Isuzu East Africa sold the most cars in Kenya during the month of September according to the latest stats. Isuzu sold 567 cars to Kenyans.
Isuzu East Africa sold the most cars in Kenya during the month of September according to the latest stats. Isuzu sold 567 cars to Kenyans. This shows that Kenyans prefer Isuzu vehicles more than others but most prefer them for affordability.
Toyota East Africa was the second after selling 312 cars in September followed by Tata Africa Holdings with 118 vehicles. D.T Dobie & Co (K) Ltd sold 30 cars while CMC Motors sold 23. Crown Motors sold 22 while Simba Corporation Ltd sold 90.
Inchcape Kenya sold 12 units while Mobikey Truck and Bus, and Nelion Trading Limited sold 8 and 3 units respectively. Scania East Africa sold 22 while Salvador Caetano Kenya Limited sold 5. Xylon Motors sold 12.
Porsche Centre Nairobi Limited did not sell any of their cars in September same to Simba Caetano Ltd. Subaru sold only 2. In total, all cars bought by Kenyans in September alone stood at 1,227. If you thought Kenyans are broke, it is you who is.
When Covid-19 first hit Kenya, sectors were shocked and disrupted. Businesses were shut down, people lost jobs and the majority decided to work from home. Many people started shunning away from the use of public transport systems for fear of contracting Covid-19.
Many Kenyans have opted to buy cars in order to travel without the inconvenience of being bundled into a matatu with zero social distancing at a time the world is still experiencing a surge in Covid-19 infections. This explains the reason why there are so many cars on the road nowadays.
You may have realized an increase in the number of small cars on the road including Mazda Demio and others driven by Kenyans. It also means the economy is not doing that bad if people can afford to buy new cars in the middle of a pandemic.