Buying a European car in Africa

I am in Africa, would like to buy a used German car. 1.8L max What would you recommend?
Previously owned a Toyota Runx, but would love a "better" car. Preferably a European model. I am told they are much better than Japanese models. Not sure though. Saloon car or a small SUV. What would you recommend?

Asked on 14 February 2013 by Atai

Answered by Honest John
I don't agree with what you have been told. No idea what a Toyota Runx is. Never heard of that. But Japanese built, Japanese cars are definitely more reliable than European.
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