– Cheapest cars in Kenya
The best way to buy a car in Kenya is to take a closer look at Kenya’s car market to know which cars are trendy, affordable and most popular now. Although there are numerous car models and car brands, you will always find only a few models that are most common and appear everywhere in big cities like Nairobi, Mombasa or Nakuru.
To help you get your own set of wheels, Car From Japan has come up with a list of cheap cars in Kenya that are very affordable to run. Let’s take a look at them and find out which is the right for you.
Here is a list of some of the cheapest cars in the country.
Honda Fit (as known as Honda Jazz) is a good choice for people who like subcompact car class. It is a small hatchback with 5 doors, ample room and more space suitable for any weekend trip. Honda Fit engine ranges between 1.2 litres to 1.5 litres, therefore, this car is very fuel-efficient.
Toyota Vitz (or Toyota Yaris) was produced since 1999 by Toyota (a famous Japanese automobile manufacturer) to replace the ageing and dated Toyota Starlet. In the line of three or five-door hatchback subcompact cars, the Vitz is designed with a wide range of engine and transmission choices.
Toyota Vitz is usually front-wheel drive, but in later generations, an AWD option was added. Two of the best things about Toyota Vitz is its fuel economy and reliability.
Nissan March (or Nissan Micra) is a supermini produced by Nissan ( an automobile manufacturer coming from Japan). The reason why car manufacturers produce small cars is to save space and fuel.
The Nissan March does both saving space and fuel perfectly. The car looks quite small but its interior is very spacious and is just right for a small family.
With a Nissan March, you can easily fold down flat the rear seat to create more space for accommodating cargo in.
Nissan March engine: 3-cylinder, 1.0L to 1.5L and low fuel consumption (up to 21 Kmpl), low weight.
Has always been crowded Supermini and leads the top-selling chart in its segment. Volkswagen Polo is initially the type of car that comes out from luxury magazines that every car lover has forever dream of. The Polo is a sensible choice for those who want a stylish car with advanced safety features, incredible look, and durability.
Number 10 on the list of top best cheap cars in Kenya 2018 is Honda Stream. The car is a compact MPV produced by Honda – a famous Japanese automaker since October 2000. The Stream’s exterior design is a mixture of compact MPV and SUV, and its height (less than 1.6 metres) makes it hard to classify it exactly.
Following typical Honda style, the automaker has managed to Honda Stream as one of the world’s best-handling MPVs. Based on the capable new Honda Civic platform, the Honda Stream is a dream to drive and also has a spacious cabin, too. The car has smooth and powerful petrol engines and a top speed of 127 m/h/203 km/h.
Next, Subaru is one of the top best cheap cars in Kenya that you shouldn’t miss. Subaru Impreza is a car designed for compact families. Subaru Impreza has been produced since 1992 by Subaru – an automobile manufacturing division of Japanese transportation conglomerate.
The cars are introduced as a replacement for the Leone, with the predecessor’s EA series engines replaced by the new EJ series engines. At present, in its 5th generation, Subaru Subaru has offered 4-door sedan and 5-door body variants since 1992.
Most of the versions have designed with “boxer” flat-4 engines ranging from 1.5L to 2.5L, with the performance-oriented Impreza WRX STI and WRX models uprated with the implementation of turbochargers.
The Nissan Tiida is a small-medium car manufactured by Nissan since 2004. “Tiida” means “sun” – from the Okinawan language, continuing the naming tradition started in 1966 with Nissan Sunny.
The Nissan Tiida has an interior space that is suitable for a family. This car also provides a smooth quiet ride with reasonable engine performance. As most of the drivers often review, Tiida is a low-cost maintenance car with excellent fuel efficiency.
The only thing that let Tiida down is the lack of safety features. This car has a 1800cc engine and has a fuel consumption of up to 15kM per litre.
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