The fuel price is on a rapid rise towards the bruising levels experienced before Covid-19, after plummeting to record lows during the more restrictive levels of lockdown as the oil price dipped due to slowed demand.

As SA gradually returns to normality, with vehicle purchases now allowed, on the back of yet another hike in fuel prices in June, a thrifty SUV makes sense in easing family travel challenges brought on by the pandemic...

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