki designs the best interiors

Few car manufacturers find the right balance between stylish and functional – here’s why Suzuki is winning the interior design game.

How to compare car insurance

We all know how inconvenient dealing with the aftermath of a fender bender can be. Here’s how to compare car insurance, so you’re covered in an e...

Car servicing: DIY or leave it to the professionals?

A professional car service at an approved dealership gets you more than just an oil change. Lots of other work and checks are carried out, ensuri...

Fuel efficiency 101

The price of fuel affects everyone. No matter what type of car you’re buying, it’s worth knowing your litres from your C02 emissions before signi...

What car are you [quiz]

Can we guess what car you need, based on your personality? Take our quiz to find out which type of car is the mechanical embodiment of you.

Why Suzuki wins at making small cars

Every car manufacturer has a core specialty that sets it apart. Suzuki spotted the compact trend well in advance and has since established itself...

Can I buy a car once I’ve been blacklisted?

Understand the difference between blacklisting, judgements and defaults, and why it’s important to keep your credit record clean.

10 surprising facts we bet you didn't know about Suzuki

Get ready to impress your friends with your astounding general knowledge. Here’s a list of ten surprising facts that only Suzuki lovers will know...

Is your car fit for purpose?

Buying a car is a huge decision, and it’s not one you want to get wrong. Make sure your car is fit for purpose and that you chose it for the righ...

#VoteofConfidence in Suzuki

We took a Vote of Confidence in ourselves this year: extending our legendary warranty to an incredible 200 000kms.

Which Suzuki is right for me? [quiz]

Trying to decide what type of car will fit in with your lifestyle? Take this short quiz to find out which car matches your personality.

How to improve your credit rating

Buying a car can be tough when you’ve been blacklisted, that’s why we’ve put together this handy guide to help you clean up your credit record.

What impacts your car’s resale value

Do I really need to fix that dent? Find out which factors genuinely have an impact on the resale value of your car.

6 questions to ask when you take your car for a service

Your annual car service is an important part of proper vehicle maintenance and shouldn’t be skipped. Ask your mechanic these questions for your p...

Kaizen | The art of perfection [gallery]

Loosely translated, Kaizen is a philosophy of continuous improvement. Have a look at these five things the Japanese do better than anyone else.

IGNIS: A mashup of four iconic Suzuki designs

Take a walk with us down memory lane to see where the Ignis gets its head-turning style and why Suzuki is the expert in extra-large small cars.

Is it safe to buy cars off sites such as Gumtree?

Whether it’s for business or private use, we’re all looking for the best deal on a vehicle. But which buying options are the safest?

Budget guide to an awesome car sound system

Your car’s sound system is easy to amp up with some budget friendly changes. Suzuki’s car customisation expert, Chazlin Haskins, takes us through...

The budget guide to pimping out your car

Suzuki’s car customisation expert, Chazlin Haskins, takes us through 5 budget car pimping techniques to take your car from sad to swag.

6 things your dad never told you about buying a car

Image from here. Dads know a lot, but technology and the automotive industry has changed a lot since in the past few decades. Here’s some advice ...

The importance of a test drive

You’ve got your heart set on the new Suzuki Ignis, but have you taken it for a spin? Here’s why you should always test drive a car before signing...

7 driving tips for your 4x4

Taking your 4x4 off road for the first time is loads of fun, as long as you know what you’re getting yourself into. Here are seven tips for a new...

Ignis walk-through [video]

The Suzuki Ignis is the latest introduction to the compact Urban SUV segment, and is widely heralded as the shake up the market needs. But why be...

Best songs for a road trip - as voted for by you!

  We took to Facebook and Twitter and got your take on the best road trip song. See the final list here.

9 dumbest car financing mistakes you can make

If you’re wondering how to get the best car finance deal, you should understand these 9 common car financing mistakes which could cost you thousa...

Everybody loves the award-winning Ignis, not just us! [Video...

The Suzuki Ignis launched mid-2017 and oh boy, do the public, and media, love it.

Suzuki innovation [video]

Take a look at Suzuki technology in action and how Suzuki became the small car auto expert.

How not to pimp your car [gallery]

It’s cool to customise your car and give it character but sometimes things can go horribly wrong. Have a look at these hilarious (and a little sc...

6 tips on how to braai a chicken and 3 chicken recipes we lo...

