Affordable cars you can buy today in Kenya

What is the cheapest car you can buy in Kenya with Ksh 500,000,or less?This is a common question.

Do you know you can buy a car with just Ksh 200, 000.Owning a car in Kenya is not a miracle as long as you can afford between Ksh 200,000 to Ksh500,000.But as you plan to buy one, remember there are costs that come with this move, which include fuel and maintenance.

One thing to note before deciding on which car own is how efficient it is in terms of fuel consumption. You should settle on a car that consumes not more than Ksh300 per day.

You can buy the following economical cars at between 300,000 – 800,000 ksh:

1. Toyota Vitz

The Toyota Vitz has a small engine of between 1000 cc and 1300cc. It comes in either a 3 or 5 doors compact and costs between Ksh 400,000 to Ksh 700,000.

2. Toyota Belta

Developed from the Toyota Vitz platform and they are similar in many ways including the 1000 cc engine and 109 horsepower. The only difference being that the Belta is a saloon. It costs between Ksh 500,000 to Ksh 800,000.

3. Honda Fit

It is a small hatchback made by Honda, also known as the Honda Jazz. Has five doors and 4 plus 1 seats. It came to the market in 2001 and has made good profits for the company. The engines range from a 1.2 to 1.5 Litre. It costs between Ksh 600,000 to Ksh 900,000.

4. Nissan Cube



The Nissan Cube is a mini MPV (multi-purpose vehicle) produced by Nissan since 1998. Most are from Japan or the UK. The Cube has a 1.4 and 1.5 litre engine. It costs between Ksh 400,000 to Ksh 600,000.


5. Toyota IST

It is a subcompact car from Japan by Toyota, also Known as the Urban Cruiser. It is not for the African market but most are imported from Japan or the UK. It has a 1.3 and 1.5 Litre engine with 5 doors. It costs between Ksh 400,000 to Ksh 1,000,000 depending on the model year.


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