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What is the price of Toyota Belta in Kenya?

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What is the price of the Toyota Belta in Kenya?

Being one of the most used cars in Kenya, The Toyota Belta has proved to be a good option when it comes to fuel efficiency, pricing and performance among cars of its class. With all of that in mind, what is the price of Toyota Belta in Kenya? Well, we are about to find out.

Toyota Belta price in Kenya by model

ModelPrice
2012ksh.750,000
2011ksh.630,000
2010ksh.520,000
2009 ksh.490,000
price of toyota belta in kenya by model

The Belta was Toyota’s attempt at reimagining the popular Toyota Vitz in a saloon. The experiment had not worked so well earlier with the Platz. The Belta has done better in the Kenyan market and is among the most popular in Kenya. This article is a buyer’s guide to the price of a Toyota Belta in Kenya and how much you should pay for it. A few features of the Vitz will be discussed as well to enable the buyer to check whether the specifications meet the buyer’s needs.

The Belta has been in production for a generation that started in 2005 and ended in 2012. This generation is known as the SCP9/NCP9 and is based on the same platform as the second-gen Toyota Vitz. The wheelbase is longer than that of the Toyota Vitz. The car has a low centre of gravity and features a unique interior design.

The 2012 Toyota Belta is available with three engine options. These are; a 1.0 Litre KR-FE engine, a 1.3 Litre 2SZ-FE engine and a 1.3 Litre 2NZ-FE engine.

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The interior of the Toyota Belta is perfect for precise driving

Toyota Belta Interior

The Toyota Belta has a basic but functional interior that emphasizes its economic focus. The speedometer gauge is in the middle of the dashboard and all dials are neatly arranged below it. The legroom in the first row is decent and tall people will find comfort in it. The second row is also well spaced and will be ideal for medium-sized adults.

Cabin Storage

The Toyota Belta has several storage compartments in the cabin, useful for storing smartphones, beverages and documents. The first row has two cup holders, door panel storage, a glovebox and a centre box while the second row has storage on the door pockets and front seat jacket pockets.

2012 Toyota Belta Boot Space

The Boot space is surprisingly large and can carry a decent amount of luggage. Extra features of the Toyota Belta are alloy rims and fog lights.

Safety features

The Toyota Belta has safety in mind. The car’s safety features include;

airbags, including Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) curtain shield airbags, and a driver’s seat knee airbag. Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) is there to prevent skidding, while Traction Control (TRC) minimizes wheel spin during acceleration, with active headrests up front to protect the neck in case of a rear-end collision.

Toyota Belta’s interior resembles the Axio. Higher grades come equipped with fog lights and alloy rims.

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Toyota Belta 1500 cc for sale in Kenya

The Toyota Belta Fuel consumption

  • The Toyota Belta 1.0L fuel consumption: 22.5 Km/L
  • The Toyota Belta 1.3L 2WD fuel consumption: 20.0 Km/L
  • The Toyota Belta 1.3L 4WD fuel consumption: 16.0 Km/L

Toyota Beta Acceleration

  • The Toyota Belta 1.0L accelerates from 0-100 km/h in 15.4 sec.
  • The Toyota Belta 1.3L accelerates from 0-100 km/h in 13.5 sec.

The Belta has a tank capacity of 42 Litres. It also has a ground clearance of 5.9 inches (150mm) below the minimum recommended clearance of 6.5 inches for Kenyan roads. It may be necessary to modify the ground clearance to adjust the car to Kenyan roads.

Toyota Belta Stability and Handling

The 1.0 L takes too long to accelerate especially going uphill or when overtaking. The 1.3L is significantly powerful and has a remarkably improved acceleration. It is slightly unstable and feels too light at high speeds.

Service Intervals

  • Minor Service: At 5,000 km. Requires Air Cleaner, Oil Filter, and Engine Oil
  • Major Service: At 10,000km. Requires Air Cleaner, Oil Filter, Fuel Filter, ATF Filter, Cabin Filter, Plugs, Front Brake Pads, Rear Brake Pads, ATF Oil, and Engine Oil
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Toyota Belta new model

What is the price of a Toyota Belta in Kenya?

Cost of Ownership

  • Purchase Price: From Ksh.600,000 to Ksh.700,000
  • Comprehensive Insurance: Average Ksh. 49,000/ per annum- Or
  • 3rd Party Insurance: Ksh. 7,000/- per annum
  • Change of Tyres(If necessary) Ksh. 16,000/- for 4 Tyres
  1. Toyota Belta X

This is the base trim that comes with either the 1.0L engine or the 1.3 L engine variants, 2WD/4WD, halogen headlights, basic speedometer gauge, key start, 14-inch steel rims and manual A/C.

The price of a Toyota Belta X in Kenya is about 1,200,000.

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Toyota Belta 1300cc

Toyota Belta G

This is the luxury grade that comes with the 1.3 L engines, 2WD/4WD, Xenon headlights, upgraded speedometer gauge, chrome trim, keyless ignition, 15-inch alloy rims, turn signal on side mirrors, luggage cover, padded seats and automatic A/C. The price of the Toyota Belta G in Kenya is sh 1,500,000.

what is the price of Toyota Belta in Kenya?

How much is new Toyota Belta in Kenya?

A brand new Toyota Belta in Kenya starts from ksh.520,000. Considering its size and features, this car is fairly priced in Kenya. Its functionality and fuel consumption rivals that of the Toyota Vitz. The two are among the best low fuel consumption cars in kenya.

Which is better Vitz or Belta?

The two are pretty much the same in terms of fuel consumption as well as their functionality. However, the Belta is considered the SEdan version of the Vitz. The two are almost the same but the exterior is quite different. The Vitz is more stylish in design while the Belta tends to focus more on functionality and engine performance.

What is the price of Toyota Belta?

The Toyota Belta costs anywhere between Ksh. 520,000 to ksh.700,000 in Kenya. However, a second-hand Belta is likely to cost way less than that. The price of the brand new one may also vary depending on the dealership you choose to buy it from. For the second-hand one, you are likely to spend a little less when you import it via a trusted import vehicle dealer.

How many CC does a Belta have?

The Toyota Belta has a cc of 1462. It bears a petrol engine that is economical with fuel. That is why many people choose it in Kenya. Despite the small engine capacity, the vehicle has a great power output making its overall performance quite good for a car its size. Maintenance of this car is also easy compared to any car of its size.

What is the fuel consumption of Toyota Belta?

The Toyota Belta petrol engine has a fuel consumption rate of 20km/l. Compared to many cars its size, this one is far much more economical and fuel-efficient. Considering the small engine capacity, the car performs quite well in terms of mileage and fuel consumption rate.

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