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Buying vs. Leasing a Car in South Africa: Drive More Benefits with Ariva
05 June 2019

More and more South African consumers are becoming aware of the downfalls of financing a depreciating asset when buying a new or used car. Among South Africans, the term “car leasing” is often confused with short-term car hire services, corporate full maintenance lease fleets, or it is a completely unfamiliar term. At Merchant West, we empower our clients by giving them broader, forward-thinking financing options, such as our highly innovative and flexible car leasing solution, powered by our private vehicle leasing division – Ariva.


When looking at buying vs leasing a car in South Africa, which option may be the smarter choice for you and your finances?