As the sponsors of the Ultimate Braai Master and Sarah Graham’s Food Safari, we’re passionate about food and about having the best Way of Life yo...

108 years of Suzuki [timeline]

From a small loom manufacturer in Japan to a global household name in the motor industry, have a look at 108 years of Suzuki history.

Watch the Ignis drive [video]

This compact, funky Suzuki crossover will ignite your senses with its distinctive personality, SUV confidence and minimalistic, functional beauty...

The true carbon footprint of an electric car

Electric cars are touted as being the green option that could save our planet, but they’re not as green as you think.

What are you actually paying for with fuel?

With the petrol price in major flux, we thought we’d breakdown all the factors which contribute to the petrol price and the knocks to your wallet...

The do’s and don’ts in a hijack situation

Make your and your family’s safety your priority. Bookmark and share this anti-hijack advice - it could save lives.

Mrs SA’s favourite family road trip snacks plus 4 recipes

Mrs South Africa 2017, Hlengiwe Twala, talks us through her favourite family friendly road trip snacks.

How to get better car insurance

  Car insurance is necessary but can feel like an unnecessary extra amount coming off your account each month. Here’s a handy guide to getting be...

Car terminology quiz

Test your car knowledge here in this quick quiz! Kilowatt, torque, isofix? Car terminology can be a maze of technical jargon! Take our quiz to sh...

The Ignis is coming: all you need to know

Cars.co.za took Suzuki’s “mould-breaking compact family car/ crossover”, the Ignis, for a test drive at the model’s European launch in Italy. Her...

5 reasons Mrs SA loves her Vitara [video]

The Suzuki Vitara is an award winning car that packs style, space and functionality into one model. Watch Mrs SA, Hlengiwe Twala, review her Vita...

6 reasons why you need to service your car

Car services are essential to keeping your car running smoothly and save you a lot of money in the long run. Here are six reasons why you need to...

Should I choose a balloon payment?

Is the price tag on your dream car a real stretch for your budget? Here’s what you need to know about the pros and cons of opting for a balloon p...

16 tips for a safe and cost efficient road trip [video]

Long distance drives can be tiring and expensive. Here are some great tips and tricks from our expert, Charl Grobler, to help you stay safe and s...

Most and least hijacked cars [list]

Whilst you can’t (with certainty) prevent car theft, there are several steps you can take to avoid becoming a victim - one of which is choosing a...

4 easy Sarah Graham seafood recipes

As the sponsors of Sarah Graham’s Food Safari, we’re mad about everything delicious. These are our four favourite, easy to execute, Sarah Graham ...

The difference between a maintenance plan, service plan and ...

Service plans, maintenance plans and warranties all sound like unnecessary car jargon, but each mean something quite different about how your car...

What we love about small engine cars (and how to drive them)...

Small engined cars give a lot of bang for their buck. Here are some things we love about smaller engined cars that we think you’ll love too.

Which road trip snack are you? [QUIZ]

Road trip snacks can make or break that long journey in a hot car. Take our quiz to find out which snack best describes you.

What to do at a petrol station

Are all petrol stations made equal? I’m afraid not! Here are some key things to look out for when filling up. Everyone thinks they know what to d...

How to pack the boot of a hatch

Getting ready for your holiday? Here are some handy tips on packing your hatchback

Celerio review [video]

The Celerio has been making major waves in 2017, winning two awards for best budget car of the year in short succession. Watch AutoTrader’s revie...

The importance of choosing sustainable seafood

As the sponsors of Sarah Graham’s Food Safari, we’re pretty passionate about great food - and it’s essential to pick ingredients that are sustain...

Petrol vs Diesel: the pros and cons list

Petrol vs diesel is one of the Great Debates in the auto world; we run through the pros and cons of both here.

Our 6  favourite nationwide family friendly BnBs

Finding a family friendly BnB to rest the kids isn’t always easy. Here are our favourites from around the country.

Suzuki wins big in 2017 at the Cars.co.za Consumer Awards

Suzuki streaked ahead at this year's Cars.co.za Consumer Awards, scooping up not only the most coveted prize of the evening - Brand of the Year -...

5 things you should never do in an automatic [video]

There are some pretty simple mistakes to make in a conventional (torque converter) automatic, and this video - with over 8 million views - digs i...

