Mazda Demio – Mwananchi Credit Limited

mazda demio

The Mazda Demio is one of the most popular car models in Kenya. Over the last 3 years, Mazda has become one of the most bought vehicle brands in Kenya. This is in part to their affordable and reliable vehicle models.

The most popular Mazda models are the Mazda Demio, Mazda Axela and Mazda Attenza. Mazda’s come in a stylish and modern design that has enabled them to take a share of the vehicle market in Kenya that was previously largely dominated by Toyota and Nissan.

Mwananchi Credit offers car financing options for people interested in buying the Mazda Demio. We can finance up to 80% of the value of the car in just 6 hours.

We also offer import financing for all those looking to import the car. We have the most affordable rate in the market coupled with the fastest processing time.

For all those who are already car owners, Mwananchi credit offers logbook loans. We can finance you up to 70% of the value of your car in the tune of up to Ksh 25 Million. Our logbook loans start from an interest rate of just 2.5% and are processed in just 6 hours from the time of application.

Mazda Demio

If you’re driving on Kenyan roads, you will most likely spot several vehicles of the model Mazda Demio. The Demio is revered for its low fuel consumption which makes it a reliable option for people on the daily commute from work to home. The Mazda Demio is also widely used by taxi hailing services like bolt, uber and little cab. The four-seater car is stylish and comes in very striking colors and this has made it a favourite especially for female drivers in Kenya.

Mazda demio price in Kenya

For people living in the busy cities in Kenya, commuting has become a major challenge with traffic jams that last up to 3 hours, so when people are looking for car options, the Mazda Demio comes as a popular choice because it is affordable and also has very efficient fuel consumption.

Depending on the car year of manufacturing you can get a Mazda demio from Ksh 500,000 to up to Ksh 1.3 Million. A 2011 Model of the Mazda demio is currently selling for around Ksh 500,000 while the 2012 Model goes for around Ksh 650,000.

The more recent models of the Mazda Demio like the 2013 model goes for between Ksh 700,000 to Ksh 750,000 while the 2014 and 2015 models start at Ksh 900,000 up to Ksh 1.3 Million.

The pricing of the Mazda Demio also differs from the state of the vehicle with most people electing to import directly from Japan.

There is also a huge market for used Demio’s and one can even get them at a cheaper price depending on the condition and mileage of the vehicle.

Mazda demio for sale in Kenya

You can find the Mazda Demio for sale in Kenya in different car yards and websites. The demio is currently one of the most popular vehicle brands in Kenya therefore making it available. Vehicle websites like have very many models of the Mazda Demio at very fair prices.

Most people buy directly from the online sites or some people elect to go to vehicle yards and car bazaars to see the Mazda Demio for sale in Kenya.

Mazda demio price in Mombasa

Mombasa is the biggest port city in East Africa and is one of the most important gateways for international trade in the whole of Africa. In Kenya, all vehicles that are bought from abroad have to land at the port city of Mombasa, making it a hub for vehicle trade in the region.

The availability of very many vehicles in the city of Mombasa has made it a very attractive town for people who are looking to buy vehicles because the price is normally cheaper than in other towns.

The Mazda Demio price in Mombasa is cheaper compared to other towns like Nairobi, Kisumu, Eldoret and even Nakuru. However different dealers’ price their vehicles differently in Mombasa and one is not guaranteed a huge discount but nevertheless, the price can be cheaper by a margin of around Ksh 100,000 to Ksh 150,000.

This is in part because there is no transport cost involved because the buyer gets the vehicle directly and drives it to his or her destination and also because one can be able to do all necessary documentation from Mombasa.

Toyota demio production

Mada began production of its now popular Mazda Demio model in the year 1996 and the model has earned Mazda some accolades including being named car of the year in automotive awards in the year 2008.

The model which is also dubbed the Mazda 2 is classified as a subcompact car and has undergone a redesign in both appearance and performance over the years.

The Model Name “Demio” is a latin word that is derived and it means to “show Possession”.

Mazda demio 2016

The 2016 model of the Mazda Demio is the latest one in Kenya and comes with a complete face lift from the previous models and also features a host of new upgrades in technology that the team at Mazda has been working on over the last couple of years.

The 2016 Model currently can go for up to Ksh 1.8 Million when shipped directly from Japan.

