Why is it always the poor Volvos we compare to other vehicles? We at NamWheels believe that they offer such refreshing alternatives to those regular market dominators that direct comparisons are absolutely necessary.
No, dear reader, I did not forget to add a model year to this article’s heading for this is supposed to be a purchasing aid for every single sporty Suzuki Swift model that arrived on Namibian soil. Our recent journeys with a 2020 Automatic press car definitely helped in this regard.
There you are, standing outside your local Volvo dealership after close of business and that stunning blue XC60 you had your heart set on is parked next to a cool grey V90 Cross Country. Dang it, which dotted line do you sign on?
An alternative to a failing transport sector: The city slicker duel
Since the start of the new decade, we’ve been fortunate to test a range of small hatchbacks, made for the ever-increasing demand of compact, affordable cars for the expanding urban jungle. Some would agree that our public transport systems are becoming a potential headache, with safety being the main concern. Should a new car be the only option to leave this problem behind, we may be able to help.
One entered the South-African market in 2014, the other in 2016. Both saw (and still see) countless amounts of criticism, both launched their latest models in November 2019, and both sell as entry-level models in a difficult financial market.
It may be completely immaterial to you but we at NamWheels like a good car fight. On paper. So here’s our attempt at sending off another Mercedes-Benz A250 AMG Line… straight into the fists of its hot-headed rivals.
Continually Variable Transmission. That’s what CVT stands for, although in the mind of the car-buying public – especially South Africans and Namibians – it also stands for irritating noises and dragged-out power delivery. NamWheels compares identical cars with vastly different gearboxes…
Het jy R 1,3 miljoen in die sak, wat brand om ‘n sportiewe Audi te koop? Dan is jy beslis op die regte plek. Ons het pas die Duitse vervaardiger se twee blits familie-voertuie getoets en kan ‘n uitstekende antwoord gee.
The Renault Megane is a natural competitor to the evergreen Volkswagen Golf GTi. We tell you if it’s a viable alternative.
Many years ago, the numbers on the back of cars actually denoted what was under the hood. A 280SE had 2.8 litres, your 528i also packed a two-point-eight and the Cressida actually spelt it out for you: 2.8i. Now though? Lexus has followed the (German) trend with this NX300…