Ford Expedition for Sale in Nigeria
In 1996, Ford Expedition made its debut as a full size sports utility vehicle (SUV) known to be the largest truck-based vehicle in product range of American automobile manufacturers, Ford Motor Company. The high-performing SUV has currently three generations on the markets with its latest generation launched in 2007. The five-door Ford Expedition SUV is available in six different trim levels which are all equipped with outstanding off-road capabilities.
In Nigeria, Ford Expedition is available in XLT, XLT Premium, Limited and King Ranch trim levels that are distributed by the official Ford representative Coscharis Motors located in major cities in the country. Other local car dealers also try to reach customers with lower budgets by importing foreign used Ford Expedition cars from abroad popularly known as tokunbo cars. These local dealers also deal in the resale of some of these vehicles which have been used locally, and sell for much cheaper prices than the Tokunbo cars. Carmudi, Nigeria’s leading online premium vehicle marketplace offers list of used or tokunbo Ford Expedition for sale at a reasonable price range from certified local private and dealers.
What to know when Buying Ford Expedition
Performance and Specifications of Ford Expedition
The four different Ford Expedition models available in Nigeria and they all have a standard 5.4 liter 3-valve V8 FFV engine that generates a 310 horsepower and 495 Nm of torque. This high-tech engine is made up of Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) and Variable Camshaft Timing (VCT) that performs at an acceleration capacity from 0-100 kph in 8.9 seconds and has an average fuel consumption of 9 km/L in highway conditions.
How is the design of Ford Expedition
The exterior design of the Ford Expedition comprises of an array of standard features like LED fog lamps, Chrome grille, door and liftgate handles, rain-sensing front wipers, a high-visibility centre mounted stop lamp, power liftgate and 20-inch premium alloy wheels. Other standard safety and security attribute such as Reverse Sensing System and SecuriCode™ keyless-entry keypad are equipped as part of its exterior design.
The Ford Expedition's cabin is designed to comfortably seat eight passengers and provides sufficient rear cargo space for an extra luggage of 130.8 cubic feet. The first two generations of the Ford Expedition model has a 9 passenger seating capacity with less cargo space. Among the list of smart features found in the interior of the third generation includes the Rear View Camera, Integrated Blind Spot Mirror, Navigation System with SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link and many more.
What are the best features of the Ford Expedition?
Being the largest truck-based vehicle in Ford's product line gives the Ford Expedition an advantage of being considered as having one of the largest interior cabins in its segment. Its
large interior cabin consists of luxury amenities like leather seats in a 2-3-3 seating arrangement and a dashboard that has a voice-activated Ford SYNC infotainment system.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Ford Expedition in Nigeria
Nigerian roads are built in such a way that you would eventually need a very rugged car to navigate on it, which is one of the reasons why we find a large number of Ford Expedition vehicles on the Nigerian roads. Asides from the brand new ones, people also purchase the foreign used ones, which are also known as Tokunbo, and the Nigerian used ones, commonly referred to as Registered. Depending on the previous users, you could purchase a used Ford Expedition which would not require any repairs, or minimal repairs. In any case, it is important to have a trusted automobile mechanic verify the condition of the vehicle before purchase is being made.
The Best Ford Expedition year to Buy
The third generation of the Ford Expedition which has been in manufacture since 2007 has some of the best years of the vehicle to purchase. This is not to say that the previous years of manufacture do not provide impeccable drive quality. The second and first generations of the Ford Expedition which include years such as the 1999 Ford Expedition and the 2004 Ford Expedition, which are also very good options to purchase.
Ford Expedition Price in Nigeria
Looking for a Ford Expedition but you cannot afford a brand new one? The Tokunbo and Registered Ford Expedition cars are commonly available for sale in the Nigerian automobile market, and are always negotiable in terms of prices. Prices of these vehicles are estimated based on factors such as landing cost into the country, odometer readings, road useable state of the vehicle and other factors. Find below an estimated price range of used Ford Expedition vehicles in the Nigerian automobile market.
- 2007 Ford Expedition – 2014 Ford Expedition: ₦3,000,000 – ₦6,700,000
- 2003 Ford Expedition – 2006 Ford Expedition: ₦1,200,000 – ₦2,300,000
- 1997 Ford Expedition – 2002 Ford Expedition: ₦ 750,000 – ₦1,600,000
Overall impression of Ford Expedition
The general remarks about the Ford Expedition is that it is the perfect SUV vehicle suitable for large families and has a competitive advantage over the Toyota Sequoia and Cadillac Escalade in terms of its high standard amenities, safety features and spacious third row seats comfortable for three person. The Ford Expedition is one of those vehicles which does not necessarily have the design features to stand out of the crowd, but its functionality and performance makes you appreciate the vehicle.