Top List: Boot Space

Ag no man. Your mother-in-law is coming along on holiday and the kids want to take ALL their toys and sports equipment along. Where are you going to fit all of this?

Perhaps you have already invested in a sizable trailer and decent roof-top box but your car simply can’t handle more luggage. Well, we at NamWheels love to help and have compiled a list of cars with at least 400L of luggage space. Big enough to put your skoonma in the boot.

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Top List: best non-4×4 ground clearance

Do you bang the middle man?

(is jy bang vir die middelmannetjie?) So you live on a plaas but don’t have / want a 4×4. Here’s a list of affordable cars with high ground clearance that are not 4×4, SUV’s, AWD, Crossovers, Bakkies, LCV’s, etc. 

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Padtoets: Chevrolet Cruze 1.4 T Luikrug

General Motors se vars aanslag

General Motors het op ‘n vroeë stadium al Chevrolet/Opel luikrugmodelle op ons mark aangebied. Vriend Frans, die veelsydige arts en motorkenner wat moeilik ‘n winskoop kan laat verbygaan, het onlangs ‘n Opel luikrug uit die tagtigerjare gekoop – om later natuurlik weer te verkoop.

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Launch Report: 2015 Chevrolet Cruze

The serious contender

As one of the largest vehicle manufacturers in the world, Chevrolet took a bit of strain after the recent recession yet the American giant was blessed with perfect timing as that coincided with the launch of their new world beater – a passenger car for markets around the globe – the Chevrolet Cruze.

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Sprint Review: Chevrolet Cruze LS

One new car, lots of information

What’s a Cruze? Think Elantra, Jetta and especially Opel Astra sedan; then slap a Chevy body on it. The Cruze is also available as a hatchback which it shares its technology with. Available with four cylinder petrol, turbo-petrol or turbo-diesel engines, this model is a 1.4 turbo-petrol Cruze LS.

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Tested: 2012 Chevrolet Cruze hatch 1.8 LS

The wonky nuances

As great as it is to screech around a race track in AMG’s or chase identical Audis up a mountain pass, I find it wonderfully refreshing to test an ordinary car from time to time. By “ordinary” I mean normal, sensible and something most people (including the author) could afford – like the Chevrolet Cruze.

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Tested: 2012 Chevrolet Sonic 1.6 LS

The valiant effort

Namibia (and indeed, also South Africa) has a booming small car market thanks to often ridiculous pricing, steadily climbing oil prices and a recession that can’t decide if it’s done or wants another round. Some car manufacturers even have more than one model on offer and Chevrolet is no different. Now serving: the new Sonic.

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