2013 Toyota Fielder Review
The Toyota Fielder is a versatile station wagon that can be used for both private and commercial purposes. It’s a highly sought after car in the Kenyan market due to its reliability, fuel efficiency and carrying capacity. However, this is only the icing on the cake as the 2013 Toyota Fielder has a lot more to offer in terms of performance, comfort and general aesthetics.
It’s known as the Toyota Corolla Fielder but most people simply refer to it as the Toyota Fielder. The saloon version is known as the Toyota Axio. It comes with two engine options; these are the 1.5L 1NZ engine and the 1.8L 2ZR engine available in both automatic and manual transmissions.
2013 Toyota Fielder Grades
- Toyota Fielder X – This comes with the 1.5L engine, automatic or manual transmission and 2WD or 4WD
- Toyota Fielder S – This comes with the 1.8L engine, automatic transmission only, and 2WD or 4WD
Legroom & Space
The Toyota Fielder has a minimalistic and functional interior which is in line with Toyota’s style of design. At the first row, the legroom is good even for tall people. On the second row, the outer seats have adequate legroom but the middle seat feels really crammed.
Cabin Storage: Glove Box, Center Box, Front Door Side Pockets, Rear Seat Pockets
The Toyota Fielder is a practical car that can carry both people and luggage with ease. With the rear seats folded down, it gets transformed into a small van.
Other Extras: Double Din Stereo, AC, Heater, Fog Lights, Roof Rails
Depending on the grade the Toyota Fielder comes with fog lights, roof rails, alloy rims and spoiler.
Toyota Fielder 1500cc Fuel Consumption: 18.0 km/L
Toyota Fielder 1800cc Fuel Consumption: 15.0 km/L
The 1500cc Toyota Fielder accelerates from 0-100 km/h in 10.2 secs.
The 1800cc Toyota Fielder accelerates from 0-100km/h in 8.8 secs.
Fuel Tank Capacity: 50 Litres
The Toyota Fielder has a ground clearance of 6.3 Inches when unmodified. This height may not be a problem if the vehicle is lightly loaded. However, when fully loaded the vehicle may not clear some speed bumps and other road obstacles. In this case, you many need to increase ground clearance. Read our guidelines here on how to safely increase a vehicle’s ground clearance.
Service and Maintenance
Minor Service – After every 5,000km, requires Air Cleaner, Oil Filter, Engine
Major Service – after every 15,000km, requires Air Cleaner, Oil Filter, Fuel Filter, Plugs, Front Brake Pads, Rear Brake Pads(If available), ATF Oil, Engine Oil, ATF Filter
Spare Parts Availability, Cost & Where to buy
The Toyota Fielder spare parts are readily available in all major towns in Kenya. Service parts and suspension parts are easily available, body parts may require time to look. The cost for Toyota Fielder spares in Kenya is pocket friendly and a monthly budget of Ksh. 5,000 will cover maintenance costs.
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Resale Value: Good
Cost of Ownership
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What we like about the 2013 Toyota Fielder
1. Excellent fuel consumption
2. Affordable spare parts
3. Good Resale Value
4. Good cargo capacity
The Toyota Fielder is an ideal vehicle for business minded people who value practicality and efficiency. It is also a great family car that can carry kids and luggage on a long trip. The Toyota Fielder’s excellent fuel economy coupled with its good carrying capacity makes it a popular car in Kenya.
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