Top 10 Best Cars To Buy In Kenya

Top 10 Best Cars To Buy In Kenya

There are so many questions that come to mind when choosing the best cars to buy in Kenya. You must consider certain factors like price, model, age, fuel economy and reliability so as to get the right car that suits your needs. Apart from that, you have a wide selection of cars to choose which can be confusing without any guidance. We have compiled a list of the best cars to buy in Kenya based on popularity, purchase price, utility, efficiency, maintenance, reliability and resale value. Toyota Fielder Toyota Fielder is probably the most popular car on Kenyan roads both in the urban and rural dwellings. It’s a versatile automobile that serves commercial and private purposes. Additionally, Toyota Fielder is highly reliable and with proper care, it can go for years without any serious issues. Being a 7-seater station wagon, it has ample seating…

What To Look For When Buying a Car For First-Time Buyers

What To Look For When Buying a Car For First-Time Buyers

Buying a car is an exciting yet nerve-racking process especially for first-time buyers. Everybody has an opinion as to which is the best car to buy. Additionally, you have your own expectations as to what your first car should be like. This conflicting information can cause confusion and lead you to buy the wrong car. Here’s a detailed guide for first-time buyers to consider when buying a car. Affordability Everyone dreams of driving an expensive machine. However, for first-time buyers, it’s better to stick to cheaper models. Your first car is more like a practice car. You’re bound to bump into other objects causing scratches and dents. Therefore, regardless of your buying capability, it’s better to start off with a cheaper option. Fuel Economy Since you’re still not well-acquainted with balancing your budget towards fuel consumption and car maintenance, look for a fuel-efficient car…

How To Check An Accident Car

How To Check An Accident Car

Most people are prone to buying an accident car without their knowledge especially if you opt for a second-hand car. Dishonest sellers will purposely leave out the accident history of a car to make it more marketable. Therefore, it’s up to the buyer to do his due diligence to ensure you get value for your money. However, it’s not economical to call a mechanic every time you to inspect the car. Here are a number of ways to spot an accident car immediately. Repaint A seller may take an accident car to get repainted to cover up any scrapes and chips. If you suspect the car has been in an accident, check for any indication of overspray along with the windows, headlights, taillights and doors. Additionally, there will be a difference in the factory paint job and garage paint job. Check any places you…

6 Things To Look For When Choosing A Driving School

6 Things To Look For When Choosing A Driving School

All driving schools are definitely not made the same. That’s why the likes of Rocky Driving School have been able to weather the storm despite the over-saturated business. When choosing a driving school, you have to be careful where you go so as to get the most out of the classes. There are some things to look out for that will guide you to choose a suitable driving school. Here are some things to consider when choosing a driving school. Cost Of course, one of the most important things to consider is the cost. There are varying prices for driving lessons ranging from Ksh 10,000 to Ksh 20,000. Some offer more lessons hence the price differences. Additionally, some reputable schools like AA and Rocky tend to be slightly more expensive because of the quality of classes you get. Enough Instructors Driving classes are more…

Pros And Cons Of An Automatic Transmission

Pros And Cons Of An Automatic Transmission

Driving an automatic transmission is the norm in the modern world due to its many advantages. This preference began as a matter of convenience as more motorists wanted a less stressful drive to and from work. Despite being more expensive than manual cars, people seemed to like the automatic ones more. Now, most cars on the road have an automatic transmission. Automatic transmission cars have proved themselves over the years as reliable, convenient and effortless. However, if you’re looking for a car, it’s important to know both the good and bad of an automatic transmission so as to make an informed decision. Here are some pros and cons of automatic cars.   Pros Convenient There’s no doubt that automatic transmission cars are more convenient than manual transmission cars. If you’ll be using it as a daily commuter car, then you don’t want the hassle…

5 Dashboard Cameras You Should Consider Buying

5 Dashboard Cameras You Should Consider Buying

With the prevalent cases of car parts theft, hit and runs and reckless driving in Kenya, it’s more important than ever to invest in a dashboard camera for your car. There are even more benefits to owning a dashboard camera than security purposes. Luckily, the camera doesn’t have to be very high quality or expensive. In fact, there are a number of affordable dashboard cameras in the market right now that don’t compromise on image quality or durability. They range from Ksh 5,000 to Ksh. 20,000 and can shoot up to 4K quality. Here are our top 5 dashboard cameras you should consider buying. Nextbase 422GW This is one of the more expensive on the list got for Ksh 16,000 on Amazon. The price is justified as this camera offers an array of impressive features including Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, built-In Alexa for voice…

How To Check If Your Car Needs New Tyres

How To Check If Your Car Needs New Tyres

Car tyres undergo the most wear since they’re in direct contact with the road. Did you know that there’s a minimum car tyre tread depth? In most countries, including Kenya, the minimum tread depth is 1.6mm. This is the minimum thickness between the top of the tread rubber to the bottom of the tyre’s deepest grooves. Therefore, depending on the use, it’s important to check whether your tyres need replacement both for legal and safety purposes. Here are some tips on how to check if your car needs new tyres. Check The Tread Indicators You may have noticed that your tyres have small bumps or bars molded in the pattern. These are the manufacturer’s safety precautions known as the tread indicators and they’re used to tell if your tyres are worn out. They’re usually invisible when the tyres are new. However, if you notice multiple of them, then…

A Guide On How To Do A Car Trade In

A Guide On How To Do A Car Trade In

Many car dealerships in the country offer car trade-in as a method to finance your new car. Since the concept is fairly new, most people are oblivious to its benefits and how it actually works. Doing a car trade-in is a fairly simple process and when done right, you get your money’s worth. Usually, the main concern people have while doing a car trade-in is how get the best value. Of course, most dealerships will try and shortchange you. However, with the right information, you’ll be able to get the right price for your car. Here’s a detailed guide on how to do a car trade-in. Always Do Your Research Research is important to know what the market price is for your car. If you go to a dealership blindly, they will give you the lowest figure to get you to cough up more…

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