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. In this review, we will tell you whether this is true and why the storied Hilux has been dethroned by the Isuzu D-Max in the Kenyan market. Other competitors include the Ford Ranger, Nissan Hardbody, Nissan Navara, Mazda BT-50, Mitsubishi L200 and VW Amarok.
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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 2012 Toyota Fielder has a lot more to offer in terms of performance, comfort and general aesthetic.
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The impact of the Toyota Vitz in Kenya has been tremendous and it's not a far stretch to credit it with the widespread acceptance of sub-compacts in the past decade. There were others before such as the VW Polo and the Toyota Starlet but they never gained the same success as the Vitz. It's comfortable, affordable to buy and fuel efficient which are factors that greatly influenced people's perceptions of the small car. It competes with the Honda Fit, Mazda Demio, Nissan March, VW Polo and Suzuki Swift.
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The Toyota Crown is an executive Japanese saloon that is built to rival the world's best luxury cars. It has a high degree of refinement not common in Japanese cars and it obviously targets an upscale clientele. It competes with the Lexus LS, Mercedes E-Class, BMW 5 Series, Audi A6, Jaguar XF and Nissan Fuga. In Kenya, the Toyota Crown has historically not been as popular as the Mercedes and BMW but in recent years, it's popularity has been on the rise.
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The Toyota Prius is the world's first mass produced hybrid and for a long time, it has been the yardstick with which hybrid compacts have been measured. It's commonplace for new entrants to be compared and contrasted against the Prius. We finally found ourselves behind the wheel of this storied compact and we well intended to put it through its paces. It competes with the Honda Insight, Nissan Note Hybrid and Honda Fit Hybrid which are all formidable competitors
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The Toyota Aqua is full hybrid hatchback that is capable of returning an outstanding 35.4Km per Litre and offers decent onboard amenities that are at per with the best of hatchbacks. It's simply a game changer poised to take the Kenyan market by storm given the growing appetite for economy cars. We spent a considerable amount of time in this storied car and we were utterly amazed at its capabilities. It competes with the Nissan Note, Honda Fit, Mazda Demio and Mitsubishi Mirage.
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The Toyota Estima is a large MPV that is produced and sold predominantly in the Japanese market. It's sold as the Toyota Previa in Asian markets and the Toyota Tarago in the Australian market. It’s the second largest minivan in the Toyota lineup after the Toyota Alphard and the Toyota Vellfire. Directly below it is the Toyota Noah and the Toyota Voxy. Its popularity in the Kenyan market is average thanks to the dominance of its aforementioned siblings.
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The Toyota Wish is a 7-Seater MPV that has enjoyed considerable success in the Kenyan market. Its longevity in the market can be attributed to its reputation for reliability, practicality and low maintenance costs. Though it has maintained much of the original body style, it has continuous upgrades that have made it remain relevant in the market. It competes with the Subaru Exiga, Honda Stream, Mazda Premacy and Nissan Lafesta.
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