Probox: It will kill your image but build your business | Kenya Car Bazaar Ltd.

18 Янв 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »

Toyota Probox/succeed

Probox: It will kill image but build your

Few cars have elicited varied reactions from the public as this one. And far fewer cars have as many functions, too.

it is vintage (a year 2002 fewer cars are as simply

From some perspectives, it is a car makes no sense at all, and others, it makes all the sense in the What makes matters is that it comes in two distinct levels, which have names, and as such Wikipedia them as two different vehicles.

This particular piece, review (or to be exact, my take on car), has been a long coming. Welcome to the paradox is the Toyota Probox.

This is industry specialists would a “world car”, though in ways it does not fit the description. cars tend to be cheap, versatile, and in most cases, styled — the Probox fits description.

But world cars are typically aimed at Brazil and the World, but correct me if I’m wrong the first Probox I ever saw of the Internet was an import, meaning the franchise holders of all things never sold it new. If did, then the sales made were a closely secret. More and more With a little foresight, may have made a killing.

It is Toyota’s answer to the prayers of the Tokyo taxi driver. The for a cheap and spacious vehicle to clients along the Shutoko could not be answered by Mark II flashy for the ordinary citizen) nor the (smaller and cheaper, but the 2.5-litre is also found in the Mark II, so it in thick traffic would run up a petrol bill).

Neither of two saloon cars can lug much than a rucksack or two suitcases at a What if you have an adventurous toting backpacks on the way to the airport for an trip?

Enter the Probox. It has a engine and all the more economical, to Toyota’s VVT-i under-bonnet The passenger space is more ample. The boot is cavernous, for of a better adjective. And it can be had for next to This also makes it the successor to the famous, hunchbacked 100-based DX, right down to the grey interior and the five-speed transmission with a thin lever sprouting from the that is the space between the and passenger foot-wells — the four-speed is an option, as is 4WD — and yes, even the from Toyota’s design (available in either metallic or white).

Some might claim they may have or may have red, blue, or even examples, but ignore them: two hues are the most ubiquitous.

DX ancestry means that taxi work, the Probox is classified as a commercial vehicle (in so the car you buy may or may not have been a sushi-delivery or transport for a quartet of toilet in its former life.

And this is not back when the import car was opening up and everyone thought it was to have a car with Japanese emblazoned all over the side, we asked an Oriental acquaintance to the writing on a Nissan matatu, and he us it says “We Clean Toilets”.

So you to buy a Probox? Lucky you. It is cheap, given how adaptable the is, which we will get into in a moment. Most dealers quote you prices just 600 grand for a newly registered model, which should be about seven or eight old.

There are also that the automatic has issues the gearbox. If it does, then it is time people reconsidered the transmission.

It depends on a lot of things. If you any amount of time in front of a making sure you look to society, then you are slightly and as such, you are barking up the wrong

You can never look good in a no matter how outrageous a body how many inches apart the edges of your rims or what colour you choose to your car. Buy an Avensis or maybe a used Caldina. Or a Wingroad. I don’t care; but this. After my “List of cars” failed to star vehicle, some readers protest, so it is clear that a number of your equally peers deem this car

Just check this In western Kenya, the Probox has now what we call the “seven-a-side”, the transport “solution” derived a pickup. You know, the kind can only be found in areas so there is only one M-Pesa in the entire district and traffic walk bare-foot and use large to set up road blocks (obviously the tarmac road is a good 70 away).

Not satisfied with conquest, now Proboxes (Probices? Proba? What’s the plural?) are now out the seven-seater Noah/TownAce vans as high-speed convenience transport. But the Noah, the Probox can apparently 10, not seven, with a bit of creative of limbs and heads. I don’t how that works.

It is not just low-capacity passenger that is feeling the presence of the the light commercial vehicle is also reeling under the The Probox took over where the DX left off as a bearer of from abattoir to butchery, in itself was formerly the preserve of the pickup.

Toyota Probox/succeed

And in a grand coup of West African proportions, now tells me they are used for the of qat/khat — miraa in Kenyan This cannot be taken so obviously further investigation is for.

The Probox is a lot cheaper (a new pickup can buy almost five of accursed objects), but there is a The carrying capacity can never match that of the Hilux, the petrol engine is not as powerful, and it is not as built, so its lifespan can be likened to of a mayfly when subjected to labour. But you will have of them for every brand-new you buy.

It is my intention to pit the Probox its second cousin, the Hilux not in ferrying miraa (I would not but in a shoot-out just to see if it is worth the

One more thing you should If you, like me, have a plan to disband the revenue once in power, then is a tip. For all that work it can do, and in of its classification as a commercial vehicle in it is not a commercial vehicle here.

So instead of buying a pickup and over TLB, inspection reflectors, and speed limits, get the Probox. It is the equivalent of a plug-and-play USB buy-and-drive (carrying meat or but please make sure you a licence for your business).

are very few cars that I less about. I do not hate the but I don’t love it either. I no feelings for or towards it at all. I am not a so I do not need it. The leaf-spring rear the seedy little 1.5 litre and uninspiring front-drive chassis I do not want it either.

You might be why I did not discuss driving dynamics, behind the wheel, and all that That is because there is nothing to report. I have in a Probox (behind the wheel, no and I came to two conclusions: One, I am not I want to be in one ever again and save for the roominess, the soft-edge off dashboard surfaces (comes off like someone was child-proofing a ’80s Japanese dashboard), and instrument panel, speedometer (what is it with the long marking the speeds?), it looks crowded, and unprofessional. There is nothing else worth here about. Sorry.

There are now too many of these on the road to call for a nationwide so it is a case of live and let die. May we have another world please.

What is a Succeed? Is it or is it not a

Honestly I don’t know. look the same to me. But something I on the Internet may have shed light on this.

The Probox/Succeed become a lifestyle vehicle for the young — old enough to drive but too to afford their own cars. is a demographic that has an uncanny of elaborate and sophisticated electronic the people who crowd social speak a strange language sounds almost like and are thus made mobile and using Daddy’s money.

Toyota Probox/succeed
Toyota Probox/succeed


Here you can write a commentary on the recording "Probox: It will kill your image but build your business | Kenya Car Bazaar Ltd.".

Sign in, to write a review.

Our partners
Follow us
Contact us
Our contacts

Born in the USSR


About this site

For all questions about advertising, please contact listed on the site.

Toyota cars catalog with specifications, pictures, ratings, reviews and discusssions about cars Toyota.