By Mourice Seretta
Kenya’s Leading Motor vehicle distributor, Toyota Kenya, adds to their B2C and B2B car segment by launching the Suzuki Vitara Brezza which will retail at Sh 2, 677, 000.
In Kenya, there was an increase in demand for SUVs in the new car segment which is the mosty vibrant among all passenger cars; recording the highest sales of 980 units according to the 2020 KNI report.
With this in mind, Suzuki seeks to increase its market share by extending its product line to gain a competitive advantage.
“The Vitara Brezza comes at a time when consumers are keen on acquiring affordable vehicles that are fuel-efficient especially after the COVID-19 pandemic that saw fuel prices go high, loss of jobs, a shift in consumers’ lifestyles,” said Jagruti Joshi, Suzuki at Toyota Kenya Brand Manager while speaking at the launch.
Ms Joshi said the Brezza comes with a unique front grille, impressive alloy wheels and floating roof design for the best experience one could get from the compact SUV segment.
She further offered that Vitara Brezza brings rear parking sensors, dual front airbags, ISOFIX (Child Seat Restraint System), anti-lock braking system, (ABS) and electronic brake distribution (EBD) as standard on all variants.
She outlined that the Vitara Brezza is powered by a powerful petrol engine with excellent NVH (noise, vibration, harshenss) giving a smooth and exhilarating drive with a maximum output 105HP/6000rpm while it happily keeps up with fast-paced urban traffic.
Joshi added that customers who purchase the Vitara Brezza will have the advantage of enjoying Toyota Kenya’s quality first-class service that will be accessible and efficient at low maintenance cost from the dedicated and fully-fledged after-sales facilities nationally at their branches and dealers.
“Suzuki at Toyota Kenya has partnered with key banks to offer upto 90% financing. In addition, customers will also get a 3year warranty or 100,000km whichever comes first and ensure first class service,” Ms Joshi further said.
She also said that they offer free service for the first 1000km, 10,000km and 20, 000km fron technicians trained by Suzuki at Toyota Kenya.