Sedans or saloons are cars that have three different compartments. They have an engine area, the passenger area, and the boot or luggage area.
The cars are fuel-efficient and good performers on the road. The prices for these cars range from between Ksh. 500,000 to Ksh.2 million
We have listed some of the best-selling sedans in Kenya. Take a look.
Just like the name suggests, the car is a combination of luxury and comfort. It comes equipped with either a 2.5-liter engine or a 3.5-liter engine for the hybrid models. It has a high acceleration of up to 100kph in 4.8seconds.
Toyota has upgraded the car’s safety measures by adding the pre-crash system. In most cases, the car tends to attract the business field clientele due to its sophisticated look.
Prices for the Toyota Crown range from Ksh.1 million to Ksh. 2 million.
BMW 3 Series
If you are looking for a luxurious, sporty sedan, the BMW 3 series offers that. They include the BMW 330i, M340i, 330e, and M3. They have a passenger cabin with a capacity of five and a spacious trunk.
The 3 Series cars have several engine options including a turbocharged 3-liter six-cylinder and a turbocharged 2.0 liter. Great interior design makes it desirable to many. Most drivers describe it as comfortable and fun to drive.
Prices on the market for this group are between Ksh 1.5 million to Ksh 4.5 million.
Toyota Mark X
The Mark X is a five-seater middle-sized sedan car. It is available in both rear and all-wheel drive. The engine is a 2.5 Litre V6 engine and 6-speed automatic transmission.
Besides getting good value for your money, many people prefer the Mark X due to its low cost of maintenance. Prices on the market for the Mark X range from Ksh.700,000 to Ksh 2.5 million.
The name came from a concept of a one in all car. The Allion has become a household favorite for families in Kenya. This is because the car has legroom for both the driver and passengers.
It has a 1.8litre 1.5litre and 2.0-liter engine option and a 4-speed automatic transmission. In the interior, the car has a wood posh finish that makes the car look refined.
It has low fuel consumption as compared to other sporty sedans. This is according to a report by Japanese Emission Criteria. Market prices for the Toyota Allion range from Ksh. 900,000 to Ksh. 2 million.
Premio has a stylish luxurious look both on the interior and the exterior. It has 3 engine options 1.5Litre, 1.8Litre, and 2.0Litre.
It comes with extra options such as heated front seats and a 6 speaker sound system or beautifully tailored leather seats. The market price for the Toyota Premio is Ksh.800,000 to Ksh 2.5 million
The Subaru brand in Kenya is very popular. This is due to the fact that they are inexpensive, they offer comfort and luxury and safety. The Subaru Legacy model newer models come with cool features like lane control and automatic emergency braking.
The engine is a flat-four cylinder engine. The car is described as fun and people use it for long road trips among other things. Prices for the Subaru Legacy range between Ksh 850,000 to Ksh.2 million.
It is a midsize all-wheel-drive sedan. The Camry is mostly known for its great resale value. It has a standard 4 cylinder 8 automatic transmission. However, the v6 engine option is available for hybrid models such as the XSE and XLE.
The market price for the Camry is Ksh.1 million to Ksh.2 million
The car is classified as a small luxury, all-wheel-drive sedan. The interior of the car is as great as the exterior. For a more modern touch, the car has a touch screen interface.
The transmission is offered in both manual and automatic. With engine options for both petrol and diesel and a 6-speed transmission. The headlights have a string of LED lights and have a fine metallic finish on the exterior.
It offers a comfortable, smooth, quiet drive making them sought after by government officials. The market price for the Audi A4 is slightly higher going for between Ksh 1.5 million to Ksh 4 million
Mercedes has continually been able to have some of the best sedan cars on the market. The sedans include the A, C, and S class vehicles.
They are well known for their up-to-date advanced technology. For example, the S Class vehicles have a face detection that detects when you are tired and drowsy and automatically changes the ambiance of the cabin.
They have parking senses, lane assist, and a reversing camera on the base. The engine options vary for both petrol and diesel. They range from 2.0Litre to 4.0 Litre turbocharged V8.
With a nine-speed automatic transmission, the Mercedes cars are the best and most powerful in this category. The cars are more pricey fetching a price of between Ksh 2.5 million to 4.5 million.
In recent years, sedan cars have faced stiff competition from other categories like SUVs. However, they are still preferred by many because:
- They are easy to maintain
- Spare parts are easily available
- The fuel consumption is not high
Most importantly, you get great value for your money and great resale value for most of them. Sedans may not have the most modern technology or looks but they are a great choice.
At Cheki Kenya we have a wide range of sedans that could be your first or next car. We are certain you will add one of the above vehicles to your parking lot.