If you thinking of purchasing a brand new vehicle in Kenya, you need to pay a visit to one of the many assemblers or distributors of vehicles in Kenya. Buying a brand new vehicle locally in Kenya is not as complex as importing a vehicle in Kenya. Purchasing a new vehicle in Kenya leaves a buyer more assured of the quality of the end product as opposed to buying a used vehicle. It is also easier to get a car loan in Kenya for a new vehicle compared to a used car in Kenya. The downside of a new vehicle purchase in Kenya is the high cost price relative to a similar make that is used (locally or imported).
Some of the major brand new vehicle sellers in Kenya are:
Toyota (East Africa) / Toyota Kenya Limited (TKL) in Kenya
For anyone interested in purchasing a brand new Toyota vehicle in Kenya, they should visit Toyota (East Africa) / Toyota Kenya Ltd (TKL) in Nairobi whose Head Office is located on Uhuru Highway, Lusaka Road junction near the Nyayo Stadium in Kenya. Toyota Kenya limited in Kenya also has presence in the following Kenyan towns: Mombasa, Eldoret, Lodwar, Nyeri, Nanyuki, Nakuru, Kericho, Meru and Kitale. Toyota Kenya company is the sole distributor of Toyota and Hino brands in Kenya. The following are the common brands of vehicles in Kenya that can be viewed from the Toyota showrooms, Hilux Single Cab, Hilux double Cab, Hiace, Camry, Avanza, Land Cruiser, Prado, Fortuner, Rav4 and corolla. In addition to used cars, the Toyota Kenya company also sells spare parts of vehicles in Kenya and also do after sale service. More details about Toyota Kenya Company at www.toyotakenya.com.
Cooper Motor Corporation in Kenya
Cooper Motor Corporation in Kenya, also known as CMC Motors Group Limited, was founded in 1912 and is one of the largest vehicle importer and assembler in Kenya. Cooper Motor Corporation in Kenya deals in the exclusive distribution of Volkswagen, Ford, Mazda, Suzuki, Nissan Diesel, Maruti and MAN range of trucks and buses, Bobcat, Iveco, Case tractors and New Holland. In addition to vehicle sales in Kenya, CMC Motors in Kenya also have other divisions that deal in Engineering, spare parts sales, after sale services and sale of heavy machinery and equipment. The Motor company in Kenya has seven branches countrywide in major towns in Kenya such as Kisumu, Eldoret, Kitale, Nakuru, Nanyuki, Meru and Mombasa. The Head Quarters of CMC Motors in Kenya is located on Lusaka Road in Nairobi industrial area. More details about Cooper Motor Corporation in Kenya on their website: http://www.cmcmotors.com/
General Motors East Africa in Kenya
The General Motors East Africa in Kenya is located along Enterprise Road off Mombasa Road in Nairobi. TheGeneral Motors East Africa company is the largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles in Kenya and the Eastern Africa region with more than fifteen models of vehicles. GM East Africa company retails fully built Chevrolet, Opel and Isuzu brands. Other brands of vehicles distributed by GM are Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Holden, HUMMER, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Opel, Vauxhall, Saturn and Saab. The GM East Africa company in Nairobi also sells Parts and Accessories of vehicles in addition to offering after-sales service and support. More information about General Motors East Africa can be found on their website: http://www.gm.co.ke
Simba Colt in Kenya
Simba Colt comapny in Kenya concentrates on motor vehicle sales, servicing and spare part sales for the Mitsubishi Motors and Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Company in Kenya. The car models in Kenya sold by Simba Colt company include Galant, Lancer, Outlander, Pajero and L200pick ups while the trucks include: Canter, FH and Fuso.
Simba Colt vehicle dealers in Kenya have branches in Kisumu, Mombasa and on Shimo La Tewa Road in the industrial area in Nairobi. The Simba Colt Company has Head Office located on Mombasa Road 11 KM away from Nairobi CBD. More details about Simba Colt can be found on their website www.simbacolt.com
DT Dobie Kenya
DT Dobie company in Kenya was established in 1949 and it owns the distributorship of Nissan vehicles in Kenya, Daimler Chrysler , Mercedes-Benz and Jeep franchises for Kenya. This means that in Kenya, you can purchase a broad range of new Nissan, Mercedes and Jeep vehicles from DT Dobie branches all over Kenya only.
Besides the DT Dobie company branch in Nairobi on College House off University Way, other branches of DT Dobie can be found in Mombasa, Nakuru, Eldoret and Kisumu. More information about DT Dobie company in Kenya can be found on their website www.nissan.co.ke
Kenya Vehicle Manufacturers (KVM)
Kenya Vehicle Manufacturers (KVM) in Kenya is located along Garissa Road in Thika town near Nairobi. Kenya Vehicle Manufacturers (KVM) not only does body building for trucks and buses in Kenya but also partners with motor vehicle dealers in Kenya to sell popular brands including Land rovers, Foton, Nissan Mini buses, and UD buses.
Most of the above distributors and assemblers of vehicles in Kenya usually have arrangements with banking institutions for financing.