It's pricey but Jaguar's XE still offers an exciting alternative to Germany's Big 3.
We put Ford's gadget packed flagship bakkie through a 1000km furniture-hauling mission.
More expensive than some rivals but its funky styling, infotainment and Toyota rep count in its favour.
The affordable XUV500 is Mahindra's first crack at softroader market but it lacks polish in places.
It's like buying a R10 000 pair of shoes in a boutique store when you know a cheaper pair is just as good.
You won't look like the camel man/woman, but there are some good reasons to buy this over an 'SUV'.
Like all Minis, the John Cooper Works gets its mojo on in corners, with the most ballistic performance of any Mini yet.
It faces tough competition from Hilux and Ranger but the KB 300 D-Teq 4x4 is up for an awesome scrap.