List of most popular cars in Kenya



Which are the most popular cars in Kenya?

There are several car brands and models in Kenya. As of 2017 Toyota cars were the most popular brand in the country with hundreds of thousand cars on the roads. The second most popular brand is Nissan cars, followed by Mazda and Subaru respectively.

Cars with engine capacity of less than 2000 contribute over 80 % of the cars in Kenya. Cars with engine capacity of above 3500 contribute less than 20 % of the cars on the Kenyan roads.

We categorize the most popular cars in Kenya based on financial statues of different groups in Kenya.First is the middle class then the high class.

The following are most popular cars among the middle class in Kenya

  1. Toyota Axio
  2. Toyota Premio
  3. Nissan X-Trail
  4. Toyota NOAH
  5. Toyota Voxy
  6. Mazda Demio
  7. Subaru Outback
  8. Honda CR-V
  9. Toyota Harrier
  10. Toyota Wish
  11. Toyota EST
  12. Subaru Impreza
  13. Toyota Rav 4
  14. Mitsubishi RVR
  15. Nissan Tiida
  16. Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TSI
  17. Volkswagen Passat
  18. Toyota Sienta
  19. Toyota Fielder
  20. Toyota Passo
  21. Toyota Belta
  22. Toyota Auris

Most popular cars among rich Kenyans

  1. Mercedes Benz
  2. Range Rover
  3. Land Rover Discovery
  4. BMW X6
  5. Jaguar
  6. Toyota V8
  7. Toyota Prado
  8. Jaguar
  9. Porsche Cayenne
  10. Nissan Patrol

The cars listed above contribute 95 % of the cars on the Kenyan roads. In every 3 cars, 2 must belong to the list provided above.

The most common cars among the rich are Toyota V8, Range Rover and Mercedes Benz. Those who need sporty cars go for Porsche Cayenne.