SEE | Here are the top 5 used SUVs you could buy in SA

South Africa's roads are becoming a home for SUVs, with many people still eager to make the change from compact cars or sedans.

Its off-road capabilities, comfortable drive, and overall space are the primary reasons why motorists are going for bigger vehicles. 

Options on the market

As is the case with any new car, they can be expensive and generally not in an affordable budget if you're in the market for one.

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Gumtree South Africa has put together a list of five pre-owned SUVs currently on the market, representing a cheaper alternative to their newer counterparts.

Each of these models are two years old, and priced below the R475 000 mark. These five cars are also finalists in its category for the 2019 Gumtree Autos Pre-Owned Awards

Compiled by Robin Classen