Average Km Per Year For A Car In South Africa

According to Car Zar, 25,000 km per year is the expected average for regular models – “anything more, and you can expect at least a 10% drop in market value,” it said.

Advertisement

Average Km Per Year For A Car In South Africa

How many kilometers should a car do in a year?

The average annual mileage is around 33,333 km or 20,712 miles. Understanding the year to mileage ratio is important for getting an idea of how long the vehicle will last.

How many km would you drive in a year?

It depends on the car, the age, the driver and so many other factors. According to the Central Statistics Office, the average distance driven every year by owners of 1.6-litre cars (for instance) is 16,000km for petrol cars and 24,000km for diesel engine models.

Is 200 000 km alot for a car?

If you find a car with more than 200,000 km on it, don’t be too concerned. A vehicle that has gotten regular oil changes, tire rotations, tune-ups, and a little high-mileage maintenance, should still have some life left in it. Well-built trucks and large SUVs should last longer than other vehicles overall.

What is considered high mileage in km?

Cars that have between 150,000 and 200,000 (and more) kilometers are considered high mileage vehicles.

How long should you keep a car before trading it in South Africa?

“In general, it should take between 45 and 49 months to break even on a 72-month car loan. WesBank’s data shows, however, that South African consumers tend to trade in too soon, after only around 38 months, meaning they have between 10 and 14 instalments to go before breaking even.

At what mileage do cars start having problems?

Generally, vehicles are likely to start experiencing problems after the 100,000-mile mark. Also, in most cases, they no longer have a valid manufacturer’s warranty, meaning you have to pay for repairs out of your own pocket when something goes wrong.

How many kms on a car is too many?

As a general rule, most cars over 300,000 kilometers aren’t worth your time unless you have experience working on vehicles yourself and the price is tempting enough.

Advertisement