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How Ford is Conquering SUV Markets

How Ford is Conquering SUV Markets

The rise of crossovers (CUV) in the car market has forced almost every auto manufacturer to build SUVs in their fleet. Exotic brands such as Lamborghini, Bentley, and Aston Martin have also joined the movement. This is due to the CUVs versatility and cargo space, making them preferable for small families. Between 2010 and 2021, the global fleet of SUVs increased from less than 50 million to over 320 million. With the increase in demand for more rugged off-road vehicles, a gap has begun to form between cool body SUVs and the basic crossovers. In 2019, Autocar UK discussed how Volkswagen crossovers did not sufficiently differentiate themselves from one another. Because they were all on the same platform. Volkswagen, for instance, had a platform called the MLB Evo that was not only used in the Touareg but also in other models like the Audi…

How To Maintain Your Car’s Electrical System

Car batteries may go unnoticed until for long until it fails to start one day. Here are some of the things to do to maintain your car’s electrical system. Regularly Drive your Car While this makes obvious sense, people occasionally forget that operating a car on a regular basis keeps the battery charged. If you leave your car in a parking lot for weeks without driving it, the battery may fail to charge when you need it. As a result, if you will be unable to drive your vehicle for a few weeks, ensure that you start it at least once or twice a week and leave the engine running for 20 to 30 minutes to charge the battery. Never keep the car’s electrical system on when the engine is not running. If the engine is not running, avoid leaving electrical automobile accessories such…

How to Maintain a  Perfect Car Interior

The interior of your vehicle is one of those first impression features that most people can recognize. Obviously, a filthy automobile inside will reduce the value of the vehicle. Here are some of the tips to maintain a perfect interior Regularly clean your seats You see, if you don’t frequently clean your car seats, filth will gather and before you know it, your car inside will resemble a pigsty. To be sure, you should clean the interior of your automobile at least once a month to reduce filth buildup. If you’re too busy to do it, a car wash is always nearby, or you may bribe your children to do it. Apply anti-aging creams Simply because your automobile is tinted does not mean that the vinyl or plastic-coated interior components cannot become brittle, dry, or prone to cracking as a result of sun exposure….

Best Electric SUVs To Buy in 2022

As the age of electric automobiles approaches, the world has begun to seriously move away from the internal combustion engine (ICE), with even hybrids taking a second seat. The fact that the majority of automakers have committed to phase out gasoline-powered vehicles is proof of this. Below are 5 best electric suvs to buy in 2022. Tesla Model Y Tesla Model Y is a battery-electric small crossover produced by Tesla inc. Tesla introduced it in March 2019, began manufacturing at its Fremont facility in January 2020, and began shipping on March 13, 2020. It is built on the same basis as the Model 3 sedan. The Model Y shares over 75% of its components with the Tesla Model 3, including an identical interior design and electric motor. The Model Y is available with optional third-row seating for a total of seven passengers. The Model…

Best MidSize SUVs to Buy in 2022

Mazda CX5 The CX-5 has established itself as a market leader in the mid-size SUV segment. CX5 is currently in its second generation and is equipped with the Skyactiv technology. The CX-5 is available with Skyactiv-G 2.0 petrol, Skyactiv-G 2.5 petrol and Skyactiv-D 2.2 diesel engines. New features include a new ‘Soul Red Crystal’ paint colour as well as a new remote-controlled powered tailgate Volkswagen Tiguan The Volkswagen Tiguan is a compact crossover SUV produced by the German automaker Volkswagen. It is currently in its second generation. The Tiguan has established itself as a premium vehicle that is offered at a reasonable price while offering room, quality and safety. Hyundai Tucson The Hyundai Tucson is a compact crossover SUV C-segment produced by the South Korean manufacturer Hyundai since 2004. Tucson’s current generation features a distinctive design, increased interior space, and enhanced safety, making it…

Why Toyota Halted Mark X Production

If you are a fan of Toyota’s elegant cars, you should consider other possibilities. This is because Toyota appears to be phasing out of several popular models.  If you examine the market, you’ll notice that various Toyota models, like the Premio, Allion Mark X, and Land Cruiser 200 series, are no longer in production. Toyota produced the Mark X  from 2004 until 2019.  Mark X is well-known in the Kenyan market  for its sporty styling and short ground clearance. It has a four-passenger capacity and an attractive and comfy cabin with an easy-to-use dashboard. It is powered by a 2.5L, 3.0L, or 3.5L V6 engine and comes standard with either a 6-speed automatic or 6-speed manual transmission. Even though it is a popular choice in Kenya, the 2020, 2021, or 2022 models may not be available due to Toyota’s decision to discontinue production in…

5 Most Underrated Cars in Kenya

1. Mazda Biante Mazda Biante is an 8-seater minivan that was in production between 2008 and 2018. Though not as popular as some of Toyota’s competitors (Noah & Voxy), the Biante is a solid choice with high-reliability ratings. It has achieved tremendous success in the Kenyan market, and its owners adore it for its affordability and comfort. It retails between Ksh 1.3 Million and 1.6 Million. 2. Suzuki Eskudo Suzuki Escudo is a compact SUV that has been in production since 1988. This car has established itself as a capable off-road vehicle. It features a stylish interior that exudes luxury. This car has good offroad capabilities compared to its counterparts. it retails between Ksh 1.9 and 2.3 million 3. Honda Civic The Honda Civic is a compact automobile series that has been in production since 1972. It is the longest-running Honda vehicle on the…

Renault Launches Kiger Model for Kenyan Market

French giant carmaker Renault is indisputable with its heritage of achievement of 123 years and more than 3 million sales across the world. The automobile company has launched a new model with advanced features for the Kenyan market duped Renault Kiger. The Renault Kiger is a 5-seater Sport utility vehicle (SUV) powered by a three-cylinder turbocharged one-liter petrol engine, with a power output of 100 Ps and a torque of 160 Nm. The SUV has the best fuel efficiency in its class, consuming five liters per 100 kilometers (20 kilometers per litre). It is 399.1cm long, 175 cm wide, and 160 cm tall with a wheelbase of 250 cm, which improves the car’s stability at high speeds and provides bigger legroom in the back seat. The Kiger SUV features a powerful body that emanates strength and dynamism, allowing you to escape the urban jungle…

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