About Us

WhyBuyCars is a no-fuss, no-hassle alternative to buying a car.
Apply for a 3 or 6 month car lease now.

Our innovative online-based offering presents short-term car leases of 3-months or 6-months to almost anyone, regardless of credit status.

We offer an affordable, all-inclusive cost that takes care of maintenance, insurance and taxes, and includes free monthly kilometres on a range of vehicles, depending on budget and need. Key to the offering is the immediacy of the service. The entire process of applying for, securing and collecting a vehicle can happen in less than a day.
WhyBuyCars was born from the demands of a changing climate where the future is uncertain and people want a certain sense of flexibility and freedom, while remaining in control of the finances and fortunes.

The company prioritises ease of use and efficiency in a model that looks to put you in the driving seat, with as little red tape and in as little time as possible.

WhyBuyCars is a subsidiary of the Woodford Group, a locally-based, proudly South African company that has been in the rental and leasing business for 30 years. Woodford has more than 2000 vehicles in its fleet and employs 400 people across the country. Its division, Woodford Car Hire, is South Africa's largest independent car rental company, and is the highest-rated and most trusted car rental agency according to TrustPilot and HelloPeter. The group boasts more than 150 accumulative years of industry experience at a management level and has invested heavily in technology aimed at making all its processes as smooth and effortless as can be.
Woodford Group also has other services that may interest you.

  • If you're looking for short-term car hire, visit Woodford Car Hire
  • Our auction platform for selling and buying vehicles: Woodford Bid
  • If you're searching for international car rental options, try Car Terminal