Kenyan Vehicles Sales continue to free fall after the last year excise tax charge. Hit by slow economic progress and turbulent political scene, the automotive industry is in the hardest crisis of the last 20 years. Isuzu and Toyota are on top.
Kenyan Auto Market 2016 has lost sharply, following three consecutive records, albeit the Kenyan economy was the star in the region with a robust +5.7%. Isuzu was the market leader, but Nissan the best performer.
Kenya Automotive Industry in 2015 hit the best near the 20.000 sales. In a market dominated by the commercial vehicles, the leader was Isuzu with near one-third of totals sales. Toyota was second despite losing 16%.
Kenya Car Market 2012-2015 Insights research provides facts, data and forecast on this market with all data by OEM, Brand, Model and segment. From the 2004 up to the 2015 All About within 80 pages and 120 charts.
Kenya Vehicles Sales surged 17% in the first half 2015 fueled by strong demand for Heavy Commercial Vehicles. Isuzu is the market leader ahead of Toyota while the Mitsubishi Canter is the best-selling vehicle.
Kenya New Vehicles Market up 16% in 2014 recovering from the previous year but not yet growing in line with the market potential, penalized by strong import of pre-owned vehicles. Mitsubishi dominates the market.
Kenya Automotive Industry is still in its infancy despite the country is one of largest in Africa and could aspire at a more than marginal rule in the future development of the continent thanks to the over 45 million people and fast GDP trend.