5 reasons why the Super Carry is more fun than the car you’r...

Charl Grobler, manager of marketing and product planning at Suzuki South Africa, took the Super Carry for a weekend of chores and had more fun th...

Our 5 best summer recipes

Hot days call for a deliciously different take on salads and even lasagne!

Pre-holiday house preparation [checklist]

Preparing for a holiday trip includes getting your house in good order before you leave! Clive Humphrey, the managing director of ADT Central Reg...

Ciaz review and 8 reasons we love this sedan [video]

The Suzuki Ciaz is a sedan punching above its weight and offers serious competition to other cars in its class. Read what cars.co.za thought of t...

8 game parks off the beaten track

There are some pretty incredible game parks around South Africa - and some you probably didn’t know deserve a visit. Here are our 9 favourite gam...

Prepare your car for  your family road trip [checklist]

With the frenzy around the holidays, preparing your car for  the holiday drive is the last thing on your mind - but it’s essential for a safe tri...

6 tricks to save you fuel in an automatic

Save money in your automatic with these insider tips on driving fuel efficiently.

How to drive in a traffic circle [video]

Traffic circles can be tricky to navigate, but here’s a handy video that lays out the rules clearly.

8 reasons to buy a Ciaz [video]

The space, the fuel efficiency, aerodynamic design… watch this video for 8 reasons Charl Grobler, manager of marketing and product planning at Su...

How to repair car scrapes [video]

Ruined your beautiful car with an accidental scrape? Here’s an awesome quick fix video.

Off the beaten track: 7 affordable family friendly BnBs

Want to go on holiday, but heading to the busy beach is a little too painful to contemplate? Try  something unique instead in some of these off t...

Suzuki is going to the moon!

We love you  the moon and back? With Suzuki, this is a reality!

How to get the most from a small engine [video]

A small engine can be the savvy choice, and with these driving tips you’ll get the most out of yours.

What to do if your car is trapped in a flash flood

Flash floods are unpredictable, fast and deadly - but there are ways to stay safe if you find you and your car in the way.

Fuel efficiency for a small car on a long journey

We’ll show you some simple tips, tricks and hacks to keep your car as lean and fuel efficient as possible for your holiday.

Red Velvet Cheesecake

Amaze your guests with this incredible cheesecake recipe. There’s nothing quite like a velvety cheesecake, and this recipe gives you more than th...

Enter the Suzuki colouring in competition!

Share your creativity and you could win a family hamper pack. Adult colouring in went from being an esoteric oddity to a mainstream hobby and now...

11 long distance driving tips the experts swear by

A long distance road trip is a whole different beast to other kinds of driving, and Charl Grobler, the manager of marketing and product planning ...

How to prepare your toddler for their first long distance ro...

Toddlers are a wonderful and exhausting ball of energy, tantrums and excitement in one adorable package. Megan MacDonald, Assistant Marketing and...

MacGuyver Tips & Hacks for a 4x4

‘n Boer maak ‘n plan - especially when hundreds of kilometers away from civilisation. Here are some MacGuyver-like hacks to keep you going, even ...

14 easy to follow tips on driving safely in the rain

Slick, slippery roads and poor visibility make driving in the rain both stressful and dangerous. Suzuki expert Charl Grobler shares advice on sta...

Some awesome Suzuki bike decals and airbrush art

For some people, it’s not enough owning an awesome bike - they need to make it personal too. Here are some of our favourite Suzuki decals and air...

Baleno review round-up [video]

The Baleno just launched in South Africa after massive success in India. Here’s our round-up of some recent, local reviews.

Suzuki Gsx-R converted for dirt! [video]

Dirt biking is even more fun when you’re doing it with a full throttle GSX-R 1000! The powerful sports bike got a stellar review from Wheels24:

Suzuki Vitara review [video]

The Vitara faces stiff competition in the compact SUV segment, and Cars.co.za took it for a test drive to see if it lives up to its reputation. H...

[video] Some incredibly dangerous bike stunts

   Hold your breath and get ready for some awesome stunts on a Suzuki bike

The Baleno by the numbers

  The Suzuki Baleno is launching in South Africa, and its reputation precedes it. Here’s the numbers behind its knockout success in India, and wh...

