Motus operates SA’s most extensive dealer network

Motus retails 1 in every 5 new cars in SA

Reuben Van Niekerk
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Motus, South Africa’s largest and leading automotive group, owns and operates more than 300 dealerships, which result in Motus selling approximately 1 in every 5 new vehicles in South Africa.

In order to achieve this, the Motus new car dealer network represents 33 OEM brands across passenger, commercial vehicles and motorcycles, giving motorists unrivalled choice when shopping for their next car.

In addition Motus retail a large amount of pre-owned vehicles through a dedicated and  extensive pre-owned dealership network. The Motus pre-owned dealer network includes trusted brands such as Motus Select and Auto Pedigree, of which there are over 100 facilities in South Africa, as well as OEM pre-owned facilities.

Motus also operate 39 mega sites or so called multi franchises in all the major cities around South Africa. Multi franchise dealerships consists of a variety of new car brands as well as pre-owned offerings and several shared services, all located on the same site. This concept gives customers a wide variety to choose from when shopping for a new or pre-owned vehicle, in one convenient location.

Multi-franchises ensure that customers are offered a wide variety of vehicles, covering every segment and price point, within walking distance of each other, which ensures that they can easily find the car that matches their needs and budget best and make a truly informed purchasing decision. Another advantage of a multi-franchise is that it gives customers exposure to a variety of brands when visiting the dealership, such as when booking their car in for a service and facilitates the trading in of vehicles across brands seamlessly.

The pre-owned vehicle offerings available throughout the Motus dealer network include the well-known brands Motus Select and Auto Pedigree.

Motus Select pride themselves in offering good quality pre-owned vehicles that adhere to strict criteria that guarantees the quality and allows motorists to shop with confidence. This includes a 110-point quality check.

Auto Pedigree has been selling high quality pre-owned vehicles to South African motorists for over 40 years. During this time Auto Pedigree has developed a reputation for offering quality used vehicles and great service. All vehicles sold through Auto Pedigree are subjected to a thorough mechanical and electrical test to ensure that they are in excellent condition before going on sale.

All vehicles offered for sale by the Motus dealer network, both new and pre-owned, are also listed on is SA’s only true online vehicle aggregator and here shoppers can search for their next car via a variety of search filters, compare cars, calculate finance and shop with confidence knowing that they are dealing with SA’s largest dealer group who own all the cars that they offer for sale.