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Infographic: Car ownership cost of Toyota Townace, Nissan AD, Voxy, Mark II

March 3 – Need to purchase a compact passenger van in Kenya? Well, we are back with the popular five compact passenger vans/cars of this week along with their purchasing cost, fuel cost, and insurance cost so that you can evaluate the true cost of the car before you plan to purchase.

1. Toyota Townace:
A light commercial and derivative passenger van produced by the Japanese car manufacturer, Toyota. Engines fitted to the van included the 1486 cc 5K-U (70 PS or 51 kW) and 1812 cc 2Y-U (79 PS or 58 kW) gasoline engines and two 1974 cc diesels—the 2C (70 PS or 51 kW) and the turbocharged 2C-T (82 PS or 60 kW). In October 1985, a part-time four-wheel drive model was added to the model lineup.

2. Nissan AD
An amazing compact van with huge space, comfortable interior, and embedded with modern equipment. Average fuel consumption of Nissan Ad Van is 28 MPG.

3. Nissan Serena
A box wagon car with maintained spacious, flexible and comfort attributes. This fourth generation car has ECO mode that automatically stops the engine when the car is motionless to aid in fuel efficiency. Introduced with 2.0 Liters MR20DD DI I4 engine with the Xtronic CVT transmission along with the wheelbase of 2,860 mm.

4. Toyota Voxy
In addition to featuring a spacious cabin area, the Voxy offers outstanding cargo room. The average price of a used Toyota Voxy can range from around KSh 1,700 000 to KSh 1,800 000 to $5,000 depending on the model year, trim level, and options that are equipped. The fuel efficiency of the engine is increased exponentially with the addition of Valvematic technology.

5. Toyota Mark II 
A mid-size sedan manufactured and marketed in Japan by Toyota between 1968 and 2004. it has diesel engines of 2L series. Most car shoppers in Kenya look for a vehicle that’s stylish, affordable to own and drives well. These are the cars that our experts believe to be the absolute best-value choices for new-car shoppers in Kenya.

Source: NEXT Insurance

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