Rugby etiquette | How to be a Springbok fan [Infographic]

  Image from Sports24 What to snack on, what to wear and how to celebrate a win… we paired with the SA Rugby magazine team to break down all the ...

8 things I love about the Baleno

 The Suzuki Baleno is a sleek hatchback with class, space and an all new platform. Read up on the 8 features I love the most about this brand new...

Jimny review [video]

The Jimny is a Suzuki classic and Autotrader took it for a test drive. See what they thought of the car in their video review.  The Jimny is defi...

Rugby etiquette | Taking your kids to the game[Infographic]

Planning to take the tots to the game? We’ve got some etiquette tips on taking the whole family and having a good time too. Taking your kids to t...

6 unusual braai desserts you'll love

Tired of serving the same old thing at your braai? Here are 6 awesome desserts your guests will love.

How to drive a heavily loaded car [infographic]

All packed and ready to start your road trip? Better have a look at our infographic on driving safely with a heavy car.

Our 4 favourite 4x4 trails around Cape Town

With the sheer natural beauty of the Cape, it doesn’t take much to get in the car and hit the trails. Here’s our round up of 4 awesome 4x4 routes...

Suzuki Family Day

Suzuki’s Family Day is always a lot of fun, with activities for the little ones, and a craft market and live music for the adults. Here’s a photo...

A race car with a Suzuki motorbike engine

  We’ve got the best of both in this awesome racing package - a racing car bod with a Suzuki motorbike engine.

Evolution of the Suzuki Jimny

The beloved Suzuki Jimny’s profile is easily recognisable on the road, and the little car has quite a long history.

The unexpected advantages of buying a small car [infographic...

You’ve heard it before and it’s true with cars too - bigger isn’t always better.  Check out our infographic to see the boast-worthy elements of s...

Quad bike stunts

Take a sturdy quad bike, throw in a stunt master and you won’t believe what these bad boys can do

Our 7 favourite braai sides recipes

    We have 7 braai side recipes you’ll love, from marrow fries to bhajis and more.

The #SuperCarry750 Challenge

The challenge - drive 750 km with a load of 750kg on R750 worth of fuel with a Suzuki Super Carry.

The hidden gems of Swaziland

Looking for somewhere exciting to take your 4x4? Eloise Brink went travelling around Swaziland and saw some spectacular sights.

The best motorbike Instagram feed

I’m motorbike mad and this action filled Instagram feed scratches that itch with all bikes Suzuki.

Braai tips | How to braai the best steak

Up your steak braai game with these super simple and little known tips from some of South Africa’s expert magazine chefs.

Some pretty sick Suzuki Swift colours

We love something a little different, and this ‘Swift cocktail’ is definitely that

Do you actually need a 4x4?

It’s a tough decision - do you actually need that beautiful 4x4 you’ve been eyeing?

The only Jimny drift you’ll see [video]

You’ve seen a Jimny go up and over, under and out, and now you can watch it drifting sideways!

How to put in an ISOFIX car seat [infographic]

Isofix is one of the safest, easiest and quickest ways to correctly install a car seat, and we’ve put together an infographic on how to do this e...

11 insider hacks for buying a used car

There’s a lot to think about when buying a car, and these elements double when you’re looking at someone’s previously loved vehicle. Suzuki exper...

Who was Michio Suzuki?

 

6 family car games

The family road trip is a fun staple of the South African experience - whether you’re driving to your favourite game park, holiday spot, family h...

Instalment calculator  [tool]

 

Sedan vs hatchback

Four door, five door, boot? We break down the difference between a sedan and a hatch and the advantages of each.

Swift 1.2 hatch: the car review [video]

 Suzuki’s sporty little hatchback is great value for money with tons of great features. Watch the review video here.

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz: The car review [video]

The Ciaz is a svelte, fuel efficient sedan with a simply enormous interior. Excitingly, it’s packed with features like keyless entry, halogen hea...

9 easy driving tips that could save your life

Car accidents in South Africa are astronomically high. Over 4 500 people died on South African roads between 2014 and 2015, according to the Road...

11 Things I love about the all new Suzuki Ciaz

 Vuyi Mpofu, the "self-confessed petrol head and road safety advocat" from "Driving in Heels, the Evolution of Motoring" took the all new Suzuki ...

Suzuki Vitara - Revival of the Century

The release of the revitalised Suzuki Vitara has been the highlight of the year. Dedicated Suzuki fans have long been awaiting its revival and ar...

