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Phuti Mpyane Senior motoring writer

Cars have been a surefire passion for Phuti Mpyane even as a tyke. This was intensified 16 years ago when he joined the ranks of SA motoring journalism. He is now a senior motoring writer at Business Day.

On a budget? Here are the 10 cheapest SUVs you can buy in SA


Some already feature as best sellers while some are hidden gems, says Phuti Mpyane

REVIEW | The Toyota Rumion is a sensible wagon for cost-conscious families


The SA population is expected to reach 61.9-million by the end of 2022. How apt then that the arrival of the seven-seat ...

The party's finally over for the Ford Fiesta in SA


The hatchback and sedan models have been discontinued in SA after a 28-year run

FIRST DRIVE | Peachy Mercedes-Benz C220d is the pick of the C-Class range


Having previously tested the C200, Phuti Mpyane experiences the more frugal C220d diesel

Affordable pothole insurance now available to SA motorists


Pothole Assist claims from road authorities for damage to your vehicle’s tyres or rims

REVIEW | New 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is the pick of its segment


Good build quality, innovation and a surprising performance envelope makes this the top choice in the segment, says ...

Meet the CityBug – SA's smallest and most affordable electric car


The question: “Would you buy an electric car?” gets varied answers from South Africans but their high cost, the ...

The BMW X3 has had a facelift that ticks all the right boxes


The BMW X3 formula for a family vehicle that balances practicality, luxury, performance and all-surface capability ...

FIRST DRIVE | New 2021 Lexus ES gets sharper styling and improved tech


If you’re an outlier who is still keen on luxury sedans despite their dwindling sales, the Lexus ES range has been ...

FIRST DRIVE | New 2021 Isuzu MU-X gets more brains, brawn and beauty


In terms of sales the Isuzu MU-X has remained largely obscured by the popular Toyota Fortuner. That's not to say it ...