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…

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…

How To Import A Car To Kenya – Part 1

How To Import A Car To Kenya – Part 1

How to Import a Car to Kenya Have you ever wanted to import a car in Kenya but you don’t know where to start? Most Kenyans buy their cars through middlemen who import them from Japan or Europe. While this is convenient, you end up spending an exorbitant amount of money compared to importing a car directly. The process might seem complicated but with the right information, it’s a smooth and simple procedure. Additionally, there are other reasons why importation is the best option. Here’s some information on how to import a car in Kenya. Introduction: Auction According to a study by the UN Environment, nearly 96% of imported cars in Kenya are used cars. These cars are usually obtained by auction from Japanese auction sites.  They usually provide affordable cars in pristine conditions hence their popularity. If they have any defects, this is…

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 Cool Car Technology You Need For A Better Driving Experience

5 Cool Car Technology You Need For A Better Driving Experience

Car technology nowadays ranges from necessary to luxurious. Though some prefer a simple car with minimum electronics in the way, it’s nice to have some exciting features to improve your driving experience. Whether you like a booming sound system or nifty displays, here are some cool car technology you can’t go wrong with. High-End Speakers Who doesn’t like a good sound system in their car? This usually comes in handy during those long road trips where you could use all the entertainment you can get. Car manufacturers have caught on to this demand and now, most luxury cars come with pre-installed high-end speakers such as Bose. However, if you still want to upgrade your car’s sound system, you should get it done by a professional. Head-Up Display This one leans towards the luxurious side but it can also be useful if you find it…

The Meaning Behind A Number Plate In Kenya

The Meaning Behind A Number Plate In Kenya

A number plate is an indication of status or rank in society. It’s also a way to distinguish dignitaries on the road. This is why many strive to customize their number plates such as getting their name or favourite number permanently linked to their automobile. Additionally, there’s a meaning behind every number plate that many aren’t aware of. The first vehicle to be registered in Kenya was in 1920 and they adopted a rather simple numbering system. Each district had an assigned letter. For instance, Kiambu district was N and Kisumu was E, followed by a serial number of Y-XXXX. The K-prefix system started in the 1950s. This system has evolved to accommodate more registration. If you’re observant, you will notice so many different types of number plates on Kenyan roads. Some are a different colour and others are a different shape. Here’s what…

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…

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