New and Used Honda Cars for Sale in Nigeria
Honda Motors Co. is a publicly traded Japanese multinational vehicle, power equipment and motorcycle manufacturer. Honda’s top rival is the Toyota brand which is one of the biggest automakers not only in Japan but in the world. With Honda being the biggest manufacturer of motorcycles in the world, it is also the only automobile company which manufactures the highest number of engines in the world. Founded in 1946 in Hamamastsu, Japan, it shares a home with many technology companies which are involved in mobile phones, cameras, entertainment systems, and many more. All around the world, the Honda brand is known and trusted, and in the United States of America, Honda is the only non – American company which fabricates cars locally and exports to other countries.
A large number of the Honda vehicles manufactured and exported from the United States and other countries where the Honda brand is manufactured are imported into Nigeria. Maybe we might be lucky that Honda establishes manufacturing plants in Nigeria, as a result of the New Automotive Policy in Nigeria. The Honda brand is quite popular in Nigeria, and a number of its models are being purchased on a daily basis. Also, the Honda brand is quite durable, with many after sales and servicing options to choose from. Looking to purchase a proper Japanese car? The Honda might just be what you are looking for. Do not hesitate to check out Nigeria’s number one vehicle buying and selling platform, Carmudi to select some of the most road worthy Honda vehicles available in the Nigerian automobile market.
Honda Performance and Technology
Honda has stakes not only in automobile but other technologies and power equipment. In Japan, they are known to be the most technologically advanced company in the country, and rival with some of the best technological advanced manufacturers worldwide. This is evident in the automobiles the Honda company manufactures, and is a major selling point with them. Honda was one of the first companies in the world to manufacture fuel cell technology, hybrid engines, vehicles which use Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as well as plug – in vehicles. Despite these new and environmentally friendly technologies, it does not stop reduce the performance ratings of the Honda brand of vehicles. With engines ranging from as little as 1.3 litre 4 cylinders to the large V8 and really powerful CVT engines, the performance and technologies available on Honda vehicles is one which could only be imagined in dreams.
Popular Honda Models in Nigeria
Although, there are quite a number of Honda vehicle models in Nigeria, there are a selected few which are favourites in the Nigerian automobile market. Please find below a few of them:
- Honda Civic: Civic is a compact car manufactured by Honda. It is the most well known model sold by Honda in Pakistan. It is a front engine front wheel drive five seater sedan which rolled out of Honda assembly line in 1973 and is still going strong.
- Honda Accord: It is also a sedan but bigger than Civic and certainly much more luxurious than its sister models City and Civic. The production started in 1976 and Honda Accord became an instant hit upon its release not only in Japan but all around the world as well. Accord was the first non US vehicle to be manufactured in the United States and then exported from there in 1982.
- Honda CR-V: Honda CR-V a crossover Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) which was first lunched in 1995 and comes with a unique slogan "Compact Recreational Vehicle". The CR-V achieved in 2003 after selling 9,708 units the second best selling vehicle in Japan that year.
- Honda Pilot: Honda Pilot is mid-sized crossover SUV that was produced in 2002 as an alternative for the CR-V. Honda Pilot stands out among all the SUV's produced by Honda with a three-row seating and the largest SUV to be ever produced.
In Nigeria, you can always find other known models brand new, foreign used (tokunbo) and Nigerian used. They would include Honda models such as; Honda Odyssey, Honda Crosstour, Honda Shuttle and Honda Element.
Availability of Honda in Nigeria
Honda West Africa Limited is the primary custodian of the Honda brand in Nigeria, and with a dealer network which spans across all the geo political zones of Nigeria, the availability of Honda vehicles and spare parts is vast. In addition to that, there are quite a number of independent automobile dealers who make the Honda brand available to people who are in need of Honda products, spare parts and services.
Authorised dealer of the Honda brand in Nigeria
In Nigeria, the authorised dealer of the Honda brand is Honda Nigeria (part of the Honda West Africa Limited). They are responsible for the supply of quality Honda vehicles and equipment in Nigeria, as well as spare parts and after sales services. Their dealership network spans across Nigeria, which would include; Lagos, Ibadan (Oyo), Enugu (Enugu), Owerri (Imo), Port Harcourt (Rivers), Calabar (Cross River), Abuja (FCT), Kano (Kano) and Sokoto (Sokoto).