The Honda Life is a 4-seater mini wagon that was in intermittent production from 1971 to 2014. It’s a small boxy car that is classified as a Kei car in Japan-meaning the smallest class of cars. It’s ideal for short urban commutes for passengers or for deliveries. It’s production ended in 2014 and it was succeeded by the Honda N-WGN.
The 5th generation Honda Life that was in production from 2008 to 2014 is based on the concept known as Daily Smile Technology that is considered to be easy to drive with excellent visibility and also environmentally friendly. It comes with safety features such as driver i-SRS, ABS with EBD, Brake Assist and Honda Smart Parking Assist System.
On the Inside, the Honda Life is neat and functional with a well laid out dashboard and easily accessible dials. The legroom is decent and can comfortably seat medium sized adults. Its a narrow car therefore lateral space is minimal and it can only seat two passengers per row.
It comes with two engine options a 660cc engine and a 660cc turbo charged. These are linked to a 4-Speed Automatic Transmission and available in either 2WD or 4WD.
Honda Life Maintenance Costs In Kenya
The Honda Life is a fairly simple car to maintain and service parts are readily available. Body parts on the other hand can be very difficult to find in Kenya and sometimes they are entirely not available. You can find shops that stock Honda Life parts in this link
Honda Life Reliability In Kenya
The naturally aspirated engine is simple and straightforward with minimal issues. The turbo engine is sensitive and it requires timely maintenance.
The commonly reported Honda Life problems in Kenya are;
- Turbo failure
- Loss of Power
- Steering failure
Price of the Honda Life in Kenya and where to buy it: https://cars.topcar.co.ke/vehicles/honda
Import the Honda Life in Kenya: https://topcar.co.ke/import-your-car/
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