Jaco Van Der Merwe
Head of Motoring
6 minute read
16 Jan 2021
8:26 am

Baby SUV boom: What SA buyers can expect in 2021

Jaco Van Der Merwe

Plenty of new models expected to flood the growing segment this year.

Crop of new small SUVs

The increase in compact SUVs is set to reach new heights in 2021 as car manufacturers rush for market share in this rapidly growing market segment. A number of smaller SUVs – whether more traditionally styled or of the crossover variety – have made their debuts over the last year or so, and South African buyers will be even more spoilt for choice for more affordable options as the year progresses. Judging by the popularity of the compact SUVs that have been released locally of late, carmakers are no doubt licking their lips at cashing in further. The sales numbers...