A perfect way to end the year!

Nearing the end of the year is often a stressful time, but the Suzuki 4x4 club in Gauteng decided to get together and let their hair down, sendin...

Suzuki Auto South Africa is still growing!

  Suzuki Auto South Africa is excited to announce the addition of two new Suzuki Auto Branches in South Africa, which opened their doors on 31 Oc...

Suzuki hosts two of their fans at the Vitara VIP launch

There is no better way to celebrate than with our fans, so we invited a two of them, Linda Williams and Franco Diedricks, to join us at the launc...

The new Vitara, personalised your way.

While we're all members of the Suzuki Family, we know that everyone has their own, unique style. This month, we're encouraging our Suzuki family ...

Mrs. South Africa 2016 driven by Suzuki Vitara

The second generation Vitara is Suzuki's flawless new model, and so it is fitting that the beautiful Mrs. South Africa 2016 - Candice Abrahams - ...

Celebrating the Suzuki Way of Life

Kym le Roux is a true Suzuki ambassador who embodies everything we love about our fans. Being diagnosed with cancer was a huge challenge, but Kym...

Fun in the Sun at NSRI

  The Suzuki 4x4 WP Club had an amazing experience at the NSRI adventure day, driving over treacherous dunes and enjoying the majestic landscape....

Getting Technical at the Tech Evening

  Owning a Suzuki is a lifestyle choice, and getting under the hood of their Suzuki Jimnys was an enlightening experience for members of the Suzu...

Suzuki Marine at Cape Town Boat Show

   The annual Cape Town International Boat Show is always an event for Suzuki enthusiasts to be excited about, and this year was no different.

Suzuki and Ultimate Braai Master, setting SX4 sales on fire.

  As many of you may know, Suzuki has been getting coverage across both SA and the airwaves this year, with our sponsorship of the Ultimate Braai...

Sodwana Bay Spearfishing Club Gamefish Challenge

  For the past two years, the Sodwana Bay Spearfishing Club has hosted the Sodwana Bay Gamefish Challenge. This year's competition was assisted w...

Meet the Suzuki Baleno

Born from the 2015 iK-2 concept car, seen at the Geneva Motor Show in 2015, the Suzuki Baleno was launched in September this year at the Frankfur...

A Suzuki Swift for everyone

Did you know that the Suzuki Swift range is made up of nine models? With a choice like this it is clear that there is a Swift for everyone! Wheth...

Suzuki "Braai Master" at Harties

  Inspired by the launch of the Ultimate Braai Master Season 4, Suzuki Auto South Africa held its own Ultimate Braai Master Competition at Harteb...

Suzuki South Coast turns 1!

Happy first anniversary to Suzuki South Coast!

Yacht owners to benefit from Suzumar's new hypalon inflatabl...

   Suzuki Marine is Suzumar range is once again extending its offering. The range currently consists of 3 inflatable boats: DS290AL, DS350RIB and...

Women on Wheels tackles off-road driving

Women on Wheels recently ran a promotion calling readers to let WOW and Suzuki teach them how to be an off-road expert. All they had to do was en...

Suzuki sales grow despite softer SA vehicle market

   Suzuki Auto South Africa (SASA) is continuing to prove the resilience of the Suzuki brand as it bucks the trend of slowing demand for new vehi...

Suzuki Pinetown sponsors girls soccer team

  Sport in young people is known to assist with creating positive attitudes, developing a mentorship system for young people, encouraging youth t...

Suzuki WP 4x4 club takes on the Atlantis Dunes

   It is never too chilly for a Suzuki owner to be out and about with family and friends and especially not when you have the opportunity to join...

An avid Suzuki fan tells us their story

   This month we share a story with you from one of our Suzuki family members, and undeniably a huge fan! She takes us on a journey from when she...

SASA visits the set of Ultimate Braai Master Season 4

 Ultimate Braai Master Season 4 filming is in full swing at the moment and Suzuki Auto South Africa is their official vehicle partner. On the 24t...

2015 Suzuki Gordons Bay Offshore Classic

  Suzuki Marine and their dealer, South Sea Suzuki in the Western Cape, where once again major sponsors of 2015 Suzuki Gordons Bay Offshore Class...

