SA Motor Lease Frequently Asked Questions

Where is your company situated?

  • We are at 34, 14th street Marlboro JHB

  • Unit 6, Airport Business Park, Cnr Michigan str & Borcherds Quarry rd, Airport Industria, CT

  • 54 Union Road, Walmer PE

Tell me more about rent to own

  • It is a 48month rental agreement, with the option to buy the vehicle out at any time in the period, after 48 on time payments you can purchase the car for R100

What documents do I need ?

  • 3 months bank statements
  • 3 months payslips
  • Valid Drivers licence (minimum 12 months)
  • Valid ID or Passport
  • Proof of address

How long does it take ?

  • Should you have your first months rental, deposit and all relevant documents avaliable we can approve your application and provide a vehicle within 24 hours (subject to avalibility)
  • Should you wish to submit your applicatoin and pay the deposit and first months rental at a later stage the approval will take 4 working days
  • We will only request payment once your application has been approved, all payments need to clear in the SA Motor Lease bank account before a vehicle is released
  • All approvals are done through our head office in Marlboro JHB 011 640 5000, documents can be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • All applications work on a first come, first serve basis

 How much is the deposit? If I pay a higher deposit will my rental payments decrease?

  • The deposit is vehicle dependant but usually R12 000 (see vehicles page), a higher deposit will decrease the monthly rental amount, SA Motor Lease accepts R10 000 deposit increase increments

I saw a special on your website, is it still available?

  • The website will show cars that are currently available, there may be a dealy at times in cars being removed, so not everything showing on the website will be on the floor

Do you accept trade-in?

  • Unfortunately not

What are the requirements to be able to apply?

  • The basic requirement are that you need to live and work in the major centers where are offices are located (Gauteng, Cape Town, PE) and have a net income of R14000 per month

I am currently under debt review/blacklisted, can you assist? Do you do Credit checks?

  • Yes we can assist, we do credit checks but an adverse credit record does not mean that you will not qualify

Does overtime count towards the net salary requirement?

  • If it can be proved on a consistent basis

Do I have to make a balloon payment at the end of the Lease period?

  • NO, after 48 on time payments the purchase price of the vehicle is R100

Can I purchase the car during the lease term?

  • Yes, you have the option to buy the vehicle out at a pre-determined cash price at any time in the contract

Can I apply with my spouse?

  • Yes, joint applications are welcome

I am self-employed, can I apply?

  • Yes you can, we would need business as well as personal bank statements

I am a foreigner in SA, can I apply?

  • Yes you can provided you have the necessary permits to be in the country and are permanently employed

I need a car for a few months, can you assist?

  • Our parent company Pace Car Rental are the preferred long term car rental company in Gauteng

  • Our sister company Pace Fleet Service provides full maintenace lease options for 12 months +

Is the insurance comprehensive insurance?

  • YES, it does not include personal items in the vehicle, insurance is linked to the on time monthly rental payments

Do I get unlimited mileage?

  • There is no limit on the mileage

Who is responsible for the maintenance of the car?

  • The monthly rental includes licencing, tracking and insurance, you are responsible for the maintenance

  • SA Motor Lease offer mainteance plans from our workshop starting at R200 per month 

How much is the deposit and rental for bakkies?

  • Generally, between R10k and R15k, but it is dependent on the vehicle 

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