Kenyan Vehicles Sales grew 29.3% 2018 fluctuating for the entire year, ending with registrations at 14.265. Isuzu was again the market leader, ahead of Toyota, with a wide gap over Mitsubishi. Nissan is working to launch a new plant to produce small vans.
Kenyan Cars Sales in the 2017 fell near 20% hit by political crisis and deterioration of economic activity. The market has lost near 40% in two years. Isuzu is leader, thanks to the domination in the HCV segment, followed by Toyota, leader in light vehicles.
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 New Vehicles Sales plummet in first half 2016 hit by weak internal demand and low price of commodities. The CVs segment has lost sharply pulling down the entire sector.
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 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.