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  • Find cars for sale
  • Low-interest starting from 7.25%
  • Repayment up to 72 months

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AutoTrader is SA’s most trusted car financier

At AutoTrader we are one of South Africa’s leading professional vehicle publishers with over 21 years of experience and expertise in the automotive industry.

Up to date, we service 542 000 vehicle buyers per week. On average, 1.2 million individuals visit our website looking for vehicles and vehicle financing each month. We have many satisfied customers every month whether they were buying, selling or applying for finance.

We bring buyers and sellers together

At AutoTrader, we have a proven track record where we match car buyers with sellers as well as traditional or online loan providers. Our staff is experts in their field and we help buyers and sellers achieve their goals together on one platform.

The AutoTrader platform has created a safe marketplace for buyers and sellers to buy or sell a car safely and with confidence.

A car financing partner that you can trust

When purchasing a boat, bike or a vehicle you can make use of our hyper-finance, a direct application for the car finance you need to get the vehicle you want.

AutoTrader will process the complete transaction quickly without any extra effort from you. We will handle the insurance and the registration of your vehicle which will save you time and you will be able to enjoy your new vehicle immediately.

Finance you need

You can apply for a loan online on our website. It’s designed to be easy and convenient for you. Once you have completed your application you can sit back and relax, a consultant will contact you within 24 hours to complete the loan process.

We are proud of the wide variety of vehicles we can make available to you.  Our vehicles include franchised, non-franchised and independent vehicles. Private sellers are also welcome.

AutoTrader – Vehicle finance

  • Loan Type Vehicle finance
  • Interest Rate from 7.25%
  • Repayment 12 months to 72 months

Benefits of AutoTrader

  • Get the finance today
  • Low-interest starting from 7.25%
  • Repayment up to 72 months

Vehicle finance calculator

The interest rate of a loan will vary based on your credit score and risk profile.
This loan calculator is for illustration purposes only.
The use of this quick loans calculator is subject to our terms of use.

Auto Trader Car Loans – Favorable Deals

You don’t need a large amount of saving in order for you to buy a vehicle. You just need to make use of vehicle finance available from the many lenders in South Africa.

Before applying for a loan or deciding on the vehicle you want, you will need to research all your available options to make a sound choice when purchasing a vehicle. Our helpful staff is always ready to help you with any questions you may have or to give advice about any problems you may face.

How we work

We are not a direct loan provider, but our platform will give you access to car loans provided by reputable lenders around South Africa.  We are the leaders in the automotive industry with 21 years of experience. The lenders we use has been carefully chosen, they comply with the South African regulations and are reliable.


On our Auto Trader platform, you can obtain car loan services like Hyper-finance, Earn-a-car, Bargain finance and Auto Refin as well as other lenders with an excellent reputation in the finance market. We also encourage the use of loan comparison sites and tools for better decision making. 

When we use only, use lenders with a great reputation it will guarantee that the services they offer are of a high standard. We strive to only bring you the best deals with trustworthy lenders. They can supply you with 100% vehicle finance for the car or boat to suit your needs.

Accessible and affordable

The personal loans offered via our Auto Trader platform are of the highest quality and you can be sure to get only the best most affordable deals.

The loans for blacklisted clients will have a higher interest rate, but this should still not be too expensive.

Auto Trader is a great choice for you to use and the benefits it holds for buyers and sellers are excellent. The online platform gives you a safe and secure space to deal with vehicles. Our lenders are transparent and their services are of the highest standard.

Customer Reviews & Testimonials

December 2018

I was able to sell my car and buy a new car using your service. The process was very simple and my consultant kept me informed about what was happening every step of the way. Once I purchased my...

Carmen S
— Free State —

February 2019

The friendly advice and excellent service that I received deserves to be commended, applying for vehicle financing was so easy and I was helped every step of the way. Thank you for making the exp...

Telissa V
— Upington —

April 2019

There were so many vehicle options to choose between that I was able to find exactly what I was looking for, at a price that I could afford. The notification service that let me know when a new v...

Tisha N
— Limpopo —

AutoTrader Contact

Physical Address

  • Polifin House, 154 Bram Fischer Drive Randburg Gauteng 2194 South Africa
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Postal Address

  • PO Box 4825, Randburg, 2125, South Africa

Opening Hours

  • Monday 08:00 – 17:00
  • Tuesday 08:00 – 17:00
  • Wednesday 08:00 – 17:00
  • Thursday 08:00 – 17:00
  • Friday 08:00 – 17:00
  • Saturday – Closed
  • Sunday – Closed