February 2017


February 2017 Issue

As you’ll notice from our cover this month, we pit the new (and locally produced) 2.2-litre diesel Ford Everest against the Chevrolet Trailblazer and the popular Toyota Fortuner.

We also take the brand-new 2017 Mazda BT-50 on an epic trip to the Cape to tackle some legendary mountain passes and gravel roads. We even venture down into the (in)famous Hel…

Our road tests this month consists of two budget-beater SUVs: the Honda BR-V and the Renault Kwid. The price is right, sure, but how do they perform. We find out.

What sort of SUV can you buy on the second-hand market for R300 000? We look at some excellent options, as well as some very bad buys. In addition, we examine five of the most notorious SUVs around.

On the technical side, we look at how you can safely recover a 4×4 that’s stuck in the mud, and we explain what transfer cases do. On the accessories side of things, we look at the most popular fridges on the market.