Ford Taurus for Sale in Nigeria
The Ford Taurus is a full sized sedan automobile manufactured by American automobile giants, Ford. The Ford Taurus was introduced in 1985, and for over two decades has seen continuous manufacturing with six generations under its belt. Initially manufactured as a mid – sized sedan between 1985 – 2007, the fifth and sixth generation (2008 – present) have been manufactured as full sized Sedans, due to public demand and preference. As the fifth selling Ford Model in American history, more than N7,500,000 units of the Ford Taurus have been sold in the United States alone, and only the Ford F-150, Ford Escort, Ford Model T and Ford Mustang have sales more than it. To show its unique features and awesome performance, the Ford Taurus was named the best-selling car in the United States between 1992 and 1996, but lost the title to its top competition in world automobile markets, the Japanese made Toyota Camry.
In Nigeria, the Ford Taurus has been gaining a lot of popularity, and with companies such as Coscharis Nigeria and Briscoe Ford supplying Ford brand of vehicles to the Nigerian automobile market, there is no shortage of the vehicles here. There are also independent vehicle marketers who make these vehicles available to the public, and they mostly deal in foreign used (Tokunbo) and Nig used (Registered) Ford Taurus cars. For the best deals and prices of the Ford Taurus, we would advise logging on to Nigeria’s leading online premium vehicle marketplace Carmudi where there are reasonably priced and properly functioning Ford Taurus listings available all across Nigeria.
What to know when Buying Ford Taurus
Performance and Specifications of Ford Taurus
The most popular Ford Taurus brands in Nigeria are the fourth and fifth generation Ford Taurus generations; find below their specifications and performance ratings.
- The fourth generation Ford Taurus had two 3.0 litre V6 engines available, with one able to produce 155hp while the other 200 hp, and a four speed automatic gear transmission was only available transmission.
- The fifth generation Ford Taurus is available with a 3.5 litre V6 which delivers 263 horsepower, and is merged with a six-speed automatic gearbox.
How is the design of Ford Taurus
The design of the Ford Taurus has seen quite a number of modifications through the years, and with the new design, they definitely stand out of the crowd. For the sixth generation Ford Taurus present in the Nigerian automobile market, the exterior styling is distinct, and its cabin very tasteful. The previous generations which are more popular in the Nigerian automobile market also look tasteful and stand out of the crowd. The fifth generation of the Ford Taurus has a very stylish front end and rear end, with a full sized sedan body which gives you an executive look. The interior is also tastefully designed with its leather wrapped around steering wheel, a stereo system with an auxiliary jack, and higher trim levels coming with leather seats, and a smart sync system. The previous generation to this, which is the fourth generation Ford Taurus, is a really attractive car with a unique body style resembling that of the third generation. The body style of the fourth generation Ford Taurus made it a very stable car in high speeds and improved on its fuel efficiency. With regards to interior design, it had the standard accessories expected in a vehicle produced in its time. An in dash six-CD player is available with other functional accessories.
What are the standout features of the Ford Taurus?
There are a number of features which stand out in each year and generation of the Ford Taurus which makes it difficult to identify one particular stand out feature. However, a vehicle which could revive itself from discontinuation and stand its ground as one of the most desirable vehicles globally is the feature which makes the Ford Taurus stand out the most.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Ford Taurus in Nigeria
The Ford Taurus is made available through authorised dealers across Nigeria, and this ensures that there are available brand new units. For those who cannot afford brand new Ford
Taurus vehicles, they need to rely on the services of independent vehicle dealers who import foreign used (Tokunbo) Ford Taurus vehicles into the Nigerian automobile market. These dealers also make available the Nig used Ford Taurus vehicles to people who are willing to purchase them. These used options would delight buyers of the vehicles as they are not only cheaper, but based on the previous users, they could present a very good quality ride if maintained properly and the parts have been changed as and when due. Nevertheless, a trusted automobile mechanic is required to verify that the vehicle is in good condition, and has no major damages.
The Best Ford Taurus year to Buy
There is currently a new generation Ford Taurus which will be released to world automobile markets soon, and that would be the best Ford Taurus available. However, this does not mean that the previous generations and years of production of the Ford Taurus are not good vehicles. Depending on the customer’s preference and the state of the vehicle, any Ford Taurus year could be the best to purchase.
Ford Taurus Price in Nigeria
A brand new Ford Taurus in the Nigerian automobile market has an estimated beginning price tag of N8,300,000 and could be higher depending on a number of factors. :
Foreign Used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used Ford Taurus for sale;
- 2010 Ford Taurus – 2014 Ford Taurus: N3,500,000 – N7,100,000
- 2004 Ford Taurus – 2009 Ford Taurus: N1,200,000 – N4,500,000
- 1999 Ford Taurus – 2002 Ford Taurus: N650,000 – N1,100,000
Overall impression of Ford Taurus
The Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Chrysler 300 and the Nissan Maxima are the vehicles which rival with the Ford Taurus in the Nigerian automobile market. With this sort of competition, it makes one wonder how the Ford Taurus has been able to survive. The Ford Taurus is one of the most sort after vehicles in world automobile markets because of its distinctive style, performance and overall elegance. Our readers would definitely want to have one in their garage after a test – drive.