Mazda Demio 2013

The 2013 model of the Mazda Demio is one of the most recent models of the vehicle currently on the Kenyan roads. The Mazda Demio 2013 Model can go for up to Ksh 750,000 with a used version even going for lesser.

The 2013 model features the skyactiv technology which Mazda has championed to make the vehicles as efficient as possible and as a result the 2013 and even the 2012 model have very low fuel consumption while keeping the high level of performance Mazda is known for.

Mazda demio 2011

Mazda Demio 2011 model is the most popular model of the Demio currently on Kenyan roads. Many have prefered this model because of its fair pricing and high performance.

This model is especially popular among people who are looking to buy their first vehicle and can be bought from around Ksh 500,000 with used versions even going for lower especially on online sites like

Mazda demio 2019

The 2019 Model of the Mazda Demio is the 4th generation of the Mazda 2 has an updated front grille and body design that makes it stand out and look sleek.

The model still features an even more updated version of Mazda’s signature skyactiv technology and comes with a 1.5 Liter engine with a 6 speed manual transmission.

The model was launched recently and is yet to hit the Kenyan Market. The Hatchback 2019 model features an option for a heated steering wheel and an updated user experience console on the dashboard of the car.

Japanese model demio

Mazda is based in Japan which has become the capital for vehicle manufacturing in the world. The Japanese Models of the Mazda Demio are very fairly priced depending on the mileage and conditions.

 A zero mileage Mazda Demio can be expensive when shipped from Japan so most Kenyans prefer the used and refurbished ones which come with very low mileage while still having the best performance and parts.

Demio EV 2012

The Mazda Demio EV 2012 is an electric version of the Mazda 2 Model that was launched in the year 2012, The EV has a range of 200 Kilometers on single charge which takes up to 8 hours  with smooth acceleration and efficiency.

The EV model is not popular on Kenyan roads because as a country there is not a huge framework for electric vehicles.

Mazda demio problems

Mazda Demio has not been known to have any particular problems so far and that is why its uptake especially in the urban cities in Kenya.

However the demio is built as a town car and would not be suitable in extreme offroad conditions or extremely long commutes.

Many people have however tested the Demio in long intercity travels in kenya and have attested to its great performance.

Toyota demio engines and transmission

T he Mazda demio Engine has won a lot of plaudits over the years. The front engine front wheel drive Demios have been known to perform and the SKYACTIV technology which Mazda has added to the fray have made the transmission even better even on a small engine size like the 1300 cc.

The SKYACTIV-X is a revolutionary new Mazda engine that combines the advantages of a spark-ignition gasoline engine expansiveness at high rpms and cleaner exhaust emissions with the advantages of a compression-ignition diesel engine better initial response and fuel economy to create a crossover engine that offers the best of both worlds.

Demio Safety

Regarded one of the safest vehicles of its class, the 4 seater hatchback has won several awards including a world car of the year title i n 2008 and the japanese car of the year twice in 2014 and 2015.

The body design of the demio is both stylish and strong with the dashboard offering two airbags.


Is the mazda demio a good car?

The Mazda Demio is a very good car especially for people who are buying their first car. It is very affordable to maintain and has very low furl consumption. The model is also well suited for people who would want to venture in the taxi business.

How many cc is mazda demio?

The Mazda Demio models from the year 2010 to 2014 come in 1300 cc while the later models from 2014 to up to 2015 coming in both 1300 cc and 1500 cc

Is a mazda demio the same as a mazda 2?

The Mazda demio is the same as the Mazda 2. Mazda has a numerical name for all its models currently.

Is Toyota better than Mazda?

Toyota has been revered over the years for being one of the cars that last longest on Kenyan roads. This however does not necessarily mean that it is better than Mazda.

 Mazda has new features and technology that has seen many people who would have naturally bought Toyota’s opting to buy the Mazda models.

Are mazda expensive to fix?

Mazda cars are not very expensive to fix with parts now available across all cities in Kenya. The increase in the models in the country has meant more parts are coming in that make it even more affordable.

Do Mazda cars last long?

Mazda cars have recently been known to last for long with the 2009 and 2010 models of some of the most popular brands like Mazda Demio and Mazda Axela being seen still performing on Kenyan roads.

What does demio mean?

Demio is a latin derived name (meus) that means “Show Possession”

Mazda demio is can help you start or expand your taxi or logistics business. Get Mwananchi car financing and become and car owner now! Or just like others you use it to apply for logbook loans in Kenya! Grow your life today!

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