Top 5 Cars for Accountants

In this group, low running costs and overall low cost of ownership is the most important purchasing consideration. For starters, it is helpful that you opt for something that has come with a service or maintenance programme when it was brand new and has some balance of this left to ensure the next year or two is a low-cost one.

Bean1-ToyotaCorolla 1. Toyota Corolla Quest

An old Corolla model, renamed Quest. While it may seem old in its exterior looks, some interior items like the comfy front seats and the modern 1.6-litre engines are shared with the new, current-generation Corolla. Built locally, it also means parts are easily available and cheap compared to some imported models. New cars came with a 4-year/45 000km workshop plan.

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Bean2-NissanQashai 2. Nissan Qashqai

The Qashqai is on the list because it is so popular in the second-hand market with it’s deserved reputation for good quality. Resale values are consistently high, it is generously equipped and being a crossover vehicle, doubles as a comfortable family car and lifestyle partner.

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Bean3-HondaCRV 3. Honda CR-V

Honda has a reputation for superb resale values and engine reliability. From a long-term investment point of view, any Honda will do but more so the CR-V for its combination of practicality and size versus price.

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Bean4-HyundaiIX35 4. Hyundai ix35

Before the ix35 came around, Hyundai’s small crossover was called the Tucson. With Hyundai having revived the Tucson name with the South African launch of an all-new model in this segment, the ix35 is no more. Hyundai has always offered extensive warranties and service plans, with the latest models boasting an unprecedented-for-the-industry 7-year/200 000km warranty. With the manufacturer putting so much faith in its own product, so could you with the utmost peace of mind.

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Bean5-MercedesC 5. Mercedes C-Class

Considering that a car is an expensive item that depreciates in time, choosing the right model in a range that will offer the best return on investment in the long run is something of a tricky business. The previous-generation Mercedes C-Class offered a Coupé version in the run-out years of its life. These are future collectables because of their rarity and may in time prove to be a wise investment, with high resale values. On top of that, it is stylish and comes with Mercedes luxury and safety.

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