Which are the cheapest cars to buy in Kenya in 2017? Here we discuss some of the best cars to buy for less than Ksh 1 million and those suitable for low fuel consumption.
In Kenya the most common car brands include Toyota, Mazda, Nissan, Honda and Subaru, but Kenyans prefer Toyota and Mazda because they are fuel efficient and easy to maintain.
If you are planning to buy a cheap car in Kenya, here is a list of best cars to purchase.
- Toyota Premio
Toyota Premio is suitable for middle class as well as entrepreneurs who wish to use the car for taxi.
Most Toyota Premio cars in Kenya cost Ksh 400,000 to Ksh 800, 000, they are imported from Japan as used cars.
- Toyota Vitz
If there is a car that every middle income earner wants to own in Kenya, then it’s a Toyota Vitz.The reason why most people are desperately interested in owning one is because the brand is easy to maintain and has spare parts that are cheaply available
If your salary is above Ksh 40, 000, you can sustain a Toyota Vitz.
A Toyota Vitz costs Ksh 350,000 to Ksh 800,000
- Toyota Probox
A Toyota Probox can be used for transport business, as a personal car and for security companies. The speed of this car is amazing.
A Probox was introduced to replace the famous Toyota Touring. The car has since become a favourite for most people in the country, it’s even used in most towns as a matatu.
If you have Ksh 450,000-Ksh 800,000 you will be able to purchase a used Toyota Probox.
- Toyota Sienta
Another cheap car to buy in Kenya is a Toyota Sienta.This particular vehicle can consume less than 3 litres of fuel per day, which means you will spend less than Ksh 9,000 per month in fuel.If you live in Nairobi, where is traffic jam,Ksh 10,000 is enough to sustain a Toyota Sienta per month.
- Toyota Axio
Another car in our radar is Toyota Axio.I have owned this car and I know the comfort that comes with it.The comfort,speed,durability and fuel consumption is all a car owner wants, and Toyota Axio guarantee both.
- Toyota Belta
Toyota Belta, of all the cars, cannot be left behind. This car costs as little as Ksh 600,000 but is ranked one of the most durable cars on Kenyan roads.
In a day you will spend less than Ksh 400 on fuel, if you’ll make it a private car.
- Toyota IST
Toyota IST is also another popular car in Kenya.It costs and individual not more than Ksh 700,000 to acquire a used Toyota IST in Kenya.
- Toyota Wish
Toyota Wish used to be cheap but after Kenyans got crazy over the car, the manufacturer increased the price, it almost doubled.Today,you will be lucky if you acquire one for Ksh 800,000.But a Wish is one of the best family cars in Kenya.
- Toyota Passo
With less than 1500 CC, Toyota Passo is an example of a perfect car for middle class in Kenya.The car looks elegant and has very specious interior.The engine is also powerful,making it one of the most favourite for Kenyans with a taste of quality and elegancy.
- Mazda Demio
Mazda Demio is owned by more than 50,000 Kenyans. This is one single brand Mzada has sold like never before. A Demio is a small car, ideal for people who are cautious about fuel consumption.
If you have Ksh 400,000 to Ksh 550, 000, you will acquire a used Demio in Kenya,or simply import through SBT.
- Nissan X-Trail
When you move around our roads, Nissan X-Trail is as common as Toyota cars. The cost of a Nissan X-Trail is Ksh 800,000-Ksh 1.2 million.