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8 Best Mitsubishi Cars to buy in Kenya

8 Best Mitsubishi Cars to buy in Kenya

Mitsubishi Pajero The Mitsubishi Pajero has had a long and illustrious tenure in the 4×4 club spanning 37 years in which there have been only four major iterations. This is not only a demonstration of its timeless appeal but also its ability to thrive in the ever-changing automotive landscape. In Kenya, it reigned supreme in the 80s and 90s before the Toyota Prado dethroned it. Other competitors include the Land Rover Discovery, the Ford Everest and the Nissan Pathfinder. Read the Full Mitsubishi Pajero Review Mitsubishi Pajero Sport The Mitsubsihi Pajero Sport is a 7-Seater SUV that is sold in various markets around the world except Japan. It’s alternatively known as the Mitsubishi Challenger and Montero sports. In Kenya, the Pajero Sport is not as popular as its competitors such as the Toyota Fortuner but it’s a superb 4×4 with exceptional build quality. Mitsubishi…

8 Best Mazda Cars to Buy in Kenya

8 Best Mazda Cars to Buy in Kenya

Mazda CX-5 The Mazda CX-5 is an exceptional car both aesthetically and technologically. It strikes a perfect balance between elegance and brawn which appeals to both a masculine and feminine clientele. It is angling for space in a crowded playing field that is packed with big hitters such as the Nissan X-Trail, Subaru Forester, Toyota Rav-4, Honda CR-V, Mitsubishi Outlander and the VW Tiguan. Even amongst these, the CX-5 stands out as it offers some pretty compelling features that are noteworthy. Read the full Mazda CX-5 Review Mazda Atenza The Mazda Atenza still remains one of the most impressive Japanese cars we’ve driven. Its build quality is exceptional starting from the well crafted exterior to the tastefully furnished interior, everything feels right. It’s available in station wagon and saloon body types with a range of powerful but yet economical engines in the lineup. It…

8 Best Honda Cars to Buy in Kenya

8 Best Honda Cars to Buy in Kenya

Honda CR-V The Honda CR-V is medium sized crossover SUV that has long been regarded as a reliable and affordable family car. Though not as popular as its rivals such as the X-Trail and Vanguard, it packs a powerful punch in terms of performance, build quality, interior space and off-road capability. It underwent a major redesign in 2011 that emphasized on aerodynamic performance, modern aesthetics, a new 4WD system and fuel efficiency. It competes with the Nissan X-Trail, Toyota Vanguard, Mitsubishi Outlander, Subaru Forester, Mazda CX-5 and Toyota RAV-4. Read the full Honda CRV-V Review Honda Vezel The Honda Vezel is making an entry into the Kenyan market and there’s a growing excitement around this car. On paper, it offers compelling features such as a commanding SUV posture, excellent fuel economy, striking design and a reasonable price point. Is this enough to upstage the…

6 Best Subaru Cars to Buy in Kenya

6 Best Subaru Cars to Buy in Kenya

Subaru Forester From its modest beginning as an all-wheel drive station wagon, the Subaru Forester has steadily evolved into the legitimate SUV it is today. It outperforms most of its rivals such as the Nissan X-Trail, Honda CRV, Toyota Rav-4, Mazda CX-5, Suzuki Vitara and Mitsubishi Outlander. What set the Forester apart is the ingenious symmetrical All-Wheel-Drive system and the choice of engines that include the turbocharged DTI engine that propels the Forester from 0 to 100 km/hour in 7.5 Seconds. Read the Full Subaru Forester Review here Subaru Outback The Subaru Outback has been an all time favorite amongst Kenyans ever since it was introduced to this market back in 2004. In essence the Subaru Outback is the same as the Subaru Legacy save for suspension and engine variations. The Subaru Outback is a very capable off-road vehicle, a fact that is sometimes…

10 Best Vans To Buy In Kenya

10 Best Vans To Buy In Kenya

Toyota Alphard The Toyota Alphard was introduced to the Japanese market in 2002 as a direct competitor to the Nissan Elgrand. Up until that point, the Nissan Elgrand was dominating the 8 seater luxury category and its nearest competitor, the Toyota Hiace was woefully outmatched. Toyota went to the drawing board and answered with the Alphard and later its sibling the Vellfire which showed up in 2008. Read the full Toyota Alphard Review here Toyota Vellfire The Toyota Vellfire is largely the same as Toyota Alphard and differences are more cosmetic than functional. We were greatly impressed by the Toyota Alphard especially its lavish interior and we expected nothing less from its sibling. True to form, the Vellfire did not disappoint and it put on such a rousing performance that left no doubt about its claim to fame. Read the full Toyota Vellfire Review…

10 Best Nissan Cars in Kenya

10 Best Nissan Cars in Kenya

Nissan X-Trail The Nissan X-Trail is a crossover SUV that has been in the market since 2001. It’s Nissan’s first crossover SUV and is a popular choice for many buyers who are drawn by its affordability and utility. It competes with the Subaru Forester, Toyota RAV4, Mitsubishi Outlander, Mazda CX-5, Honda CR-V, and the VW Tiguan. Read the full Nissan X-Trail Review here   Nissan Juke The Nissan Juke looks and drives like an SUV but it’s really an economical hatchback at heart. It is an exciting car to drive thanks to the elevated height and it’s one of the best economy cars around. Of course it’s not without its faults but when all factors are considered, it’s one of the best. Read the full Nissan Juke Review here Nissan Note The Nissan Note has been undergoing steady improvements over the years and it’s…

10 Best Toyota Cars in Kenya

10 Best Toyota Cars in Kenya

Toyota Prado The Toyota Prado is a large seven-seater SUV that is powered by both petrol and diesel engines. In Kenya, the Toyota Prado competes with the Land Rover Discovery, Mitsubishi Pajero, Nissan Pathfinder and the Ford Everest. Read the full Toyota Prado Review here Toyota Hilux The Toyota Hilux is a time-tested workhorse that has been the mainstay of light commercial transport in Kenya for many years. It’s longevity is unquestionable and it’s commonplace to find older versions still kicking on the roads even after years of abuse and thousands of miles. The newer versions have been criticized for not being as hardy as their predecessors and their reliability has been put to question. Read the Detailed Toyota Hilux Review here Toyota Land Cruiser The Toyota Land Cruiser is arguably the most transcendent 4×4 in the world today. It is the longest running…

10 Best Pickups To Buy In Kenya

10 Best Pickups To Buy In Kenya

1. Toyota Hilux The Toyota Hilux is a time tested workhorse that has been the mainstay of light commercial transport in Kenya for many years. It’s longevity is unquestionable and it’s commonplace to find older versions still kicking on the roads even after years of abuse and thousands of miles. The newer versions have been criticized for not being as hardy as their predecessors and their reliability has been put to question. Read detailed Toyota Hilux Review here 2. Isuzu D-Max If you are a businessman looking for a light transport vehicle, then the Isuzu D-Max makes for a compelling buy. It’s a reliable workhorse that can clock high miles without skipping a beat. If you’re a family person with occasional need for light transport, then the D-Max has you covered. The range topping LS model is an excellent family car with capacity for…

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