Fluid under your car is always alarming – unless you have a very small dog or your aircon was working overtime and the condensation is dripping. If you notice any discoloured patches under your car in its normal parking spot, pay attention. It could be brake fluid, transmission fluid or steering fluid. Have it checked out soon. But the biggie is oil.
We often have to transport stuff that simply won’t fit in the car. The logical thing is to tie it on your car’s roof and there you go. Let’s look at this. There are certain dos and don’ts to this practice. In the movie National Lampoon’s Vacation, the granny dies during the road trip, so they tie her to the roof rack. Do not do this. However, if you often have to transport the same bulky item, say a couple of mountain bikes or kayaks or extra luggage for weekend trips, shop around and get dedicated roof racks/carriers to do that job. It will cost a bit, but the ease of use and the built-in safety will make it worth your while.
Whether you live in South Africa or visiting from abroad, a road trip across this beautiful country is a must. From the stunning shorelines of the Western Cape to the glorious Garden Route and beyond, you will be mesmerized by the sheer beauty. However, the high crime in South Africa is a factor you need to consider but if you stay vigilant and follow these important safety tips, you’ll enjoy a road trip of a lifetime. Road Trip Safety Tips For South Africa Considering that public transport is not as reliable or safe as it should be, you should ideally really rent a car. With the vast landscapes and long open roads, public transport simply won’t cut it. It’s true that hijackings are common but don’t let that deter you from travelling. If you pay attention to your surroundings and adhere to a few basic safety tips, it shouldn’t bother…
We now all wear masks because of COVID, because it helps keep the virus out. We never needed masks before, and hopefully quite soon won’t have to wear them anymore. So why has your car always needed a mask, the air filter, and will continue to need a fresh one for as long as you have it?
Here at Group 1 Cars we strive to provide a convenient way for people to find the Right Used Car for their needs and budget. To do this we need to assists them with finding the best certified used vehicles in the market. This means that EVERY Used Car, Used SUV or Used LCV that we sell has undergone some of the most stringent quality testing in the country, and we guarantee that each and every vehicle that we sell is of the highest quality both mechanically and condition wise.When you purchase a Quality Used Car from Group 1 you’re getting a vehicle that has:
Passed a strict 101 Point Vehicle Check
Comes with an optional Group 1 Warranty*
Has Guaranteed Mileage
Will always be Licensed and Legal
Never been stolen
A Guaranteed Model year
Comes with an Optional Service Plan*
20 day exchange promise*
Full service history whenever possible
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When searching for Used Cars for Sale in Cape Town, Johannesburg or Port Elizabeth we encourage you to locate one of our established brick and mortar dealerships. You can do this by using our Find a Group 1 Showroom page on this website, or simply by contacting us directly at one of our showrooms in Kuils River, Stellenbosch, Knysna, The Glen, Midrand, Port Elizabeth and Uitenhage. Visit us and put our friendly, knowledgeable staff to the test, while noting that even if you're not in one of the cities or towns mentioned above our Group 1 Nationwide Vehicle Delivery Service will always allow you to take advantage of our Best Used Vehicle Prices, Regular Used Vehicle Promotions and our Exceptional Quality Pre-Owned Vehicles no matter where in South Africa you are.
We firmly believe that quality trumps quantity, which is why even though we are not the country’s Biggest Used Cars Website, we can guarantee you the best quality vehicles. In fact you only need to take a look at the vehicles on this page to see that we have some real gems listed here, all of which you’ll never find anywhere else. Every vehicle on our physical and digital showroom floor is Exclusive to Us, and is backed by our award winning customer service, outstanding vehicle knowledge and diverse product and brand range.
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