Suzuki Marine receive international 'Top Product' Award

   Well done to Suzuki Marine who have once again received international recognition by the industry for their innovative products. If you are no...

Put Foot Rally

  The time has arrived for the 2015 Put Foot Rally, and this year they are celebrating their fifth birthday with five countries, five checkpoints...

Bridgestone qualifying ends on a high!

  The spunky Suzuki Jimny stood proud once again at the Bridgestone 4x4 Club Challenge in the fourth and final qualifying round by taking all thr...

Meandering through the Midlands - Part two

Last month we shared the first half of our very own Brendon Carpenter's adventures as he tackled Sani Pass. This month we finish off the story as...

THE BASS LAKE ENDEAVOUR: SUZUKI TAKES JOURNOS ON THE RIDE OF...

   Suzuki recently had the pleasure of hosting a group of intrepid journalists at Bass Lake for a Suzuki 4x4 experience, which left them absolute...

Bloem show no obstacle for the Grand Vitara

    The Suzuki Grand Vitara took Bloemfontein's Michiel Combrink from Radio Rosestad on an adventure this month at the 129th annual Bloem Show.

#MakeWay for the all new Suzuki Ciaz

Meet the Suzuki Ciaz! The Suzuki Auto family continues to grow this month with the introduction of the Suzuki Ciaz, our new sleek and contemporar...

Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in a Suzuki Swift Dzire

 The story of one Suzuki Swift DZire's adventures in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park was sent to us earlier this month by its proud owners, and ...

Riders for Health (UK) choose Suzuki to drive their cause

 Riders for Health in Lesotho will be receiving 26 Suzuki DR200SE motorcycles to assist them in the specialised work they do in bringing healthca...

Meandering through the Midlands

    Our very own proud Jimny owner and founder of the hashtag #BecauseJimny, Brendon Carpenter, joined the Suzuki 4x4 Club GP on their recent Thr...

Suzuki sponsors Season 4 of Ultimate Braai Master

   Suzuki Auto South Africa is partnering with the Ultimate Braai Master Season 4 as their official vehicle partner of this fun-filled series. Co...

A sense of SX4 fun

 Are you looking for an injection of fun? Do you enjoy escaping the city for some time out? Would your family and friends describe you as being s...

Suzuki tackles Amatola Bass Classic

  Suzuki Marine were represented by Team Fishing EC early in March at the Amatola Bass Classic which took place at Wriggleswade Dam. Team Fishing...

Alan Pepper puts the Suzuki Jimny Auto to the test at Bass L...

 Jimny drivers will tell you that once you have driven a Suzuki Jimny there is no going back! You can see their passion when they share their adv...

Suzuki 4x4 GP Club Train Track Trip

   The Suzuki 4x4 GP Club love spending time in their Suzukis with family and friends exploring our beautiful South Africa. February was no diffe...

Welcome our Xtra Large Small Car

  This month we welcome our XL small car, the Suzuki Celerio, to the family! Launched in Durban, the media has described her as cute, compact, po...

Suzuki gets you further

Good news is always welcome and during the month of January consumers were pleasantly surprised by a substantial decrease in the petrol price. Th...

The Suzuki family continues to grow!

  Suzuki Auto South Africa is growing once again! This month we welcome two new dealerships to the Suzuki family, our first dealership in the Nor...

Compromising on safety is a no go!

   It has been said that "know safety, no injury. No safety, know injury"  Safety is a topic that concerns everyone, we are constantly aware of o...

4x4-ing with the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists

 Not being your average girly girl, I consider myself pretty tough and always game for the next adventure. So imagine my delight when I was recen...

Suzuki Splash Review

    Stuart Moir from autodealer.co.za took the Suzuki Splash out for a drive earlier this month. Not only was he was impressed by its youthful, f...

Automatic choice for the iconic Suzuki Jimny

  There's been a lot of buzz lately around the iconic Jimny, and this month we were thrilled to officially announce that the Jimny will now be av...

Smarter execution for Suzuki's Grand Vitara Summit

   his month Suzuki Auto not only the announced that the Jimny will be available in automatic, but we were also pleased to introduce the newly up...

Suzuki Mobility Finance: Tips on protecting yourself from fr...

   Suzuki Mobility Finance share some tips with us this month on how to protect ourselves from fraud or identity theft. As we are once again head...