New and Used GMC Cars for Sale in Nigeria
GMC is the division of General Motors America, which specializes in production and marketing of trucks and utility vehicles. This over a century old brand was created in 1908 by the pioneer of the American automobile industry, William C. Durant. During World War II, the American automaker was engaged in the production of buses, tanks and other military vehicles to assist American troops and their allies, and have since then modified their vehicles for general purpose and terrain use. GMC currently produces different types of vehicles including light-duty trucks, SUVs, medium duty trucks, vans and pickup trucks. Some of the vehicles manufactured by GMC are also sold by other GM Divisions like Chevrolet and RAM. The GMC brand has become popular in Nigeria, with quite a number of them plying city and highway routes, and this is without an authorised distributor present in the country. However, independent automobile marketers have made it a duty to make the vehicle brand available to new and existing automobile buyers who want a taste of that American car experience. If you are looking for a GMC vehicle, you would find a complete line-up of brand new, foreign used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used (Registered) GMC cars for sale in Nigeria through the online vehicle sales platform, Carmudi.
GMC Performance and Technology
GMC is always driven by bold imagination and realizes the potential of developing technology. The parent company, GM was the largest automaker in the world until 2010, when this title was taken by Toyota Motor Corporation. In its 107 years of existence, GMC has come up with a variety of innovative and evolving automotive technologies. Some of the latest innovations are described hereunder.
The GMC cars are designed, engineered and built for the rough terrains and worst driving conditions. These vehicles deliver matchless performance through powerful engine. The latest engine technologies GMC is currently employing are VORTEC™ and DURAMAX®. VORTEC™ is a line of petrol engines starting from 4.3 litre V6 and ranging up to 6.2 litre V8 VVT. On the other hand, DURAMAX® is the diesel engine for heavy-duty performance.
The safety features and technologies accessible in the GMC vehicles are designed and developed by the automaker itself. These facilities are divided into three classes’ namely; Braking, Crash Avoiding and Passive Technologies. The braking class includes ABS, hill start assist, diesel exhaust brake, intelligent brake assist and power four-wheel disc brakes. The crash avoiding technology is based on rear vision camera and forward collision alert and lane departure warning systems, while the passive features comprise of advanced airbag systems.
Popular GMC Models in Nigeria
With no authorised distributor of the GMC brand in Nigeria, independent automobile dealers have done a fantastic job in making the vehicle available in the country. Find below some of the most sort after models in the Nigerian automobile market.
- GMC Savana – The GMC Savana is a full-size van which has been produced by the American automaker since 1996. This is a multi-purpose commercial van that comes in three-door and four-door body configurations, and is also marketed by Chevrolet as Chevrolet Express van. The GMC Savana is easily available in used condition at a price around NGN 1,400,000.
- GMC Acadia – The GMC Acadia is a full-size crossover SUV launched by the company in 2006. It is a successor version of GMC Safari, which was also known as Chevrolet Astro. This is a very special automobile, as being the first crossover, first front-wheel drive and first unibody vehicle from GMC. It has just entered the Nigerian markets and is accessible between NGN 500,000 and NGN 900,000.
- GMC Envoy – This is a midsize SUV introduced by GMC in 1998 as a replacement of GMC Jimmy. It was then replaced by GMC Acadia and GMC Terrain for different regional markets in 2009. Although the automaker delivered only one generation of Envoy, it went under several redesigns and facelifts. The price of this SUV ranges from NGN 1,000,000 to NGN 4,500,000.
- GMC Yukon – Another full size SUV manufactured by General Motors, it is also sold as Chevrolet Tahoe. The Yukon arrived in 1992, while its fifth generation models has recently hit the roads. If you want to buy the all-new 2015 GMC Yukon in Nigeria, it would cost you around NGN 38,000,000.
Availability of GMC in Nigeria
Across Nigeria, GMC vehicles are available to teeming customers. They are made available by a number of independent automobile dealers, who deal largely in foreign used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used (Registered) GMC vehicles. There are also brand new GMC vehicles made available, though mostly based on customer’s request. Find below the listings of dome GMC vehicles in Nigeria based on location;
Authorised dealer of the GMC brand in Nigeria
The GMC brand does not have any accredited marketer or distributor in the Nigerian automobile market. The vehicles are made available through grey markets by private sellers and local car dealers in major cities of the country.