Even though Covid-19 has totally changed life as we used to know it, we are still committed to serving our clients to the best of our knowledge. In case you want to sell or buy a car during such times, we are in a position to offer assistance.
We have put together a list of some of the frequently asked questions about buying or selling a car during this period.
1. Can I shop for a car during a lockdown?
The short answer is yes. You can still shop for a car during the lockdown. We are an online car marketplace and you can shop on our website without leaving your house. Online car shopping ensures that you do not come in contact with any other person until the last minute when you are ready to inspect the car before buying it.
2. How much of the car buying process can I do at home?
Since you want to limit the amount of time you will be outside the house, you need to do extensive research. Arm yourself with information on the red flags to look out for when buying a car.
You can begin your search on our website where you can narrow it down according to your budget and the specifications you want.
You can also apply for car financing and car insurance from the convenience of your home. Basically you will only leave your house to meet the seller and complete the transaction.
3. Can I still take a test drive?
Before you pay for a car, it is advisable that you test drive the car and try to feel how it handles on the road. You can talk to your car seller to meet you at a secure location where you can test drive the car bearing in mind your own safety and the safety of the seller. As an extra precaution, wear a pair of gloves and a mask when you are test driving the car.
4. Can I still sell my car?
Yes, you can still sell your car during this time. You just have to take high-quality photographs of your car highlighting its best features and upload them on the platform along with a clear description. A lot of people are shopping for cars online and you are likely to get a buyer.
5. What is ChekiKenya doing to reduce the spread of COVID-19?
The health of our customers, associates and community at large is very important to us. To help curb the spread of Covid-19, most of our employees are working from home to try and decongest the office as much as possible. The small percentage of employees who are working from the office have been given masks and there are sanitizing stations strategically placed. Additionally, we encourage our customers to stick to online car shopping thus reducing face to face interactions.
6. What are some affordable options if I need to buy a car right now?
We have a lot of cars on our website that cost less than 1 million. It all depends on the budget you have and the specifications you desire. All you have to do is filter by price and view the available options. View listings for cars below Ksh. 500,000 here.
We are available to help you in any way we can. Reach out to us with questions about the car buying or selling process. Times may be challenging but we are here to serve you.