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Phuti Mpyane

Phuti Mpyane

DEALER: Zeda Car, Centurion

PRICE: R272 000

The latest Mercedes-Benz C-Class is undeniably a class act that has captured the imagination of many.

But for the budding entrepreneur who requires something with dignity and prestige, the previous C-Class is still a sure bet.

This dealer has some spectacularly neat, well-prepped, low mileage 2006-2007 model Mercedes-Benz C200 K units selling.

DEALER: Hyundai Midrand

PRICE: from R226 900

The high, commanding driving position of SUV is cited as the single greatest appeal of this kind of car.

These days they come in all shapes and sizes. But the current economic climate has seen many lingering on dealer floors for days, though the same can't be said for the cheaper variations.

The Hyundai Tucson is about to get a mid-life cycle nip and tuck of its features.

It's likely to be only a slight upgrade but is said to look way better than it already does.

It's a kind of mini-SUV that will fit perfectly into the lives of the nuclear family - two parents and two kids - and there's a great abundance of early 2008 models that are still looking for owners.

The Tucson is among the highest selling midi-SUVs thanks to its affordable price, fair luxury levels and performance potential off and on the road.

We should not forget that jaw-dropping warranty offered by Hyundai. The dealership has stock and says it will cut R7 000 to R8 000 off the new car list price on any Tucson deal.

The taxi industry is one that most people look to for self-employment.

Toyota is slowly phasing out the Siyaya and punting its Quantum bus as a future mass transportation solution.

McCarthy Toyota in the Joburg CBD has plenty of stock going for R223 000.