The Nigerian Government through the National Automotive Design and Development Council has granted licenses for the establishment of 12 new automobile assembly factories in the country.
Vanguard report states that by virtue of encouraging local production, Nigeria’s automobile sector may contribute up to 5% of 2016 global car sales.
With the rise of the country’s increase investment and favorable policies, it is going to be an interesting year for Nigeria’s auto market.
Are you looking to buy a car anytime soon? Have you decided on a brand?
Do you know how much money you are willing to spend this time?
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Meantime, let’s take a look at what car brands are most popular amongst Nigerians.
The most popular cars in Nigeria:
This will not come as a surprise to you. Toyota vehicles are the number one car brand in Nigeria.
The reasons are quite obvious – easy to maintain, good mileage, availability of spare parts, the durability of engine, reliability, and affordable price.
And one more important thing that this car can be sold off for a profitable price after being used.
Another popular car brand is South Korean KIA. It is mostly used for official vehicles because of its affordable price and reasonable fuel consumption. In the current economic situation, it is important to know that you do not have to spend a lot of money and stress yourself out to maintain your car.
Nigeria is the first African country outside of South Africa to produce Ford vehicles.
Ford introduced its F-series back in 1933 and has been leading the way ever since. The company has offered more and more attractive and luxurious vehicles to go along with the ever-improving performance.
Another heart-winning South Korean car brand is Hyundai. Hyundai cars are known for their modern outside looks and stylish designs.
You are offered great quality and a feel of luxury at a very affordable price.
Nissan is a Japanese fast-growing motor company in Nigeria since their franchise was acquired by Stallion Motors.
The company’s range of products is broad and includes sporty coupes, family sedans, minivans, trucks, and SUVs.
The most loved models are Murano, Maxima, Altima.