Dodge Charger for Sale in Nigeria
In 1964, the first Dodge Charger would grace the world as a concept car manufactured by American automobile manufacturers, Dodge. Dodge went ahead to manufacture the first generation of the Dodge Charger in 1966 and since then has seen five generations manufactured over 25 years. After a 19 year hiatus, Dodge decided to reintroduce the Dodge Charger as a sedan, and it would be safe to call that the sixth and most recent generation of the Dodge Charger. In 2014, Dodge released a 100th anniversary edition of the Dodge Charger, and it is definitely a beauty to behold.
There are currently no official distributors of the Dodge brand in Nigeria, so muscle car enthusiasts who desire to purchase the Dodge Charger have to rely on the independent vehicle importers who deal in foreign used (Tokunbo) and Nig used (registered) Dodge Charger vehicles. To get a road worthy and reasonably priced Dodge Charger in the Nigerian automobile market, your best bet would be to go through Nigeria’s car online platform, Carmudi where there are listings of reasonably priced Dodge Charger vehicles all across Nigeria. Thinking you cannot afford a one off payment, vehicle financing is also available through the Carmudi Nigeria platform.
What to know when Buying Dodge Charger
Performance and Specifications of Dodge Charger
The current Dodge Charger is available in five (5) trim levels; SE, SXT, R/T, SRT8 and SRT8 Superbee, with the SE and SRT8 available in rear wheel drive, while the SXT and R/T available in rear-drive or all-wheel drive. The SE and SXT are available in a 3.5 litre V6 engine with a power output of 292 hp, and both trims come in either a standard five-speed automatic or an optional eight-speed automatic transmission. A 5.7 litre V8 engine is available on the R/T trim, and it has a power output higher than that of the SE and SXT. The SRT8 through its 6.4 litre V8 will produce 470hp, and if the power output from the SRT8 is not up to your taste, then the SRT8u Super Bee will give you what you want. With an average acceleration of 0 – 60mph in 4.1 seconds across all trim levels, the Dodge Charger also has an impressive fuel efficiency rating of 15/25 mpg in city and highway routes respectively.
How is the design of Dodge Charger
Dodge Charger Exterior Design
The design of the Dodge Charger has seen quite a number of updates since it was released in 1966. Initially manufactured as a two door with a fastback body in its first generation, it saw quite a number of cosmetic changes in its second, third, fourth and fifth generations in its body and grille design. In 2006, the Dodge Charger was reintroduced as a four – door sedan, and was manufactured on the Chrysler LX platform, same one you would find on the Chrysler 300. The exterior design of this new Dodge Chrysler is meant to resemble those of the Dodge Chargers manufactured in the 1960s and 1970s, which is why their taillights, hood and side panel bear close resemblance to those of that era. A fierce grille is featured on this new Dodge Charger which makes its front end look a lot more aggressive than the Chrysler 300, and its rear roof line has a coupé like style downward slope.
Dodge Charger Interior Design
The interior design of the first five generations of the Dodge Charger are quite different from the current reintroduction of the vehicle, and since the all new sedan is the most popular one in Nigeria, we shall focus on that. From the base trim of the all new Dodge Charger, luxury accessories are present. What you would mostly find would be leather upholstery, Bluetooth connectivity for mobile devices, a 5”or 7” centre display unit on the dashboard, power adjustable seats and many more fun accessories.
What are the standout features of the Dodge Charger?
The Dodge Charger has always been known as a very fast and powerful car which is one of the features that makes it the Dodge brand’s best selling passenger car. For the new sets of Dodge Charger vehicles produced, they have improved on that power by introducing improved engines known as Hemi, which are a trademark engine type solely owned by Chrysler. This Hemi improves on the torque, power output and even the sound of the engine which always gets the attention of people all over.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Dodge Charger in Nigeria
With the recent appreciation for muscle cars in Nigeria, more units of the Dodge Charger are being brought into the country every other day. As Dodge is not properly represented here in Nigeria, people who desire to purchase the Dodge Charger have to depend on the independent vehicle marketers who are in the business of importing used vehicles from foreign countries. Asides from these foreign used (Tokunbo) vehicles, there are also Nigerian used (Registered) Dodge Charger vehicles available through the marketers of these vehicles in Nigeria. Used Dodge Chargers are a convenient alternative to buying brand new ones, which cost a lot more than purchasing brand new ones. Despite the fact that they are cheap, they ought to be verified by a trusted automobile mechanic to ascertain if the vehicle is in good shape. Interested customers in used Dodge Charger can check out listings in major cities such as;
The Best Dodge Charger year to Buy
The first generation Dodge Charger, especially the 1966 Dodge Charger still remains the best Dodge Charger to buy. Asides from technological advancements, the 1966 Dodge Charger has proven to be a vehicle which has passed the test of time. The all new Dodge Chargers which have been in production since 2006 till 2015 are also very fantastic units to own.
Dodge Charger Price in Nigeria
Find below an estimated price range of the Dodge Charger vehicles available in the Nigerian automobile market. :
Foreign Used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian Used Dodge Charger for Sale;
Overall impression of Dodge Charger
In Nigeria, competition of the Dodge Charger comes from the Chevrolet Camaro and the Ford Mustang. Nevertheless, the Dodge Charger presents a very classic feel and with its Hemi engine, a lot of power. It is also worthy to note that the Dodge Charger is quite fuel efficient, despite the engine it comes with. If you find yourself interested in a Dodge Charger, you might want to take a test drive in one first to have a feel of the vehicle.