Middle class are people who earn a modest salary/income that ensures that they live a comfortable life. In Kenya, the salary range for a middle class person is Ksh 70,000 to Ksh 300,000. There are ideal cars for this class which almost everyone is buying, such as Honda CRV.
When buying a car, the best things to look at is fuel consumption, durability, comfort and whether it’s suitable for Kenyan roads. A car that consumes Ksh 100 to Ksh 500 per day is ideal for someone earning average of Ksh 100,000 per month.
In this article, we will feature cheap and reliable cars only:any car above Ksh 3 million is not for middle class.
Here is a list of cheap middle class cars in Kenya:
- Toyota Mark X—Ksh 800,000 to Ksh2 million
- Toyota Fielder—Ksh 700,000 to Ksh 1.4 million
- Toyota Axio—Ksh700,000 to Ksh1.3 million
- Toyota Harrier—Ksh 2 million to Ksh3 million
- Toyota Vanguard—Ksh 1.8 million to Ksh3 million
- Toyota Wish—Ksh 800,000 to Ksh1.5 million
- Toyota Rav4—Ksh 1.2 million to Ksh 2.5 million
- Toyota Allion—Ksh 800,000 to Ksh 1.4 million
- Toyota Crown—Ksh800,000 to Ksh1.3 million
- Nissan Juke—Ksh 900,000 to Ksh 1.4 million
- Nissan X-Trail—Ksh 800,000 to Ksh 1.4 million
- Honda CR-V—Ksh 1.5 million to Ksh2.5 million
- Mercedes Benz C-180—Ksh 1 million to Ksh2 million
- Mercedes Benz C-200—Ksh 1.2 million to Ksh 2.5 million
- Volkswagen Passat—Ksh 1 million to Ksh1.7 million
- Volkswagen Golf—Ksh1.2 million to Ksh 2 million
- Audi A3 and Audi A4—Ksh 1.5 million to Ksh2.5 million
- Subaru Legacy—Ksh 1 million to Ksh2 million
- Subaru Forester—Ksh 1.5 million to Ksh2 million
- Subaru Outback—Ksh 1.5 million to Ksh2.5 million
- KIA Sportage—Ksh 1.5 million to Ksh2.5 million
The most popular models among middle class Kenyans are Toyota,Nissan,Mercedes Benz and Subaru.In the recent past, Volkswagen and Range Rover have also attracted attention of the class.