Buying a car in Nairobi? Look no further…

Posted on August 10th, 2011
Categories: News

Moving to a foreign country can be hard enough, but life without a good set of wheels can be impossible.  On just about every street corner in Nairobi, out pops another car dealer with hundreds to choose from and a lot of naughts to digest.    Luckily for us, Kenyan’s leading online car website,, has launched an innovative new product, to help car buyers and sellers get better deals.   Calculated daily from over 20,000 car advertisements posted for sale on the website over the last year, the ChekiKenya Car Price Guide lets car buyers or sellers understand real market prices for different makes and models for sale in Kenya today.

Website users are able to analyse pricing data from several hundredused cars for sale that are added to the website each day from over 200 Kenyan and Japanese car dealers in all of Kenya’s major cities.

The price guide at shows the minimum, maximum and average asking prices for makes and models on sale in the market today, as well as an indicator of how prices have moved over time. It also shows where specific cars being looked at on the website is positioned in price compared to the market averages.

Cheki’s Director, Carey Eaton, added ‘ The Cheki Kenya Car Price Guide has rich data for most popular car makes and models. We’re adding new makes and models all the time.’

The new guide allows users to analyse prices of Kenya cars for sale as well as Japanese cars ready to import to Kenya from Japan.

The Price Guide from is the latest in a series of innovations from the website which was launched in late 2010 and has rapidly grown to be the leading specialist car website in East Africa.

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